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Sr Cyber DefenseTechnologist I
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Raytheon Company | Richardson, TX
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Job Description

Job Description:

This opportunity is for an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) at Raytheon’s Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) business. The ISSO is responsible for daily operations and successful execution of the Information Assurance (IA) program and assets under their purview. The ISSO is expected to execute requirements to include those outlined within various frameworks to include NIST Special Publications 800-37 and 800-53. The candidate must be proficient with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) activities. Some key activities of the ISSO include:
  • Register new information systems and carry out Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities
  • Author various artifacts to include the System Security Plan (SSP), Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), Security Concept of Operations (CONOPS), and other 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 to customer requirements
  • Review audit data, investigate, report, and remediate security incidents
  • Execute IA sustainment activities (e.g., hardware and software change management, account management, media protection, file transfers, etc.)
  • Perform Self Inspections, Auditing, and Continuous Monitoring activities
  • Interface with Internal/External Customers to include USG, Program Managers/Directors, IT, etc.
  • Perform IA training and awareness, incident response, investigation and resolution
The ideal candidate must possess strong attention to detail, initiative, written and oral communications skills, teaming skills, technical knowledge, customer service, the ability to prioritize and manage time and find solutions to complex challenges.

This position can be a G08 or G09, based on education, experience and skillset.

Required Skills:
  • 4+ years of experience in Information Systems Security/Information Assurance, Security Engineering, or IT Systems Security Administration
  • In-depth knowledge of 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 and functions that address vulnerability analysis and mitigation. Experience is needed in ACAS, HBSS, STIGS, Logs and Log Analysis tools, Anti-Virus, endpoint protection, patch management, SIEMs, secure operating system configurations, etc.
  • Hands-on experience supporting various computer hardware platforms and multiple operating systems in LAN/WAN configurations
  • Working knowledge of operating system security features and settings within Microsoft Windows, Linux and Unix platforms
  • Demonstrated ability to act independently, prioritize tasks, and manage to schedule
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)
  • Strong communication, presentation, and public speaking skills
  • 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 4 years of directly related experience in lieu of education


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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