Principal Cyber Engineer -P4

CO106: 16470 East Hughes Drive,Aurora 16470 East Hughes Drive Building S77, Aurora, CO, 80011 USA

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United States of America


CO106: 16470 East Hughes Drive,Aurora 16470 East Hughes Drive Building S77, Aurora, CO, 80011 USA

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At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world. 

Job Summary:

Raytheon is looking for an individual to join the Cyber Security Engineering team for a Principal Cyber Security Engineering position supporting the operations and maintenance of custom solutions and Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities in Aurora, CO and Boulder, Colorado. This position requires work on-site at Aurora campus and some work will be performed at the customer location in Boulder. There are some specialized skillsets for this role: experience with vulnerability assessment and analysis experience utilizing Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and DISA STIGs to include hands on experience in manual hardening and system compliance and a firm understanding of security design concepts with ability to develop solutions to moderately complex IS compliance and security problems.

Work Location: Aurora, CO

Position Type: Onsite

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Ensure security compliance and vulnerability scanning/remediation across multiple platforms and networks

  • System configuration and Audit Scanning

  • Performing hands-on technical implementation of security solutions comprised of COTS & FOSS as well as custom-developed products

  • Applying knowledge of current IA policies as a contributor to the architecture and design of secure solutions to customer needs and requirements

  • Clearance Requirement:  Must be a US Citizen with an active DOD Secret clearance. Top Secret/SCI Clearance is preferred

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and 8+ years of engineering experience in cyber security

  • An active and transferable DoD Secret security clearance is required on Day 1 and the ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST 800-37, Continuous Monitoring IAW NIST 800-137, Patching IAW NIST 800-40, NIST 800-53 and CNSSI 1253

  • Experience with vulnerability assessment and analysis experience utilizing Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and DISA STIGs

  • Experience performing vulnerability assessment/remediation and collaborating w/ teams for security functionality to meet cyber requirements

  • Required Security Certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01 IAT-II for a Linux environment (e.g., Security+ CE and Linux OS Certification); NOTE:  Obtaining Security+ certification is required within 6 months of start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of secure coding practices and enforcement through DevSecOps pipelines

  • Hands on experience in manual hardening and system compliance

  • Understanding of security design concepts with ability to develop solutions to moderately complex IS compliance and security problems

  • Experience with Agile, Scrum, HW and SW life-cycle management, & engineering change proposal processes

  • Hands-on technical experience as an individual contributor with documented skills and experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Linux system administration

  • COTS and FOSS patch management/deployment experience

  • Strong communications skill with program leadership organizations

  • Ability to establish tasks and objectives and ensure the entire team understands and can work towards the vision and objectives

  • Ability to work in a team environment and work collaboratively across traditional engineering disciplines

  • Must be a self-starter capable of multitasking and efficiently managing your time

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award.  ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Tags: ACAS Agile Clearance Compliance DevSecOps DISA DoD DoDD 8570 FOSS Linux Mathematics Monitoring NIST NIST 800-53 Privacy Risk management RMF Scrum Security Clearance STEM STIGs Top Secret TS/SCI

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Flex vacation Health care Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Startup environment Team events

Region: North America
Country: United States
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