Private Cloud System Administrator - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

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The Private Cloud System Administrator position is part of a larger IT program support team supporting a single large program infrastructure. The Private Cloud System Administrator is responsible for effective installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of IT system hardware and software on all aspects of the program IT infrastructure. The Private Cloud System Administrator will need to be forward thinking to help shape the future of IT support in this program, to include the migration to a planned cloud environment.

Although the Private Cloud System Administrator position is within a larger IT team, the candidate is expected to work well on his or her own with only general direction. The candidate is expected to be self-directed, able to multi-task and prioritize work, possess excellent problem solving, verbal and communication skills, customer focused, and organized. The candidate would be expected to lead and participate on projects focused on the smooth transition to production by performing operational activities within the project life-cycle. The Private Cloud System Administrator candidate will need to have experience in solving technical solutions to a wide range of complex issues.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Required Skills:

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Active Secret Clearance, with ability to obtain a TS
  • Minimum of 6 years system administration experience in Windows and Linux environments supporting business critical systems on server and desktop operating systems (Server 2012, Server 2016, Windows 7, Windows 10, Red Hat Linux)
  • Experience providing technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Automation of tasks via script or configuration control tools (ie PowerShell, Python, Perl, Chef, Puppet)
  • Knowledge of security controls for classified systems (NISPOM, JSIG, etc)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting core Windows Server systems and capabilities, including Active Directory management
  • Strong knowledge of AD, DHCP, DNS, LDAP, CIFS, print services, and Windows system security
  • Demonstrated proficiency in deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting core Linux capabilities including Active Directory authentication, permission management, DNS, Samba, package management, and NFS.
  • Strong communication skills and customer interaction skills with users of all levels
  • Demonstrated proficiency in deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting ESXi and vCenter.

Desired Skills:
  • Familiarity with SAN storage equipment, such as NetApp, to include file replication, file system tuning, upgrading and configuration
  • Knowledge of ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) methodologies
  • Experience in supporting thin clients and desktop virtualization (VDI) for end-user access to engineering and office applications
  • Experience with cloud orchestration tools such as VMware vCloud, Pivotal Foundry
  • Experience with Microsoft Exchange environments
  • Experience with network support to include security controls, Cisco UCS and Cisco Nexus
  • Security+ certification
  • Active TS clearance

Minimum Education Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math and 2 years of relevant experience
  • or in lieu of Bachelor's degree in STEM and 10 years of relevant experience

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.