Sr. Linux/Windows Systems Administrator - DoD Secret Clearance required - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

IT System Administrator - Seapower Business Area
UNIX / Linux / Windows
Raytheon IDS - Tewksbury, MA
Secret Clearance

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 teammates across the globe are able to communicate, collaborate and innovate for customer success. We create leading-edge technology solutions to prevent security threats, protect the integrity of our systems and support Raytheon’s IT infrastructures around the world.

System Administrators collaborate across a diverse team to support fast-paced, critical programs with classified information system capabilities.

As a System Administrator supporting the Seapower Capability Systems Business Area, your program teams rely on you to collaborate, 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, also taking on opportunities to serve as project leads and/or mentors to share knowledge across the IT Program Execution team.

This position is located in Tewksbury, MA, with potential for international and/or domestic travel. Capped budget relocation support is available to the selected applicant if they are eligible per Company policy - amount to be discussed at the appropriate stage of our process.

US DOD Secret Clearance is required for this role as of day one of employment. Except in rare circumstances, only US Citizens are eligible to obtain US Government clearances.

This role can be filled at level G08 or G09 at the hiring manger's discretion - based on the skill and experience level of the selected applicant.


  • Assure system reliability and performance through monitoring and infrastructure management
  • Provide system administration and maintenance support on UNIX-, Windows- and Linux-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 Experience:

  • Significant experience with UNIX operating systems
  • 4 years minimum total experience as an IT professional
  • Data storage and data backup technologies

Desired Experience:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7
  • Microsoft Windows 7, 10 and Server 2008, 2012, 2016
  • OS hardening in accordance with DOD standards
  • Security+ certification
  • Ability to collaborate effectively
  • Virtual computing technologies
  • Thin client, cloud technologies


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or a related field. Please note that significant applicable professional experience in a related field will be considered

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, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

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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.