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IDS/IPS Security Engineer

Requisition ID 133836BR Date updated 02/14/2019
This contingent position is being considered and hired for all non-management levels (G08-G09) based upon selected candidate’s applicable experience.

Raytheon Blackbird Technologies is looking for an individual who will join the security team of a major nationwide organization, with thousands of sites, to continually improve its complex multi-protocol nationwide network. A Security Engineer in IDS/IPS, and preferably SourceFire or TippingPoint technology, is needed to support the customer team. The ideal candidate for this job will be an experienced information security engineer and/or analyst who is goal-oriented and strives to exceed expectations.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Operate, maintain, and deploy IDS and IPS devices. Responsibilities include maintaining the intrusion ruleset, optimizing detection, configuring NGFW ACLs, general device configuration and maintenance, troubleshooting the devices when needed, assisting the analyst teams with investigations, and supporting the Solution Architects with design input and recommendations.
  • Prior job experience maintaining and troubleshooting IDS/IPS devices
  • Certification in one or more of the following: Security+ or CISSP
  • Experience with Linux
  • Experience with packet analysis
  • Knowledge of databases
  • Knowledge of networking and network protocols
  • On-call availability for network impacting or network outage situations outside of business hours
  • Effectively work within a Security team, and support and collaborate with other teams

Required Skills:

  • The position requires U.S. Person status or a Non-U.S. Person be eligible to obtain Authorization.
  • 4+ years of relevant work experience

Desired Skills:
  • Networking+, CEH, GCIH, CCNA Route Switch or CCNA Security, CCNP Route Switch or CCNP Security, CCIE Route Switch or CCIE Security
  • Experience with threat analysis, triage, and mitigation
  • Understanding of NGFW ACLs
  • Experience writing Snort rules
  • Proficiency with Wireshark
  • Experience with Splunk
  • Ability to write clear procedural and technical documentation
  • Knowledge of external authentication and user management
  • Experience troubleshooting network problems at layers 1, 2, and 3

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Information Technology, Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Engineering, Science or a related field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree-level education.

Desired Certifications:
DODI 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level II;
Security+, CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), SFCP, GCIA, ISSEP, ISSMP, GCIH, GCFA, CSLC, CISM, CCNA, CCNP, SourceFire Certified Professional

133836
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
Public Trust Current

Expertise
Cyber Jobs

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
NC - Morrisville

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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