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Raytheon Technologies CSOC Analyst - Tier 2 in Morrisville, North Carolina

This position is CONTINGENT upon funding, an open position, customer approval, completion of a favorable background investigation, and the ability to obtain and maintain a USPS sensitive clearance.

A CSOC Analyst is needed with experience in Security Operations Centers (SOC), Cyber Security Operations Centers (CSOC), and Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT). The ideal candidate for this job will be an experienced information security practitioner who is goal-oriented and strives to exceed expectations.

This position could support any of the following shifts below (based on customer needs/requirements):

Weekday First Shift 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Weekday Second Shift 3:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Weekday Third Shift 11:30 PM – 7 AM

Weekend Day Shift 6:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Weekend Night Shift 5:30 PM - 7:00 AM

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identification of Cybersecurity problems which may require mitigating controls

  • Analyze network traffic to identify exploit or intrusion related attempts

  • Recommend detection mechanisms for exploit and or intrusion related attempts

  • Provide subject matter expertise on network based attacks, network traffic analysis, and intrusion methodologies

  • Escalate items which require further investigation to other members of the Threat Management team

  • Execute operational processes in support of response efforts to identified security incidents

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Participates in a team of Security operations engineers investigating alerts, anomalies, errors, intrusions, malware, etc. to identify the responsible, determine remediation, and recommend security improvements

  • Follows precise analytical paths to determine the nature and extent of problems being reported by tools, e-mails, etc

  • Follows strict guidance on reporting requirements

  • Keeps management informed with precise, unvarnished information about security posture and events

  • Promotes standards-based workflow both internally and in coordinating with US-CERT

  • Engages with other internal and external parties to get and share information to improve processes and security posture

  • Supervises and guide team efforts

  • Communicates to CISO leadership

  • Produces design documentation

  • Leads analyzing/investigating reports or anomalies


  • Must be eligible to obtain a sensitive clearance – Position of Public Trust – and may be required to obtain a higher security clearance

  • Must have 5+ years of experience

  • 3+ years IT security experience

  • 2+ years’ experience in network traffic analysis

  • Strong working knowledge of:

  • Boolean Logic

  • TCP/IP Fundamentals

  • Network Level Exploits

  • Threat Management

  • Regular Expressions

  • Knowledge of Control Frameworks and Risk Management techniques

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Strong understanding of IDS/IPS technologies, trends, vendors, processes and methodologies

  • Strong understanding of common IDS/IPS architectures and implementations

  • Strong understanding of IDS/IPS signatures, content creation and signature characteristics including both signature and anomaly-based analysis and detection

Desired Skills:

  • Splunk experience, developing queries, data models, and dashboards

  • Cloud monitoring experience is a plus

  • Excellent writing skills

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Engineering, Science or a related field. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree-level education.

Certifications (one or more desired):

DOD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level II; CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Sec+, SFCP, GCIA, ISSEP, ISSMP, GCIH, GCFA, CSLC, CISM, or CCNA

  • Relocation assistance is not provided.

  • This is a full-time salaried position 184009

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.