Linux Systems Administrator (106191BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Aurora, Colorado, United States
  • 02/19/2018

Job Description

Raytheon IIS/GIS provides Operations and Maintenance support for the Intelligence Community

Job Description:

Raytheon has an opportunity for an experienced Linux systems administrator / engineer with devops opportunities to perform in a diverse high priority operational environment which supports a critical U.S. Government mission. This position will support an evolving system with opportunities for the candidate to provide technical input to the architectural changes necessary to support growing requirements of the system. The position allows for a flexible schedule but generally requires standard core hours daytime support, generally eight hours a day, five days a week with occasional after hours call in support to resolve issues based on mission criticality and management guidance. The candidate is expected to have the ability to work in a team as well as independently. The environment requires that the candidate will follow engineering process as well as other government mandated processes during the life cycle of systems they will maintain.

Specific Duties:

·Linux operating systems design, implementation, configuration and maintenance

·System deployment, integration and test

·Application installation, support and maintenance

·System performance and utilization monitoring

·Detect, isolate, troubleshoot, and resolve system issues and outages

·Collection and analysis of diagnostic data

·Development of resolutions to issues

·Implement and maintain compliance of Information Security and Assurance policies

·Recovery and restoral of operations

·General support of systems engineering and software development teams

Required Skills:

·6 years of experience performing Linux systems administration with Red Hat Enterprise Linux or SuSE Linux Enterprise

·System maintenance activities such as user administration, system network management, name resolution, authentication, daemon, init, and cron management

·System backup and restore with tools such as NetVault, Backup Exec, and Clonezilla

·Experience with system deployment and configuration management tools such as Kickstart, Altiris, and Puppet

·Experience with database such as MySQL and Postgres

·Linux integration with Windows-based systems

·System design, installation and configuration

·System security controls implementation

·Vulnerability Assessment (testing, assessment, mitigation/justification)

·Experience with compliance of Security Requirements (i.e., ICD-503)

·Experience with compliance and implementation of Information Security and Assurance policies

·Troubleshoot issues using built-in operating system functionality and system logs

·Documentation including discrepancy reports, system configuration, test documentation, and user guides

·General shell scripting using bash and C shell for system automation

·General knowledge of engineering processes and system life cycles

·Must be able to provide occasional off hour call in support

·Current Top Secret Clearance with CI poly

Desired Skills:

·Experience in a DevOps role and environment

·Experience managing modern Windows systems and Active Directory

·Software development and debugging in C, C++, Java, and SQL

·Software release management and tools such as Subversion and Vagrant

·Bug tracking software such as Bugzilla

·Virtualization such as Vsphere and KVM

·host-based security software such as IPTables and Symantec Endpoint Protection

·Mandatory Access Control systems such SELinux and AppArmor

·Network monitoring systems such as What’s Up Gold and Nagios

·Object Request Brokers such as CORBA and RPC

·Directory based authentication such as freeIPA or 389

·Public Key Infrastructure

·Experience and technical knowledge of satellite ground systems including hardware, software, and network architecture

·PCompTIA Security+ and CISSP

·Familiarity with Host-Based Security System (HBSS) suite of software applications (McAfee)

Required Education:

·Must have 6 years experience plus a B.S./B.A. in Engineering, Computer Science, or Software Engineering or possess the equivalent of 14 years applicable experience in lieu of a degree.


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.

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated approximately $6 billion in 2016 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

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