Washington, District Of Columbia

Raytheon has an immediate opening for a Cloud Solution Architect to enable mission accomplishment by supporting cloud cybersecurity of respective cloud service provider and FedRamp environments providing cloud security services to Government Agencies within commercial or private cloud environment or any hybrid or physical and virtual resources. The ideal candidate will be an experienced DevSecOps solutions architect who is goal-oriented and strives to exceed expectations.

Location: NASA Stennis Space Center, Mississippi or Washington DC Metro Area
  • Architecting, designing, deploying, implementing, and maintaining enterprise-wide cloud-based and hybrid cloud-based solutions.
  • Professional-level cloud service provider-based certification and experience with translating business requirement into cloud and hybrid solutions in:
    • Computing
    • DevSecOps
    • Agile
    • Application Pipeline development
    • Fault Tolerance
    • Networking
    • Database and Storage Offerings (SQL and Non-SQL)
    • Virtualization Technologies
    • Database Administration
    • Managed Services
    • Cybersecurity
    • Monitoring and Alerting
    • Identity, Credentialing and Access Management
    • Business Continuity
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Budgeting

  • Deep understanding of how security impacts each stage of the development pipeline and the final product or service.
  • Have the technical proficiencies and familiarity in DevSecOps culture, and have a keen interest in cybersecurity and up-to-date knowledge of threats and trends.
  • Ability to be team players with proficient communication skills and with thorough understanding of how security impacts each development phase and services.
  • Experience with many tools and techniques like risk assessment, threat modeling, and cybersecurity to detect and analyze the threats.
  • Experience in designing countermeasures to identified security risks, security controls based on cybersecurity principles and tenets, integration of hardware and software solutions.
  • Skill in discerning the protection needs (i.e., security controls) of information systems and networks, evaluating the adequacy of security designs, conducting audits or reviews of technical systems.
  • Ability to apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation), integrating and applying policies that meet system security objectives.
  • Knowledge of and practical experience of integration of COTS or open source tools
  • Software development background in Java, Python or C#
  • Knowledge of scalable cloud-based solution without understanding networking. DNS, TCP/IP, HTTP, CDN and VPN
  • Knowledge with application to utilize, deployed, configured, and maintained such as NESSUS, SPLUNK, RSA Authentication Servers or equivalent/similar applications
  • Knowledge of data storage fundamentals using S3 to Relational Database Service and all the way to full pledged Hadoop clusters
  • Knowledge of Identity and Access Management
  • Knowledge on how to secure networks using Security Groups and Access Control Lists.
  • Personality traits: Naturally curious and inquisitive nature; persistent and determined; loves solving problems and puzzles; analytically rigorous; uncompromising integrity
  • Demonstrated ability to document processes
  • Proficiency with MS Office Applications
  • Must be able to work collaboratively across teams and physical locations
  • Willing to work rotating shifts


  • The Cloud Solution Architect, provides:
    • Technical/Management leadership on major tasks or technology assignments.
    • Responsible for software development, recognizing the security threats, and configuring the network infrastructure and up-to-the-minute details of cybersecurity threats and the latest software.
    • Possess knowledge of the implementation of risk assessment techniques and the latest security best practices.
    • Has domain and expert technical knowledge.
    • Come up with customized tools for security purposes in DevSecOps.
    • Well-versed in at least one of the programming languages like Java, Python, and C#.
    • Responsible to build an environment/ Infrastructure over to the cloud by planning and designing the available resources.
    • Has sufficient knowledge with DevSecOps on AWS, Cloud Computing (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), Identity Access Management (IAM), Infrastructure as a Code (IaC) and its security, Patch management, Secure Monitoring, and compliance.
    • Interactions involve client negotiations and interfacing with senior management.
    • Decision-making and domain knowledge may have a critical impact on overall project implementation.
    • May supervise others.
  • Requirement is for 5 or more years of experience directly relating to role of the labor category.
  • The position requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or Information Systems, or Information Assurance, or Cybersecurity, or Engineering, or a related STEM discipline.
  • The Cloud Solution Architect must possess at least one relevant professional designation or related advanced IT certification, but not limited to the following:
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certified DevSecOps Professional (CDP)
    • Certified DevSecOps Expert (CDE)
    • Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP)
    • Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP)
    • GIAC Defensible Security Architecture (GDSA)
    • The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF)

  • Experience working on a 24x7x365 watch desk environment
  • Experience with industry standard help desk tools
  • SIEM content Analysis, Development and Testing
  • Experience with SIEMS tools
  • Familiarity with packet analysis to include: HTTP Headers & Status codes, SMTP Traffic & Status codes, FTP Traffic & Status Codes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Prior experience working in any of the following:
    • Security Operations Center
    • Network Operations Center
    • Computer Incident Response Team
  • Current experience with network intrusion detection and response operations (Protect, Defend, Respond and Sustain methodology)
  • Experience in the detection, response, mitigation, and/or reporting of cyber threats affecting client networks, applications and one or more of the following:
    • Experience in computer intrusion analysis and incident response
    • Working knowledge of Intrusion detection/protection systems
    • Knowledge and understanding of network devices, multiple operating systems, and secure architectures
    • Working knowledge of network protocols and common services
    • System log analysis


  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect ___ Associate
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect ___ Professional
  • Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
  • Google Cloud Certified Professional Architect
  • Certified OpenStack Administrator
  • CompTiA Cloud+ Certification
  • Certified DevSecOps Leader (CDL)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
  • GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED)
  • GIAC Security Expert (GSE)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

REQUIRED Clearance:
  • US Citizen capable of obtaining DHS Suitability and a TS/SCI clearance
  • Occasional travel within CONUS is required
This position is contingent on contract award and requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.177234

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.

Washington, District Of Columbia

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