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Raytheon Technologies Information System Security Officer Intern (Summer 2022) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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.

Position overview The ISSO performs a combination of information system security compliance responsibilities and lab security sustainment responsibilities as the primary point of contact for sensitive engineering programs and their cybersecurity needs. Position will create, sustain, and enforce standard operating procedures developed from government compliance documents/regulations (NISPOM, DFARS, DAAPM, JSIG, etc.), while still being able to interpret and troubleshoot requests and tasks of volatile complexity. This position utilizes a wide variety of cybersecurity technologies and tools and requires knowledge and experience with a comprehensive selection of Information Technology skill sets.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designated information system compliance at system level; including but not limited to technical configuration analysis, change control facilitation, hardware/software management, audit and inspections, incident response and troubleshooting, etc.

  • Responsible for the System Security Plan maintenance and change control per procedure.

  • Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and provide security training and guidance

  • Collect, review, document, and archive security event logs, reports and files in accordance with the System Security Plan (SSP), reporting any anomalies. Monitor and analyze all available resources that track user activity, provide warnings of system vulnerabilities, and provide system performance information in accordance with cybersecurity plans and policies

  • Manage the tracking, accounting, safeguarding, and disposition of material assets associated with the secure systems

  • Communicate with customers 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:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and student must be pursuing a Bachelor's or advanced degree in an applicable discipline.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Must have or be capable of obtaining a US Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation/reinstatement and must meet eligibility requirements

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.


  • 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

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.


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.

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.