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Associate Cyber Security Analyst Raytheon
Sterling, VA

Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

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About Raytheon

Job Description

Raytheon Intelligence and Information Services (IIS) - Cyber Security & Special Missions (CSM) - Raytheon Cyber Services (RCS) has an immediate opening for an Associate Cyber Security Analyst. The candidate will be able to effectively analyze all relevant cyber security event data and other information sources for suspicious network traffic, attack indicators and potential security breaches; produce reports, assist in coordination during incidents. This position is on-site in Sterling, VA.

Hiring is conditional on the candidate being able to pass a background/drug screening for nuclear clearance.

Responsibilities will include:

* The qualified candidate will assess network threats such as computer viruses, exploits, and malicious attacks;
* Determining true threats, false positives and network system misconfigurations and provide solutions to issues detected in a timely manner;
* Monitor for potential compromise, intrusion, deficiency, significant event or threat to the security posture and security baseline;
* Update and maintain standard operating procedures and other technical documentation


Prior experience working in one of the following is preferred:

* Security Operations Center (SOC)/Network Operations Center (NOC)
* Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT)
* Experience in the detection, response, mitigation, and/or reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks and one or more of the following:
* Experience in computer intrusion analysis and incident response
* Working knowledge of Intrusion detection/protection systems
* Knowledge and understanding of network devices, multiple operating systems, and secure architectures
* Working knowledge of network protocols and common services
* System log analysis
* Current experience with network intrusion detection and response operations (Protect, Defend, Respond and Sustain methodology)
* Experience responding to and resolving situations caused by network attacks
* Ability to assess information of network threats such as scans, computer viruses or complex attacks
* Working knowledge of WAN/LA concepts and technologies
* SIEM content Analysis, Development and Testing
* Familiarity with packet analysis to include:
* HTTP Headers & Status codes
* SMTP Traffic & Status codes
* FTP Traffic & Status Codes

Possessing the following Certifications is desired or the ability to obtain 1 of the following :

* Security+
* Network+
* Or related advanced IT certification

Speaks English fluently

* Personality traits: Naturally curious and inquisitive nature; persistent and determined; loves solving problems and puzzles; analytically rigorous; uncompromising integrity.

Desired Skills:

* Experience with firewalls, routers or antivirus appliances a plus
* Experience working on a 24x7x365 watch desk environment
* Experience with industry standard help desk tools

142178BR 142178 Business Unit Profile

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.1 billion in 2017 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

None / Not Required


Cyber Jobs

Information and Knowledge Systems

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

VA - Sterling

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 identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

About Raytheon

Raytheon is a global company that specializes in defense and other government markets.

10001 employees

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