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RTX Corporation Principal Network Engineer, (eWAN)- ONSITE - Secret Clearance Required in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA131: Tewksbury, MA Bldg 1 Assabet 50 Apple Hill Drive Assabet - Building 1, Tewksbury, MA, 01876 USA

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RTX Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises three industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, and Raytheon. Its 185,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

To realize our full potential, RTX is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

The following position is to join our RTX Corporate, Enterprise Services, Research Center or BBN team:

Role Overview:

Join this high impact team as a Principal Network Engineer (P3) to ensure the smooth operation of classified network infrastructure at our RTX location in Tewksbury, MA. Relocation support is available for the selected applicant if they meet the company policy criteria. The installation, maintenance, support, and monitoring of the network infrastructure will be performed. Candidate must have a solid background supporting networks and have an eye for attention to detail.


  • Maintains smooth operation of voice and data networks. Plans, evaluates, coordinates, and performs installation and/or reconfiguration of hardware and software elements of data and/or voice communication network.

  • Technical expertise in all areas of voice and data networks hardware and software interconnection and interfacing, such as routers, multiplexers, firewalls, hubs, bridges, gateways, etc.

  • Propose solutions to management to ensure all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.

  • Prepare or ensures that appropriate network documentation exists, including operational instructions and inventory tracking.

  • Provide regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems.

  • Assist with coordination of third-party maintenance for network equipment.

  • Network designs that include selection of hardware and software packages

  • Work with program engineers to help resolve networking problems in tactical environments.

  • Assist in the overall performance and capability of technical team through mentoring and knowledge sharing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in configuring networking for one or more of the following: SDWAN, FMC/ASDM, ISE, IPSEC, Encryptors, Solarwinds, Radius.

  • Knowledge of configuration and troubleshooting of Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, and intrusion detection systems.

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

  • Obtain and utilize Certifications in Security+, Network+, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), CEH or CFR or Cloud+ or GICSP or SSCP.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with general supervision and follow established procedures.

  • Knowledge of configuration and troubleshooting of encryption devices.

  • Experience with current cabling and fiber standards

  • Experience with firewall and access control list knowledge

  • Experience with Visio diagramming and design capabilities

  • Willingness and availability to work during afternoon and evenings as needed.

  • Willingness and availability to travel domestically as needed.

  • Experience with Scaled Agile Kanban and/or Scrum methodologies

  • Effective customer service skills, including oral and written communications

  • Experience with telecommunication systems

  • Ability to work under time constraints

  • Experience with classified computing

  • Certifications in CASP+ or CCNP Security or CCSP or GCIA or GCED or GCIH

  • Current DoD Top Secret level security clearance


  • Typically requires bachelor’s degree and minimum of 5 years of prior relevant experience (Networking or Technology) or a master’s degree and minimum of 3 years of prior relevant experience or in lieu of a bachelor’s degree minimum 9 years of prior relevant experience or associate degree and minimum 7 years of relevant experience is required.

Location: Tewksbury, MA - relocation assistance available

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 with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

The salary range for this role is 77,000 USD - 163,000 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.