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RTX Corporation Principal Network Engineer - Classified areas, Onsite, Woburn MA P3 in Woburn, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA311: Woburn MA 225 Presidential 225 Presidential Way Goddard Building 27, Woburn, MA, 01801 USA

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Principal Network Engineer

Raytheon Digital TechnologyProgram Infrastructure TechnologiesNetwork Engineering TeamNetwork Strategy and Infrastructure

Woburn, MA – Fully Onsite

US Secret Clearance Required – Currently ActiveAbout 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: Join this high impact team as a Principal Network Engineer (P3) to ensure the smooth operation of classified network infrastructure at our Raytheon locations. The installation, maintenance, support, and monitoring of the network infrastructure will be performed. Candidate must have a solid background supporting networks. This role will be onsite and based in Woburn, MA, and may require occasional travel to other local and US Domestic locations as necessary. Relocation support is provided for the applicant if they qualify per company policy.

  • Maintains smooth operation of voice and data networks. Plans, evaluates, coordinates, and performs installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network.

  • Develop technical expertise in all areas of voice and data networks hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as switches, routers, firewalls, authentication servers, encryptors etc.

  • Maintains network management software platforms.

  • Propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings aligning with future requirements factoring in redundancy and required network uptime.

  • Prepares or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions, technical diagrams, and other documentation. Where no documentation exists, new documentation will be created.

  • Provide regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems.

  • Assist with coordination of third-party maintenance for network equipment or with vendors for third-party support.

  • Network designs that include selection of hardware and software packages, hierarchical architecture, and geographical limitations.

  • Work with program engineers to resolve networking problems in tactical environments.

  • Assist in the overall performance and capability of technical team through mentoring, training, and knowledge sharing.

  • Willingness and availability to work outside normal business hours (evenings and weekends) as needed.

  • Willingness and availability to travel domestically as needed.

  • Must be able to work with general supervision and follow established procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically Requires a bachelor’s degree with 5 years’ experience in Network Engineering or Information Technology roles, an advanced degree with 3 years’ experience, or Associates with 7 years’ experience. In lieu of degree, 9 years of relevant experience will be considered.

  • Experience with configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco routers, switches, firewalls.

  • Active and transferable U.S. government issued security clearance is required prior to start date. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with network management software.

  • Experience with current cabling and fiber standards

  • Experience with access control list, security posture, and vendor best practices.

  • Experience with Visio diagramming and design capabilities

  • Experience with intrusion detection systems, including software upgrades.

  • Knowledge of configuration and troubleshooting of encryption devices.

  • Effective customer service skills, including oral and written communications.

  • Experience with platforms such as IP telephony, NTP servers, GemOne, and SolarWinds.

  • Certifications in Security+ within 6 months and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) is highly desired within a year

  • Ability to work under time constraints.

  • Experience with classified computing, STIG compliance, and network refreshes

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 superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance, and child/adult backup care.

This requisition is eligible for an employee referral award. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the referral award.

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.