Identity, PingDirectory Engineer (Remote)


Remote City, IA

Date Posted:



United States of America


HIA99: Field Office - IA Remote Location, Remote City, IA, 50301 USA

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Identity Management is a vital security and infrastructure operations component to the Collins Aerospace Business. Team members of Collins Identity work across the Collins Aerospace organization and with corporate shared services to deliver solutions that help the business by automating processes, performing data analysis, and representing good security practices. The Collins Identity team is a vital bridge between Identity data and business operations.

The successful candidate will be responsible for being a technical lead for the Ping Directory Identity platform of products hosted by Collins Identity. Candidate will work with a team of technical employees and contractors to enhance to the existing PingDirectory Identity product stack, AWS automation, and user management interfaces. Candidate will work alongside leadership to design, develop, and implement a Collins External Identity User Management Platform. Candidate will be responsible for ensuring that solutions meet security and compliance requirements as dictated by Raytheon Technology. Candidates will have extensive experience with Identity and Access Management solutions, methodologies, and best practices. Candidates should have knowledge of code development, cloud hosting, and automation solutions. Candidate must possess superior collaboration and relationship building skills to form close working relationships with the employees and contractors he will be the technical lead for. Candidate must also be able to establish these positive working relationships with business and application teams.

This is a Remote, Work from Home Opportunity.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and enhance the PingDirectory Identity technology stack (PingDirectory, PingProxy, PingDataSync).

  • Collaborate with Collins Aerospace Infrastructure staff to become familiar with automated hosting environment and lead the support and maintenance of this environment. This work could include server application version upgrades and patches, AWS hosting environment updates, and AWS network/dns re-configuration.

  • Work with Collins Aerospace BU application owners to troubleshoot application problems and bring resolution to cross-system issues.

  • Attend meetings with application owners and business analysts to help define technical and security requirements for applications and then implement solutions to meet those requirements.

  • Ensure all current solutions and new developments are implemented in a secure and compliant manner that meets corporate and regulatory policies.

  • Extend knowledge across identity domains to help support the larger Collins Identity team. This will include taking part in an on-call rotation.

  • Work with senior leadership to sustain identity management as a value-add service

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a University Degree and minimum 8 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 5 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience

  • Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder

  • Experience with software development lifecycle

  • Knowledge of Identity and Access Management solutions

  • Knowledge of cross-application integration technologies, web services, data transfer, and workflows

  • 3 years previous experience in managing PingDirectory stack (pingProxy, PingDataSync, PingDirectory)

  • Experience developing in one or more Object Oriented Programming languages in software development at a professional level.

  • Previous experience working with AWS automated hosting solutions

  • Server Administration (Windows and Unix) Experience

  • Understanding of DNS, TCP / IP protocols, clustering, load balancing, firewalls

  • Knowledge of authentication and authorization protocols such as: Kerberos, NTLM, SAML, OAuth, SPML, etc.

  • Ability to work on a complex technical system.

  • Ability to troubleshoot, resolve, and find the root cause of issues promptly, even under pressure.

  • Ability to communicate effectively, manage multiple tasks, and follow through on commitments.

  • Demonstrate self-motivation, decisiveness, and a positive teamwork attitude.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CISSP Certification

  • Experience with Python is a plus.

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 part of a new, exciting initiative to combine foundational IT with new digital technologies? Our Digital Technology team is driving business efficiencies and a better customer experience by connecting technologies, people, information, and processes. From making aircraft more electric, intelligent, and integrated to building new software platforms such as Internet of Things, big data, artificial intelligence, and blockchain, there’s no better place to be right now than in digital. If you’re an agile thinker who enjoys utilizing modern technology to make big improvements, then you’re a perfect fit for this team. Join Collins Aerospace to help us revolutionize the aerospace industry today!

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 consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

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.

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

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Optional coverages you can buy pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection

  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits

  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Autism Benefit

  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions

  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program

  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits

  • Bright Horizons, child, and elder care services

  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program

  • And more!

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

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.

The salary range for this role is 94,000 USD - 196,000 USD; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills. Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

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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