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Threat Analyst Tier 2/3 Raytheon
Bethesda, MD

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How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field. Whether you're an Information Systems Technologist or an Encryption Strategy Expert, 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 balance. If you're ready to take on today's big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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Threat Analyst Tier 2/3 (10-15YrsExpRequired)

SupportHHS-NIH ISPS (Information Security Program Support) customer contract to enable mission accomplishmentby analyzing allrelevantcyber security event data and other information sources for suspicious network traffic,attack indicators and potential security breaches; produce reports, assist in coordination during incidents. In support of the customer'sstrategic direction, key individuals support the Cyber Security OperationsCenter(CSOC)employing innovative technologies and techniques.

Location: CONUSMust have a current TS/SCI clearanceThe main objective of the NIH Information Security Program is to "safeguard the NIH personnel, patients, computers, networks and data that NIH relies on each day to fulfill its mission." To achieve this objective, the NIH Information Security Program has established the following strategic goals:Reduce High Risks: Reduce NIH high risk areas; prioritize/High Value Assets (HVAs)Improve Protections: Improve protections for data, infrastructure, and staff Complete Visibility: Provide continuous/increased visibility into IT assets, operations, threats, and risksIntegrate NIH Privacy Coordinators into accreditation and authorization processesThese goals will be achieved via NIH-specific initiatives and government-wide projects to promote IT management best practices, including configuration and patch management, system administration, and change and operations management. These activities will also be accomplished via implementation of DHS Continuous Diagnostic & Mitigation (CDM) program guidance and technologies, the NIH information security modernization initiative, and other NIH and HHS information security projects intended to protect and serve the NIH mission, patients, and staff.

Job Description:

Looking for qualified individuals who can support the developmentanddeployment of information technology services as a ThreatAnalyst Tier 2 directly supporting the Open SourceIntelligence (OSINT)Team Lead. A skillful threatanalyst in Social Media andOpen Source Intelligence (OSINT) analysis is needed to support the customerteam in support of ComputerNetwork Defense(CND) mission within the Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC). The threatanalystsupports the development of all the threat intelligence team'sOSINToutputs:regularreports,ad hoc reports, andresearchrequestfrom senior CSOC leadership. The threat analyst is also responsibleformanaging the intake of threat data into the ThreatKnowledge ManagementSystem. The threatanalystcollects, processes, andanalyzes open source information to produce cyberintelligence output.


Support the team in conducting Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) analysis using research methods

DevelopSOPs/WIs to document allprocesses and procedures

Developmethods to integrate new tools into currentworkflows


Collaboratewithstakeholders to facilitate aneffective OSINTresearchprogram

Provide training asrequired

Participates in specialprojects as required

Work with the customer to helpcoordinatechangesandupdates

KeepProgram Management informed of project status

Required Skills:

Existing US DOD TS/SCIClearance

US Citizenship

Willing to work rotating shifts

Knowledge ofSocial Media sources and trends

Knowledge in OSINT / Social Media analysis

Demonstrated ability to work in a teamand train teammates

Proficiency with MS Office Applications

Must be able to work collaboratively acrossagenciesandphysical locations

Ability to work within a multi-disciplined team

Demonstrated ability to integratecyber security relateddatafrom host network audits,central analysis, and other relatedsources into investigative oranalytical products

Desired Skills:8+ years relatedexperience

Experience with process development and deployment

Experience with training in new technologies

Experience analyzing geopoliticalevents using open sources

Excellentwriting & communications skills

Ability to speak and read English


Security+CE or

GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC) or

Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) or

CertifiedInformationSystems Security Professional(CISSP)


BS in History,PoliticalScience,InternationalRelations, Counter Terrorism, or relatedfield. Must have a minimum of 5-10 years'experience,orequivalent education andexperience.Master'sDegree strongly preferred.


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 and training 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 $6.2 billion in 2018 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

TS/SCI - Current


Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Computer/Management Information Systems

Cyber Jobs

Information and Knowledge Systems

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

MD - Bethesda

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.

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