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Raytheon Technologies Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) in Rockford, Illinois

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United States of America


A01: Rockford - Aerospace 4747 Harrison Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61125 USA

As the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) the individual will work closely with various Government Agencies and Offices to generate and maintain security documentation to include System Security Plans, Privileged User Guides, and Plan of Action and Milestones (POAM) for classified Information Systems. The individual will be responsible for the certification and accreditation of classified Information System networks and ensure auditing requirements are completed in accordance with appropriate guidelines &requirements. The individual will ensure all system security procedures are being followed include maintaining and reviewing software security patching and audit files in accordance with various customer requirements. The ISSM will report directly to the Senior Manager, Government Security Compliance, Windsor Locks CT.

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 a lead for remediating deficiencies.

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

  • Provides security education training to employees.

  • Maintain responsibility for Information System media control, anti-virus definition updates, hardware and software control for secure operating environments, Information Security briefings & education and training.

  • Performing periodic self- inspections of the overall Information System program and ensure compliance with various Government regulations.

  • Conducts and coordinates investigations into security violations related to the Information System program; ensures corrective actions are appropriately implemented.

  • The individual will require knowledge across all aspects of Security and will be required to backup and assist other members of the Security Staff on a daily basis.

  • Other duties as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

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

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR

  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years experience OR

  • In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in cybersecurity and/or hands-on administration of Windows and/or Linux-based systems;

  • Current CISSP CE Certification or equivalent and maintain DoD-recognized cyber security baseline (DOD 8570/8140) certifications;

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Currently hold an Active DOD Security Clearance as a condition of employment;

  • Advanced Degrees in an IT related discipline;

  • Professional certification such as CISSP, CISSM, CompTIA Security+ and/or MCSA/E, Microsoft (MCSA), VMware (VCP), or Cisco (CCNA) preferred;

  • Linux, or Splunk, or Nessus, or PDQ Deploy experience preferred;

  • Comfortable working with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Vision and Lync from an installation, configuration and troubleshooting perspective. SAP experience preferred;

  • 3 years of experience supporting validated desktop, server, network, systems administration, troubleshooting, implementation security requirements in Microsoft Windows 10, OS imaging, installation, configuring, and support & troubleshooting; preferably in an Information Security role in a classified environment;

  • NIST SP 800-series RMF framework and guidelines; DISA, STIGs, SCAP, Splunk or other system hardening and compliance, vulnerability assessment, and/or SIEM tools;

  • General networking knowledge of networking technologies such as TCP/IP ports, protocols and services, switching, and routing;

  • 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;

  • Familiarity with VOIP technology for phone support;

  • Experienced with documenting standard-work and process development, root cause corrective action;

  • Ability to work in a high energy, fast paced environment, able to adapt to changing business needs;

  • Highly self-directed and able to learn quickly with a strong ability to drive and deliver results;

  • Comfortable working with minimal daily supervision and to balance numerous priorities;

  • Ability to remain calm and composed under pressure, in a fast-paced environment of rapidly changing demands

    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.


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

  • 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

  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You

  • Autism Benefit

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Best Doctors, 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.

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.