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Senior Linux System Administrator

Aurora, Colorado

Overview

How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field. Whether you’re an Information Systems Technologist or an Encryption Strategy Expert, at Raytheon you’ll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you’ll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life balance. If you’re ready to take on today’s big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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  • Career & Development Opportunities
  • Full-time
  • Entry, Mid, Senior

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Responsibilities


Job Description:

Raytheon is seeking a Sr Systems Administratorwith strong Linux and VM System Administration background to join our team in a sustainment environment.

This position 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 DoD Secret Clearance

Required Skills:
  • 4+ years of experience directly related to Linux System Administration in a sustainment environment; strong background in Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL 5/6)
  • Strong knowledge of VMware Horizon, VApps, VMware vSphere Clusters and vCenter Servers
  • Basic Network Administration knowledge utilizing CISCO
  • Understanding of Storage Area Network concepts (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS).
  • Knowledge of patch management tools such as RPM and YUM package management, Red Hat Satellite.
  • Experience in COTS/GOTS/FOSS software installations
  • Background in applying STIG settings to each product or underlying OS
  • Strong hardware/software troubleshooting skills
  • Systems integration experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex configuration problems or system issues
  • Occasional after hours on call support and ability to work overtime as needed
  • Willing and able to travel approximately 20% to additional local off-site locations for installations and maintenance work on short notice as needed
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds in support of hardware installations.
  • Must be a US Citizen with a current DoD Secret Clearance


Desired Skills:
  • Ensure successful planning, deployment, installation, and upgrades of products within required timelines and resource allocations over multiple geographic sites
  • Knowledge of Windows System Administration in a Windows 2008/W0012/WIN 7 Server and Desktop support with increasing responsibilities administering client/server applications
  • Proficiency with Enterprise level administration of common network services such as Active Directory, DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP and troubleshooting as well as Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytic and research skills - must be detail oriented
  • Knowledge of Centrify
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Powershell and PowerCLI, Bash, Ruby, and Python.
  • Knowledge of automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, SaltStack
  • Knowledge of storage systems such as EMC VNX
  • Knowledge of Active Directory services, LDAP.
  • Knowledge of DoD 8500.1, DIACAP, DITSCAP, NISPOM environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to research and create detailed computing system documentation and operational guides/procedures.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with a diverse user community in quick-response situations and to coordinate / collaborate with team members.
  • Security+ or equivalent Certification

Required Education:

BS Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a similar technical related field, OR 8 additional years of experience in lieu of degree.



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Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services 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 and training solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.2 billion in 2018 revenues. As a global business, 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.

Relocation Eligible
Yes

Clearance Type
Secret - Current

Expertise
Cloud Computing
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer/Management Information Systems
Configuration Management
Cyber Jobs
Engineering Technology
Software Engineering
Systems Engineering
Technical
Test Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
CO - Aurora

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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