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Sr Systems Engineer I

Job Description
Raytheon IIS is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer or a Senior Software Engineer to perform AF DCGS system administration, sustainment and integration functions across 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 support and administration of existing and new weapon system infrastructure that is based upon Solaris, Linux and Windows operating systems and associated hardware. Additional duties include providing direct active mission support and administration of RADAR and Optical airborne sensors via ground based control systems. Prospective candidates are not required to have existing knowledge of all IT systems 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 engineers. 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

  • Actively monitor, administer and troubleshoot complex GEOINT systems consisting of Solaris, Linux and Windows Operating Systems.
  • Participate in integration activities by working closely with the customer, Raytheon in-plant engineering and other OEMs when new capabilities are fielded
  • 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
  • Provide guidance and training to junior and/or senior engineers and administrators
  • 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 software development methods (shell scripts, JavaScript, Python, PHP, C/C++, C#, Java, XML, HTML, etc.)
  • Experience administering VMware (containers, storage and resources) and cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, OpenStack, etc.)
  • 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.)
  • 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

  • BS in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) or related discipline and 4 years of experience in area of study
  • Or, 12 years of experience in the area of computer system administration and/or systems engineering and/or software engineering including some military DCGS work history will be considered in lieu of degree 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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