Senior or Principal Systems Security Engineer - Cyber/ISSE

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Fullerton, CA 92832
Sr Systems Security Engineer or Principal Systems Engineer Cyber/ISSE
Do you want to protect our nations weapons systems against threats?
Would you consider yourself a non-standard thinker fascinated by systems and security?

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trail blaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

As a member of our elite Systems Security Engineering (SSE) team, we want you to develop solutions to protect the Warfighters technology advantage. Systems Security Engineering creates holistic security solutions leveraging Anti-Tamper (AT), Software Assurance, and Supply Chain Risk Management to support Program Protection Implementation on embedded weapons systems.

Job Summary:
Join our highly-visible team and perform technically challenging assignments, which will directly contribute to protecting our nation and our Warfighters. Currently, we are seeking a Sr./Principle Systems Security Engineer Cyber/ISSE to function as a key contributor for the Systems Design Directorate team in Fullerton, CA.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
As a Sr. Systems Security Engineer Cyber/ISSE, your day-to-day activities may include:

  • Supporting 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 component
  • Understanding and integrating cybersecurity development activities
  • Supporting 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

This position can be a Sr Systems Engineer or a Principal Systems Engineer, based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • 5+ years of Technical (hands-on) experience related to Information Assurance/Cyber Engineering requirements, determination, development, and implementation
  • Bachelors Degree in Science, Technology Engineering or Mathematics to include Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, Computer Science, Engineering Science, or similar. A Ph.D. qualifies for the relevant experience to apply for this position for a Sr. Systems Engineer (P3) position. For a Principal (P4) level position, an advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for (3) years of experience
  • Systems engineering, including any of the following: System Requirements definition and analysis, System Test and Analysis, Systems Engineering Studies
  • IA vulnerability testing and related network and system test tools; e.g., Retina, NMap, Nessus, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP)
  • Usage of information security toolsets including anti-virus, Vulnerability Assessment, HIDS/ NIDS. host-based or endpoint security solutions, 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 prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

Qualifications We Value:
  • 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
  • DoDI 8570.01-M IAT Level-II Compliant Certification (e.g. Security+, CISSP, or equivalent)
  • Security features and/or vulnerability analysis of various operating systems as defined by Intelligence agencies
  • 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
  • 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
  • Familiar with NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF), as described in NIST Special Publication 800-37
  • Experience with Python scripting and Linux Bash
  • Familiar with Program Protection Plan (PPP) required by DoDI 5000.02 and DoDI 5200.39
  • Experience working on U.S. Government contract proposals as an Information Assurance Engineer subject matter expert

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:

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Fullerton, CA 92832

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