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Information Assurance - Cyber Security Professionals - ISSO, ISSM

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Information Assurance Specialists, Cyber Security Team
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS)
Greater Boston & Portsmouth RI

PLEASE NOTE - U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration while providing numerous opportunities for career growth.

Are you interested in joining a dynamic, inclusive, and growing professional organization? Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is looking Information Systems Security Officers (ISSO) and Information Cyber Security Managers (ISSM) to support the IDS Information Assurance Cyber Security organization in the Northeast (location can be Andover, Woburn, Tewksbury or Marlborough, MA, also Portsmouth, RI).

Join a team that combines focusing on cyber security excellence through team work while leveraging individual diversity. This is a collaborative environment where there is high focus on ensuring regulatory compliance while allowing diversity of thought and providing results based recognition.

Raytheon offers superior benefits to include: Medical, Dental and Vision, Holiday time, Paid time off (PTO), Flexible Schedules (9/80, Modified Time, Part-time), 401K, Retirement Income Savings, Employee Discounts, Performance Sharing, Educational Assistance, Continuous Learning and much more.

Job Description:

The Information Systems Security Officer/Manager (ISSO/M) is on the front lines of Information Assurance Cyber Security in a highly dynamic and fast-paced environment with numerous responsibilities to include:
  • Performing technical audits and enforcement of information systems security procedures
  • Creating and maintaining assessment and authorization documentation
  • Fielding complex compliance questions from the user community
  • Configuration management of hardware and software
  • Reviewing the adequacy of security controls for a wide variety of systems in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and other relevant government regulations
The ISSO/M collaborates with multiple disciplines including, but not limited to, the facility security team, program personnel and government representatives. Additionally, the ISSOs assist in investigating information system security violations as well as prepare reports specifying corrective and preventative actions. Multiple cross collaboration opportunities are available including local and out of state self-inspections, enterprise wide working group participation, and providing support to local centers.

Required Skills:

  • Experience working with and/or supporting computer technologies (such as: Microsoft Office applications, databases, operating systems or computer network hardware)
  • Existing Secret Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Working experience with operating systems; Solaris, HPUX, Linux, or Windows
  • Experience working with government regulations, such as NISPOM, JAFAN, JSIG, DIACAP and Risk Management Framework
  • Experience supporting various system configurations (Stand Alone, Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks)
  • Preparation of Assessment and Authorization documents and procedures
  • Self-motivated and possess good written, verbal, listening and presentation skills
  • Previous experience working in a classified information systems environment
  • Desire and ability to work as a team member
  • Customer focused, adaptable and willing to work varying assignments
  • Familiarity with test equipment and sanitization procedures
  • Organizational skills to include: attention to detail, time management and ability to multitask
  • Must be flexible and work with general supervision
  • Experience with audit reviews such as: physical security, network and application, password administration, file access privileges, etc.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Information Security professional certification commensurate with DoD 8570.1-M requirements (Security+ or equivalent) within six months of employment


  • Bachelor’s degree or 8 years of equivalent experience in lieu of degree

Desired Education:

The following courses can be completed at the DSS Training Website:

  • Safeguarding Classified Information (IS109.16 / .06)
  • Cyber Security Awareness(CI130.16)
  • Introduction to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) (CS124.16)
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) Curricula (CS100.CU)
  • Continuous Monitoring (CS200.16)

Key Words:
NISPOM DD254 Security Windows UNIX LINUX Information Systems Security Information Assurance Certification


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