System Administrator - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

The Raytheon Londinium program supports a highly dynamic Information Technology (IT) environment that offers rewarding opportunities to think outside the box in order to deliver innovative and sustainable network environments to our customers. This program is seeking to fill an immediate opportunity within its Sustainment and Maintenance Team for a System Administrator with Linux, Windows, and basic networking experience. Londinium system administrators work both independently and as a member of an integrated product team supporting a wide variety of basic and complex computing and network configurations.

The system administrator shall support the day-to-day operations of the Sponsor’s laboratory computer systems. This support will include the installation, configuration, maintenance, failure analysis and recovery, performance monitoring, data storage management, and information security management of laboratory computer systems. This position requires a blend of Linux, Windows and basic networking knowledge and experience in order to successfully configure and manage the heterogeneous computing environment supported by the Londinium program across two locations in the Washington Metropolitan Area. System administrators shall have demonstrable functional knowledge of local, distributed and clustered computing environments; to include cloud computing and virtualization environments.
Work schedule is Monday – Friday (core hours 9am – 2pm) and split between 3-4 days in the Dulles area and 1-2 days in the McLean area.

Specific duties and responsibilities of the System Administrator may include, but are not limited to:

·Responding to inquiries concerning all aspects of computer and network operations
·Creating and managing user/group accounts in both Active Directory (AD) and Network Information Service (NIS)
·Installing, configuring, updating and troubleshooting Linux and Windows desktop and server (physical and virtual) instances
·Installing, configuring, updating and removing system and application software
·Installing, configuring, updating and removing system hardware (servers, workstations, monitors, printers, plotters, scanners, transceivers, network interface cards, network physical links)
·Configuring NFS, NIS, SAMBA, etc. remote hosting/sharing protocols
·Documenting procedures and performing system and file backup and recovery
·Creating shell scripts to automate system administration functions
·Configuring and troubleshooting point-to-point connections for secure computing and networking environments
·Documenting standard operating procedures and how-to articles related to sustainment and maintenance activities, lessons learned and best practices
·Monitoring and allocating system resources (CPU, memory, and storage space)
·Auditing system log files, to include compliance audits
·Diagnosing and troubleshooting hardware and software problems; and documenting fault resolution steps
·Documenting hardware and software configurations, change and maintenance logs, as well as backup history details
·Implementing up-to-date system policies and procedures
·Configuring ad-hoc subnets, virtual local area networks (VLANs) and virtual private networks (VPNs)

Minimum Education Requirements:

·Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, mathematics, or equivalent experience, and eight (8) years of relevant experience (see below bullets). Equivalent military training and experience in an information technology field is considered in lieu of a degree.
·Seven (7) years or more demonstrated experience with Linux operating systems (Red Hat & CentOS)
·Two (2) or more years of demonstrated experience with Windows operating systems (Windows 7, 8, 10 for desktops and Server 2008, 2012 and newer server platforms preferred)
·Demonstrated experience working with Linux archives (e.g. tar, gz, gzip)
·Demonstrated experience with Linux update repositories (e.g. yum, apt-get)
·Five (5) years of intelligence community relevant work experience, including three (3) or more years of specialized, relevant technical experience in the general areas of systems/network operation center support

Desired Skills:

·Shell scripting in Linux environments
·Intermediate network experience (such as subnet, VLAN and VPN configuration)
·Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, and Visio)
·Experience working in an ad-hoc environment in which requirements vary from day-to-day
·Demonstrated experience authoring standard operating procedures
·Demonstrated experience working in a complex sustainment and maintenance environment comprised of heterogeneous information systems and technologies
·Knowledge of ICD-503 standards and requirements for system accreditation
·Knowledge of storage area network (NAS) and direct attached storage (DAS) configuration and provisioning

Must have an active TS/SCI clearance with full poly and be crossover eligible.
Must be a US Citizen and hold active clearance from first day of employment.
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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.