Sr. Systems Administrator II - DoD Secret Clearance - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

Rhode Island
United States

Sr. IT System Administrator II
Raytheon IDS Portsmouth, RI

UPDATE - Active US Dept of Defense (DOD) Secret Clearance Required! No longer requires Top Secret.

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 with a diverse team to support fast-paced, critical programs with classified information system capabilities. Success in this role means you are able to develop, implement and maintain secure, cost-efficient environments across various classified programs. Program teams rely on your collaboration and guidance to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions to solve complex IT infrastructure problems. This role will require the ability to lead a small group of System administrators in the day to day execution of priorities as dictated by business needs.

This position is located in Portsmouth RI, with potential for International and/or domestic travel.

An Active US DOD Secret Clearance is required for this role on Day one of employment, (US Citizenship, except in rare cases, is required to obtain) - No longer requires Top Secret Clearance on Day One

Capped Relocation is available for the selected applicant if they are eligible per company policy. Budget will be discussed at the appropriate stage of the process.


  • Assure system reliability and performance through monitoring and infrastructure management
  • Provide system administration and maintenance support on Windows, Linux, and 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
  • Provide team leadership by delegating tasks assigned by the IT Manager
  • Work closely with IT Manager to meet department deadlines and provide weekly team status updates for management review
  • Technical escalation point of contact for programs and team members

Required Experience:
  • 6+ years of experience with Windows/Linux operating systems – must have solid experience in both.
  • Active Directory and group policy management
  • Data storage and data backup technologies
  • Virtual computing technologies
  • Thin client technologies
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance required

Desired Experience:

  • Security+ certification
  • Ability to collaborate effectively
  • Ability to lead small groups strongly preferred.
  • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance perferred


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or a related field
  • Significant directly applicable professional experience in a related field is accepted in lieu of a University Degree

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.