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Raytheon Technologies Cyber Engineer II in Dulles, Virginia

Junior penetration tester will be responsible for identifying vulnerabilities in IT based systems, exploiting these vulnerabilities and providing an actionable report to the program to assist with their mitigations and cyber resiliency.

  • Understand the threat and vulnerabilities reported in Threat Modeling, Static Code Analysis & vulnerabilities reported through open source scans

  • Lead port and protocol scans to identify computing assets communicating on the network

  • Research and Identify vulnerabilities in listening services

  • Lead reconnaissance activities and exploitation of vulnerabilities to gain user/privileged level access, prove ability of adversaries to intercept communications, and otherwise compromise the security of a system

  • Report on findings/observations and provide recommendations such as outlining a defense-in-depth approach to business stakeholders and providing strategic solutions to developers/infrastructure engineers on effective security controls and counter measures.

Required Skills:

  • 1-2 years of experience as a penetration tester

  • Experience with vulnerability assessment tools such as Nessus

  • Experience with Linux and Windows Operating Systems.

  • Experience with penetration testing tools such as Metasploit and Burpsuite.

  • Experience with virtualization technology such as VMware

  • Must have active Top Secret Clearance

Preferred skills

  • Proven knowledge of OWASP Top 10 & SANS Top 20

  • Proven knowledge of DoD security methodologies, policies, reporting, standards and best practices

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Critical thinking and analytical skills (ability to think like an offensive adversary)

  • Excellent organizational skills, coupled with ability to be versatile and flexible

  • Sound business judgment and the ability to work successfully with all levels of management

  • Hold a DoD 8570 compliant certification such as Security + , CISSP or CEH.

  • Hold an offensive cyber certification such as GPEN or OSCP.

Required Education (including Major):

Bachelor's degree in a STEM field

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.