1+ months

Threat Management Specialist (Tier 2)

Raytheon Missle Systems
Falls Church, VA 22040
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


This contingent job is being considered & hired for all non-management levels (G08-G10) based upon selected candidates applicable experience.

An experienced Threat Management Specialist (Tier 2) is needed to join the cyber security team of a major nationwide organization, with thousands of sites, to continually improve its complex multi-protocol nationwide network. An analyst with Security Operations Centers (SOC), Cyber Security Operations Centers (CSOC), and Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) experience, needed to support the customer team. The ideal candidate for this job will be an experienced information security practitioner who is goal-oriented and strives to exceed expectations.

The Tier 2 Analyst performs deep-dive incident analysis by correlating data from various sources and determines if a critical system or data set affected. Handle incidents as defined in Playbooks and SOPs. They also advise on remediation actions.

Hours : 7:00am - 4:00pm day shift
*There could be night shifts open also in the future.
Job responsibilities will include:

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

Required Skills:

Must be eligible to obtain a sensitive clearance Position of Public Trust and may be required to obtain a higher security clearance
4+ years of relevant work experience for an G08
6+ years of relevant work experience for an G09
4+ years IT security experience

4+ 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

Required Education:

BA or BS in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or equivalent work experience in government related SOC.

Desired Certifications (one or more of the following): DODI 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level II; CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), SFCP, GCIA, ISSEP, ISSMP, GCIH, GCFA, CSLC, CISM, or CCNA,
GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED), GIAC Certified Security Essentials (GSEC), SSCP

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.


Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2020-02-13

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