Principal Cybersecurity Software Engineer (Onsite)

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

RTX

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Date Posted:

2024-06-06

Country:

United States of America

Location:

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

Position Role Type:

Onsite

Role Overview:

As a Principal Security Software Engineer, you will be involved in the development of state-of-the-art cryptographic software to support a variety of military use cases. Examples include advanced satellite, aircraft, and ground vehicle communications. We regularly work with the NSA to ensure our cryptographic solutions are secure and trustworthy.

Within Collins Aerospace we work alongside multiple hardware, FPGA and systems teams in order to seamlessly embed our advanced technology into our product portfolio.  Examples of these products range from high-frequency radios to secure, sophisticated software-defined radios that can enable pilots and soldiers to transfer data, voice, and imagery over the air.

** This position is in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A comprehensive relocation package is available to qualified applicants. **

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Technical responsibilities for this software engineering position will primarily encompass working in a software role and contributing to key decision making for the successful development of applications across multiple product lines. 

  • There will be involvement in requirements definition, collaboration on software design and architecture, implementing software, software\hardware integration, and requirement verification.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Typically requires a University Degree and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience. 

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

  • Software development and integration experience embedded C and C++ product software.

  • Software development and integration experience on complex multi-threaded product software code bases.

  • Experience with standard full lifecycle software development practices and configuration management tools.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and\or experience in embedded security software development and integration 

  • Comfortable working in a Linux development environment; experience with using mutexes, semaphores, queues, inter-process communication, and interrupt service routines beneficial. 

  • Capable of mentoring engineers regarding software development skills and practices 

  • Desire to successfully work in a team environment, establishing collaborative relationships with coworkers in person and through technology; experience working on an Agile team desirable 

  • Strive to consistently produce superior results, keeping project milestones on schedule, contributing to a positive work environment, and driving process efficiency improvements. 

  • Experience leading teams and running projects through the full software lifecycle. 

  • IP networking and networking protocol experience.

  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as python

  • Ideal candidates will have experience with software development using a high-level programming language (C++, C#, Java, Perl, Ada, VHDL) as well as hardware-software integration in real-time embedded systems. 


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 part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies?  Our Digital Technology team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information, and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent, and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace to help us revolutionize the aerospace industry 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.

WE ARE REDEFINING AEROSPACE.

* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).  An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed. 

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

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 program

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection

  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

  • Adoption Assistance         

  • Autism Benefit

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Bright Horizons, child, and elder care services

  • 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.

Note:

  • 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.

The salary range for this role is 96,000 USD - 200,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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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Region: North America
Country: United States

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