Cyber Defense Technologist II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Here at IDS, 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 IDS employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

Our Global Security Services organization ensures that IDS teammates across the globe are able to communicate, collaborate and innovate for customer success. We maintain leading-edge technology solutions to prevent security threats, protect the integrity of our systems and support IDS’s products around the world.

Information System Security Officers collaborate with a diverse team to support fast-paced, critical programs with classified information system capabilities. Success in this role means you are able to develop, implement and maintain secure, compliant environments across various classified programs. Program and Information Technology teams rely on your collaboration and guidance to ensure the continued success and authorization of classified networks.
What’s YOUR Mission?

Job Description:

This position is for an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) at IDS Tewksbury, MA. The ISSO provides support to classified computing environments. This person will be responsible for assisting in the development and enforcement of information systems security procedures in accordance with company and government regulations and policies. The ISSO will be responsible for system compliance, auditing, security plan development and delivering information systems security education and awareness. The ISSO will assist in investigating information system security violations and helps prepare reports specifying corrective and preventative actions. The position routinely interfaces with their facility security team, program personnel and government representatives.

Ability to obtain and maintain US DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Required Skills:
-Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-Currently enrolled or a recent graduate (within 18 months) with a Master's Degree in either Computer Science, Information Systems Management, Information Technology, Criminal Justice, Business or other relevant degree

Desired Skills:

-Experience in DoD classified operating and/or laboratory environments
-Operating system experience, (i.e., Windows, Solaris, HPUX, Linux operating systems, and/or NetApps Filers
-Previous experience working in a classified information systems environment.
-Possess good written, verbal, listening and presentation skills
-Self-motivated and possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, particularly in documenting evaluation results
-Desire and ability to work as a team member is essential
-Customer focused, adaptable and willing to work varying assignments
-Working knowledge of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM)
-Organizational skills to include: attention to detail, time management and ability to multitask
-Previous networking experience
-CISA, Security+, or CNE professional certification

Desired Education:
The following courses can be completed at the DCSA Training Website:

  • NISPOM Chapter 8 Requirements for Industry (IS201.16)
  • Introduction to Industrial Security (IS011.16 / .06)
  • Safeguarding Classified Information (IS109.16 / .06)
  • OPSEC Security Awareness(GS130.16)
  • Cyber Security Awareness(CI130.16)
  • Introduction to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) (CS124.16)
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) Curricula (CS100.CU)
  • Continuous Monitoring (CS200.16)
  • Special Access Program Overview (SA001.16/06)

All job responsibilities are to be executed in harmony with IDS's Code of Business Ethics and Conduct policy which sets the standard by which we operate and how we treat others.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, IDS offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits IDS offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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.