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Sr Field Engineer I

Job Description
Raytheon IIS is seeking a senior field engineer to perform AF DCGS active mission support, sustainment and integration functions across ground based Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) systems. This requisition is open to candidates willing to work with a well-established and evolving team at Beale AFB, California.

Duties include but are not limited to providing direct active mission support and administration of RADAR and Optical airborne sensors via ground based control systems. Additional duties include providing administration, support and integration of existing and new weapon system infrastructure that is based upon Solaris, Linux and Windows operating systems and associated hardware. Prospective candidates are not required to have existing knowledge of all IT systems, sensors and mission domains but strong experience in these areas is desired.

New members of the Raytheon team will initially work closely with more experienced engineers but will eventually be expected to work with limited supervision and be willing and able to train junior administrators. Candidates should be self-motivated, organized, possess excellent written and verbal skills and have the ability to work independently. The candidate will be expected to support and respond to customer needs with accuracy and efficiency.

Raytheon places an emphasis on work life balance and team spirit while maintaining a favorable relationship with the customer. Engineers are expected to work various shift throughout the year and respond to the customer demands but managers allow for some flexibility in the work schedule and places a priority on an individual’s requests for time off and use of holidays.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide direct mission support of U-2 and Global Hawk operations using dedicated ground control systems to monitor and control sensor and ground system health/status and quickly resolve issues as they occur
  • Actively monitor, administer and troubleshoot complex GEOINT systems consisting of Solaris, Linux and Windows Operating Systems.
  • Provide guidance and training to junior administrators and engineers
  • Perform incident reporting and logistics during problem resolution
  • Work as part of a company agnostic team across the AF DCGS enterprise, pursue Raytheon company goals and exceed customer requirements while working well with other team members in the local area
Desired Skills

  • UNIX (Solaris or Linux) and Microsoft Windows system administration
  • Experience with military GEOINT domain to include U-2, Global Hawk, MQ-1 and MQ-9 sensors and Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (PED) architectures
  • Administration of COTS or GOTS software solutions used for GEOINT analysis (Socet GXP, Xplorer, Unicorn, mIRC chat, MAAS, etc.) or other OEM software (APS, GSEG, CICS, etc.)
  • Experience administering VMware (containers, storage and resources) and cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, OpenStack, etc.)
  • Familiarity with the Serena (ADSM) trouble ticket reporting system
  • Prior Air Force AFSC 3D0X or 3D1X background
Required Certification

  • Security + or higher DoD 8570 certification
Required Security Clearance

  • Active Top Secret / SCI
Required Education or Equivalent Experience

  • BA/BS degree in a related discipline and 4 years of experience
  • Or, 12 years of experience in the area of computer system administration or field support including some military DCGS work history may be considered in lieu of education requirement.

Special Requirements

  • Working rotating shifts may be required -- possible 12 hour shifts during any hours of the day/night

This position requires a U.S. Person



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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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI
Beale Air Force Base, California
United States
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