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Cybersecurity Engineer - Level 3

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Businesses Raytheon Intelligence & Space Clearance type None / Not Required Relocation eligible No Ability to Telecommute No telecommuting Job ID 165714BR Most Recent Date Posted 04/20/2021 City Riyadh State Saudi Arabia Country Saudi Arabia

Raytheon is currently looking for talent to fill a Cyber Engineer role located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia or Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. It is contemplated that these positions would ultimately support a planned Joint Venture between Raytheon and Saudi Aramco affiliated companies that has not yet been formed and is subject to pre-formation regulatory clearances.

Location: Middle East Country

Looking for a qualified individual who can support the technical infrastructure aspects for the SOC team with providing support and developing capabilities for 24x7x365 security operations.

The Cyber Engineer oversees all phases of security infrastructure development, research, implementation and maintenance. The Cyber Engineer provides engineering and technical support associated with and assisting with cybersecurity product deployments: supporting and maintaining internal Cybersecurity platforms; managing technical service requests; providing resolution support for SOC end-user issues; laboratory and demonstration configurations; and providing other support for Cybersecurity solutions, network systems, and SOC systems.

Designs, develops, documents, analyzes, tests, integrates, debugs, conducts research and/or discovers and analyzes security flaws or vulnerabilities in software, networks, systems, applications and/or provide mitigation strategies. Ensures system security needs are established and maintained for various objects/matters. Integrates new architectural features into existing infrastructures, design cyber security architectural artifacts, provide architectural analysis of cyber security features and relate existing system to future needs and trends. Evaluates computer software and network for threats and/or malware; collect data from a variety of network security tools, including intrusion detection system alerts, firewall and network traffic logs, and host system logs to analyze events that occur within their environment. Employs and provides computer advanced forensic tools, technique, and intrusion support for attack reconstruction and high technology investigations, while reviewing threat data from various sources.


  • Design, implement, and support of Cybersecurity solutions and procedures.
  • Plan, coordinate, implement, and support new Cybersecurity systems, products, and applications.
  • Work with the Network and IT teams to implement customer projects.
  • Troubleshoot and provide solutions to address network and server performance issues.
  • Monitor and maintain Cybersecurity equipment/systems/networks.
  • Assist with vender certification testing.
  • Assist with vender product testing.
  • May be required to respond to after-hours requests as required in a 24 x 7 environment.
  • Must be willing to perform on-call duties, on a rotating basis.
  • Must be willing to travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations to support customer initiatives, if requested
  • Coordinate, manage and administer the updating of rules and signatures (e.g., intrusion detection/protection systems, anti-virus, and content blacklists) for specialized cybersecurity applications
  • Identify potential conflicts with implementation of any computer network defense (CND) tools within the CND service provider area of responsibility (e.g., tool/signature testing and optimization)
  • Assist in identifying, prioritizing, and coordinating the protection of critical cybersecurity infrastructure and key resources
  • IDS/IPS Signature Analysis, Development and Testing
  • SIEM content Analysis, Development and Testing
  • Web Content Filtering Analysis, Development and Testing
  • Intelligence Gathering
  • Testing of existing and new technologies in the ITA Lab
  • Tune IDS/IPS Systems
  • Review/analyze requested changes for equipment, technology and/or other factors/trends, which may impact existing solution consistent with solution modifications.
  • Initialize IDS design/deployment.
  • Daily IDS analysis/monitoring and generating technical and executive summary reports.
  • Incident response.
  • Development of standard operating procedures and other technical documentation for the IDS infrastructure.
  • Consult with hardware, communications, database experts and /or vendors to ensure system viability.

Candidates will be subject to skillset evaluation in interview process to validate technical capability.
  • Perform advanced system design functions, including interpretive analyses, chart preparation and associated diagrams/enhancement plans.
  • Ensure applicable documentation is updated according to client standards.
  • Routinely provide guidance to and assists in the training of less experienced staff.

Required Skills:
  • Willing to work rotating shifts with moderate overtime
  • 8+ years’ experience related to Information Assurance/Cyber Technologies
  • 6+ years’ experience in Intelligence collection, analysis, and reporting process/procedures
  • Experience leading and providing Security development/research support for all phases of IDS/IPS, Security Information Management and Web Content Filtering development.
  • Demonstrated advanced understanding and in-depth knowledge of regular expressions
  • Demonstrated advanced understanding and in-depth knowledge of scripting languages (perl, python, javascript, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience in Security Information Management (SIM) and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) tools
  • Experience establishing and maintaining good working relationships in all levels of the organization, including customers, organizations, internal management, and support
  • organizations
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, including negotiations experience
  • Working knowledge of network protocols and common services such as DNS, FTP, email, TCP/ICMP/UDP
  • Ability to assess information of network threats such as scans, computer viruses or complex attacks
  • Working knowledge of WAN/LAN concepts and technologies
  • Working knowledge of Linux/Unix, including scripting, and basic system administration.
  • Knowledge of signature development
  • Familiarity with packet analysis to include:
    • HTTP Headers & Status codes o SMTP Traffic & Status codes o FTP Traffic & Status Codes
    • DNSQueries
    • PKI Certificate Exchange
  • Knowledge of U.S. GovernmentInformationAssurance policies, procedures,standards,guidelines,and objectives.

Desired Skills:
  • Experience with Splunk, VMWare andSourcefire/Snort is a plus
  • Experience with SQL Server,MicrosoftAccess,XML,and scripting
  • Security OperationsCenter(SOC)/NetworkOperationsCenter (NOC)


  • Security+CE
  • CertifiedInformationSystems Security Professional(CISSP)
  • GIAC Security Expert (GSE)
  • CertifiedEthical Hacker (CEH)
  • GIACIncident Handler (GCIH) or GIAC IntrusionAnalyst (GCIA)
  • CISSP-Information Systems Security EngineeringProfessional(ISSEP)


Bachelor of Science Degree with major in ComputerScience/ElectricalEngineering,Engineering,Science or relatedfield. Must have a minimum of 8+ years experience or equivalenteducationandexperience.

Candidates will be subject to skillset evaluation in interview process to validate technical capability.


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.

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