Raytheon Technologies Senior Network Engineer, Tucson, AZ in Tucson, Arizona
Network Engineer, Senior Level
Raytheon Missiles & Defense Digital Technology
Program Execution Infrastructure Technologies
This position can be filled at Senior Computer Network Technologist I or II, G08 or G09 Grade level, based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience, and requirements for this position. This position is based in Tucson, AZ.
Relocation assistance is available for the selected applicant if they are eligible per our company policy. Details to be discussed at appropriate stage of our hiring process.
An active Department of Defense (DoD) SECRET security clearance (must be adjudicated within the last 6 years) is required in order to be considered. Except in rare cases, only US Citizens are eligible to obtain US Security Clearances.
Provide Digital technology (DT) Network Engineering in a secure classified environments supporting critical Raytheon Programs. This Engineer works to implement, support and maintain critical networking devices such as switches, routers, firewalls and type 1 encryption devices. Working as a team member in a fast paced technological environment. Help develop and implement new technologies based upon industry best practices. Use troubleshooting techniques to resolve technical problems at a high scope and complexity to include the integration of hardware and operating systems (OS). Work across DT functions to standardize processes and procedures. Work with Cybersecurity professionals to maintain security compliance requirements. Provide documentation and training on advanced DT processes and procedures. Be a mentor to junior team members.
Other responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Upgrade existing Cisco Network hardware and software, such as switches, routers, firewalls and encryption devices
Maintain and monitor network performance and manage infrastructure to assure high level of capability and effectiveness.
Day to day maintenance of network hardware, VLAN configuration, port channels, etc.
Work with program engineers to help resolve networking problems in tactical environments
Propose solutions to management to ensure all network requirements are met based on future needs and propose innovative and cost saving solutions where appropriate
Integrate and partner with customer to assist in deriving solutions to complex network infrastructure problems.
Respond to user requests via online service request tracking system.
Ensure Information Assurance compliance for network hardware and software.
Assist in the overall performance and capability of technical team through mentoring and knowledge sharing.
Candidate must have a solid background supporting classified DT networks.
Required Skills / Certifications:
Bachelor's degree in IT or related field and 4+ years of related IT networking experience or equivalent experience
U.S. Citizenship is required.
An active DoD Secret Clearance adjudicated within the past 6 years
Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 / 8570 Certification requirements (CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification and an Operating System Certification).
Solid working experience with Cisco and General Dynamics networking products and software
Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with the following: IAVA, STIGs and government network security requirements to meet new RMF standards.
Prior experience with network troubleshooting tools, Wireshark, snoop, TCPDump, etc
Experience with Network encryption devices
Familiar with TCP/IP, switches, firewalls, routers, and their basic operations
Knowledge and experience using Information Technology project lifecycle
Develop solutions and documentation to a variety of technical problems
Ability to lead special projects and manage resources
Ability to train others in standard DT processes and procedures
Able to lift 15 pounds
Systems are operational 24x7 and occasionally require work effort beyond standard work hours
Position may require some travel
Highly Desired Skills:
An active DoD TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance or prior SCI/program eligibility
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate), CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional)
Direct working experience with NISPOM, JAFAN, JSIG, DISA STIGs (Standard Technical Implementation Guides) and/or DoD/RMF
Experience in Project Leadership, Management, or Project management in an IT domain
Desire and ability to work as a contributing team member
Effective customer and communications skills
Ability to work under time constraints, self-starter, customer focused, adaptable and willing to work varying assignments
Organizational skills to include: attention to detail, time management and ability to multitask
Familiarity with Classified Computing and Information Assurance best practices
Strong troubleshooting skills
Strong teaming skills
Minimum Education required:
B.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, Networking, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, Engineering or related field experience in lieu of degree will be considered based on compliance criteria.
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.