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Raytheon Technologies Sr Software Security Engineer - Cybersecurity (Remote option available) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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United States of America


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

Have you ever considered working in one of the fastest growing engineering disciplines? The Cybersecurity Engineering team needs an additional Sr. Software Security Engineer to fulfill our mission. This shared services team supports the development of products throughout the company wherever the customer has a security requirement or it’s believed the system will be exposed to cyber threats by it’s connectivity or operational use. We develop tools and testing techniques to highlight residual defects in design or implementation. These defects could lead to vulnerabilities that negatively impact the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of a system. Members of the security engineering team pursue security excellence by embedding with the design and implementation teams as subject matter experts supporting our comprehensive Secure System Development Life Cycle (SSDLC).

Relocation assistance is available once we return to the site; however, this position can also be performed remotely. Preference will be given to working onsite.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop threat models and information flow architectures to ensure data can be properly isolated in motion and at rest

  • Implementing mandatory access controls (MAC) through the development of SELinux policies

  • Reviewing code to identify weaknesses in the implementation of security functions

  • Developing and executing fuzzing and penetration tests to evaluate the robustness of the attack surface

  • Conducting vulnerability assessments of proposed and in-service systems.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree ( Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) ) and 5 years of relevant experience OR

  • Advance degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

  • Threat Modeling

  • Vulnerability Analysis

  • Data/network security implementations in the Linux OS

  • Networking experience - Layer 2/Layer 3 protocols

  • Embedded system development

  • Development C/C++ and/or Python in an embedded Linux application OS

  • Programming in a Linux OS environment

  • Penetration Testing

  • Application Fuzzing / Resiliency Testing

  • Candidates for this position should be fluent in the systems engineering domain and have a passion for cybersecurity.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • WiFi protocol 802.11

  • Containers

  • ARINC 661

  • SELinux

  • DO-178B level C, D and E development standards

  • Being a CISSP or CISSP Associate is desirable.

    The candidate is required to have excellent communications skills to communicate technical issues and status in both written and oral form. The candidate must be adaptable to change, determined to accomplish tasks based on program schedule, collaborate with teammates in order to learn and make good decisions, enjoy learning new technologies, and contribute to a positive work environment.

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.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team 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.


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

  • Employee Scholar Program, tuition reimbursement program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal

  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions

  • Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Bright Horizons, back-up child / elder care and college coach resources

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • 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

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.

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