Cyber Engineer


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Maple Lawn Blvd Fulton Md, MD

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United States of America


MD440: 8170 Maple Lawn Blvd Fulton MD 8170 Maple Lawn Boulevard , Fulton, MD, 20759 USA

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About Us:

Raytheon Solipsys, located in Fulton, MD is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Raytheon Technologies (RTX) within the Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) Business Unit specializing in the development of U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps command and control software systems and operates in a dynamic, complex, fast-paced business environment with both commercial and Government customers, including a mix of domestic and international pursuits and programs.

Position Summary:

We are seeking an enthusiastic, collaborative, and dedicated Cyber Engineer to be part of the Cyber Operations group which is responsible for monitoring and responding to potential incidents, managing vulnerabilities and risk, designing & implementing defensive technologies to combat cyber threats, as well as contribute to the development of current and future skillsets and capabilities within the department.

In this role you will assist in implementation and integration of COTS security solutions and infrastructure deployments that enhance and address cybersecurity efforts of the organization, in addition to management and compliance of existing security technologies deployed throughout the enterprise.

You will maintain existing security technologies including Network Monitoring rule tuning, Proxy and/or Firewall administration, and SIEM management and improvement. You will be involved in planning and design of future security technology deployment and will therefore require staying up to date or performing research related to the latest in attack techniques and/or defensive tactics to make effective recommendations.

Additionally, strong communication and interpersonal skills are critical to convey information in a tactful manner and at the technical proficiency of the audience.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Applying a combination of knowledge in enterprise IT and security solutions to integrate, develop, and implement solutions to ensure they are consistent with enterprise architecture security policies.
  • Supporting the maintenance and support of existing security technology deployments, such as SIEM management, IDS alert tuning, firewall and proxy configuration, etc.
  • Supporting the development and design of future security technology deployments.
  • System hardening and auditing against industry baselines such as CIS, DISA STIGs, NIST, etc.
  • Collaborating with team members to assist in incident response, remediation activities.
  • Staying up to date with current vulnerabilities, attacks, and countermeasures.
  • Ability to lift up to 25lbs
  • Ability to work in office as needed in Fulton, MD

Qualifications You Must Have:

  • 5 or more years of progressive technology experience in design, deployment, administration, and configuration of cybersecurity tools
  • Technical understanding of OSI model, TCP/IP, and basic system administration
  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) tools (e.g. Splunk preferably or, QRadar, Elastic, LogRhythm, AlienVault or similar)
  • Experience with firewall and proxy technologies (e.g. Palo Alto, Cisco, Forcepoint, Fortinet, Sonicwall, BlueCoat, and /or Barracuda)
  • Experience with IDS/IPS, NSM technologies (e.g. Snort, Zeek, Cisco Sourcefire, Corelight, Fireeye)
  • Experience with NAC and DLP technologies (e.g. Cisco, Forescout, Forcepoint, Digital Guardian, McAfee or similar)
  • Experience in security compliance through NIST 800-171, including implementation, adherence, and auditing against control families
  • US Citizenship

The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:

  • CISSP Certification or ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Highly motivated with the ability to provide creative solutions to complex problems
  • Ability to communicate well in oral and written form
  • Experience performing incident response including system and network forensics
  • Experience red teaming or penetration testing
  • Network administration or design experience
  • Familiarity with DevOps concepts
  • Proficiency in scripting via bash, python Powershell or similar
  • Security Certifications such as GIAC, CEH, CHFI or other security certifications
  • Advanced Degrees
  • Active Secret Security Clearance

Typically requires:

A University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience, or An Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience.

Engineering/Other Technical Positions: Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and a minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience unless prohibited by local laws/regulations.

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met (see guidelines) to receive the Referral Awarding.

Raytheon Technologies 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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