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Senior Application Security Engineer (Puerto Rico)

Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies

Puerto Rico · United States · Fairfax, VA, USA · Puerto Rico · Remote
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

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United States of America


HPR99: Field Office – PR, Remote Location, Remote City, PR, 00921 USA

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We are seeking a skilled Application Security Specialist to focus on securing our applications. In this role, you will identify vulnerabilities, implement (and help expand) the Collins Application Security Playbook, apply security best practices, and collaborate with cross-functional teams to protect our critical applications and systems. As a senior member of the team, you would also provide guidance to team members and drive security initiatives within the organization.

** This individual can sit remotely in Puerto Rico**

What YOU will do:

  • You will conduct comprehensive security assessments and code reviews, generate threat models, and create and help implement a "Secure Software Development Life Cycle" process.

  • You will collaborate with development teams to prioritize and address vulnerabilities.

  • You will provide expert guidance on secure coding practices and deliver training sessions.

  • You will oversee security testing, such as penetration testing and vulnerability scanning.

  • You will create and maintain security documentation, guidelines, and standards.

  • You will collaborate across teams to integrate security into the development process.

  • You will assess security risks, recommend mitigation strategies, and drive risk management efforts.

  • You will stay informed about security trends and drive continuous process improvement.

What YOU will Learn:

  • You will foster relationships with your DT peers all over the world that work and WANT to work at Collins.

  • You will learn how to implement security tools to enhance application security.

Education & Experience:

  • Typically requires a University Degree and minimum 10 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience.

Qualifications you must have:

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship now or in the future. RTX will not offer sponsorship for this position.

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Security, or related field.

  • Expertise in application security or related roles.

  • Deep knowledge of secure coding practices, vulnerabilities, and testing.

Skills We Value:

  • 10 years' experience in application security or related field.

  • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CSSLP, or CEH.

  • Hands-on experience with security assessments, testing, and tools.

  • Strong knowledge of application security frameworks (e.g., OWASP).

  • Proficiency in programming languages (e.g., Python, C/C++, Java).

  • Effective communication skills for technical and non-technical stakeholders.

  • Ability to drive and implement security initiatives.

  • Experience working in or with Engineering teams.

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.

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.


*Please ensure the role type (defined below) is appropriate for your needs before applying to this role.

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.

*Position is remote; however, if you live within a reasonable commute of a Collins site with other colleagues you interact with, your manager will discuss whether there is a degree of onsite presence associated with this role.

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.

  • Participation in the Employee Scholar Program (ESP)

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 8 free counseling sessions.

  • And more!

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.

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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