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Sr systems administrator- Sys Admin

Tucson, Arizona

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


Provide IT systems administration in a heterogeneous Microsoft Windows and Redhat Enterprise Linux environment. Understanding of Windows Server internals, and knowledge of Linux fundamentals to include DNS, DHCP, AD, and server replication methods. Working as a team member in a fast paced technological environment. Help develop and implement new technologies based upon industry best practices. Use troubleshooting techniques to resolve technical problems at a high scope and complexity to include the integration of hardware and operating systems (OS). Understanding of Virtual Machine (VM) technologies and methods (VMWare). Perform OS server tuning to maximize system performance on both physical and virtual systems. Understanding of data RAID, data backup uses and technologies. Work across IT functions to standardize processes and procedures. Work with Cybersecurity professionals to maintain security compliance requirements. Provide documentation and training on advanced IT processes and procedures. Be a mentor to junior team members.

Minimum Required Skills:
  • An active DoD Secret Clearance adjudicated within the past 6 years
  • Ability to obtain required Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 / 8570 Certification requirements (CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification and an Operating System Certification) within 6 months of hire date
  • Bachelor's degree in IT or STEM related field or equivalent experience is required, and 4 years of related experience
  • In-depth working experience in Windows and or Linux Server Environments including directory services management, and system hardening
  • Solid experience using VMWare vCenter, vSphere, and ESX virtual computing methods
  • 2 years’ experience maintaining a medium sized Server environment
  • Patch management experience using Windows WSUS, SCCM, or other tool
  • In-depth knowledge of OS internals, file system structures, and machine architectures
  • Basic knowledge Redhat Enterprise Linux
  • Knowledge of data storage, NAS, and SAN technologies and solutions
  • Familiar with TCP/IP, switches, firewalls, routers, and their basic operations
  • Knowledge and experience using Information Technology project lifecycle
  • Experience with license managers in a Windows or Linux environment
  • Basic Windows scripting
  • Develop solutions and documentation to a variety of technical problems
  • Ability to lead special projects and manage resources
  • Ability to train others in standard IT processes and procedures
  • Able to lift 15 pounds
  • Systems are operational 24x7 and occasionally require work effort beyond standard work hours
  • Position may require some travel
Highly Desired Skills:
  • Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 / 8570 Certification requirements (CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification and an Operating System Certification
  • Direct working experience with NISPOM, JAFAN, JSIG, and/or DoD/RMF
  • 4 years’ experience maintaining a medium sized Server environment
  • Experience in Project Leadership, Management, or Project management in an IT domain
  • Working knowledge of Backup Exec, NetApp Snap Protect, data backup technologies, systems principles, and safeguards
  • Advanced scripting experience
  • Experience supporting engineers in software, simulations, and hardware development
  • Experience with collaboration tools like Microsoft Exchange, Lync, or SharePoint
  • Basic understanding of Oracle, SQL, or other databases
  • Advanced hands on experience with Windows and Unix security hardening, systems integrations, advanced troubleshooting and authentication service integration (LDAP)
  • Unix (Including Linux and Solaris), experience in a medium to high complex environment
  • Working knowledge of Backup Exec, NetApp Snap Protect, data backup technologies, systems principles, and safeguards
  • High Performance Computing (HPC) experience in a Linux environment
  • Experience using Network Appliance FAS Series Systems
  • Desire and ability to work as a contributing team member
  • Effective customer and communications skills
  • Ability to work under time constraints, self-starter, customer focused, adaptable and willing to work varying assignments
  • Organizational skills to include: attention to detail, time management and ability to multitask.
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 131297


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
Yes

Clearance Type
Secret - Current

Expertise
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer/Management Information Systems
Configuration Management
Information and Knowledge Systems

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
AZ - Tucson

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