Field Engineer II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Langley Air Force Base
United States

Job Description
Raytheon IIS is seeking a system administrator, software engineer or information technology specialist to perform Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (AF DCGS) sustainment functions across GEOINT and SIGINT systems. This requisition is open to candidates willing to work with a well-established and evolving team at Langley AFB, Virginia.
Duties include but are not limited to providing direct mission support and the support of existing and new weapon system infrastructure that is based upon Solaris, Linux and Windows operating systems and associated hardware. Prospective candidates are not required to have existing knowledge of all IT systems and mission domains but strong experience in these areas is desired.
New members of the Raytheon team will initially work closely with more experienced engineers but will eventually be expected to work with limited supervision. Candidates should be self-motivated, organized, possess excellent written and verbal skills and have the ability to work independently. The candidate will be expected to support and respond to customer needs with accuracy and efficiency.
Raytheon places an emphasis on work life balance and team spirit while maintaining a favorable relationship with the customer. Field engineers are expected to work various shift throughout the year and respond to the customer demands but managers allow for some flexibility in the work schedule and places a priority on an individual’s requests for time off and use of holidays.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Directly support U-2 and Global Hawk active mission operations using dedicated ground control systems to monitor sensor and ground health and status and quickly resolve issues as they occur
  • Actively monitor and troubleshoot system issues and participate in logistics and incident reporting during problem resolution
  • Participate in integration activities by working closely with the customer, Raytheon in-plant engineering and other OEMs when new capabilities are fielded
  • Work as part of a company agnostic team across the AF DCGS enterprise, understand the Raytheon company goals and customer requirements while working well with other team members in the local area
Desired Skills
  • Experience with military GEOINT and SIGINT domains to include U-2, Global Hawk, MQ-1 and MQ-9 sensors and processing, exploitation and dissemination (PED) architectures
  • UNIX (Solaris or Linux) and Microsoft Windows system administration
  • Administration of COTS or GOTS software solutions used for GEOINT or SIGINT analysis (Socet GXP, Xplorer, Unicorn, mIRC chat, MAAS, etc.) or other OEM software (APS, GSEG, CICS, etc.)
  • Network administration and troubleshooting
  • Sybase, Oracle, MySQL or MongoDB database system administration
  • Experience administering VMware (containers, storage and resources) and cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, OpenStack, etc.)
  • Familiar with the concepts of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and frameworks (ex. DDF)
  • Knowledge of web applications and their development (Apache, APS, NET, NodeJS, etc.)
  • Experience with software development methods (shell scripts, JavaScript, Python, PHP, C/C++, C#, Java, XML, HTML, etc.)
  • Familiarity with x86-based server hardware and troubleshooting methods
  • Familiarity with the Serena (ADSM) trouble ticket reporting system
  • Understanding of cyber security tools and methods
Required Certification
  • Existing CompTIA Security + certification or obtained within 45 days from date of hire
Required Security Clearance
  • Active Top Secret / SCI
  • 2+ years of direct job related experience/responsibilities gained from relevant training and work history.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 128667

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.