Sr. Computer Systems Technologist I / II - Afghanistan - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee


Requisition intended to establish a Talent pipeline

This position is located in Afghanistan

Raytheon is seeking a Sr. Computer System Technologist to provide integration, operation and maintenance support for unclassified and classified networks. The candidate will have experience across multiple knowledge domains.

Primary duties include implementation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and upgrading systems hardware and software configurations. Must ensure total operational and functional compatibility with interfacing/interacting systems, subsystems, equipment, and computer applications. These systems include Windows Based Active Directory Domains, Video Surveillance Software, Cisco Switches/Routers, and Video over IP (Multicast and Unicast-based).

The individual must be able to learn quickly, be a team player, and have good communication skills. Candidate must possess strong troubleshooting skills and have the discipline to work independently or unsupervised when necessary and working within a time critical, physically demanding environment as the subject matter expert within the given domain but willing to support the team in a variety of tasks as required. Travel within country is required. The individual will also support on the job training of additional O&M personnel, contractors and military personnel.

Required Skills:

  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Top Secret Clearance with SCI Access as of day one of employment.
  • Four (4) years systems/network experience
  • Four (4) years extensive experience with Active Directory, Group Policy and DNS
  • Two (2) years building and deploying Windows based products such as Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 in a domain environment
  • One or more of the following Microsoft and/or Cisco certifications: Microsoft MCSA/MCSE 2003, MCITP, MCSA/MCSE 2008; Cisco CCENT, CCNA, CCNP
  • A+ or Security+ certification

This position can be Salary Grade G08 or Salary Grade G09 based on the candidates qualifications as they relate to the skills experience and responsibility requirements for the position.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with network security scanning and patch management tools such as McAfee HBSS, WSUS and Retina
  • Experience with Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Experience with Network Management tools such as SolarWinds
  • Experience with integration and implementation of significant GUI-oriented software products \\Knowledge of the OSI model and networking infrastructure requirements
  • Knowledge and experience of various video codec to include MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264 and VC1
  • Working knowledge of cabling to include termination of Cat5/Cat6, single and multi-strand fiber and co-ax cable
  • Experience working on US government computer systems and interfacing with military customers

Required Education:

  • Degree or equivalent experience is required per the contract

Other Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Passport with 18 months remaining before expiration and 2 blank pages
  • Meet medical and physical requirements to be deployed overseas
  • Willing to travel in country via military air and land transport

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