Associate Director, Classified Cybersecurity Compliance- ONSITE


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United States of America


PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA

Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

The Government Security Compliance (GSC) Associate Director, Classified Cybersecurity is responsible for the successful execution of P&W GSC’s overall cybersecurity program. They will manage all aspects of the enterprise classified cybersecurity program supporting the Military Engines (ME) portfolio of programs in compliance with applicable U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) security laws and regulations. They lead, manage and mentor a team of 30 cybersecurity managers and professionals in the execution of the cybersecurity program. This role reports directly to the Director, Government Security Compliance.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the execution of the cybersecurity program governing the Military Engines portfolio of programs in compliance with applicable U.S. government laws, regulations and policies.
  • Lead teams of experienced cybersecurity managers and professionals who are responsible for the day-to-day cybersecurity compliance program management, monitoring and auditing.
  • Develop, implement and update policies, plans, procedures, and standards that apply to all cybersecurity enclaves.
  • Effectively counsel, coordinate and liaison with U.S. government officials, internal P&W customers, and other 3rd parties as required on matters associated with government cybersecurity compliance.
  • Perform the duties and responsibilities associated with an Enclave Senior Manager as needed.
  • Mentor subordinate managers and team members on professional development, performance and competencies.
  • Develop and execute long-term cybersecurity-related strategy, goals and operational direction in alignment with department-level and internal customer missions and goals.
  • Analyze and improve processes and systems by leveraging past experiences and/or in-depth understanding of best practices in order to improve the competitive position of the organization.
  • Effectively liaison and influence parties within and outside of own organization to accept views/practices, new concepts, and approaches in order to achieve the business mission and goals.
  • Other duties as directed by the Director of GSC.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Current Secret-level U.S. government security clearance with ability to obtain a Top-Secret clearance.
  • US Citizenship required.
  • Bachelor's degree with 12 years of relevant experience OR Advanced degree with 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • CISSP or equivalent professional certification.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current Top Secret-level U.S. government security clearance.
  • Significant experience with Special Access Programs (SAP) or Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) programs.
  • Advanced degree, preferably in cybersecurity, computer science, or IT-related field of study.
  • Multiple industry-recognized security or cybersecurity related professional certifications.
  • Significant familiarity with U.S. DoD cybersecurity guidance promulgated through CNSSI 1253, DAAPM, and/or JSIG.
  • Experience managing other people leaders within a team of 20 or more employees.
  • 5+ years’ experience as direct supervisor or manager of teams of at least 20 people.
  • Experience with DCSA Assessment and Authorization Process Manual (DAAPM) and Joint Special Access Program Implementation Guide (JSIG).
  • Experience assembling and submitting Risk Management Framework packages.
  • Able to resolve numerous difficult and complex problems on a regular basis.
  • 4-year degree or higher, preferably in cybersecurity, computer science, or IT-related field of study.
  • 10+ years’ combined experience in hands-on systems administration/engineering and/or cybersecurity support, preferably of information systems supporting classified programs or activities

What is my role type?

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:

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

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility.

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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