Cybersecurity Project Specialist

Raytheon Technologies Corporate - Farmington, CT (30+ days ago)

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Businesses Raytheon Technologies Corporate
Job ID 01455818
Most Recent Date Posted 06/11/2021
City Farmington
State Connecticut
Country United States

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United States of America

UT6: 4 Farm Springs 4 Farm Springs Road, Farmington, CT, 06032 USA

Raytheon Technologies Corporation

Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an Aerospace and Defense company that provides advanced systems and services for commercial, military and government customers worldwide. It comprises four industry-leading businesses – Collins Aerospace Systems, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense. Its 195,000 employees enable the company to operate at the edge of known science as they imagine and deliver solutions that push the boundaries in quantum physics, electric propulsion, directed energy, hypersonics, avionics and cybersecurity. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the United Technologies Corporation aerospace businesses, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

To realize our full potential, Raytheon Technologies is committed to creating a company where all employees are respected, valued and supported in the pursuit of their goals. We know companies that embrace diversity in all its forms not only deliver stronger business results, but also become a force for good, fueling stronger business performance and greater opportunity for employees, partners, investors and communities to succeed.

Cybersecurity Project Specialist

The Cybersecurity PMO Project Specialist will manage IT security related projects for infrastructure rollouts, upgrades/replacements and server and store system refreshes. This position will lead multiple small to medium projects and/or large complex projects with responsibility for project planning risk/issue management, cost management and other project related areas. The PM will manage activities including planning, budgeting, oversight, and documentation of all aspects of assigned projects across the portfolio. The PM will also work closely with all levels of management and other departments to validate that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule.

Leadership & General Responsibilities:
Anticipate and define customer needs and achieve high quality results for both internal and external customers
Understand business processes impacted by project
Maintain close relationship with business team members; capable of identifying and solving issues in a manner to stay within the scope, yet to deliver solutions meeting business needs and expectations
Break down problems into essential elements, carry out diagnosis and develop solutions
Track and manage issues and problems; use sound judgment to develop solutions after securing relevant information, relating and comparing data from different sources and considering alternative courses of action
Escalate issues to appropriate levels as necessary to ensure that decisions are made timely and with the best interest of the scope and deliverables
Influence others without direct reporting relationship/responsibility
Assess own ideas and persuades others; gains support and commitment from others; mobilizes people to take action
Anticipate and accept changing roles, directions, and work processes
Effectively explore alternative approaches and solutions and to gain support and acceptance of all parties
Provide leadership in the development and implementation of project management processes, operations and best practice solutions
Keep technical knowledge updated and maintain the project/program repository
Conduct program management & technical reviews according to Raytheon IPDS/passport methodology

Additional Job Details:
Determine project scope, related deliverables and work products
Ensure change management processes are followed (Scope and Change Management)
Build project schedule as it relates to activities associated with deliverables and work products
Create and manage project plans, project schedules, deliverables. Milestones, status reports, action item logs, and issue logs.
Coordinate and facilitate program and project internal/external team meetings, action items, reports and presentations while interfacing with all members of project tams (architects, engineers, analysts, contractors, developers, testers and vendors).
Provide weekly status updates on project efforts involving all Hives and stakeholders including schedule updates, status, decisions, next steps, risks and staffing levels.
Develop business cases and submit for funding in coordination with corporate finance; identify, analyze and manage project costs to deliver project within budget (CAPEX and OPEX) (Cost Management); track committed, pending and anticipated cost events while maintaining project budget with Project, Vendor and Finance teams.
Apply objective standards and processes to achieve customer satisfaction through quality planning and continuous improvement (Quality Management)
Staff projects appropriately and assemble resource (Resource Management)
Manage execution of activities according to the plan
Provide clear, concise and timely communication to project team members, stake holders, senior management, executive management and other groups, as appropriate; act as a central point of contact for all project communication. (Communications Management)
Manage project resources (internal and external) and activities to deliver project according to schedule and plan
Identify, analyze and manage project risks and issues (Risk and Issues Management)
Escalate issues to appropriate governance levels and in accordance with the escalation process
Support supply chain efforts to coordinate contracts from negotiation through execution (Procurement Management)
Coordinate diverse components of project by quality project planning, execution and change control to achieve required balance of time, cost and quality (Integration Management)
Maintain and enhance quality through the effective use of standardized project management processes
Provide technical and analytical guidance to project team and approve project plans and charters to ensure they meet all business requirements
Mentor and train the client, vendor and company personnel in project management methods, procedures and activities


Leading Information Technology projects/teams
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in IT Security, Cybersecurity or GRC environments
Familiarity with security regulatory compliance assessments: NIST, ISO 27001, PCI, GDPR, etc.
Experience managing security consulting projects with personal accountability for delivering on time and within budget for large, complex projects
Analytical and problem-solving skills needed to manage multiple factors on a project simultaneously
Proactive team player with strong collaboration skills across internal and external client, supplier and geographically dispersed virtual teams with ability to multitask and work independently
Experience managing budgets and having financial accountability
Demonstrated experience using formal Project Management methodologies
Established experience leading large, complex IT projects
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to handle conflict through proactive action and direct and timely communication; thrive in ‘influence without authority’ environment
Ability to perform in fast-paced environment with competing priorities and tight deadlines
Initiative and ability to quickly acquire knowledge
Embodies integrity, represents and inspires highest ethical standards and professionalism
Ability to use Microsoft Office tools, Visio, MS Project

Typically requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and a minimum 5 years of experience, or an Advanced Degree and a minimum 3 years experience.
PMP and Agile Certification a plus, but not required

Desired Skills:
Experience in multiple software development methodologies (waterfall, agile, SAFe)
Knowledge of infrastructure deployment for servers, power, cabling and data center concerns
Knowledge of project management tools i.e. Workfront, Jira, Confluence and Micro Focus PPMC (Project and Portfolio Management Center)

Location: Farmington, CT or Remote

Work Authorization: US Citizen or US Person Required

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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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.