Cybersecurity Specialist – NIST/CMMC (Remote) – Collins Aerospace – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Businesses Collins Aerospace

Job ID 01467852

Most Recent Date Posted 08/13/2021

City Cedar Rapids

State Iowa

Country United States

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United States of America


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

The position will be responsible for assisting Engineering and Digital Technology teams with administrative, documentation, process and general cybersecurity related support activities. Individual must demonstrate the ability to multi-task with strong attention to detail, support multiple business functions and provide a wide variety of administrative and cybersecurity related tasks to manage the NIST, DFARS, and Cybersecurity controls and projects assigned. Acts as process and tool expert for these Engineering and Digital Technology teams. Must possess ability to coordinate and lead activities as well as strong organization and analytical skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designated information system compliance at system level; including but not limited to cyber control analysis and selection, change control facilitation, hardware/software management, audit and inspection initiation and tracking, incident response and troubleshooting, etc.

  • Responsible for the maintenance and change control of the Authorization Packages to include System Security Plan and Plan of Action and Milestones documents for boundary defined programs and engineering lab spaces.

  • Provide guidance and assistance to the DFARS Security Advisor assigned to each program boundary or lab space.

  • Organize reauthorization efforts with assigned program managers and lab stakeholders to communicate, mitigate, and obtain approval to operate with associated cybersecurity risks.

  • Communicate with customers and stakeholders in regards to secure system status and security posture.

  • Possess and maintain technical competence and a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures. Understands implications of work and makes recommendations for solutions.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree 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

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • DoD 8570-compliant industry certification at IAM Level I (Security+) or ability to obtain certification within 6 months.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Desired certifications: Security+, A+, Network+, CAP, CASP+, Cisco (CCNA), CISSPKnowledge and/or experience with NIST SP 800-series RMF framework and guidelines.

  • Knowledge and/or experience with RSA Archer and ALM’s Jira

  • Willingness to learn new technologies & take on new projects to grow experience

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

  • Comfort 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, criticalillness 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.

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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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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