Sunday, May 31, 2009
Raytheon needs Cyber Ninjas
The age of hackers with security clearances has officially arrived:
NYT: CYBERWAR: Contractors Vie for Plum Work, Hacking for the United States
At a Raytheon facility here south of the Kennedy Space Center, a hub of innovation in an earlier era, rock music blares and empty cans of Mountain Dew pile up as engineers create tools to protect the Pentagon’s computers and crack into the networks of countries that could become adversaries. Prizes like cappuccino machines and stacks of cash spur them on, and a gong heralds each major breakthrough.
And at Dallas-based Raytheon Cybersecurity Solutions, they're hiring:
Information Security Solutions is Hiring Cyber Professionals
Raytheon Information Security Solutions, which helps protect the nation’s critical infrastructures and networks, has more than 150 positions open for engineers, information security professionals and business development managers.
We call these employees our cyber professionals, those who exercise their dexterity and hand-eye coordination through tackling complex cyber security problems, and build their biceps lifting Red Bull and Mountain Dew cans hundreds of times a day to fight the digital cyber war.
The jobs are in a variety of locations, including:
Linthicum/Fort Meade, Md.
Northern Virginia (various locations)
Relocation assistance may be available.
Information Operations/Information Assurance– cyber professionals
Software engineers/developers – JAVA/J2EE/, JAVA/XML, C++
Software security engineers
Systems administrators - Linux, Solaris, Unix, Red Hat, VMware (Certifications are preferred)
Systems engineers - CNO, CNA, CNE, NOC, Requirements management
Network and security engineers - CISSP
Cyber and information security
Vulnerability assessment engineers
Intrusion detection engineers
Information systems security engineers
Certification and accreditation engineers
Project managers - information systems
Oracle/Sybase database administrators
Web developers (HTML, Java)
Data modeling engineers
Secure network engineers
System integrators engineers
Configuration management - ClearCase/ClearQuest
Media sanitation specialists
Site security specialist - IT focused
Former military personnel
A variety of security clearance levels are required for these positions, up to a TS/SCI clearance with a fullscope polygraph.