Principal Cyber Engineer

Raytheon   •  

Herndon, VA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


8 - 10 years

Posted 21 days ago

Raytheon Intelligence and Information Services (IIS) – Cyber Security & Special Missions (CSM) – Raytheon Foreground Security (RFS) has an immediate opening for a Cyber Security Engineer. The successful candidate will be provide engineering support building out a Security Operations Center (SOC) and its tools used by all stakeholders of the SOC.

Responsibilities will include:

• Review tool configurations for compliance industry best practices;

• Develop and enhance methodologies and supporting operational documentation to create and maintain standard operating procedures.

• Develop and deliver metrics for reporting functions.

• Develop and organize standard toolkits and tool development repositories, and custom content based on customer needs

• Perform day-to-day functions (operations/ maintenance) on cyber engineering tools.

• Provide reporting and metrics of ongoing tasks.

• Participate in customer calls and meetings on a regular basis.

Required Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer and Information Systems, Engineering, Science, or Mathematics.

• G10 requires 8+ years concentration in performing cyber security engineering;

• Intermediate experience with logging utilities (rsyslog, syslog-ng, etc) and log source migration and normalization into a SIEM
• Experience with writing regular expressions (regEx)
• Intermediate experience in Linux operating systems

• Knowledge of and practical experience of integration of COTS or open source tools, to include at least 2 or the following:

  • Splunk
  • Proofpoint
  • Carbon black protect
  • Carbon black defend
  • Darktrace
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Speaks English fluently
  • Personality traits: Naturally curious and inquisitive nature; persistent and determined; loves solving problems and puzzles; analytically rigorous; uncompromising integrity
  • This position requires the ability to access systems that contain information restricted to US Citizens based on certain Federal Government contractual requirements

    Desired Skills:

    • 8+ years’ experience performing cyber engineering;

    • Master’s degree in area of study relevant for Computer Information Systems;

• SIEM content Analysis, Development and Testing

• Experience with Splunk Enterprise

  • Security+, Network+, CCNA, GIAC certifications