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  • Sr. Systems Engineer - Cyber Operations/PCAP


    As a member of Cyber Operations Engineering, you will be part of a team of security engineers with extensive technical experience in systems engineering, enterprise data networks, security monitoring, capacity planning, troubleshooting, automation, and orchestration. The team’s primary mission is to support Raytheon’s cyber SOC and incident response teams by delivering critical services. These services include IDS/IPS, SIEM, case management, packet capture, and others.


You will be part of the team responsible for the management of Raytheon’s enterprise packet capture service. In addition to handling the day-to-day administration of the system, you’ll work closely with our SOC and incident response teams to provide support during investigations, identify opportunities to integrate with other services to improve user experience, and deploy new features and capabilities. Your main responsibilities will include:•Proactively monitor the service for performance and other issues, and address them in a timely manner while adhering to a strict change management process.

•Interface with end users to share knowledge and get feedback to improve the service; Prioritizing and executing upon that feedback.

•Lead projects to patch, upgrade, and extend the platform.

•Physically available to support onsite work in both lab and production environments, including prompt emergency work.

•Administration and troubleshooting of the hardware, operating system, and application.

•Providing support for other services, as needed.

•Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation.


  • Required Skills
  • :•Minimum 6+ years of experience working in IT and/or Cyber Security and a bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of work experience and schooling/certifications in lieu of degree.
  • •Up to 3+ years of professional experience building and administering Linux based systems.
  • •Up to 1 year of professional experience working with containers and container orchestration technologies (Docker, Swarm, Kubernetes, Rancher, etc.)
  • •Professional experience building and managing clustered Elasticsearch environments.
  • •Deep understanding of TCP/IP and basic principle of networking (routing and switching)
  • •Proficiency with programming and scripting language (Python, Perl, etc.)
  • •Understanding of cyber security concepts.
  • •Good interpersonal and communication skills; Able and willing to collaborate with others to complete assignments.
  • •Aptitude for troubleshooting, creative thinking, and problem solving.
  • •This position requires the eligibility to obtain a U.S. security clearance. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.
  • This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization
  • Desired Skills:•Experience with protocol analysis and network forensics, and the ability to analyze packet headers and protocol exchanges.
  • •Experience supporting open-source software based solutions.
  • •Experience with configuration automation/orchestration tools (Ansible, Chef, Puppet)
  • •Understanding of SDLC methodologies, especially Agile
  • •Experience with public cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • •Experience working on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT)
  • •Previous experience working in a Security Operations Center (SOC)
  • •Experience with security log analysis
  • •Information Security and IT certifications: GIAC, CISSP, Cisco, Red Hat, AWS, etc.
  • Required Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber, Mathematics or related discipline or equivalent combination of work experience and schooling/certifications in lieu of degree


  • Travel No travel
  • Incentives Bonus
  • Clearance & Citizenship U.S. Citizenship
  • Remote Work Remote optional
  • Education High School Diploma
  • Salary Range Not provided

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