Cyber Security Technologist II- Information Assurance

Raytheon Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 4 weeks ago

How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field.

Whether you're an Information Systems Technologist or an Encryption Strategy Expert, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life balance. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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This position can be an Information Assurance Cyber Specialist II or a Senior Information Assurance Cyber Specialist I based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Information Operations and Information Assurance (IO/IA) are matters we take very seriously indeed. And so do our customers, from global governments to Fortune 500 companies. That's why they trust us to deliver the end-to-end offensive and defensive solutions that successfully protect them from a wide range of internal and external threats including breach, fraud, theft and sabotage.

The Information System Security Officer (ISSO) designs, develops, and recommends integrated security solutions for multiple classified systems/projects. The successful candidate will analyze and coordinate information assurance requirements for networked and standalone systems within environments of varying complexity levels.

They will also be responsible for creating and maintaining certification and accreditation documentation. The ISSO will design, develop, and recommend security solutions for platforms with various operating systems.

Successful candidates will ensure system security measures comply with multiple regulatory requirements (e.g. NISPOM, JAFAN, DCID/ICD 503, DoD RMF), and accurately assess the impact of modifications, changes, and vulnerabilities for each system where needed. They will coordinate their duties with selected Security, Information Technology, and Project Managers on a regular basis.

The ISSO will conduct reviews and technical inspections (as prescribed by the ISSM) to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses, and ensure that all security features applied to a system are implemented and functional. They will also create and maintain all information assurance documentation (e.g. SSPs, Security Profiles, approvals, etc.) for their assigned areas.

Additional duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

Participates in interdepartmental projects and provides leadership as necessary.

Trains and mentors novice and intermediate ISSOs, and provides performance input to managers.

Interfaces with internal and external Security personnel, customers, management, and U.S. Government representatives where required.

Performs other IA-related duties as assigned by management on an "as required" basis.

Travel as needed to other business locations to provide necessary cyber security support.

Minimum Required Skills:

Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience in lieu of degree, with 2 years of directly related experience. Master's degree with 0 years of directly related experience

Possess a minimum of a current, DoD active secret security clearance, US Citizenship statues required as this position needs active US Security Clearance as of day one of employment

Experience in the oversight and execution of a continuous monitoring/improvement program (to include but not limited to self-inspections, security control assessments, training, log management systems, automated inventory utilities, etc.)

Experience implementing the NISPOM, JAFAN 6/3, DCID 6/3, JSIG/RMF, ICD-503 or equivalent requirements to include technical computer/network system auditing

Experience successfully and respectfully interfacing with internal and external customers (i.e. AOs, DAOs, SCAs, Program Managers, etc.), to include negotiating controls/requirements with government Contracting Activities

Familiarity with documentation and tools such as: DoD 8500 series, NIST Special Publications (800-53, 800-37, etc.) SNAC Guides, Nessus, SCAP, ACAS, etc.

Able to obtain a DoD 8570.01-M IAM level I certified credentials (Security +, etc.)

Highly Desired Skills:

Experience with the identification, development, and reporting of IA program performance metrics and oversight of appropriate IA policy, processes and procedures

Knowledge in UNIX, Linux, Solaris, IRIX, SUSE, and MAC operating systems

Experience in the execution and management of Information System's (IS) incident response and administrative inquiries/investigations in collaboration with the Investigations department

Experience providing technical security expertise and oversight for complex, cross-domain, heterogeneous classified networked environments in collaboration with Customers, the Information Technology (IT) Department and other Raytheon Business Units

Experience with various types of special test equipment (STE)

Willing to travel on company business

Experience working with the customer, both internal and external in the development of Basis of Estimates (BOE's)

Public speaking experience

Currently possess DoD 8570.01-M IAM level III certified credentials (CISSP, CISM, etc.)

Experience in the oversight and execution of the Assessment & Authorization processes (Certification & Accreditation), as defined in JSIG/RMF

Experience in executing leadership and managerial duties (i.e. performance development, career coaching, mentoring, training, resource management, budget management, etc.)
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Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirement including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. RMS is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona with over 11,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

Secret - Current


Computer Science

Computer/Management Information Systems

Configuration Management

Cyber Jobs

Information and Knowledge Systems

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

AL - Huntsville

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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