Cybersecurity Architect

LOC13056 189 Pratt & Whitney Drive Aerotech Business Park,Enfield,Nova Scotia,B2T 1L1,Canada

The Aerospace Corporation

Aerospace operates the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering.

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LOC13056 189 Pratt & Whitney Drive Aerotech Business Park,Enfield,Nova Scotia,B2T 1L1,Canada

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Who we are

At Pratt & Whitney, we believe that powered flight has transformed – and will continue to transform – the world. That’s why we work with an explorer’s heart and a perfectionist’s grit to design, build, and service the world’s most advanced aircraft engines. We do this across a diverse portfolio – including Commercial Engines, Military Engines, Business Aviation, General Aviation, Regional Aviation, and Helicopter Aviation – and as a way of turning possibilities into realities for our customers. This is how we at Pratt & Whitney approach our work, and this is why we are inspired to go beyond.

Our expectations

Pratt & Whitney is seeking an experienced cyber security professional to join our Global Cyber Security Architecture and Assessment Team.  The Security Architect will be responsible for delivering comprehensive security architecture assessment and guidance to ensure both protection by design and cyber compliance for Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC).

The preferred candidate will be responsible for providing technical security expertise in security architecture and deployment of enterprise systems while ensuring compliance to enterprise policies, industry standards and regulatory requirements. In addition, as a core member of the P&W Cybersecurity team, the candidate will contribute to evaluation of new technologies that support current and future P&W business needs.  The position will also require program/project management and oversight of Cybersecurity related projects to include Authority to Operate (ATO) to ensure that they meet business and security requirements in a timely and cost effective manner.  The ideal candidate will have practical security understanding with the ability to build and refine capability to deliver secure repeatable solutions for P&W.

What your day to day will look like?

  • Provide program level oversight to P&WC security architecture that can be leveraged at corporate and partner business unit levels.

  • Provide oversight of the analysis, requirement development, design, documentation, implementation, and maintenance of complex IT architecture solutions.

  • Estimate costs and schedules and recommend resources required and solutions to problems.

  • Leverage and optimize existing corporate solutions to drive standardization and simplification to reduce implementation timelines and costs.

  • Participate as Cybersecurity lead on all P&WC DT initiatives.

  • Understand technical security issues and the implications to the business.

  • Be able to build processes and integrate distributed workflows into consolidated and centralized processes.

  • Interface and collaborate with internal and external partner organizations.

  • Continuously assess and align core processes with strategic Security and Technology direction.

The tools you need to be successful


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

  • Technical Certifications:  CISSP, Security+, CSSLP, CEH, OSWE, GREM or equivalent are highly desired but not required.

  • Professional Certifications: ITIL, Agile, PMP or equivalent are a plus but not required.

Experience / Qualifications

  • At least 6-10 years of experience with technical program management, capability development, security/solution architecture and process engineering.

  • Practical experience in developing and interpreting technical diagrams and roadmaps that ensure that our technology meets all security requirements and anticipates future scale and ROI opportunities.

  • Proven experience in secure architecture design and implementation for public and private offerings.

  • Demonstrated ability to articulate effective security principles and controls (SANS, NIST, CIS, etc.) with proven experience applying in context to risk.

  • Strong ability to communicate: write clearly and speak authoritatively to different kinds of audiences (customers, technical SME’s, and business leaders).

  • Experience defining, implementing, and complying with IT policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and experience speaking authoritatively to different kinds of audiences (customers, technical SME’s, and business leaders).

  • Experience with metrics development and trending analysis for process improvement.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

The masculine pronoun is used without discrimination and solely for the purpose of making the text easier to read. P&WC is an equal opportunities employer, seeking to promote diversity and inclusion. We will consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender, nationality, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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: Canada
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