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Raytheon Technologies Cyber Threat Hunter in Dulles, Virginia

Job Description –Cyber Threat Hunter

Location: Remote

  • Act as a Threat Hunting Subject Matter Expert (SME) working with a Raytheon Customer to proactively guide threat hunts, transfer knowledge to customer analyst staff, and report to customer leadership on progress

  • Proactively drive hunting and analysis against the dataset available

  • Leverage internal and external resources to research threats, vulnerabilities, and intelligence on various attackers and attack infrastructure

  • Use Big Data Analytics platform to identify threats, determine root cause, scope, and severity of each and compile/report findings into a finished analytical product.

  • Recommend system tuning/customization and data collection improvements to client

  • Identify threats, develop or recommend countermeasures, and perform advanced network and host analysis in the event of a compromise aka data driven threat hunting (and content development) utilizing a variety of customer tools

  • Work with the customer and the Raytheon Techonlogies team to improve and expand the toolset aka CONOPS and SOP as needed to reflect the realities of operations

  • Interface with customers on a daily basis to consult with them on best security practices and help them mature their security posture


  • Customer relationship building and mentoring, able to develop the customer’s technical respect and trust

  • Operational experience as a Cyber Threat Hunter

  • Experience with computer networking and operating systems

  • Knowledge of current threats, vulnerabilities, and attack trends and resources for maintaining knowledge

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Experience working directly with customers to transfer Threat Hunting knowledge

  • Possess good time management and written and oral communications skills

  • Experience with some/all of: Carbon Black Response/Defense, Crowdstrike, RSA Netwitness, Splunk, QRadar, Exabeam, Logpoint, McAfee ESM, Cybraics, other SIEMS and EDR solutions

  • Familiarity with: Netflow data, DNS logs, Proxy Logs


  • Security+, GCIA, GCIH, GSEC, GNFA , GIAC, GREM


  • Bachelors degree or Minimum 5 + Years of hands-on applicable experience or a combination of education/work experience may be considered. Additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.


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.