Senior System Engineer/System Administrator (105108BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Reston, Virginia, United States
  • 02/19/2018

Job Description

Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security, intelligence and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, cyber capabilities, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing, effects, and command, control, communications & intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services.

Raytheon is seeking a Senior System Engineer/System Administrator to work on-site at a customer location. This position involves operations and maintenance technical support of a sophisticated internet-based research system, as well as design and deployment of new capabilities. Responsibilities include system monitoring; patching & updating workstations, servers, and virtual machines; designing and deploying system upgrades and enhancements; creating and maintaining system documentation; diagnosing and solving system problems and supporting users.

The individual will be a member of a small team who work closely together to devise creative solutions for challenging problems in a friendly, supportive environment. The position is located in Reston, VA.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have active TS/SCI with FSP
  • 7-10+ years of experience working in a Linux/UNIX development or operational environment
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field. Equivalent experience considered in lieu of education.
  • Strong system administration/system engineering competencies including, but not limited to: server administration, hardware and software based networking, infrastructure support, automation, troubleshooting
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and able to work well in a team environment as well as independently with little day-to-day guidance
  • Must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal

Desired Skills/Education:

  • Technical Team Leadership experience
  • Technical certifications, especially in Linux, Network, & Security concentrations
  • Strong and demonstrated IT skillsets including, but not limited to:
    • Linux-based server/infrastructure design, deployment, and administration (RHEL, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu)
    • Windows server & workstation administration
    • security/vulnerability management (RMF, SCAP, STIGs, Nessus)
    • virtualization technologies (VMWare, KVM, para-virtualization, containers)
    • COTS integration and application support
    • command line administration (BASH, PowerShell, SSH)
    • networking, database, storage administration, (Cisco, Firewalls, VPNs)
    • scripting and automation (Shell, Python, Perl, VBScript)
    • logging & analytics (Splunk, Elastic Stack)
    • network monitoring & alerting (Icinga, Nagios, MRTG, What’s Up Gold)
    • 24x7 operational system and Tier 3 infrastructure support

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. Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Full Scope Poly - Current Relocation Eligible: No Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Cyber, Data Networking, Distributed Systems, Engineering Technology, General Engineering, Hardware Engineering, Integration and Test Engineering, Sensor Systems, Software Engineering, Systems Engineering, Test Engineering, Warfighter Support Services, Engineering, All JBRaytheon ICJBMeta