Firewall Security Engineer - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

North Carolina
United States

This position is CONTINGENT upon funding, an open position, customer approval, completion of a favorable background investigation, and the ability to obtain & maintain a USPS sensitive clearance.

This contingent position is being considered & hired for all non-management levels (G08/G09) based upon selected candidate’s applicable experience

An experienced Firewall Security Engineer is needed to support the customer team.

The ideal candidate will have is experienced with firewall operations, management processes and leading practices. Can review existing firewall rules for compliance, efficiency and accuracy.

This job will be located in Morrisville, North Carolina.

  • The position requires U.S. Person status or a Non-U.S. Person be eligible to obtain Authorization.
  • Candidate must have minimum of 4+ years of related operational experience
  • 4+ years related experience for G08
  • 6+ years related experience for G09
  • Experience with network firewalls and rule configuration for Cisco devices
  • Good communication skills in dealing with Telecommunications engineers and business owners
  • Consult with other members of project team and develop requirements documentation
  • Review firewall rule sets and log analysis for inefficient, unneeded and unapproved rules
  • Research problems and recommend solutions to improve firewall security
  • Support a nationwide implementation of firewalls (Validate, test, and manage firewall rules)
  • Familiarity with network discovery tools (e.g. RedSeal)
  • Experience with ServiceNow Change/Incident/Problem management

Required Experience and Education:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, in an information technology discipline or a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or IT work experience.

Desired Certifications (one or more desired):
  • CompTIA Net+
  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Security +

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