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Linux Systems Administrator

** Multiple Systems Administrator positions open at Raytheon in several MA locations. Linux, and Linux/Windows - require an active Secret Clearance**

Raytheon offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providing numerous opportunities for career growth.

Our IT organization is global in every sense. Across the world, IT allows Raytheon employees to communicate, collaborate and innovate for customer success. We’re continuously pushing the envelope to create leading-edge technical processing solutions for complex systems and program challenges.

If you’re a team player who is passionate about innovation and constantly seeking ways to improve how business is done, take a look at this Linux Systems Administrator opportunity!
As a Linux Systems Administrator (Sr. Computer Systems Technologist II, Principal Computer Systems Technologist) you’ll collaborate with a diverse team supporting Raytheon's critical programs with classified information system capabilities in a mixed Unix-based/Windows-based environment. As a Linux/Unix Subject Matter Expert you’re responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining secure, cost-efficient environments across various classified programs at our Woburn, MA facility.

Your primary responsibilities will include technical project implementation and sustaining engineering services for Linux/Unix-based environments. You’ll also provide daily system administration/maintenance support on Windows, Linux, and UNIX-based environments in client/server, network and data storage capacities.

In this highly collaborative role your responsibilities will include:
·Collaborating with partners to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions consisting of hardware and operating system technologies
·Integrating and partnering with programs to solve complex infrastructure problems
·Assuring a high level of reliability and performance through systems monitoring and infrastructure management
·Responding to online end-user service requests
·Ensuring server and application compliance with security and performance requirements (NISPOM, RMF)
·Converting and upgrading to new systems
·Developing, revising and maintaining technical and operational documentation (including procedures) to continually improve our computing environments
·Maintaining and growing your own technical competence in multiple areas (such as Windows, Linux, virtualization, User Authentication, DNS, NFS, system imaging/build automation)
·Assisting in developing the overall performance and capability of your technical team through mentoring and knowledge sharing
·International or Domestic travel (potential)

This position can be a Salary Grade G09 or a Salary Grade G10 based on the candidate's qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of Day One of employment.

Required Skills:
·6+ years of experience with Linux and / or Windows System Administration.
·Experience with virtual computing technologies such as VMware ESXi and/or vSphere.
·Experience troubleshooting Linux Operating Systems and Applications
·Security+ certification or willingness to obtain within 6 months of employment
·US Citizenship is required, Current Active US Government Clearance

Desired Skills:
·CISSP certification
·Strong knowledge of other *nix operating systems (e.g. Solaris, Irix)
·Working knowledge of Windows operating systems, including Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2K3 Server, Windows 2K8 server
·Knowledge of Active Directory and group policy management
·Working knowledge of thin client technologies
·Experience with data storage and data backup technologies
·Working knowledge of operating system provisioning – Cobbler, Ghost, MS MDT
·Working knowledge of system update management – WSUS, SCOM, Chef
·Working knowledge of computer system monitoring – Nagios.
·Working knowledge of unified OS account management technologies.
·Good understanding of fundamental TCP/IP concepts
·Scripting / programming experience
·Strong understanding of fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts.
·Strong communication skills, both oral and written
·Curiosity, problem solving, desire to learn new skills
·Strong leadership skills
·Strong organizational skills
·Experience working as part of a team collaborating on problem resolution.
·Language expertise in addition to English

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or a Technical Discipline OR 8 years of applicable professional experience in a related field in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree

Company Name:
Security Clearance:
Woburn, Massachusetts
United States
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Additional Information:

Raytheon has multiple openings for Linux and Linux/Windows Systems Administrators.  Apply to this job listing, or email me at:  [email protected]

  • Locations include: Woburn, Andover, Tewksbury, Marlboro MA
  • Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance (or Top Secret Clearance)
  • $10K sign-on bonus eligible
  • Requires a minimum of 2 years' work experience in Systems Administration

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