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RTX Corporation Cybersecurity Engineer in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA133: Tewksbury, Ma Bldg 3 Concord 50 Apple Hill Drive Concord - Building 3, Tewksbury, MA, 01876 USA

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About Us:

At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary:

We have an on-site opportunity for a Cybersecurity Engineer within the Patriot Application and Tactical Software Department in Tewksbury Massachusetts. The Department’s mission is to provide world class software for Patriot, the world's pre-eminent air defense system. Patriot is the world's pre-eminent air defense system, and we are currently searching for a candidate to work with the Patriot Cybersecurity / Information Assurance team. As part of this team, you will support definition of security architecture, requirements, design, and implementation as well as Cyber resiliency and threat awareness.

This position is an onsite role in Tewksbury MA.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Defining security requirements and design solutions, providing guidance and direction related to security technologies.

  • Performing analysis on security collected data and test results.

  • Identifying and implementing security design and preparing and maintaining engineering and security related documentation.

  • Defining and developing cybersecurity requirements, design, and architecture artifacts, strategy, plans, and policies.

  • Perform and/or provide guidance and oversight on vulnerability assessments, defining, negotiating, and executing Assessment and Authorization (A&A) events.

  • Collaborating with program and engineering disciplines and ensuring cybersecurity solution alternatives.

  • Conduct cybersecurity audits to ensure appropriate implementation and compliance of the security posture.

  • Define security development and test efforts implementation of security controls of networking devices, databases, operating systems, and hardware and software components.

  • Conducting technical and nontechnical trade studies, analysis, reviews identify.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a Bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity/Computer Science/Engineering or related technical field and 5+ years of experience

  • Experience in cybersecurity, compliance, and risk management framework.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US government issued security clearance is required. U.S. Citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with security features and/or vulnerability of various operating systems as defined by NSA, NIST, DISA (STIGs) and USCYBERCOM.

  • Experience with network and system security administration, including operating system security configuration and account management best practices for MS Windows, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and Cisco Systems.

  • DoDI 8570.01-M IAT Level-III Compliant Certification (CISSP, CCNP Security, CISA, etc.)

  • Familiar with NIST Risk Management Framework as described in NIST Special Publication 800-37.

  • Familiar with Program Protection Plan (PPP) required by DoDI 5000.2 and DoDI 5200.39.

  • Experience working U.S. Government contract proposals as an Information Assurance Engineer subject matter expert.

  • Security related Network (e.g. Cisco) and Operating System certification or training.

  • Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision.

  • Ability to support periodic travel.

    What We Offer :

    Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a 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 a security clearance. DCSA Consolidated Adjudication Services (DCSA CAS), 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:

The salary range for this role is 77,000 USD - 163,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.