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Job Description

Raytheon IIS/GIS provides Operations and Maintenance support for the Intelligence Community.

Job Description:

Our Team has an exciting and challenging opportunity available for a Network Security Engineer supporting an Intelligence Community customer’s Virtual Platforms presence wide-area (WAN), local-area (LAN) and campus-area (CAN) networks across multiple security domains.

Ensure the overall health and strong security posture of complex network architectures. The Network Security Engineer will be actively involved with all phases of security design, implementation, proactive monitoring, troubleshooting and analysis of firewalls, IDSs, VPNs, security controls and policies. Develop system specifications, architecture designs, integration and test plans, and all relevant documentation. Develop security assessment and mitigation strategies. Maintain compliance with DOD Information Assurance requirements as well as ensuring service performance indicators are met or exceeded.


•Work with customer leadership to research, analyze, and implement enterprise-wide network security solutions/capabilities/enhancements on multiple Virtual Platforms to support customer business/mission goals and objectives.
•Assists with designs, analyses, tests and implementation of state-of-the-art secure network architectures on multiple virtual platforms.
•Conduct risk assessment and provide recommendations for design.
•Conduct encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research
•Manage Virtual Platform remote network security as well as incident and problem management.
•Oversee security infrastructure sustainment, maintenance, and advanced configuration. (firewalls, web gateways, mail gateways, IDS, intrusion detection systems, and management tools).
•Responsible for development and execution of standard operating procedures for security tools on multiple Virtual Platforms.
•Create and maintain System Security Authorization Agreement (SSAA) documentation, create and maintain Plan of Action and Milestones for each system.
•Evaluate and report on new network Security technologies to enhance capabilities of the network on multiple Virtual Platforms.
•Act as liaison to the contract and customer management, and government Designated Approving Authority (DAA) with regard to multiple Virtual Platform network security status, policies, and procedures.


•8+ years related technical experience in Network Security.
•6+ years related technical experience in Virtual Platform Network Security
•4+ years experience with large scale enterprise/global networks in a high paced diverse environment.
•Interaction with various Virtual Platform environments including provisioning and managing VMs.
•Understanding and experience with the DoD Architecture Framework and other key DoD network architecture and strategic planning instructions.
•Proven experience with Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503 instructions; system accreditation and security system documentation.
•Proven application of ISO 27000 information security management principles.
•Expert knowledge of CISCO firewall/VPN equipment (Adaptive Security Appliance, etc.).
•Expert knowledge of IP services (IPv4, VPN, IPv6, Multicast, QOS, SNMP, VOIP, VTC, etc.).
•Experience in providing status reports and products to senior management and customers.
•Experience with managing and tracking ATCs and closures of liens to obtain an ATO.
•Experience with Palo Alto Networks Firewalls or any NGFW and IPS/IDS.
•Experience with plans, designs, and evaluations of security systems and architectures on multiple Virtual Platforms.
•Experience with Unix, RHELS OS, Windows Enterprise AD architecture and VMWare virtualization experience.

Required Skills:

•DOD 8570 IAT Level II certification
•Ability to work weekends and evening hours as needed
•Excellent writing and communication skills, including the ability to develop analytical documents and present oral presentations to senior/executive management
•Proficient is MS Office suite – Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
•Travel up to 10% of the time

Must have a current TS/SCI and be willing and able to pass a CI Polygraph as required

Desired Skills:

•Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
•Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
•CCNP Security and/or CCNA Security certification
•AWS certification
•MS Azure certification
•ITIL certification

Required Education (including Major):

•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
•Equivalent experience in lieu of degree

This position requires a U.S. Person



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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