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Computer Security Professional

Herndon, Virginia

Overview

What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you’re a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon you’ll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you’ll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you’re ready to take on today’s big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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  • Full-time
  • Entry, Mid, Senior level

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Responsibilities

Raytheon IIS is seeking a Computer Security Professional to serve as a member of a small team that utilizes cyber
tools and knowledge of computer attacks to identify computer and network vulnerabilities and recommend actions to protect against them. Primary duties will include but not be limited to drafting test plans to assess vulnerabilities,
conducting vulnerability tests using commercial and Government tools, documenting test results, and coordinating test results with other Government organizations. Additional duties will include preparing written reports and making oral
presentations. Some domestic and foreign travel may be required. Junior and Senior level candidates will be considered as reflected in the required qualifications.

Required Qualifications:

Candidates must have a TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance to be
considered.

2+ years experience (Junior level) or 10+ years experience (Senior level) in
the Information Technology field.

2+ years experience (Junior level) or 10+ years experience (Senior level) with
computer and network security applications and techniques, including firewalls,
intrusion detection systems, virtual private networks, encryption techniques,
and disaster recovery systems.

2+ years experience (Junior level) or 10+ years experience (Senior level) in at least one of
the following: shell scripting, Windows/Unix/Linux operating systems,
relational databases, SQL querying languages (Oracle, Microsoft, SQL, Infomix
or DB2).

Ability and willingness to work flexible hours with short notification.



Desired Qualifications:

CISSP Certification

GIAC GPEN Certified Penetration Tester



Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science; equivalent education and
experience may be considered.



This position can be salary grade E02, E03, E04 or E05 based on the
candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and
responsibility requirements for the position. This is a multi-level requisition
as junior and senior level candidates will be considered.

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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 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 $6.1 billion in 2017 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.

Relocation Eligible
No

Clearance Type
TS/SCI with Poly - Current

Expertise
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Cyber Jobs
Security

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
VA - Herndon

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Felicia Jackson is regional vice president of RAYVETS, Raytheon's employee group for veterans and those who support them. After 24 years in the Air Force, she started a new career at Raytheon. "I wanted to go where people would support me," she told us.

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