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Raytheon Technologies ISSO - FL in Melbourne, Florida

Raytheon CODEX boasts nearly 200 talented engineers and support staff in Brevard County. Our Indialantic and Palm Bay offices offer a casual work environment with fully stocked cafeterias, game rooms, and many research labs. Free-lunch Thursdays allow employees to mingle with co-workers and a flexible schedule provides the freedom to balance work, play, and family time. Additional activities include Orlando and its many theme parks, attractions, and cruises that depart from Cape Canaveral and Miami. Raytheon CODEX is a technology-focused company with incredible growth and career opportunities. We are passionate about meaningful work that challenges the mind and encourages collaboration as we work to solve the nation’s toughest challenges. Our Cybersecurity efforts cover the full spectrum of critical technologies throughout the system development lifecycle. We are a fast-paced, dynamic organization that puts our customers first while remaining casual, fun, and family-oriented.

Job Description:

This job opportunity is for a Principal Specialist, Cyber Vulnerability Assessment that will serve as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) position at the Raytheon CODEX facility in Palm Bay, FL. The ISSO is responsible for executing the Cybersecurity program as stipulated by various USG requirements, including (but not limited to): NISPOM, DAAPM, JSIG, ICD 503, and associated documents. The selected candidate will be responsible for effective day-to-day execution of the Cybersecurity program to include (but not limited to):

  • Development and sustainment of the RMF Body of Evidence of assigned systems, including SSPs, RARs, POAMs, SCTMs, SOPs, test plans, etc

  • Performance of technical security controls assessments and baseline validations to identify vulnerabilities and control deficiencies as part of the continuous monitoring program

  • Oversight of Cybersecurity sustainment activities including hardware/software change management, account management, auditing, media protection, training, file transfers, etc.)

  • Performance of self-inspections, system auditing, system baseline validations, and CONMON

  • Interfacing with internal/external customers, program managers, IT staff, senior leadership, etc

  • Performance of initial and annual general/privileged user training and associated functions

  • Supporting various actions related to cyber incident response, investigation, and resolution

  • Developing and enforcing Cybersecurity policies and procedures for accredited systems

    The ideal candidate will possess strong written and oral communications skills, in-depth technical aptitude, exemplary customer service skills, strong time management skills, the ability to find solutions to complex challenges creatively, multi-task, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

    This position will report directly to the Raytheon CODEX Cybersecurity & Risk Management Senior Manager.

  • This position requires the sustainment of a TS/SCI Security Clearance with multiple customer bases

  • This position requires the candidate to obtain and maintain a Cybersecurity Professional certification commensurate with their role (e.g., IAM Level 1, Level 2, etc.)

    Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in Cybersecurity, information systems security, or security engineering

  • Experience developing System Security Plans (SSPs) and supporting RMF Bodies of Evidence

  • Experience supporting various computer hardware platforms and multiple operating systems in both stand-alone and LAN/WAN configurations

  • Working knowledge of operating systems security features and settings (e.g., Windows, Unix, Linux, and OS X)

  • Proven ability to make sound decisions and implement all aspects of information systems security as it applies to NISPOM Chapter 8, DAAPM, JSIG, ICD 503, NIST SPs, and other government doctrines

  • Professional demeanor, good interpersonal skills, and ability to excel in a high-paced, multi-tasked environment

  • Demonstrated ability to act independently, prioritize tasks, and manage to schedule

  • Willingness to perform security tasks outside specialty (e.g., program security) and be proficient in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, etc.)

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written modes and be able to author and present subject-specific presentations

  • Must be willing and able to travel as required up to 10% of work schedule

    Desired Skills:

  • Experience with computer forensic tools and investigation methodologies

  • Experience with various information system security assessment/hardening tools - SCAP Compliance Checker, STIG Viewer, ACAS, Nessus, etc.

  • Working knowledge of Wide-Area and Local Area Networks (WAN/LAN), to include servers, workstations, routers, switches, and firewalls

  • DoDD 8570/8140 IAM compliant professional certification (e.g., Security +, CISSP, GSEC, etc.)

  • Current Top Secret clearance with SCI access and willingness to undergo polygraph examination

  • Prior ISSM/ISSO or alternate ISSM/ISSO experience

  • Self-starter with ability to work independently, customer service orientated

  • In-depth knowledge of NIST special publications, CNSS policies, and instructions

    Required Education (including Major):

    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity, or related field of study; or six years of experience in place of education.


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.