Systems Administrator - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

This is a long term temporary position for Raytheon.

Provide IT systems administration in a heterogeneous Microsoft Windows and Redhat Enterprise Linux environment. Understanding of Windows Server internals, and knowledge of Linux fundamentals to include DNS, DHCP, AD, and server replication methods. Working as a team member in a fast paced technological environment. Help develop and implement new technologies based upon industry best practices. Use troubleshooting techniques to resolve technical problems at a high scope and complexity to include the integration of hardware and operating systems (OS). Understanding of Virtual Machine (VM) technologies and methods (VMWare). Perform OS server tuning to maximize system performance on both physical and virtual systems. Understanding of data RAID, data backup uses and technologies. Work across IT functions to standardize processes and procedures. Work with Cybersecurity professionals to maintain security compliance requirements. Provide documentation and training on advanced IT processes and procedures.

Required Skills:

  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.An active DoD Secret Clearance adjudicated within the past 6 years
  • In-depth working experience in Windows and or Linux Server Environments including directory services management, and system hardening
  • Solid experience using VMWare vCenter, vSphere, and ESX virtual computing methods
  • 2 years’ experience maintaining a medium sized Server environment
  • Patch management experience using Windows WSUS, SCCM, or other tool
  • In-depth knowledge of OS internals, file system structures, and machine architectures
  • Basic knowledge Redhat Enterprise Linux
  • Knowledge of data storage, NAS, and SAN technologies and solutions
  • Familiar with TCP/IP, switches, firewalls, routers, and their basic operations
  • Knowledge and experience using Information Technology project lifecycle
  • Experience with license managers in a Windows or Linux environment
  • Basic Windows scripting
  • Develop solutions and documentation to a variety of technical problems
  • Ability to lead special projects and manage resources
  • Ability to train others in standard IT processes and procedures
  • Able to lift 15 pounds
  • Systems are operational 24x7 and occasionally require work effort beyond standard work hours
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) field and minimum of 4 years of prior relevant experience or in lieu of a Bachelor's degree in a STEM field, 12 years of related experience


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.