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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01342928 Date posted 08/09/2019 City Sterling State/Province Virginia Country/Region United States

Date Posted:

2019-08-08-07:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HVA34: Sterling, VA 22640 Davis Dr , Sterling, VA, 20164-7104 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 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.

Role Overview
This position is for an experienced Security Services professional. Processes and maintains security information, data, and documents. Responsible for investigation of security violations resulting recommendations for preventive actions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Establishes, documents, implements. and monitors the Information System (IS) Security Program. System Security Plans (SSP) and related procedures for the facility.

  • Authors and maintains documentation supporting the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) of assigned systems in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF).

  • Performs security control assessments as part of the Continuous Monitoring Plan.

  • Oversees configuration management of assigned systems and validates audits are performed by the ISSO to ensure the security posture integrity.

  • Conducts periodic hardware and software inventory assessments. Identifies system security control shortcomings and serves as lead for remediating deficiencies.

  • Investigates security incidents such as data spills. data integrity and malicious events.

  • Provides security education training to employees.

  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

Education I Certification:

Bachelor's degree in an IT related discipline preferred -- OR 4 or more years of experience related to Information Systems in a classified environment, fulfilling the role of an ISSM, ISSO or very similar role in a classified environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least a current final Secret clearance

  • A working knowledge of the NISPOM and DAAPM

  • Current CompTIA Security+ Certification

  • Must be able to obtain RMF Training as specified in the Defense Security Service Assessment and Authorization Process Manual

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4 or more years of experience in Information Technology, 2 years of which are in an Information Security role in a classified environment. Including …

    • Knowledge of information systems security components and best practices including: firewalls, intrusion detection systems. anti-virus software. data encryption. and other industry-standard techniques and practices.

    • Ability to validate system security controls on multiple Operating Systems (OS). UNIX, Linux. and Windows for both stand-alone and network configurations.

    • Experience with Windows server and VMware.

    • Working knowledge of security configuration requirements for individual applications (i.e. Microsoft Office, Web Browsers, Network Devices, etc.).

    • Knowledge of related utilities and hardware. Server hardware and switches, storage management and TCP/IP, network monitoring and tools.



Basic Qualifications:
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in the appropriate discipline and 5 years of relevant experience or an Advanced degree in the appropriate discipline and 3 years of relevant experience.In the absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required.

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.

United Technologies Corporation 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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