Unix/Linux Systems Administrator - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

Job Description -should include job duties and any special requirements (lifting, etc):

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) IT team is seeking a UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator to join our Classified IT support team.

The candidate selected for this position will perform UNIX/Linux Systems Administration with growth opportunity to expand skills in Cloud Systems Administration.

Duties for this UNIX/Linux Systems Administrator role include, but not limited to providing computing support to classified programs in a UNIX, Solaris and Linux environment; troubleshooting and resolving incidents related to software and hardware; assisting in designing, implementing, supporting and integrating UNIX, Solaris and Linux environment.

Although this position is within a larger IT team, the candidate is expected to work well independently under limited supervision. The candidate is expected to be self-directed, able to prioritize work, possess excellent problem solving, verbal and communication skills, customer focused, and organized. The candidate will need to have experience in providing technical solutions to a wide range of complex issues.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active Top Secret clearance or SSBI as of day one of employment.

Required Skills:

  • Active TS Clearance or SSBI required
  • 4+ years of experience with UNIX, Linux and Solaris operation systems
  • Symantec Backup Exec, Symantec NetBackup, or strong understanding of server backup
  • Scripting experience (e.g. shell scripting, Python, Perl, etc)
  • Storage experience with NetApp
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer interaction skills with users of all levels

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with Centrify
  • Familiar with Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy Management
  • VMWare VSphere (e.g. ESXi, vCenter) administration and support
  • Understand common security product (Splunk, Lumension, etc)
  • Cloud computing service provisioning (e.g. Amazon Web Service, Azure, etc)
  • Container Technology (e.g. Docker)
  • Infrastructure as Code experience (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Ansible, etc)
  • Automation via scripting (e.g. Ruby, Perl, Erlang, Python, PowerShell, etc)
  • Experience working in DevOps environment
  • Security+ certification

Minimum Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math and 4 years of relevant experience

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons


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.