Principal Cyber Engineer (Onsite)($30K Signing Bonus), Richardson, Texas

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Richardson, Texas

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United States of America


HTX36: Richardson, TX 3200 E Renner Rd , Richardson, TX, 75082-2402 USA

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Join our highly visible team and perform technically challenging assignments, which will closely contribute to protecting our nation and our products.  We are seeking a Principal Systems Security / Cyber Engineer to function as a key contributor for the Integrated Strategic Solutions Engineering team.

As a member of the Mission Platform Systems Security Engineering (SSE) team, we want you to develop solutions to secure the Warfighter’s technology advantage. Systems Security Engineering creates security solutions leveraging multiple disciplines like Anti-Tamper (AT), Software Assurance, Hardware Assurance, Cryptography, and Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) to support Program Protection Implementation on various systems. 

**Signing bonuses of up to $30,000 are available for active DoD security clearance holders.**

Primary Responsibilities:

Implements security improvements by assessing current situation; evaluating trends; and anticipating requirements

Support the development of cybersecurity requirements, design and architecture artifacts, plans, and policies.

Define security development and test efforts implementation of security controls of networking devices, databases, operating systems, and hardware and software components.

Understand and integrate cybersecurity development activities.

Support the development of RMF documents and controls validation testing for Authority to Operate (ATO) accreditations.

Perform analysis on cybersecurity collected data and test results.

Conduct cybersecurity audits to ensure appropriate implementation and compliance of the security posture.

Conduct technical and nontechnical trade studies.

Understand, and ensure compliance with, DoD technology release and export licensing policies.

Basic Qualifications:

Must be a U.S. Citizen

Must have an active US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance.  Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations or equivalent experience and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience

DoDI 8570.01-M IAT Level-II Compliant Certification (e.g., Security+, CISSP, or equivalent).

Familiar with NIST Risk management Framework (RMF) or similar, as described in NIST Special Publication 800-37

Understanding of Systems Engineering requirements, specifications, and Experience implementing DoD and Federal IA Certification and Accreditation Processes, IA controls and developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with security features and/or vulnerability analysis of various operating systems as defined by Intelligence agencies.

Experience with IT and/or network and system security administration, including operating system security configuration and account administration best practices for UNIX, MS Windows, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, VMWARE, and CISCO Systems.

Experience with usage of information security toolsets including anti-virus, Vulnerability Assessment, HIDS/ NIDS. host-based or endpoint security solutions, Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) and centralized auditing resources.

Experience with security systems engineering involving various computer hardware and software S/W operating system and application solutions in both a stand-alone and in LAN/WAN configurations.

Experience with IA vulnerability testing and related network and system test resources, e.g., Retina, Nmap, Nessus, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

Experience working on U.S. Government contract proposals as an Information Assurance Engineer subject matter experienced professional.

Experience with Python scripting and Linux Bash.

Familiar with Program Protection Plan (PPP) DoDI 5000.02 and DoDI 5200.39.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies 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.

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.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

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.


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for 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.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).  An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed. 

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

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!? 

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year


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.

RTX Raytheon / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBRTX-01602649  2023.03.10

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