IT Principal System Administrator, ECC Tewksbury (110641BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Tewksbury, Massachusetts, United States
  • 06/13/2018

Job Description

IT Principal System Administrator
North East Datacenter Technical Lead

Raytheon Enterprise Common Classified (ECC) initiative
Raytheon IDS – Tewksbury, MA

What’s YOUR Mission?
Here at Raytheon, we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by Raytheon employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.
Our IT organization ensures that Raytheon teammates across the globe are able to communicate, collaborate and innovate for customer success. We create leading-edge technology solutions to prevent security threats, protect the integrity of our systems and support Raytheon’s IT infrastructures around the world.

System Administrators collaborate with a diverse team to support fast-paced, critical programs with classified information system capabilities. Success in this role means you are able to develop, implement and maintain secure, cost-efficient environments across various classified programs. Program teams rely on your collaboration and guidance to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions to solve complex IT infrastructure problems.
This position is located in Tewksbury, with potential for domestic travel.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
Please note – relocation support will be available to the selected applicant at a capped amount to be discussed at the appropriate time, if the person is eligible per company policy.

  • Collaborating with cross business partners to define computing requirements and create end to end solutions consisting of hardware and operating system technologies
  • Integrating and partnering with programs to solve complex infrastructure problems
  • Assure system reliability and performance through monitoring and infrastructure management
  • Respond to online service requests from users
  • Ensure server and application compliance with security and performance requirements (NISPOM, RMF)
  • Develop and maintain technical and operational documentation to continually improve our computing environments
  • Engage in knowledge sharing to further develop the overall capability and performance of your technical team
  • Manage a Protection Level 2/Multi-Data Set environment

Required Experience:
  • 8 years of experience with Linux and / or Windows System Administration.
  • Virtual computing technologies such as VMware vSphere
  • Troubleshooting Linux/Windows Operating Systems and Applications
  • CISSP or Security+ certification or willingness to obtain within 6 months of employment
  • Strong knowledge of other *nix operating systems (Red Hat, CentOS)
  • Data storage and data backup technologies
  • US Citizenship required – Active Secret Clearance required

Desired Skills:
  • 12+ years’ experience with Linux and/or Windows Systems administration· CISSP certification, Security+
  • Windows operating systems, including Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows 2K12 Server, Windows 2K16 server
  • Active Directory and group policy management
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructures
  • Operating system provisioning similar to Cobbler, Kickstart, Red Hat Satellite MS MDT
  • System update management with experience using WSUS & Chef or similar to products
  • Computer system monitoring with experience using SolarWinds & Splunk or similar to products
  • Unified OS account management technologies similar to Centrify
  • Infrastructure Automation Tools - Chef
  • Computer system monitoring – SolarWinds, Splunk
  • Fundamental TCP/IP concepts
  • Scripting / programming experience
  • Fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Desire to learn new skills and troubleshoot issues
  • Ability to lead a team of 2-3 System Administrators· Strong organizational skills
  • Compliance assessment tool similar to ACAS, Nessus
  • HostBase
  • Security System (HBSS)
  • Ability to Collaborate Effectively
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or a Technical Discipline
  • 12+ years of applicable professional experience in a related field in lieu of a University Degree

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, Raytheon offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits Raytheon offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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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.

Headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, IDS has 32 locations around the world. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas, including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; C5ITM products and services; and other advanced technologies. IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security. Security Clearance: Secret Relocation Eligible: Yes Information Technology, Information and Knowledge Systems, All
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