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Sr Systems Administrator I

This job opportunity is for a System Administrator position supporting multiple program labs at Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS), Dulles, VA facility. The System Administrator is responsible for administering Windows and Linux hardware supporting DoD programs and ensuring it is fully compliant with Raytheon policy and USG Information Assurance requirements. The selected candidate will be responsible to multiple program managers and will have to prioritize work across labs for each of those programs. Day to day operation and sustainment of these systems will include (but not limited to):
  • Configure servers, workstations and ensure products are in use with the latest version and supported
  • Ensure anti-virus software is up to date and have the latest virus definition files
  • Provide software patching for all servers and workstations (RedHat, Microsoft, Java, Adobe, etc.)
  • Hardening of servers and workstations IAW DFARS 252.204-7012 standards
  • Support the maintenance of System Security Plans
  • Provide IT expertise for configuration changes affecting the systems and bring before CCB for oversight before implantation
  • Remediate any findings associated with scans of servers and workstations. Coordinate with IA team to ensure POA&M is updated and reflects open vulnerabilities and remediation plans associated with servers and workstations
  • Participate in CCBs
  • Immediately notify program leadership of any irregularities in system operations and/or attacks/compromises
  • Create and/or modify accounts after notification by program leadership (Account paperwork is complete)

The ideal candidate possesses strong written and oral communications skills, technical knowledge, exemplary customer service skills, strong time management skills, the ability to find creative solutions to complex challenges, and the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast paced environment.

This position will report directly to the IIS IT DCS-CSI Program Execution Manager.

Required Skills:

  • US Citizen with ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance
  • 4+ years relevant and recent experience with Windows and Linux System Administration
  • Experience with server and workstation assessment and hardening using various information system security assessment/hardening tools - DISA STIGs, SCAP, ACAS, Retina, Nessus etc.
  • Experience with VMware virtualization
  • Experience successfully and effectively interacting with internal and external customers (Program Engineers, Program Managers, IA, etc.)
  • Professional demeanor, good interpersonal skills, and ability to excel in a high-paced multi- tasked environment
  • Ability to act independently, prioritize tasks, and manage to schedule
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written modes, and be able to author and present subject specific presentations. Comfortable with public speaking.
  • DoD 8570.01 IAT Level 2 (requires one or more of the following Professional Certifications: CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP)

Desired Skills:

  • System Administrator experience with Microsoft Domain Controllers, Active Directory, RedHat Directory and openLDAP
  • DoD 8570.01 IAM Level 2 (requires one or more of the following Professional Certifications: CAP, CASP CE, CISM, CISSP, GSLC)
  • Computing Environment certifications to include Windows and or Linux
  • In-depth knowledge of NIST special publications, CNSS policies and instructions, and other requirements documents associated with DFARS 252.204-7012 and the Risk Management Framework (RMF).

  • Required Education (including Major):
    University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Dulles, Virginia
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