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Enterprise Wide Area Network (eWAN) Cybersecurity Specialist – eWAN ISSO

Requisition ID 146124BR Date updated 08/14/2019
Raytheon IDS
Tewksbury, MA
Sr. Cyber Defense Technologist - eWAN ISSO

Job Description:

This is an exciting opportunity within the Global Security Services (GSS) Cybersecurity organization supporting the Enterprise Wide Area Network (eWAN). The eWAN provides centralized delivery of advanced IT and security services to multiple classified program efforts across the enterprise. The eWAN transforms the delivery model of classified information processing and serves as a cutting-edge example for the rest of cleared industry. This critical position is empowered to shape a transformative business initiative for the organization.

The eWAN Cybersecurity Specialist serves on a growing cross-business/cross-function team, collaborating with Information Technology (IT) and GSS partners to ensure operational compliance with approved security documentation and applicable regulations. This position serves as a eWAN Information System Security Officer (ISSO). eWAN ISSO responsibilities include records management, security operations, audits/investigations, incident response, system assessment, etc. eWAN ISSOs use advanced security tools to monitor real-time system activity and configuration data from all environment endpoints. This position provides security oversight and monitoring from Raytheon’s Tewksbury, MA facility.

This position combines job duties historically separated between ISSOs and Information System Security Managers (ISSMs); candidates for this position should have a comprehensive understanding of both job roles and an ability to balance competing priorities in a deadline-driven environment without appreciable direction.

This position reports to the IDS ECC Cybersecurity Manager.

This position can be filled as either a G08 or G09 depending on the direct experience of the candidate.

This position requires a DoD Secret Security clearance on day one of employment. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

This position is ERIP eligible

Capped relocation support is available to the selected applicant if eligible per Company policy. Amount of budget to be discussed at the appropriate time.

Required Skills:
  • This position requires a current U.S. Security Clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
  • DoD 8570.1 IAM Level II certified: CISSP/CISM/GSLC or other applicable certification. If not currently certified, incumbent must receive certification within six months of hire.
  • Experience with various information system security tools that address vulnerability analysis, hardening, and monitoring. These may include ACAS, Nessus, STIGS, log analysis tools, antivirus, endpoint control, patch management, etc.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity hardening practices for at least one major operating system platform (Windows, Linux, etc.)
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking, intrusion detection, network monitoring, security incident and event management
  • Familiarity with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Organizational skills to include: attention to detail, time management and ability to multitask

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with large multi-facility networks including diverse and complex components
  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Experience with Splunk
  • Familiarity with Test Equipment and Sanitization Procedures
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet project deadlines
  • Working knowledge of cloud security principles

Required Education (including Major):
  • Bachelor's degree in cybersecurity or related field. In lieu of degree 8 years of direct work experience will be considered.

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Business Unit Profile
Headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, IDS has 32 locations around the world. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas, including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; C5ITM products and services; and other advanced technologies. IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type
Secret - Current

Cyber Jobs
Information and Knowledge Systems

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
MA - Tewksbury

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