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Cyber Operation Engineer (Splunk)
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Raytheon Company | Richardson, TX
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Job Description

Raytheon Global Business Services (GBS) Cyber Operations Engineering has an opening for a Sr. Cyber Defense Technologist in the SIEM support team.

As a member of Cyber Operations Engineering, you will be part of a team of security engineers with extensive technical experience in enterprise data networks, systems engineering and architecture, security monitoring, capacity planning, and troubleshooting. The team’s primary mission is to support our cyber SOC and incident response teams by delivering critical services. The services include IDS/IPS, SIEM, case management, packet capture, and others.

Job Description:
You will be part of the team responsible for the management of Raytheon’s enterprise SIEM. In addition to handling the day-to-day administration of the system, you’ll work closely with our SOC and incident response teams to identify ways to improve security event analysis, work with system owners to onboard new data sources, develop new detection signatures, and use your expertise in scripting to integrate new capabilities. Your main responsibilities will include:
  • Interfacing with end users to assist with collecting logs into SIEM;
  • Writing extractions and parsers for new log sources;
  • Normalizing log data for data modeling;
  • Test and install new apps and add-ons;
  • Develop custom commands and integrations in python;
  • Writing and tuning SIEM detection rules;
  • System administration and troubleshooting;
  • Participating in a 24/7 on-call rotation;

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 4+ years’ experience working in IT and/or Cyber Security and a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of work experience and schooling/certifications in lieu of degree;
    • Building and administering Linux based systems;
    • understanding of TCP/IP and networking;
    • writing software / scripts; exposure to Python;
  • Understanding of cyber security concepts;
  • Aptitude for troubleshooting, creative thinking, and problem solving;
  • Available to participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation;
  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a U.S. security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization

Desired Skills:
  • Working understanding of SVN, especially Git;
  • Experience with configuration automation/orchestration tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet);
  • Understanding of SDLC methodologies, especially Agile;
  • Experience with syslog, rsyslog, or syslog-ng;
  • Experience with public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP);
  • Experience writing and maintaining detection rules for SIEM;
  • Experience working on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT);
  • Previous experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC);
  • Experience with security log analysis;
  • Information Security and IT certifications: GIAC, CISSP, Cisco, Red Hat, AWS, etc.;
Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber, Mathematics or related discipline or equivalent combination of work experience and schooling/certifications in lieu of degree

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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.


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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