Principal Systems Security Engineer - Cyber/ISSE

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Principal Systems Security Engineer Cyber/ISSE

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD), 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.

Job Summary:
The System Design & Architecture (SD&A) Directorate is the central focus for Mission Systems Integration activities within RMD, responsible for defining customer needs, functional and product architecture, requirements definition and decomposition, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE), system performance, and System Security Engineering (SSE).
There's no such thing as a perfect candidate, so don't hold back. Your qualifications could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
We are currently seeking a Principal Systems Security Engineer Cyber/ISSE to function as a key contributor for the Systems Design Directorate team in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

  • Function as Primary Cyber Solutions POC with the customer senior counterparts.
  • Responsibility to oversee all program engineering related activities related to the development of the exportable version of the system. Authority over and direct management of the program leads to ensure that products are delivered on time, on budget and meet system requirements.
  • Support the development of cybersecurity requirements, design and architecture artifacts, plans, and policies.
  • Defining security development and test efforts implementation of security controls of networking devices, databases, operating systems, and hardware and software components
  • Understanding and integrating cybersecurity development activities.
  • Support the development of RMF documents and controls validation testing for Authority to Operate (ATO) accreditations.
  • Performing analysis on cybersecurity collected data and test results.
  • Conducting cybersecurity audits to ensure appropriate implementation and compliance of the security posture.
  • Conducting technical and nontechnical trade studies.
  • Understanding and compliance with DoD technology release and export licensing policies

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology Engineering or Mathematics to include Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Computer Science, Engineering Science, or similar. (An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional Three (3) years of experience.)
  • Minimum of 8+ years of Technical (hands-on) experience related to Information Assurance/Cyber Engineering requirements, determination, development, and implementation
  • Experience in the field of Systems Engineering, including any of the following: System Requirements definition and analysis, System Test and Analysis, Systems Engineering Studies
  • Experience in security systems engineering involving various computer hardware and software S/W operating system and application solutions in both a stand-alone and in LAN/WAN configurations
  • Experience with IA vulnerability testing and related network and system test tools; e.g., ACAS, NMap, Nessus, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP)
  • Experience with information security toolset including: anti-virus, Vulnerability Assessment, HIDS/ NIDS, McAfee HBSS, Multi Factor Authentication (MFA), and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) and centralized auditing tools
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience with IT and/or network and system security administration, including operating system security configuration and account management best practices for UNIX, MS Windows, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and CISCO systems
  • DoDI 8570.01-M IAT Level-III Compliant Certification (CISSP or equivalent) Experience with security features and/or vulnerability analysis of various operating systems as defined by Intelligence agencies
  • Understanding of Systems Engineering requirements, specifications, and Experience implementing DoD and Federal IA Certification and Accreditation Processes, IA controls and developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation.
  • Ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize tasks in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Familiar with NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) as described in NIST Special Publication 800-37
  • Familiar with Program Protection Plan (PPP) required by DoDI 5000.02 and DoDI 5200.39
  • Security related Network (e.g., Cisco) and Operating Systems (e.g., Linux, Windows, Solaris) certification or training
  • Knowledge of Agile / DevOps techniques.
  • Knowledge of DoD Exportability/Releasability Requirements.
  • Experience working U.S. Government contract proposals as an Information Assurance Engineer subject matter expert

In compliance with Colorados Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $135,000 to $155,000; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidates work experience, education/training, and key skills.

What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:
Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here: applicable

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