Raytheon Portsmouth , RI 02871
Requisition ID 125220BR Date updated 10/05/2018
Computer System Security Technologist - Information Technology
Raytheon IDS - Portsmouth RI or Tewksbury, MA
IT Security Team
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The IDS IT organization embraces the opportunity to deliver business value by connecting business insight with technical expertise and innovation. We're continuously pushing the envelope to create leading-edge technical processing solutions for complex systems and program challenges. In joining our team, you'll have the opportunity to be an integral part of the business and a leader in driving innovations and technology solutions into the future.
As a Computer System Security Technologist you will serve as a member of the Raytheon Information Risk Assessment and Management Process (IRAMP) Officer (RIO) group. As a RIO you will serve as an advisor on technical and policy matters, involving the security of information systems assigned.In this role, you will partner with IT system administrators to assess unclassified information systems to assure compliance with applicable IT security policies, including but not limited to compliance with National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-171. As a RIO you will support risk assessments and assist with selection of IT controls to achieve compliance. Your role will also includeconducting reassessments of information systems with an expiring Authority To Operate (ATO), assisting with the development of remediation plans and making recommendations to grant ATO for an IS to the Chief Information Security Officer.
In this role, you will have the responsibility to:
Create, consult, and ensure the completion of System Security Plans (SSPs) for IDS managed systems as part of the Information Risk Assessment and Management Process (IRAMP).
Capture and refine security requirements for IS to which they are assigned.
Ensure the security requirements are effectively integrated into the IS through purposeful security architecting, design, development, and configuration.
Request export control review (according to Raytheon policy instruction PI-OGC-GTC-5012) for systems that process Export Controlled information.
Assist IT System admins to complete and maintain System Security Plans (SSPs) for an Information System, ensuring the SSP is current throughout the lifecycle of the IS.
Perform assessments of Information Systems against related SSPs (Level of Effort (LOE) Basic, LOE Intermediate, and LOE Advanced IS only).
Maintain the appropriate operational security posture for IS to which they are assigned and ensure the IS operate with an approved SSP and ATO.
Conduct annual security reviews of assigned LOE Complete systems.
Initiate the IRAMP for an existing system if a proposed change affects the security controls or security posture of the Information System or for expiring ATOs
Conduct reviews and analysis of waiver requests for their assigned IS. Ensure that if the request is approved, the SAP Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) documents the residual risk(s) associated with the waiver.
Contribute to successful completion of Information Security goals.
Educate users/colleagues on information security topics such as policies, standards, guidelines and best practices.
2+ years overall Information Technology experience or equivalent
Experience with enterprise risk management concepts including strategic, operational and technical risk management.
Proven ability to assess system compliance against standards and IT Security Policies.
Ability to identify risks and propose risk mitigation solutions to harden systems.
Strong interpersonal skills - ability to dialogue, negotiate, influence and work with others collaboratively and constructively
Ability to participate on cross-functional teams to resolve complex challenges and shape future opportunities.
Familiarity with audit concepts and strategies in a highly complex, regulated environment.
Security+, Network + Certifications or equivalent.
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and influence).
Familiarity with implementation of NIST SP 800-171 and/or NIST SP 800-53
Familiarity with US Defense Security Service (DSS) audit procedures
Familiarity with processes to harden computer systems.
Ability to work multiple complex initiatives simultaneously
Ability to attain DOD Security Clearance - except in rare cases only US Citizens are eligible to obtain clearances.
Education (including Major):
Raytheon continues to be in the Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT offering flexible work schedules including compressed work weeks, and telecommuting. As a company, Raytheon has also been recognized in the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, awarded especially high marks in the areas of the environment, philanthropy and financial transparency. Let us be your partner for achieving professional success, with opportunities to have flexible schedules, work in a diverse and supportive work environment, and gain access to professional learning and growth opportunities.
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization and eligible to obtain US Dept. of Defense Secret Security Clearance. 125220
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.
None / Not Required
Computer/Management Information Systems
Information and Knowledge Systems
Type Of Job
MA - Tewksbury
RI - Portsmouth
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.