Systems Security Engineering - 2022 Sumer Intern (Cyber And Program Protection)

RTX West Millbury , MA 01586

Posted 3 weeks ago

2022 Summer Intern - Systems Security Engineering (Cyber)

Do you want to protect our nation's weapons systems against threats?

Would you consider yourself a "non-standard thinker" fascinated by systems and security?

Do you like to dissect systems and understand how they work and go together?

If you answered yes to the above, with the ability to understand and communicate with other engineering disciplines, then Raytheon Missiles & Defense may have an excellent career opportunity for you. We have outstanding benefits and relocation packages.

At Raytheon Missile & Defense you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across broader end-to-end solutions, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

We want you to fulfill a systems engineer role developing Systems Security Engineering (SSE) solutions to protect the US war fighter's 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 Description:

Join the fast growing and highly visible Cybersecurity team. Build your System Integrity and Cyber Security skillset to perform technically stimulating assignments which will directly contribute to protecting our nation and our war fighters. Specific job responsibilities will be designed to match the candidate's technical interest and academic background, including supporting emerging and existing programs in defining, architecting and implementing system protection solutions and requirements.

Required Skills:

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program with an emphasis in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, or related technical field.

  • This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Desired Skills:

  • Leadership or participation in college campus organizations, athletics teams, or community service groups

  • Cyber Security Certification(s) a plus

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA

  • Authored technical papers and/or technical presentations

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment

  • Ability to apply systems security engineering concepts, principles, and theories

  • Ability to pursue information, organize, multi-task and prioritize tasks in a fast paced, deadline driven environment

  • Relevant work, course work, or research project experience in offensive or defensive cyber security engineering, computer systems engineering, IT, network security, software assurance, reverse engineering, requirements development, software/hardware integration, configuration management, technical writing, etc.

Educational background, interest, and/or some working knowledge in the following areas:

  • Concepts related to network topologies, network based security (i.e. firewalls, internal/external routing and switching), host based protection, anti-virus, OS patching, system security administration

  • Cyber Security policies and risk management best practices such as the NIST Risk Management

Framework as described in NIST Special Publication 800-37, DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG), and/or Program Protection Plan policies (DoDI 5000.02 and DoDI 5200.39)

  • Security systems engineering pertaining to computer hardware and software operating systems (e.g. Windows, Linux, Unix), virtual machines (VMWare), and/or application-based solutions in both a stand-alone and/or in LAN/WAN configurations

  • Vulnerability testing (or penetration testing) and network and cyber security tools such as Retina, NMap, Nessus, Wireshark, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP), Metasploit, firewall solutions (Cisco, Juniper, Forcepoint) cross-domain solutions, HIDS/NIDS, etc.

  • Encryption and cryptographic concepts, cryptographic applications, and COTS secure products

  • Familiarity with a modern computer programming language (e.g. Java, C++, C, Python, Ada) and/or other application or software development experience

What We Offer:

Whether you're 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 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:


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.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Embedded Systems Security Engineer (Cybersecurity)


Posted 3 months ago

VIEW JOBS 7/28/2021 12:00:00 AM 2021-10-26T00:00 * - This requisition is for future work, if you meet the requirements you will be contacted by the recruiter. We are open to various years of experience and various seniority levels. (sorry no new grads or interns) US Citizenship required. If you are a Secure Systems Engineer with embedded systems experience, please apply and we will contact you -- Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is seeking a talented Systems Security Engineer (SSE) to join the Secure Systems Department. This position is in a technical growth area and we need individuals who can apply their technical knowledge and experience to system security engineering and program protection concerns within the key areas of cybersecurity, anti-tamper, software assurance, supply chain exploitation, and threat and design vulnerability analysis. The SSE will participate in the development of embedded and networked security solutions, and will be responsible for leading and executing the cybersecurity efforts for secure system products. Activities will consist of security subsystem specifications, security subsystem architecture, interface descriptions, RMF assessment and authorization, and vulnerability assessments. The SSE must be able to work independently and as a member of a team in coordination with engineers in development, integration, test and modeling. The SSE will exhibit a high degree of creativity and ingenuity, and will be responsible for developing advanced systems /security integrity and information assurance leveraging DoD RMF guidelines and concepts. The SSE must be able to communicate effectively with both internal and external customers, and will be required to brief senior company and customer leadership teams. * US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED AS SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL BE REQUIRED TO HAVE A US SECURITY CLEARANCE AS OF DAY ONE OF EMPLOYMENT* Requirements: * Minimum 8 years of hands on technical experience related to Embedded Systems/Software Engineering architecture, requirements, determination, development, and implementation * Experience in Cybersecurity - DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) for Embedded systems * Experience designing, implementing, testing, and fielding Cybersecurity on embedded real-time security-oriented solutions * Working knowledge of secure systems technologies, methodologies, policies and guidelines * Ability to interact with customers to define requirements, solutions, trades, costs, implementation, system impacts, and effectiveness * Develop top-level Embedded system requirements, and flow down requirements and implementation concepts to subsystems * Experience with direct interfaces with respect to customer representatives and external suppliers * Experience with commercial-off-the-shelf security technologies and trusted products * Experience applying the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) * ACTIVE Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain additional program-level special clearances * U.S. Citizen as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems Preferred: * Experience in System Integrity, Intelligence Community Security design, or related field * Familiarity with cryptography and cryptographic applications * Experience with certification and accreditation of cryptographic, anti-tamper, and other security-related embedded products / systems * Experience with multi-level security solutions * Experience performing Cybersecurity assessments on embedded security solutions * Background in both Systems Engineering and Software Engineering practices * Knowledge of security standards, methods, and policies; risk and threat analysis; technical security safeguards; and operational security measures. * Knowledge of Program Protection Plan (PPP) required by DoDI 5000.02 and DoDI 5200.39 Education: * B.S. in Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or related field; Advanced degree(s) preferred #SASSecureSystems SASSecureSystems 183977 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. RTX West Millbury MA

Systems Security Engineering - 2022 Sumer Intern (Cyber And Program Protection)