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Textron Principal Cyber Security Analyst in Hunt Valley, Maryland

Principal Cyber Security Analyst


Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’s Information Technology business area. Visit TextronSystems.com & Lycoming.com to read more about who we are and the products we make!

Textron Systems Corporationis searching for a Principal IT Security Architect based in Hunt Valley, MD to support all Systems locations.

The Principal Cyber Security Analyst must be a highly motivated, self-driven team player that can perform in a fast-changing business environment. The candidate should possess a natural enthusiasm for IT Security, diverse in-depth technical experience, business acumen, and strong customer service skills.

The Principal Cyber Analyst is responsible for implementing governance and compliance requirements across the Textron Systems business unit. This includes, but not limited to performing IT risk assessments and mitigation actions, as well as IT security monitoring and analysis tasks in accordance with IT policy and regulatory compliance requirements. Perform other risk management objectives and general operational tasks related to information security. Assist with IT business continuity and disaster recovery program. The candidate must have experience collaborating with all business areas to understand business and IT requirements so that we deliver IT security solutions to support Textron Systems domestic and international business initiatives. Candidate should have strong team-oriented interpersonal skills with the ability to interface effectively with a broad range of people and roles. Will also work with the Textron enterprise security team on corporate IT security projects and initiatives that address compliance issues and improve our security posture across the Textron enterprise.


  • Perform IT security reviews, technical risk assessments, and analysis to ensure compliance with IT security policies and standards

  • Configure monitoring alerts and reports. Advise and recommend on additional monitoring configurations

  • Providing technical and analytical guidance as it relates to workstations, servers, storage, networking, telephony, and other IT systems.

  • Analyze data to identify anomalies and risk mitigation actions

  • Work closely with other IT team members and end users to provide solutions based on business requirements during all phases of the development and life cycle management process

  • Develop and disseminate security awareness and education information to end users and system administrators

  • Perform IT security incident response and remediation activities, to include working with Textron enterprise and other business unit IT security teams, as necessary

  • Collaborate with Textron Enterprise and Business Unit IT security teams on projects and initiatives that address compliance issues and improve our security posture across the enterprise


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security/Information Assurance or related field

  • 10 years of IT technical, security, or administrative experience with knowledge of information security principles and regulatory compliance

  • Equivalent combination of education, work experience, technical certifications or training.


  • Experience with Windows Desktop, Server O/S, and Active Directory security configuration

  • Experience with Linux/Unix security configuration

  • Experience with firewalls

  • Knowledge of network infrastructure, including routers, switches, and associated network protocols and concepts

  • Project management with security focus

  • Experience with contract, supplier, and vender negotiations

  • Must be able to establish and maintain multiple priorities

  • Established ability to learn and contribute quickly

  • Results oriented and fact-based decision making

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

  • Excellent communication (verbal/written) and presentation skills to enable clear delivery of security and risk-related concepts to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Industry recognized security certifications is a plus (i.e., CISSP, Security , CySA , CASP )

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen capable of obtaining and maintaining a government security clearance

How We Care

At Textron Systems, our talented people make us successful. We promote an inclusive environment where we value individuality, differences, and unique perspectives.

Our Company is committed to offering employees opportunities to grow and develop. Our benefits and compensation packages are designed to help our talented employees excel and achieve their goals, so they can make a difference every day in and outside of the workplace. Below are just a few examples!

- Flexible Work Schedules

- Education Assistance

- Career Development & Training Opportunities

- Wellness Program (including Fitness Reimbursement)

- Medical, Dental, Vision & 401(K) with Company Funding

- Paid Parental Leave

Are you a Military Veteran?

Textron's products and services are trusted everyday by those who protect our country. We are dedicated to hiring these Veterans and aim to translate their skills to make an impact on our Company.

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

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 292675