Cloud Systems Administrator

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The Principal Computer Systems Technologist - Cloud Systems Administrator will be part of the Platform team, collaborating with software engineers in an Agile/DevOps environment supporting Raytheon's AF Air Operations Center program with information system capabilities in a mixed Linux-based/Windows-based environment.

This individual may work remotely, or out of the Raytheon facilities in Marlboro/Burlington MA; Richardson, TX; or Aurora, CO.

The work will include travel for training and field work at AF installations (approx 20%) .

The systems administration encompasses Set-Up and maintenance of Amazon Web Services (AWS) computing environments. System Administrator will also stand Up virtualized systems utilizing the Pivotal Cloud Foundry infrastructure, in both cloud environments and traditional hardware environments.

This role will include, but is not limited to tasks like the following:

  • Set Up and maintain AWS environments.
  • Set Up and maintain the Pivotal Cloud Foundry infrastructure.
  • Manage virtualized Linux and Windows systems in a Cloud environment
  • Installation and build of VMWare VMs.
  • Utilize automation tools to optimize the environments for DevOps.
  • Set Up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, troubleshooting, installing system wide software and addressing mass storage space requirements
  • Make recommendations to integrate New custom and cloud software, coordinates installation and supports operations.
  • Provide expertise in troubleshooting issues.
  • Support application customers by installing, maintaining, administering, and managing servers and network systems
  • Assist in developing system requirements, as well as developing backup and recovery solutions
This position can be a G09 or G10, based on education, experience and skillset.

Required Skills:
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  • Subject Matter Expertise in AWS and multiple AWS technologies. Must have experience deploying and administering systems in this environment
  • Experience in Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • 6-8 years of experience in related fields or technologies to this job description
  • Experience troubleshooting Operating Systems and Applications
  • Experience in an Agile/DevOps/DevSecOps environment
  • Experience developing automation solutions and working in a highly automated environment
  • Expertise with Linux operating system
  • Experience with cloud based data storage and data backup
Desired Skills:
  • Expertise in Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • Expertise in Windows Server operating system
  • Experience with VMware
  • Experience with Microservices
  • Knowledge of baseline and operations inside a cloud environment
  • AWS Certification(s) to include: Solutions Architect, SysOps Administrator, Developer and DevOps Engineer.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IAC) tools (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible) and fluency in the associated programming languages (e.g. Ruby, Python)
  • Cloudformation experience with nested stacks
  • Terraform experience
  • Security + and/or CISSP certification
  • Scripting / programming experience
  • Strong experience working as part of a team collaborating on problem resolution.

Required Education:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or a related engineering field; OR 8 additional years of Engineering, Computer or Information Science applicable professional 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.


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