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Raytheon Technologies Junior Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in East Hartford, Connecticut

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United States of America


PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

Junior Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Role Overview:

As a hands-on Junior Information Systems (IS) Security Officer (ISSO), you will document, monitor, and audit information systems (ISs) for compliance with applicable U. S. government cybersecurity requirements. The Junior ISSO will report directly to the Senior Manager, Programs Cybersecurity.

We are looking for people with initiative, creativity, adaptability, strong written and verbal skills, strong analytical skills and attention to detail; creative troubleshooting skills; possess excellent judgment and professional maturity; have multi-tasking abilities and a client focus; and work effectively in a time sensitive and dynamic environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work in close collaboration with the ISSM to monitor, analyze, document, and report user activity in accordance with policies and procedures to ensure the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for an information system;

  • Process user account requests by verifying and documenting requisite security clearances, authorization, and need-to-know and instructing users of their security responsibilities before granting access to the information system;

  • Ensure audit records are collected, analyzed, and documented in accordance with system security authorization packages, informing the ISSM of any anomalies discovered during the review and analysis;

  • Develop and maintain a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures required to monitor and report on the security aspects of an information system;

  • Recognize possible security violations or incidents, reporting them to the ISSM as soon as possible, to include those reported by a third party, and supporting any required incident response activities as directed;

  • Attend required technical and security training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management) relative to assigned duties to establish detailed knowledge and expertise required to manage the security aspects of an information system

  • Obtain and maintain DoD-recognized required cybersecurity baseline certifications within 6 months of obtaining privileged access


  • Ability to obtain a Secret-level or higher security clearance required; having a current clearance strongly preferred

  • Be a U.S. Citizen

  • 2 year degree or higher, preferably in cybersecurity, computer science, or IT-related field of study. 4+ years hands-on experience considered in lieu of 2 year degree.

  • Obtain (within 6 months of hire) and maintain DoD-recognized cybersecurity baseline certifications such as Security+

  • 2+ years’ combined experience in systems administration/engineering and/or cybersecurity support role, preferably of information systems supporting classified programs or activities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A+, Network+, Security+, SSCP, and/or CCNA certifications

  • 2 years of experience supporting validated desktop, server, network, systems administration, troubleshooting, implementation security requirements in Microsoft Windows 10, OS imaging, installation, configuring, and support & troubleshooting

  • Familiarity with Splunk,, and/or other system monitoring tools

  • General knowledge of networking technologies such as TCP/IP ports, protocols and services, switching, and routing

  • Familiarity with security hardening guides & tools (DISA STIGs/SCAP)

  • Willingness to learn new technologies & take on new projects to grow experience

  • Ability to remain calm and composed under pressure in a high energy, fast paced environment

  • Adaptability to changing business needs

  • Ability to learn quickly and deliver results

  • Comfort working with minimal daily supervision

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain Top Secret-level U.S. government security clearance.

  • 6 years of combined academic and hands-on experience: 6+ years’ experience if no degree; 4+ years’ experience if two-year degree; 2+ years’ experience if four-year or higher degree.

    Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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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.