Textron Sr. IT Security Analyst in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Sr. IT Security Analyst



Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company thatleverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and financebusinesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textronis known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter,Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Arctic Cat,Greenlee, and Textron Systems. For more information visit:www.textron.com.


Harnessing agility and abroad base of expertise, Textron Systems’ innovative businesses design,manufacture, field and support comprehensive solutions that expand customercapabilities and deliver value. Textron Systems' businesses areindustry-leading developers and integrators of unmanned systems, advancedmarine craft, armored vehicles, intelligent battlefield and surveillancesystems, geospatial management and analysis systems, intelligence softwaresolutions, precision weapons, piston engines, test and trainingsystems, and total lifecycle sustainment and operational services.

Textron Systems iscomprised of multiple business units: Electronic Systems, GeospatialSolutions, Lycoming Engines, Marine & Land Systems, Support Solutions, TRUSimulation Training, Unmanned Systems and Weapon & SensorSystems.


The Senior IT Security Analyst mustbe a highly-motivated, self-driven team player that can perform in a fastchanging business environment. The Senior IT Security Analyst is responsiblefor implementing governance and compliance requirements across the TextronSystems business unit. The person will work within the IT risk management teamand support IT projects and initiatives with members of the InformationTechnology group and business stakeholders. In this cross functional role, theywill work with technical managers, system administrators, application owners,software developers, infrastructure, service delivery, and IT leaders tomitigate and remediate vulnerabilities and manage technology risks across theenterprise. The Senior analyst will be leveraged to work with IT teams todesign, build, and monitor leading-edge IT configurations to ensure they meetregulatory and IT governance compliance requirements. The Senior analystrequires a diversity of knowledge and experience related to operating systems,applications, databases and networking to perform technical IT security risk assessments,IT security monitoring, vulnerability management analysis, risk mitigationactions, and assist with IT disaster recovery and business continuity requirements.The candidate must have experience collaborating with business areas tounderstand business and IT requirements so that we deliver IT securitysolutions to support Textron Systems domestic and international businessinitiatives. Candidate will also work with the Textron Enterprise security teamon corporate IT security projects and initiatives that address complianceissues and improve our security posture across the Textron enterprise. Thiscalls for a resourceful senior analyst with the ability to interpret complexinformation and develop solutions to address security concerns in a timelymanner

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with other IT teammembers and end users to provide solutions based on business requirementsduring all phases of the development and life cycle management process.

  • Lead IT security initiatives andprojects with risk management and other IT team members.

  • Complete technical risk assessmentfor IT projects to ensure they meet compliance requirements.

  • Use of IT security tools for riskmanagement monitoring purpose, compile reports and complete complex securityanalysis tasks to identify suspicious activities and take appropriate action.

  • Configure monitoring alerts and performdata analysis to identify anomalies and risk mitigation actions.

  • Complete vulnerability managementanalysis to ensure system, application, and database patches are applied toreduce security risks.

  • Search for and analyze securitytechnology to reduce risks in every information security segment. Research andsuggest measures to improve IT related procedures, operations, processes, andsystems, specific to information security concerns throughout our business unit

  • Work with business areas and ITstaff to update and maintain IT disaster recovery plans (DRP), business impactanalysis (BIA), and application recovery documents (ARD).

  • Ensures IT compliance for SOX and CyberDFARS regulatory requirements, and plays a lead role in support of andsuccessfully passing IT audits.

  • Perform IT security incidentresponse and remediation activities, to include working with Textron enterpriseand other business unit IT security teams, as necessary.

  • Develop and disseminate securityawareness and education information to end users and system administrators

  • Develop and maintain documentationrelated to security processes, systems, procedures, and events.

  • Provide recommendations to mitigaterisks through the appropriate use of technical, procedural, and administrativecontrols in accordance with legal and regulatory compliance standards andestablished industry best practice


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in ComputerScience or Engineering, Computer Security or Information Assurance orequivalent work experience (technical certifications, training, etc.)

  • 6 years of IT technical,administrative, and network security experience with a knowledge of informationsecurity principles. Possess and maintain industry recognized securitycertifications (i.e., CISSP, Security , GIAC). Active security clearance or theability to obtain a security clearance

  • Experience with Windows desktop, server O/S, and Active Directory users andgroups security configuration. Experience with Linux O/S is preferred

  • Experience monitoring and assessingsecurity threats

  • Understanding of enterprise,network, system/endpoint, and application-level security issues and risks

  • Experience understanding anddetermining vulnerabilities

  • Responsible for remediation oranalysis for identified security incident

  • Understanding of TCP/IP networking

  • Demonstrated experience withvulnerability assessment platforms and tools, antivirus and malware preventionand analysis tools, log management, security event and information systems, andnetwork firewalls

  • Understanding of network, system andapplication hardening techniques, processes, and standards

  • Must be able to establish andmaintain multiple priorities

  • Established ability to learn andcontribute quickly

  • Results oriented and fact-baseddecision making

  • Ability to work independently aswell as collaboratively; possesses sound business judgment

  • Good communication and presentationskills

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Information Technology

Primary Location US-Maryland-Hunt Valley

Recruiting Company Textron Systems: Unmanned Systems

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 264473