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RTX Corporation Information Systems Security Manager - Special Programs in Andover, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA101: Andover MA 350 Lowell St Essex 350 Lowell Street Essex, Andover, MA, 01810 USA

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At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Our Cybersecurity team in Andover, MA, is presently seeking a Cybersecurity Manager to join the team.

Job Summary:

The Cybersecurity Manager is the Information Systems Security Manager of Record (IoR) for all Information Systems under their assigned purview (MA focus). They are responsible for overseeing and implementing the Cybersecurity Program established by the RMD Sr. ISSM(s) and in accordance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), DoD Special Access Program (SAP)Security Manuals, Risk Management Framework (RMF), Intelligence Community Directive (ICD-503),Joint Special Access Program (SAP) Implementation Guide (JSIG), Defense Counter-Intelligence Security Agency (DCSA) Assessment and Authorization Process Manual (DAAPM), associated National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), customer directives and company policies as applicable.

Cybersecurity Managers provide leadership, guidance, and direction to enable business execution in a secure operating environment. They are the Cybersecurity focal point for the program to ensure early PMO engagement, awareness and centralized classified cybersecurity support to the acquisition lifecycle. The Cybersecurity Manager coordinates directly with regional / Area of Responsibility (AoR) cognizant security agency (CSA) representatives on Cybersecurity requirements, guidance and approvals. They possess both a broad technical and programmatic expertise while simultaneously having in-depth knowledge in areas of personnel development, performance, and management.

Cybersecurity Mangers are responsible for managing contract BOEs, budgets, and subordinate personnel. The Cybersecurity Manager is responsible for Cybersecurity staffing and personnel matters to include clearance/access management, training, and performance and development actions within their purview.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Collecting and reporting performance and effectiveness metrics as required

  • Manages a team in a matrix organization (i.e. performance development, career coaching, mentoring, training, resource/talent management, budget management, etc.).

  • Supports and leverages services provided by the GSS Cybersecurity Solutions Team

  • Complies with and supports direction provided by the Senior Information Systems Security Managers (Sr. ISSM) to implement and sustain the Cybersecurity Program

  • Collaborates with Information System Owners (ISO), contracting officers and finance to ensure required level of Cybersecurity support is supported and funded

  • Attends and contributes to IPDS Independent Reviews (IR) for classified cybersecurity (typically13b) support and sustainment

  • Partners with Program Security and Digital Technology Leadership to develop solutions and deploy standardized processes, procedures and configurations

  • Assist MA Cybersecurity Lead & Sr. ISSM with Mission Area prioritization and needs

  • Supports the Organization’s vision, strategy and goals

  • Leads and contributes to Cybersecurity projects and initiatives

IMPORTANT NOTE: Within six months of hire date, you must obtain and maintain a Security professional certification commensurate with a DoD 8570.01-M IAM level III certified credentials (CISSP, CISM, GSLC or CCISO), if you do not already have this certification.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically required a Bachelor’s degree with eight (8) years of cybersecurity / systems security and/or directly related information technology experience

  • An advanced degree in a related field with five (5) years cybersecurity / systems security and/or directly related information technology experience

  • Past leadership or project/program management experience

  • Active and transferable U.S. government issued security clearance is required prior to start date. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Criminal Justice, Business or other relevant degree

  • DoD 8570.01-M IAM level III certification

  • Top Secret clearance and previous ISSO/ISSM experience required. Prior SAP experience preferred.

  • Experience in executing leadership and managerial dues (i.e. performance development, career coaching, mentoring, training, resource management, budget management, etc.)

  • Experience in the oversight and execution of the Assessment & Authorization processes (Certification & Accreditation), as defined in JSIG/RMF

  • Experience in the execution and management of Information System’s (IS) incident response and administrative inquiries/investigations in collaboration with the Investigations department

  • Experience in the oversight and execution of a continuous monitoring/improvement program (to include but not limited to self-inspections, security control assessments, training, log management systems, automated inventory utilities, etc.)

  • Experience providing technical security expertise and oversight for complex, cross-domain, heterogeneous classified networked environments in collaboration with internal/external Customers, Information Technology (IT) and other Raytheon Missiles & Defense Business Units

  • Experience working with the customer, both internal and external in the development of Basis of Estimates (BOE's) and contract negotiations

  • Experience with any of the following: NISPOM, JAFAN 6/3, DCID 6/3, JSIG/RMF, and ICD-503 or equivalent requirements to include technical computer/network system auding

  • Experience in professional engagements with internal and external customers (i.e. AOs, DAOs, SCAs, Program Managers, etc.), to include negotiating controls/requirements with government Contracting Activities

  • Ability to obtain or possess an active Top-Secret US security clearance

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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 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.