Sr Cyber DefenseTechnologist II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Sr Cyber Defense Technologist II
IDS IT Program Execution – Cyber Operations
Raytheon IDS - Portsmouth RI or MA Locations

Here at Raytheon, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by Raytheon employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

Our IT organization ensures that Raytheon teammates across the globe are able to communicate, collaborate and innovate for customer success. We create leading-edge technology solutions to prevent security threats, protect the integrity of our systems and support Raytheon’s IT infrastructures around the world.

Raytheon IDS IT Cyber Solutions Team has an opening on our team for a Senior Cyber Defense Technologist II to conduct cyber security operations and system sustainment across a wide spectrum of cyber disciplines in support to enclaves or secure networks and to ensure the protection of data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification.
This role will allow you to collaborate with and advise a diverse team to support fast-paced, critical programs with classified information system capabilities. Success in this role means you are able to architect, develop, implement and maintain secure, cost-efficient environments across various classified programs. Program teams rely on you to innovate and improve solutions to automate compliance with the Risk Management Framework. You will be responsible to provide guidance to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions to solve complex IT infrastructure problems.

Please note that this role can be located at any IDS Facility in Massachusetts or Rhode Island - with frequent travel required to domestic/local IDS locations as business needs dictate.

Please note that capped budget relocation is available to the selected applicant if they are eligible per company policy. Budget amount to be discussed at the appropriate stage of the hiring process.

Required Skills:

  • Proficiency with installing, hardening, and maintaining one or more of the following operating systems:
    • VMware ESXi 6.x
    • Microsoft Windows 7/2008R2 (and newer)
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7
  • Experience working in an Agile environment for developing and delivering solutions quickly and efficiently
  • Experience developing and configuring cross-domain cyber solutions that reduce risk and increase compliance with RMF controls.
  • Familiarity with DoD hardening requirements for compliance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Familiarity with IT Network Architecture
  • Possess an active US Dept. of Defense (DOD) Secret Security Clearance. Except in rare cases, only US Citizens are eligible to obtain US Secret Security clearances.
Desired Skills:
  • Strong communications/presentation skills and ability to explain difficult concepts to a variety of skill levels
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team and self-manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet set deadlines
  • Eager to learn and solve problems
  • Security+ Certification (CISSP preferred)
  • Experience with:
    • Encryption Technology: Bitlocker, LUKS, PKI, SafeNet
    • Automation: batch scripting, bash scripting, VBScript, PowerShell, Ansible
    • Patch Management
    • Anti-malware
    • Multifactor Authentication methods
    • Data Loss Prevention
    • Insider Threat Detection
    • Network environments
    • Storage solutions
    • Authentication methods such as Active Directory, LDAP, Kerberos, SSSD, Centrify
    • Active Directory Group policy
Required Education (including Major):
  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Management Information Technology, Information Assurance.
  • Significant equivalent years of experience (at the hiring manager's discretion) will be considered in lieu of a degree.

About Raytheon
Raytheon Company is a global technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems brings together the talented professionals, cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions that ensure the success of our customers’ missions worldwide.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.