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Aerospace & Aeronautics
Cyber Engineer I
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Raytheon Company | Dulles, Virginia
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Job Description

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.

We Secure Every Side of Cyber!
When everything is connected, security is everything. That’s why Raytheon delivers solutions that protect every side of cyber for government agencies, businesses and nations.
Protecting the most critical information, systems and operations with breakthrough solutions — to make the world a safer place. For everything cyber, click here: https://www.raytheon.com/cyber/every-side/

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.

***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 www.raytheon.com/careersand apply!***


Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.1 billion in 2017 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Cyber Jobs
Software Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Engineering & Sciences

Work Location
VA - Dulles

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

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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