The Raytheon AWIPS Program is searching for a Systems Engineer to support the program's System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) group performing Operations & Maintenance activities for the National Weather Service. Join a top performing and motivated team and help support one of the most important systems which assist in the protection of life, property and the enhancement of the national economy.
The Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) is central to the ability of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Weather Service (NWS) to predict weather, water, and climate conditions. AWIPS provides NWS with the means to integrate meteorological and hydrological data into a single computer workstation. It draws data from an array of weather sensors, satellites, and numerical forecast guidance, processes and distributes the data to the 122 Weather Forecast Offices, 13 River Forecast Centers, and more than 20 environmental centers nationwide, and dispenses rapid, highly reliable warnings and forecasts of weather events that affect the United States, its territories, or adjacent waters.
As the NWS’ partner responsible for AWIPS operations, maintenance, and 24/7 technical support, the Raytheon AWIPS team supports these critical operations.
The Environment Engineer should be a self motivating, skilled individual capable of problem isolation, root cause identification, systems analysis, and other administrative tasks in a Red Hat Linux environment. As part of a small team of engineers, the chosen candidate will participate in supporting and developing the underlying systems for the AWIPS platforms via participation in scrums and field support. The candidate will support efforts such as system provisioning and setup, security patching, configuration management and system hardening. Other duties may include system support services for other areas of the SDLC team, performance monitoring and data analysis, investigation into tools and/or processes which could be utilized to improve efficiency of routine tasks and increase reliability and velocity of system maintenance both in the lab and in the field.Required Skills:
•At least 4 years experience in system setup and administration within a Red Hat Linux environment.
•Experience with scripting and actively writing/modifying scripts to improve monitoring or deployment (Python or bash shell).
•Experience with TCP/IP networking (DNS, DHCP, etc.)
•Ability to troubleshoot, debug and root cause to the lowest common denominator.
•Excellent written and oral communication skillsDesired Skills:
•Experience with Red Hat Satellite 6
•Experience writing and managing puppet modules through Red Hat Satellite
•Experience with Red Hat IdM product
•Experience provisioning virtual machines on a KVM hypervisor. Experience with RHEV a plus.
•Experience with AIDE, ArcSight, sar, SELinux, and firewalld
•Experience with provisioning bare metal servers through kickstart.
•Experience setting up or maintaining a GIT environment.Required Education (including Major):
•BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent practical experience 106930
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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