Sr Associate, Cyber Security & Risk Management

Collins Aerospace

Cedar Rapids, IA Technology

Date Posted:

2019-07-18-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Do you want to be part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies?  Our Digital Technology team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace to help us revolutionize the aerospace industry today! Do you want to be part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies?  Our Digital Technology team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace to help us revolutionize the aerospace industry today!

Role Overview
Collins Aerospace is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to join the Digital Technologies (DT) Security Operations staff in the Security Center of Excellence (COE). 

The Senior Associate position will be responsible for a wide range of security responsibilities, with particular emphasis on cybersecurity and on the overall health and performance of a system.  The professional is expected to work with end user services and cross-functional teams to provide the requested security services, troubleshoot and resolve issues. The cybersecurity professional is expected to operate and perform at the highest levels of confidentiality and integrity and work among a team of skilled analysts to address simple to moderately complex problems across the various security functions.

The focus of this role is working within the Collins Aerospace DT Cybersecurity department reporting to the  Manager, Cybersecurity and COE.

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Provides tier two/three and security support services for the enterprise. This includes timely resolution of trouble tickets. Participates in the on-call rotation.

  • Responsible for taking direct action to understand and resolve all security-related problems and exceptions 

  • Completes activities focused on ensuring the safety and preventing the destruction of and unauthorized access to organization information systems.

  • Confers with users to discuss issues such as computer data access needs, security violations, and programming changes.

  • Manage the areas for which you are responsible at a level which prevents unauthorized, excessive access. 

  • Communicating security related issues and risks to team members and leadership.

  • Will serve as a security lead for simple development and deployment projects. 

  • Assists with supporting simple to moderately complex operational tasks that are assigned as part of a project implementation. May serve as a project lead for small to medium projects of moderate complexity.

  • Assist with the organization and coordination of the activities of team members to complete security team deliverables for projects.

  • Considered a Subject Matter Expert in at least one area and considered a domain generalist in multiple areas, including a moderate understanding of information security knowledge in the assigned areas.

  • Individual job duties will vary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a degree, 7 years of relevant experience is required. 

  • 1-2 years of computer and network security experience preferred

  • Thorough understanding of fundamental security and network concepts (operating systems, IPS/IDS, TCP/IP, ports, etc.)

  • Demonstrated analytical expertise – includes the ability to think critically and logically in a dynamic, high-pressure, fast-paced environment

  • Must possess or be able to obtain (at the company's expense) a Secret level clearance.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Security certifications (e.g. Security+, GCIA, GCIH, CISSP, CEH, etc.)

  • Experience with Microsoft and Unix-based operating systems

  • Experience in Active Directory and Account administration

  • Experience with Enterprise Firewall rules and rule creation.

  • Solid understanding of ITIL foundation service lifecycle

  • Experience in general security to effectively collaborate with team members and leadership.


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.

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
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

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