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Sr. Information Technology (IT) Generalist

Tucson, Arizona


What does it take to make the world a safer place? It takes delivering innovative technology and collaborating with some of the finest talent in the engineering field. Whether you’re a software engineer or a mechanical engineer, 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. If you’re ready to take on today’s big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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  • Full-time
  • Entry, Mid, Senior level

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Felicia Jackson is regional vice president of RAYVETS, Raytheon's employee group for veterans and those who support them. After 24 years in the Air Force, she started a new career at Raytheon. "I wanted to go where people would support me," she told us.


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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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  • Paid Time Off

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

  • Relocation Assistance

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The Information Technology (IT) Generalist must deliver results in a milestone-driven environment, while exemplifying upstanding values and behaviors. As a key contributor to a program’s overall execution, the successful candidate must make highly valuable contributions to RMS programs. The IT Generalist must be a motivated and experienced professional that enhances the organization’s ability to enable RMS business objectives through close partnership in program environments. The successful candidate will work across multiple functional organizations (including Cyber Security, Program Management, Engineering, Security and Facilities) and IT disciplines to facilitate the execution of joint program and IT milestones. The IT Generalist will own technical issues in the program space from discovery to resolution, including communicating status throughout the lifecycle. Additionally, the successful candidate will champion and document unique technical solutions for use across the broader Raytheon IT community. The IT Generalist must effectively communicate with both internal and external customers at strategic and tactical leadership levels regarding technical issues, project status and contractual deliverables.

The IT Generalist is responsible for, but not limited to:
Providing comprehensive program support for all IT issues through a broad knowledge of IT services and capabilities.
Directing the efficient use of IT personnel and resources to advance agile teams and initiatives.
Working with the Engineering team to design and facilitate an integrated engineering environment.
Collaborating with Engineering teams to enable and support test automation.
Assisting with debugging test platforms and Information Systems (IS) to eliminate technical bottlenecks.
Implementing continuous process improvement methodologies (e.g. Raytheon Six Sigma) to optimize business results.
Gathering program requirements, analyzing them, and translating them into technical solutions.
Facilitating technical collaboration with 3rd parties (e.g. vendors) to simplify and accelerate procurement, licensing, and problem resolution for provided tools and equipment.
Providing documentation and recommend training on advanced IT processes and procedures.

Minimum Required Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field and minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience or in lieu of a Bachelor's degree in a STEM field, 14 years of related experience
An active DoD Secret Security Clearance adjudicated within the past 6 years
Develop solutions and documentation to a variety of technical problems
8570.01-M IAT-II Compliant Cybersecurity certification upon start date, and OS certification within 6 months of start date
Basic Project Management experience
Familiarity with Information Technology project lifecycle methodologies
Ability to collaborate across functional organizations related to IT processes and procedures
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Basic scripting experience
Recent experience with at least one programming language
A minimum of 4 years maintaining a medium sized server environment
Advanced Windows, Linux, software and hardware troubleshooting
Experience in Windows and Linux system hardening
Direct working experience with NISPOM, JAFAN, JSIG, and/or DoD/RMF
Understanding of patch management methodologies
In-depth understanding of Group Policy administration
Solid experience using VMWare vCenter, vSphere, and ESX virtual computing methods
Knowledge of data storage, NAS, and SAN technologies and solutions
Familiar with TCP/IP, switches, firewalls, routers, and their basic operations
Able to lift 15 pounds
Systems are operational 24x7 and occasionally require work effort beyond standard work hours
Position may require up to 15% travel
Bachelor's degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience is required

Highly Desired Skills:

  • An active DoD Top Secret clearance adjudicated within the past 6 years

Linux+ certification
Substantial experience with three or more of the following domains:
Firmware support and implementation
Database administration
High Performance Computing (HPC) knowledge
Active Directory
Microsoft Server support (2008, 2012 r2,
Automated license management
Data backup and restore technologies
Collaboration tools (i.e. Microsoft Exchange, Lync, or SharePoint, etc.)
Advanced scripting experience
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
ITIL Foundation certification
Business experience with the following:
Earned Value Management (EVM)
Basis of Estimate (BOE)
Requirements analysis
Milestone definition and completion
Familiar with DevOps methodologies

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

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 128408

Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) is the world leader in the design, development and production of missile systems for critical requirement including air-to-air, strike, surface Navy air defense, land combat missiles, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles, missile defense and directed energy weapons. RMS is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona with over 11,000 employees operating at sites across the country and internationally.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type
Secret - Current

Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer/Management Information Systems
Configuration Management
Cyber Jobs
Information and Knowledge Systems

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
AZ - Tucson

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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