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Raytheon Technologies Network Engineer, Senior or Principal, Infrastructure Team in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Network Engineer (Senior or Principal Level)

Raytheon Missiles & Defense Digital Technology (RMD DT)

Program Execution Infrastructure Technologies

Infrastructure Network Team

Tewksbury MA, or Tucson AZ

An opportunity to join our RMD DT

Infrastructure Network Engineering Team who provide very high level business wide Expert Network Engineering Systems Design, testing, and level 4 support to our classified work areas.

Provide IT 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 IT functions to standardize processes and procedures.

Work with Cybersecurity professionals to maintain security compliance requirements.

Provide documentation and training on advanced IT 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 IT networks.

This role can be based at either the Tewksbury, MA or Tucson, AZ locations for RMD. Capped budget relocation support is available to the selected applicant if they are eligible per company policy.

This position is a multi-level position Sr. Network Technologist II –G09 or Principal Computer Network Technologist G010 based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience, and requirements for this position, at the hiring manager’s discretion.

Please note that applicants must possess an active US Department of Defense (DoD) SECRET security clearance (must be adjudicated within the last 6 years) to be considered. Important to note that the selected applicant will be required to apply for and obtain a DoD Top Secret Level Clearance for access to highly classified work areas. Except in rare cases, only US Citizens are eligible to obtain DoD Clearances.

Required Skills / Certifications

Bachelor's degree in STEM, business/technical combination, or relevant field of study, and 6+ years of related IT networking experience. Note that additional years of significant equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of degree at the hiring manager’s evaluation.

An active DoD Secret Clearance adjudicated within the past 6 years

Department of Defense Directive (DoD) 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


to train others in standard IT 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 to other US RMD DT sites.

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


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.