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Network Systems Administrator

Cambridge, Massachusetts


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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Luke is a Global Business Services IT Intern on the Integrated Logistics Support Finance team. He’s working on redesigning a dashboard that Raytheon financial analysts use to track the metrics, progress, and critical components that are used for all products manufactured in Andover, Massachusetts.


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    Raytheon appreciates work/life balance. Employees can work 9 hours a day every week and received every other Friday off, as long as departmental/manager approval is obtained. Accrued paid time off monthly and paid holiday time.

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    Accrue paid time off monthly. Receive 12 holidays per year including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

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The Business Infrastructure (BI) Organization within Raytheon BBN Technologies is seeking a full- or part-time Systems Administrator to help support the computing infrastructure needs of our 350 person Cambridge location. Primary responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, laptop and desktop support for the personal computers of BBN personnel, server organization and maintenance, software maintenance, liaison with hardware service support, network support, maintain inventory and government property tracking, maintain printers and other IT assets, prepare equipment for reuse or disposal, liaison with the other BI IT personnel, and other IT systems support as needed.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, and Linux operating systems, common office and IT applications, and network equipment and protocols. BBN's work environment includes classified facilities to perform Government contract work, so a security clearance, Security+ certification, and a knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and or NIST 800-171 standards are a plus.

Required Skills & Education:

*BS/BA Degree
*Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in Systems Administration
*Knowledge of and experience with systems administration practices/procedures as applied to software management and system configuration.
*Working knowledge of networking essentials and Cisco Network Appliances, including routers, Layer 2 and 3 switches, and ASA Firewall/VPN devices.
*Familiarity with Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, and/or Linux operating systems.
*Familiarity with Subversion, Git, and other version control systems.
*Facility for troubleshooting and solving technical problems.
*Demonstrated ability and interest in acquiring new technological skills.
*Ability to work in a team environment.
*The ability to obtain a security clearance for which the Department of Defense requires US citizenship.

Desired Skills:

*Security+ certification
*Knowledge of and/or familiarity with NIST 800-171 standards and the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
*Familiarity with DISA STIG and SCAP tools.
*Ability to obtain DISA HBSS and ACAS certifications.
*Ability to obtain CISCO CCNA certification.
*Working knowledge of a variety of operating systems such as Windows 10 (Workstation), Mac OS X and Linux
*Familiarity with installation and administering Jira, Trac, and Wikis websites.
*Knowledge of Red Hat Identity Manager, FreeIPA, OpenLDAP, Samba, NFS, DNS, Apache Web Servers, and Postfix.
*Demonstrated ability to support of a fast-paced set of developers and to balance priorities of multiple tasks.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 133295

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Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. 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.

Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type

Cloud Computing
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer/Management Information Systems
Cyber Jobs
Data Networking
General Engineering
Information and Knowledge Systems
Software Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
MA - Cambridge

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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