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.
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.
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.
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.
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: https://www.state.gov/m/ds/clearances/c10978.htm
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.