Senior UNIX/LINUX Administrator - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Candidate shall be able to provide daily tracking of hardware and software license and maintenance

contracts; gathers quotes for hardware and software buys, Maintains a 40 to 80 tape library by interfacing with other government organizations. Have responsibility for the administration of a medium size Windows based network segment.

Required Skills:

Candidate shall have a minimum of sixteen (16) years of experience, to include:

-Minimum of 2 yrs. experience in virtualization architecture and design;

-Leading small Sys Admin teams & managing work assignments;

-Managing a large, complex server environment;

-Security testing and risk mitigation;

-Excellent oral and written communication skills;

-Building Linux server baselines;

-Building Linux workstation baselines;

-Hardening Linux server installations;

-Sun server hardware

-Writing UNIX/LINUX shell scripts;

-Patching UNIX/LINUX servers;

-Architecting, deploying, and managing large Unix/Linux networked environments including deployment

and management of NIS(+), LDAP, DNS, and NFS;

-Proven experience creating, implementing, and maintaining scripts for process automation, infrastructure

monitoring, and proactive reporting;

-Proven experience in all aspects of managing large Unix/Linux environment including the use of

-configuration management tools like Puppet and Chef for centralized management and configuration of

systems to enforce security controls

-Knowledge and understanding of information security principles including Operating System hardening

-techniques; Ability to utilize analysis tools to resolve complex network, systems, and application

-performance problems; Experience working with server hardware in a datacenter;

-Experience with monitoring and configuration management tools including Puppet, Chef, and Nagios;

-Ability to provide explanations of complex technical procedures and processes clearly and accurately to

both technical and non-technical audiences; Written and verbal communication skills; Troubleshooting skills.

Current Clearance – TS/SCI with Positive Customer Polygraph
Required Education (including Major):

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.

This position can be a Salary Grade E05 or E06 based upon the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.


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.