Senior Systems Engineer – Cybersecurity

Category: Engineering
Job ID: 10459
Location: Cedar Rapids, IA
Posted Date: May 16, 2018

Requisition ID: 10459

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America’s Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Senior Systems Engineer – Cybersecurity to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It’s an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

This job description is for a Senior Systems Engineering position within the Common Core Sub-Systems team of the Common Core Avionics department. We are seeking highly motivated engineers that are ready to join our Cybersecurity team to aid in assessing the programs of the Airborne Solutions directorate susceptibility to cyber threats and provide guidance. This opportunity offers the candidate the ability to get into the early stages of the rising field of Cyber Security within Rockwell Collins.
The person in this role will be asked to provide guidance to pursuit teams, product lines, and all levels of management to aid in meeting customer needs. A working knowledge of the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF), Cybersecurity experience, training as well as professional accreditation (i.s. CISSP) are desirable traits of the successful candidate.
Candidates are expected to be able to support teams of hardware, software, and systems engineers to develop, integrate and evaluate new cyber security technologies.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support teams of hardware, software, and systems engineers to develop, integrate and evaluate new cyber security technologies.’
  • Ensures system security needs established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, system analysis, systems design, and systems hardening.
  • Asist architects and system developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information assurance (IA) functionality to ensure uniform application security policy and enterprise solutions.
  • Asses and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle.
  • Support technical proposal preparation

Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizenship
  • Candidates must have the ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance. A current or recently deactivated (within the last 24 months) is highly desired.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) discipline
  • 2+ years of Information Assurance or Cybersecurity experience
  • Familiar with the Risk Management Framework

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that’s just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.