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Raytheon Technologies Information Systems Security Officer/Engineer in McLean, Virginia

This assignment is for a position with the Prime on a national security Program that works in close partnership with data scientists, engineers, and analysts conducting specialized scientific and engineering analysis. The analysis mission is conducted in several different security level domains and each domain requires ongoing security accreditation. The Program is responsible for installing and operating all the host hardware and software systems and requires an individual fully knowledgeable in the Client security accreditation systems and processes. The successful candidate shall be able to develop a strong partner relationship with the Information Security managers and successfully interpret Program capabilities and procedures into documentation that is understood and approved by the information security authorities.

The successful candidate shall be able to:

  • Provide day-to-day support and oversight for all Information Assurance, Certification & Accreditation and Assessment & Authorization activities;

  • Develop and document System Security Plans as required by the information security authorities;

  • Coordinate and track vulnerabilities, risks, accreditation status, and reporting status across Program teams;

  • Work with the Program teams to capture content and document the processes that monitor the network and maintain system logs required to assess risks and/or incidents;

  • Serve as the information security advocate to obtain approval for all system architecture changes.

    Required Skills:

  • Author, maintain and update systems security documentation associated with ICD503, Xacta Rev3 and Xacta Rev4 accreditation processes.

  • Navigate the Sponsor's security and accreditation processes to achieve IT system to Authority to Operate (ATO).

  • Document successful completion of information security risk/vulnerabilities mitigations.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Information Assurance with minimum of 6 years in a Information System Security Officer/Engineer role.

    Desired Skills:

  • Experience navigating output reports from Nessus, Nipper, and/or other security scans.

  • Ability to create tracking tickets in Jira for monitoring progress correcting risks and vulnerabilities.

  • Experience working security accreditation with Windows servers and desktop systems.

  • Experience working security accreditation with Linux servers and desktop systems.

  • Experience working security accreditation with Cisco network switches and firewalls.

  • Experience working security accreditation with virtualization capabilities including VMware systems.

  • Experience working security accreditation with AWS, C2S, and/or other Cloud computing systems.

  • Experience working security accreditation in Unclass, SIPRnet, JWICS, and TS domains.

    Required Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph

    Required Education : BS/BA in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems OR equivalent combination of education and experience


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.