Senior Network-based Systems Analyst
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An active TS/SCI clearance, existing DHS Suitability is desired.
Raytheon is seeking an experienced Network-based Systems Analyst to join an exciting new opportunity. The Network-based Systems Analyst will assist the Government lead in coordinating teams in preliminary incident response investigations, assist the Government lead with interfacing with the customer while onsite, determines appropriate courses of actions in response to identified and analyzed anomalous network activity, assess network topology and device configurations identifying critical security concerns and providing security best practice recommendations, assist with the writing and publishing of Computer Network Defense guidance and reports on incident findings to appropriate constituencies.
The Network-based Systems Analyst will collect network intrusion artifacts (e.g., domains, URI’s, certificates, etc.) and use discovered data to enable mitigation of potential Computer Network Defense incidents, analyze identified malicious network activity to determine weaknesses exploited, exploitation methods, effects on system and information, collect network device integrity data and analyze for signs of tampering or compromise, assist with real-time CND incident handling (i.e., forensic collections, intrusion correlation and tracking, threat analysis, and advising on system remediation) tasks to support onsite engagements.
This role will monitor external data sources to maintain currency of Computer Network Defense threat conditions, perform analysis of log files from a variety of sources (e.g., network traffic logs, firewall logs, intrusion detection system logs, DNS logs) to identify possible threats to network security, receive and analyze network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts, track and document Computer Network Defense incidents from initial detection through final resolution.
The Network-based Systems Analyst requires proficiency and proven capability in the below areas:
Knowledge of Computer Network Defense policies, procedures, and regulations
Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and general attack stages with respect to network security architecture
Ability to characterize and analyze network traffic to identify anomalous activity and potential threats to network resources
Identify and analyze anomalies in network traffic using metadata
Reconstruct a malicious attack or activity based on network traffic
Examine network topologies to understand data flows through the network
Knowledge of network device integrity concepts and methodologies
Skill in preserving evidence integrity according to standard operating procedures or national standards
Education & Experience Required:
7-9 years network investigations experience with a High school diploma; or a Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline, and with 5-7 years of network investigations experience
Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation and training solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.2 billion in 2018 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.
TS/SCI - Current
Type Of Job
VA - Arlington
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401(k) / Retirement Plans
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Work / Life Balance
Raytheon supports a variety of flexible work arrangements including compressed work weeks, flextime, job sharing, 9/80, reduced hours and telecommuting.
At Raytheon, we foster an inclusive culture of professional development. We support a variety of developmental opportunities including: Mentoring programs, Skills Development, Leadership Development, Rotational job assignments, and Continuous Improvement, all of which contribute to advancement of our employee’s capabilities.
Paid Time Off
Accrue paid time off monthly. Receive 10-12 holidays per year with some locations shutting down the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Select technical positions are eligible for relocation packages. See specific job description for eligibility requirements.
Raytheon offers all eligible employees up to three weeks paid parental leave for the birth or adoption of a child (separate from paid maternity leave or Family & Medical Leave Act).
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