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Linux System Administrator

Aurora, Colorado

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Raytheon delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. Our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

  • Full-time
  • Entry to Senior level
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Responsibilities


Would you like to work in a collaborative environment at a state of the art facility in Colorado?

Then join our Raytheon team of engineers solving problems that make the world a safer place and help to secure our great nation! Come support those who provide us with all the freedoms we enjoy.


Our facility in Aurora, CO offers amenities that create work and life balance. On site we have a 24/7 fitness facility, health center, cafeteria, collaboration rooms and dynamic break areas for easy conversation and socialization. Additionally, employee appreciation lunches, bonus opportunities, and great benefits that include medical, dental, vision, 401K match, flexible work schedule - just to name a few.

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Raytheon is seeking a System Administrator with strong Linux administration background to join our team in developing and maintaining systems in a classified environment.

The System Administrator is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining and implementing solutions to optimize the infrastructure operations. Analyzes and identifies all or part of a company's existing or new computer (and/or server), peripheral, network, and telecommunications systems requirements, taking into consideration the special technology needs. Designs, implements, codes, tests, documents, and maintains systems integration solutions to total system or subsystems. Establishes functional and technical specifications, solves hardware/software interface problems, defines input/output parameters, and ensures integration of the entire system or subsystem.


This position requires US Citizenship with a current TS/SCI with CI Poly Government Security Clearance.


Required Skills:



  • Must be a US Citizen with a current TS-SCI clearance with CI poly.
  • 6 years of experience directly related to Linux System Administration, including installation and maintenance of software and hardware.
  • Experience administering Red Hat Linux based systems with minimal support, to include Linux sub-systems, patching, packaging (RPM), performance tuning, networking, user management, and security.
  • Strong hardware/software troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with scripting, particularly in shell scripting in sh and csh variants, Bash, Python, and PERL
  • Experience with planning, deployment, installation and upgrades of products within required timelines and resource allocations over multiple geographic sites
  • NAS and SAN administration experienced is required.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds in support of hardware installations.
  • Must be able to travel 20% for installation support
  • Must be able to support occasional after hour maintenance
  • Required to provide pager (on-call) support
  • Must have an active CompTIA Security+ or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with automation frameworks (Chef, Puppet, etc.)
  • Experience with cloud infrastructures such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, etc.
  • Experience administering Windows based systems
  • Proficiency with Enterprise level administration of common services such as DNS, sendmail, and LDAP
  • Experience with recent versions of VMware (ESXi and vCenter)
  • Familiar with version control systems such as git, IBM Rational Team Concert, etc.
  • Strong analytic and research skills - must be detail oriented
  • Linux and Windows integration tools (Centrify, Samba, etc.)
  • Installation and management of fiber channel switches
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and troubleshoot problems with efficiency
  • Requires the ability to effectively interact with external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations and vendors
  • Communication and diplomatic skills

Required Education:

BS Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a similar technical related field, OR 14 years of experience in lieu of degree.


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