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Senior Cyber Engineer- Air Combat Test & Training (Onsite)

Company: Collins Aerospace Careers
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

*Date Posted:*
2024-01-26*Country:*
United States of America*Location:*
HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA*Position Role Type:*
Onsite*"Train Like You Fight, and Fight Like You Train" *When a fighter pilot engages a real threat, the quality of their training can determine whether the mission succeeds or fails. - Our pilots need effective, realistic training to prepare for the threats they face today - and those they may have to face tomorrow.
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The Air Combat Test & Training (ACTT) - Engineering Department specializes in developing state-of-the-art products for cryptographic, datalink, networking, and command and control applications. Focused on U.S. military communication systems, navigation systems, and networks, we guide products from concept phase through accreditation to factory production. This includes design, analysis, test, and certification, integrating them into the Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) Training Environment. Positioned in the Mission Systems business unit, our role involves addressing challenges such as developing next-generation secure aircraft instrumentation for the next generation, LVC for test and training, and crafting product roadmaps and architectures.
The US Training Systems Engineering Team within ACTT is looking for a Senior Cyber Engineer to join our team as we provide technical excellence in a rapidly growing Air Combat Training market for system of systems requirements, design, verification, accreditation, and sustainment efforts. As a platform-level systems team, we have direct customer and end-user interaction and coordination across subsystem teams and stakeholders. Our team culture is highly collaborative and uses a tailored version of the Scaled Agile Framework to meet our program goals. This role is located onsite in Cedar Rapids, IA. - Eligible for Relocation.
*What You will do:*

* YOU will support assigned program(s) in obtaining and maintaining Interim-Authorization-To-Test (IATT) and Authority-to-Operate (ATO) approvals for various systems.

* YOU will conduct system audits, system baseline validations, perform technical security controls assessments to identify vulnerabilities and potential deficiencies, and implement remediation actions as part of the continuous monitoring program. -

* YOU Will Utilize vulnerability scan, port scan, compliance, and network analysis tools (e.g. SCC, OSCAP, NMAP, and Wireshark) to conduct in-depth analysis of systems hardened against the Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)

* YOU will utilize tools such as JIRA, ALM, DOORS, Subversion, and PREP

* YOU will be primarily responsible for implementing and enforcing security compliance directives (e.g., CNSSI-1253, NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-171) with hands-on execution and oversight of assigned programs.

* YOU will help drive resolution for technical issues through problem-solving and coordination across impacted teams.

* YOU will have the opportunity to improve our approaches through sharing lessons learned with the team and department.

*What You will learn:*

* You will obtain invaluable experience working with government certification agencies, our customers, and our subject matter experts across multiple departments, learning exactly what it takes to deliver a security hardened solution.

* You will gain experience on a complex system of systems scale program working with the program leadership team at platform systems level.

* You will gain exposure to multiple key technologies with opportunities to deepen your subject matter expertise in cybersecurity and related areas of the program.

* You will have opportunities to influence and enrich the department culture as we continuously look to improve.

*Education & Experience*

* Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience.

*Qualifications you must have: *

* The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

* Previous exposure to Committee on National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI) 1253 and NIST SP 800-37 Risk Management Framework (RMF).

* Experience analyzing, decomposing, and allocating security controls into executable security requirements at the system, sub-system and component level.

*Skills we value:*

* Active U.S. DoD security clearance.

* Desired certifications: Security+ or CISSP certification.

* Knowledge and/or experience with Security Hardening on diverse LINUX and Windows Operating Systems based on approved DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Requirements Guides (SRGs).

* Experience with the review and creation of mitigation reports from compliance and vulnerability scanning tools (Nessus, OSCAP, SCC, STIG Viewer).

* Familiarity with systems engineering development process including requirements capture, design, decomposition, integration, verification, and validation.

Collins Aerospace, an RTX company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio, and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
*#reempowerprogram*
This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.
Minimum Program Qualifications:

* Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application
* Have prior experience in functional area of interest
* Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position
Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions - whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you'll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.
*Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success.* We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.
*WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.*
*Please ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to this role. Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

* Medical, dental, and vision insurance
* Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
* Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
* Tuition reimbursement program
* Student Loan Repayment Program
* Life insurance and disability coverage
* Optional coverages you can buy pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
* Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
* Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
* Adoption Assistance
* Autism Benefit
* Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
* Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
* Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
* Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
* Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
* -And more!---
At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form - with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.
Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.
Employee Referral Eligible
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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