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Raytheon Technologies Principal Cyber Engineer in Doha, Qatar

Raytheon Intelligence & Space is seeking a Principal Cyber Engineer to join our team in support of the Air and Missile Defense Operations Center (ADOC) System for the Qatar Emiri Air Defence Forces (QEADF). The position is located at a QEADF site near the city of Doha, Qatar.

This position will perform cyber threat intelligence analysis, correlate actionable security events, perform network traffic analysis using raw packet data, net flow, IDS, IPS and custom sensor output as it pertains to the cyber security of communications networks, and participate in the coordination of resources during incident response efforts. This position requires rotating shift work.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Understand primary cybersecurity policy information including DoDI 8510.01 Risk Management Framework

  • Help ensure Qatari Cyber policy is enforced and supported leadership reviews

  • Review DoD and open source intelligence for threats

  • Identify Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) and integrate those into sensors and SIEMs

  • Triage alerts to identify malicious actors on customer networks

  • Work with team for tasks such as issuances of Smart Cards, managing policies for system deployment and on system assets

  • Perform Vulnerability Scans

  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to create complex technical reports on analytic findings

  • Willing to perform shift work

Required Experience, Knowledge, and/or Skills:

  • DoD 8570 IAT II prior to starting

  • CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization or Security Operations Center

  • Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of network threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs)

  • Demonstrated understanding of TCP/IP, common networking ports and protocols, traffic flow, system administration, OSI model, defense-in-depth and common security elements

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience analyzing high volumes of logs, network data (e.g. Netflow, FPC), and other attack artifacts in support of incident investigations

  • In-depth knowledge of architecture, engineering, and operations of at least one enterprise SIEM platform (e.g. McAfee Enterprise Security Manager, ArcSight, QRadar, Splunk)

  • Experience and proficiency with any of the following: Anti-Virus, HIPS, ID/IPS, Full Packet Capture, Host-Based Forensics, Network Forensics, Vulnerability Scanning tools

  • Experience with malware analysis concepts and methods

  • Linux and Windows technical experience

  • Scripting and programming experience

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Knowledge of DoDI 8510.01 Risk Management Framework

Desired Experience, Knowledge, and/or Skills:

  • Advanced certifications such as SANS GIAC/GCIA/GCIH, CISSP or CASP and/or SIEM-specific training and certification

  • Demonstrated commitment to training, self-study and maintaining proficiency in the technical cyber security domain


Requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) and minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience.

This position requires a US person