Principal Cyber Technologist - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

This job opportunity is for the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) position at Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS), Aurora CO facility. The ISSM is responsible for the overall execution of the cybersecurity requirements as stipulated by various USG requirements documents including (but not limited to): JSIG RMF and associated NIST documents. The selected candidate will be responsible for day to day oversite and execution of the Special Access Program (SAP) cybersecurity to include (but not limited to):

  • Cybersecurity sustainment activities (hardware change management, software change management, account management, media protection, user interface, file transfers, etc.)
  • Development of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) artifacts (SSPs, SCTM, System Profiles, POA&M, testing documentation, etc.)
  • Information System Self Inspections, Auditing, and Continuous Monitoring
  • Interfacing with Internal/External Customers: Customer Representatives, Program Managers/Directors, IT, etc.
  • Cybersecurity Training and Awareness, Incident Response Investigations
  • Development, Maintenance, and Execution of internal and customer compliant cybersecurity policies and procedures

The ideal candidate possesses strong written and oral communications skills, technical knowledge, exemplary customer service skills, strong time management skills, the ability to creatively find solutions to complex challenges, and the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast paced environment.

This position will report directly to the Region Cybersecurity Manager for Raytheon IIS.

* This position will require the successful completion of a polygraph examination. Must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with Poly Security Clearance.

Required Skills:
  • US Citizen with an active Top Secret Security Clearance or current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
  • Deep experience with Special Access Programs (SAP) A&A documentation and processes
  • Experience managing tactical projects
  • Experience successfully and effectively interacting with internal and external customers (Customer Representatives, DAOs, Program Managers, etc.)
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience supporting various computer hardware platforms and multiple operating systems, both stand alone and LAN/WAN configurations
  • Working knowledge of operating systems security features and settings (e.g. Windows, UNIX, and Linux)
  • Professional demeanor, good interpersonal skills, and ability to excel in a high-paced multi-tasked environment
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and manage to schedule
  • Willingness to perform security tasks outside specialty (e.g. program security), and be proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, Visio, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written modes, and be able to author and present subject specific presentations. Comfortable with public speaking
  • DoD 8570.01M IAM III compliant Professional Certification (e.g. CISSP, CISM, GSLC, etc.)
  • Prior ISSO/IAO experience with SAP customers
  • Must be willing and able to travel to other locations as required up to 10% of work schedule

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with various information system security assessment/hardening tools – NESSUS, SCAP Compliance Checker, Retina, etc.
  • Working knowledge of Wide-Area and Local Area Networks (WAN/LAN), to include Cisco-based routers, switches, and firewalls
  • After being hired, candidate must be willing to be submitted for SCI access and take a polygraph examination.

Required Education (including Major):

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Assurance, Cyber Security, or related field of study; or 12 years’ experience in lieu of education

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.