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Raytheon Company | Sterling, VA
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Job Description:This opportunity is for an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) at Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) business unit. The ISSO is responsible for successful execution of Cybersecurity requirements for Special Programs. The ISSO will be responsible for performing Risk Management Framework (RMF) activities outlined in applicable governing documents such as: JSIG, CNSS, ICD 503, NIST Special Publications 800-37 and 800-53, and various DoD Manuals/Instructions/Guides.
The candidate must be proficient with RMF and Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) activities. Some other key activities of the ISSO include:
  • Register new information systems and perform Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities
  • Prepare artifacts to include System Security Plans (SSP), Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), Risk Assessment Reports (RAR), Security Concept of Operations (CONOPS), and detailed technical artifacts to support A&A (e.g., hardware/software mappings, information systems and network configuration diagrams)
  • Work closely with IT System Administrators to ensure (i.e., verify and validate) security controls have been implemented and are compliant with requirements
  • Review audit data, event logs, investigate, report, and remediate security incidents
  • Execute IA sustainment activities (e.g., hardware and software change management, account management, media protection, assured file transfers, etc.)
  • Works closely with the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM)
The ideal candidate must possess strong attention to detail, initiative, written and oral communications skills, teaming skills, technical knowledge, customer service, ability to prioritize and manage time, and the ability to creatively find solutions to complex challenges.

Required Skills:
  • 8+ years of experience in Information Systems Security/Information Assurance, Security Engineering, or IT Systems Security Administration
  • In-depth knowledge of RMF, JSIG, NIST Special Publications, CNSS policies, instructions and other requirements associated with RMF. Practitioner level knowledge and experience with NIST Special Publications 800-37 and 800-53 are essential
  • Experience with various information system security tools that address vulnerability analysis and mitigation. These may include ACAS, HBSS, STIGS, Nessus, operating system logs and log analysis tools, Anti-Virus, endpoint protection, patch management, etc.
  • Knowledge of computer forensic tools and investigative methodologies
  • Knowledge of typical operating systems and key security features
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking, intrusion detection, network monitoring, security incident and event management
  • Proven ability to act independently, prioritize tasks, and manage to schedule
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written modes, and be able to author and present subject specific presentations. Comfortable with public speaking
  • Must be willing and able to travel as required up to 10% of work schedule
  • DoD 8570.01M compliant professional certification (e.g., Security +, CISSP, etc.)
Required Education (including Major):
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Assurance, Cybersecurity, or related field of study; or 16 years of directly related experience in lieu of education
Required Security Clearance: US citizen with an active TS/SCI clearance with Full Scope Poly.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 147879

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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