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Job Description

University Programs: Cyber Engineer I (Bachelor's Degree Level)

Job Description:

Bring your talent and skills to Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) Cyber Enginnering Team!

Raytheon IIS is seeking entry-level candidates for Cyber Security positions in Information Assurance (IA) and Information Operations (IO).Tasking could include secure code development, system hardening and integration of security products, testing against security requirements documentation required for security certification and accreditation, travel for deployments of the products, customer support and product maintenance.

This position may be located in Richardson, TX, Dulles, VA, or Aurora, CO

Required Skills:
  • Understanding of IA/IO concepts such as

    • Access Control

    • User Authentication & Identity Management

    • Vulnerability and Malware Analysis

    • Defense in Depth

    • Secure code development and Reverse Engineering

    • Computer and Network Forensics

  • Some administrative experience with the following

    • Networking, including Controlled Interfaces (firewalls, trusted guards)

    • Unix/Linux and Windows Operating Systems

    • Virtualization

  • Principles of Certification and Accreditation (C&A)

  • Demonstrated ability to produce quality code

  • Strong problem-solving ability and self-motivation

  • Must be able to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally
  • US Citizenship status is required as this position will need a US Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

    Desired Skills:
  • C, C++, Java
  • Python, shell scripting, RPM packaging, system integration
  • XML, Web Services

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of information system security technologies, risks and mitigations, i.e. system hardening, network firewalls, data flow control, risks analysis

  • Vulnerability Analysis (threat and attack analysis)

  • Experience with virtualization software (e.g. VMWare, Zen)
  • Application security, reverse engineering, malware analysis, kernel development

  • Low-level programming and operating systems internals

  • Experience administering Unix/Linux operating systems or Microsoft Windows

  • Working knowledge of networking fundamentals, network protocols, and common services such as DNS, FTP, email, SSH
    Required Education (including Major):
    • Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in computer engineering, computer science, information security or related discipline ontained within last 18 months.
    • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is desired. (Please include GPA on your resume)
    This position can be a Salary Grade G06 or Salary Grade G07 based on the candidate's qualifications as it relates to the educational requirement for the position.

    ***Great opportunity for current seniors in college or recent college graduates. If you are not a current college senior, or a recent college graduate, please visit our other opportunities at apply!***

    This position requires the ability to obtain a government security clearance. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.


    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.


    About Raytheon Company

    Based in Tucson, Arizona, Raytheon Company's Missile Systems designs, develops and manufactures precision missile systems, including air to air, strike, Naval Weapons Systems, land combat, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. Missile Systems is proud to employee 11,000 professionals at its Tucson, Arizona headquarters.

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