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Network Engineer Raytheon
Dulles, VA

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What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you're a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, at Raytheon you'll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you'll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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Raytheon is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment; including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. Raytheon Cybersecurity and Special Missions (CSM) is seeking Network Engineers to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities.

Responsibilities will include:

* 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.
* Maintains technical expertise in all areas of voice and data networks hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.
* May propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.
* Prepares or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions.
* Provides regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems.
* May coordinate third-party maintenance for network equipment.
* May design network or portion of network that include selection of hardware and software packages.

Required skills:

* U.S. Citizenship
* Top Secret clearance with SSBI in last five years (TS/SCI desired)
* 6+ years directly relevant experience
* Experience supporting enterprise and development network infrastructure.
* Experience supporting maintenance, troubleshooting and IA of network.
* Ability to evaluate, test, install and implement new and existing hardware and software across physical media, protocol stacks, switches, routers, firewalls, intrusion detection devices, and network management components.
* Ability to perform problem isolation and resolution of network problems through troubleshooting and devising effective solutions.
* Experience installing patches and maintaining accurate records of program corrections and patch levels.
* Ability to perform Network Management functions such as, network monitoring, network performance measurement and reporting.
* Ability to perform updates to network devices, including Firewalls, NIDS, switches, routers and crypto devices.
* Ability to Support development and maintenance of all required network policies and procedures.

Desired skills:

* Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: TCP/IP networking, encryption, firewalls, IDS/IPS, host-based security, DNS, Directory Services, Storage, Cloud-based environments (AWS, OpenStack), and SNMP-based network management
* Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: ACLs, IAVA, ICD 503, NIST 800-53, RMF, STIGS/STEs.
* Experience or familiarity with Agile development methodology.
* Two (2) or more years of cyber security experience.
* Experience performing vulnerability scans.
* Experience and/or familiarity with DevOps, Continuous Development/Continuous Integration concepts, and tools such as Docker, Jenkins, Rational Team Concert, JIRA, Git, Chef, Ansible, and Puppet.

Required Education:

BS Electrical Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Computer Systems Engineering, or related degree. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.

Desired Certifications:

* DoD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level II
* CISSP, CCIE Security, CCNA Security, CCIE Routing and Switching, CCNA Routing and Switching, CCNP Security, Security+

DOMinoIIS 134178

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



Computer Engineering

Cyber Jobs

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

VA - Dulles

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.

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

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