Senior Principal Cyber Engineer

RTX Broomfield , CO 80021

Posted 2 months ago

Rated the best at what we do, Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS) builds world class satellite ground systems and counters national security threats through cyber solutions.

Raytheon Intelligence and Space is looking for a Cyber Security Leader to join the team supporting and guiding the development/maintenance of custom solutions and Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities. The ideal candidate for this position has the ability to make and defend risk-based decisions and is innovative when finding ways to do things differently.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Planning, scheduling, and executing Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities

Security compliance & vulnerability scanning/remediation across multiple platforms and networks

  • Preparing for, supporting and/or leading Security Test & Evaluation activities for program sell-off of security related requirements

  • Applying knowledge of current Information Assurance policies as a contributor to the architecture and design of secure solutions to customer needs and requirements

  • Performing hands-on technical implementation of security solutions comprised of COTS (Commercial Off the Shelf) & FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) as well as custom-developed products

  • Preparing for, writing, and presenting trade studies, cost benefit analyses, reports and briefings as require

Clearance Requirement: Must have a current/active TS/SCI

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor degree and demonstrated experience in cyber security to include practices/methodologies, associated technologies, application design, and/or experience in an operational environment including NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) &/or ICD 503 (Intelligence Community Directive 503) guidelines, directives and security mandates

  • Experience with cyber security engineering projects and programs for U.S. Government and/or commercial clients.

  • Experience planning, scheduling, and executing Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities, including the development of System Security Plans (SSP) and other supporting documentation (SP800-57, ICD503 preferred)

  • Strong understanding of security design and architecture with ability to develop solutions to moderately complex Information Security compliance and security challenges

  • Experience using Tenable Nessus/Security Center/ ACAS (Assured Compliance Assessment Solution) preferred for security compliance/vulnerability assessment scanning but experience with similar products is acceptable

  • Must be a self-starter capable of multitasking and efficiently managing your time and leading technical projects in a dynamic environment while requiring minimal levels of supervision

  • Ability to work in a team environment and work collaboratively across traditional engineering disciplines

  • Demonstrated experience performing vulnerability assessment/remediation including the coordination or performance of patch/configuration deployments across multiple platforms

  • Demonstrated leadership experience with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written & oral communication skills, including presentation skills

  • Security Certification in accordance to DoD 8570.01 IAT-II or higher (e.g. Security+ CE, SSCP, etc.; CISSP is preferable)

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with an Active TS/SCI

Desired Skills:

  • Systems engineering experience that includes requirements development, architecture and secure design

  • Software assurance/secure coding experience

  • Familiarity with Agile, DevSecOps, and container security

  • Previous experience with X.509 NPE (Non Person Entity) certifications

  • Experience in systems engineering, life-cycle management, & engineering change proposal processes

  • Hands-on technical experience as an individual contributor with documentation skills and experience in some of the following areas:

  • Linux system administration

  • Windows system administration

  • Network component administration

  • VMware administration

  • Operating system hardening

  • COTS and FOSS patch management/deployment experience

  • Experience with highly 'matrixed' organizations

  • Ability to establish tasks and objectives with Lead Engineers and ensure the entire team understands and can work towards the vision and objectives

  • Previous experience in Verification, Validation and Accreditation

  • Experience in proactively analyzing and resolving problems relating to operational considerations, engineering drawings and associated hardware in relation to repair activities

Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) with 10+ years of related work experience or a Master's Degree in a STEM discipline with 8+ years of related work experience

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.




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 orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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