Linux and Windows Systems Administrators - Secret Clearance Required - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

IT System Administrators – Linux, UNIX, Windows
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS)
Boston Metro/Marlborough, MA/Portsmouth RI/

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 teams across the globe are able to communicate, collaborate and innovate for customer success. We create leading-edge technology solutions to prevent security threats and protect the integrity of our systems. System Administrators collaborate to support fast-paced, critical programs with classified information system capabilities.

As an IT System Administrator supporting the Integrated Air & Missile Defense / Mission Systems and Sensors / Seapower Capability Systems Business Area, your program teams rely on you to provide guidance to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions to solve complex IT problems. Success in this role means you are able to develop, implement and maintain secure, cost-efficient environments across various classified programs. Effective System Administrators collaborate and team effectively across functions, and take on opportunities to serve as project leads and/or mentors to share knowledge across the IT team.

Timing couldn’t be better to join Raytheon as a Systems Administrator with potential for domestic and international travel. Apply now to be considered for multiple opportunities at locations including:

  • Andover, MA
  • Woburn, MA
  • Tewksbury, MA
  • Marlborough, MA
  • Portsmouth, RI

Capped Relocation assistance is available to those selected applicants who qualify under company policy - amount to be discussed directly with those applicants at the proper time.
An Active US DOD Secret Clearance is required for this role (or if you’ve had a Secret Clearance active within the past 24 months), except in rare cases, only US Citizens are eligible to receive Clearances from the US Government.

  • Assure system reliability and performance through monitoring and infrastructure management
  • Provide system administration and maintenance support on Linux, and/or UNIX-based environments in client/server, network and data storage capacities
  • Respond to online service requests from users
  • Ensure server and application compliance with security and performance requirements (NISPOM, RMF)
  • Convert and upgrade to new systems
  • 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
Required Skills:
  • 4+ years of experience with Linux/RHEL operating systems, including Linux specific platforms or skills (i.e. windows XP, REHL)
  • Active Directory and group policy management (LINUX ROLE)
  • Data storage and data backup technologies
  • Virtual computing technologies
  • Thin client technologies
Desired Skills:
  • Security+ certification
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in diverse team settings
  • Experience or interest in building AWS, Cloud and/or DevOps technical skills
Required Education (including Major):
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or a related field
  • Significant applicable professional experience in the IT system administration field is accepted in lieu of a University Degree - At Hiring Manager discretion
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, including a 9/80 work schedule where you enjoy every other Friday off!, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Diversity is at the heart of all we do at Raytheon. We embrace diversity and diverse opinions; we treat people with dignity and respect to support our inclusive culture. This allows us to retain and attract the world-class talent and supplier base we need to develop the innovative solutions our global customers depend on. We view our diversity as a competitive advantage as a key enabler of our growth."
- Thomas A. Kennedy, Raytheon Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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