Cyber Defense Technologist - Remote

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Work Remotely
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Missile Systems is looking for talented and qualified individuals to join our cyber protection team of Cyber Defenders working to assess and secure our Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and network environments. This position is part of the Defensive Cyber Operations group within IT Security charged with centralized global monitoring, proactive network defenses, with rapid incident response to mitigate threats against enterprise network. The Cyber Technologist first priorities are to determine Cyber Key Terrain within our Engineering and Manufacturing cyber environments and validate the cyber map in order to rapidly assess cyber key terrain accuracy and cyber risk level using tools and organizational relationships as a multipliers. Cyber Defenders will visualize where adversaries could attack, exploit and pivot and determine where mitigations are required. Cyber Technologist will direct, synchronize and coordinate implementation of these mitigations and build resilient Defense-in-Depth. Lastly, in terms of the actual mission sets, a Cyber Technologist hunts for adversaries in our Operational Technology and Information Technology networks and executes countermeasures and defensive cyber operations to neutralize adversary activity. The

Cyber Defender will adopt an evolving security operations model for crown jewel assets by applying advanced state-of-the-art cyber tools to quickly identify, investigate, respond and adapt to threats in dynamic, digital environments. This role will work closely with members of IT Security, other IT directorates, Engineering, and Operations to support large mission critical development, manufacturing, and sustainment programs.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Understand/control the cyber landscape (e.g. physical and asset movement, processes, and resources) within the manufacturing and engineering environments
  • Validate the cyber map to identify key environments and critical assets
  • Quickly assess critical environments and determine cyber risk level
  • Leverage tools and organizational relationships to rapidly attain results (improve cyber posture)
  • Understand and identify indicators of attack and compromise
  • Utilize available tools and information to predict adversaries behaviors and defend against potential attacks
  • Verify where mitigations are required
  • Direct, synchronize and coordinate implementation of these mitigations
  • Design and implement processes to support and continuously improve the cybersecurity posture for Information Technology (IT), Operational Technology (OT) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) devices within the development and production environments.
  • Off hours, weekends or holidays work may be required at times to support projects based on business need or requirements
This position can be a Cyber Defense Technologist II or a Sr. Cyber Defense Technologist I based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Masters is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Cyber Technologist II requires a Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and 2 years of direct experience or in lieu of a degree 8 years of additional related experience for a total of 10 years for a Cyber Defense Technologist II.
  • Sr. Cyber Technologist I requires Bachelors in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) or in lieu of a degree 8 years of additional related experience for a total of 12 years for a Sr. Cyber Defense Technologist.
  • 2 years of direct relevant experience is required
  • 2+ years of experience with incident management and response activities across the incident life cycle
  • 2+ years of experience supporting technology within Manufacturing or Engineering environments
  • Experience with automation (PowerShell or Python, Java, or a similar language)
  • Experience with security tools and techniques used by Cybersecurity teams
  • Experience with common cybersecurity elements such as network security, application security, information security, etc.
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows and/or Linux administration
  • Must be able to work remote 100% and 10% travel is required.
  • Ability to obtain one security certification within 6 months of hire date: Security+, CISSP, CISA, GIAC, CISM, or equivalent
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US secret clearance, prior to the start date. US citizenship is required as only US citizens is required as only US citizens are eligible for security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
  • Demonstrated experience learning new technologies, methodologies, and processes quickly
  • Strong collaboration skills and ability to work effective/efficiently across multiple groups to achieve the same goal
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to influence up, across and down
  • An active Secret Clearance
  • Experience with performing host and network forensics across different log types to develop authoritative timelines of activity to find evidence of malicious activity
  • Experience with performing anomaly or malware hunts using a common framework and standard methodology
  • Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Host-based technologies (e.g. ArcSight, Splunk)
  • Hands-on experience securing Operational Technologies in a Manufacturing and/or Engineering environment
  • Direct working experience with NISPOM, JAFAN, JSIG, and/or DoD/RM
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