Cyber Engineer I

Raytheon - Dulles, VA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $89,000 - $120,000 a year
Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Dulles, VA? Then join our Raytheon team of engineers solving problems that make the world a safer place and help to secure our great nation! Come support those who provide us with all the freedoms we enjoy.

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Raytheon IIS is looking for Cybersecurity Engineers to drive cybersecurity tenets into designing and maintaining a wide breadth of military systems. This will include product hardening, software assurance, supply chain risk management, Assessment and Authorization, Vulnerability Analysis, and Penetration Testing

Typical responsibilities include:
Performing general "hands on" security administration tasks on developmental & operational systems
Preparing documentation to support Assessment & Authorization activities
Preparing for, supporting & conducting Security Test & Evaluation activities for program sell-off of security-related requirements
Providing administration support on security tools and network components
Applying patches & implementing configuration changes to remediate vulnerabilities


U.S. citizenship status is required as this position will require a clearance within 1 year of start date
Knowledge of or experience in cyber security to include hardening security settings on servers, workstations, &/or network devices.
Solid communications skills
Must be a self-starter capable of multitasking and efficiently managing your time in a dynamic environment
Ability to work in a team environment and work collaboratively with team members & leads

Must have knowledge in one or more of the following areas:
Windows system administration
RHEL/Linux system administration
Network/firewall administration
Compliance scanning/vulnerability assessment
Experience with process development and deployment

Experience in cyber security to include practices/methodologies, associated technologies, application design, and/or experience in an operational environment including DoDI 8500.2 or ICD 503 guidelines, directives and security mandates like DISA STIGs, etc.
Experience with cyber security projects and programs for U.S. Government and/or commercial clients.
Customer interfacing experience and skills
Must hold a current approved DoD approved 8570 Baseline certification at the IAT II level, such as Security+, CISSP, GSEC, etc. or be able to earn a certification within 6 months
Demonstrated experience in the design and development of cloud based systems, architectures and analytics development (Amazon Web Services, AWS)
Experience with Tenable Nessus/Security Center/ACAS/EVSS; NASL (Nessus Attack Scripting Language) is a plus
Experience with PKI, certificates, & 2-factor authentication
Preparing for and conducting security testing for government witnesses
Operating system hardening
Experience with hardening COTS, FOSS, & custom components
Windows or Red Hat programing experience using Python, Powershell, Bash, JavaScript, Junit, Unix Shell, Perl or Ruby
Developing/updating System Security Plans (SSPs) and supporting Certification and Accreditation documentation
Installing security patches for vulnerability patching/remediation & DR work-off
Supporting POAM definition & maintenance and mitigating identified vulnerabilities
Familiar with systems engineering (SE), change management (CM), & system development life cycle (SDLC) processes

Required Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math fields or a technical degree obtained within the past 18 months or by Aug 2019.

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