IT Manager, Systems Administration, Program Execution - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

IT Manager, Systems Administration, Program Execution
(Manager II, Computer System Analysis)
Raytheon IDS - Andover, MA

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The Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS), IT organization is currently seeking a Manager, Systems Administration to lead a team of System Administrators in the Boston Metro area.

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.

As a Manager for IT Systems Administration you will manage and lead a team of system administrators responsible for day-to-day operations and maintenance support of computers, servers, and software platforms. This position will serve as the primary IT point of contact for Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) program stakeholders.

Our IT managers support and monitor program execution, review computing infrastructure designs and architecture, collaborate to increase IT technical and organizational capabilities across IDS, and support programs throughout their entire lifecycle. In this role, you will have the responsibility for all aspects of people management including: staffing, staff development, training, tool and process development, deployment, and administration of performance appraisals.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Assignment of projects and tasks
  • Managing employee performance
  • Administer time reporting and new hire training
  • Recruiting, orientation and onboarding of new employees
  • Working through the team, ensure the computing infrastructure hardware, operating systems, applications and communications networks remain in optimal working order
  • Assist in the analysis of existing information systems and process flows for operational efficiencies and identify potential enhancements. Develop improved procedures and/or recommend corrective action
  • Evaluate proposed computer solutions and approving proposals or recommending alternatives.
  • Review partner requirements and specifications and developing strategies to meet these requirements
  • Prepare and submit periodic progress reports and accomplishments to the next level of leadership.
  • Domestic or international travel may be required

PLEASE NOTE - This position requires a US Govt. Secret security clearance to be obtained within one year of employment start date. Except in rare circumstances, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

This role will offer relocation support (Capped Budget) to the selected applicant if they are eligible per company policy. The Capped budget amount will be determined and discussed with the applicant at the appropriate time in our process.

Required Skills:

  • 8+ years of experience designing, integrating, and certifying high-availability Windows/LINUX/UNIX systems
  • Experience with Windows operating systems, including Windows 7/10, Windows 2K3, Windows 2008, Windows 2012, and Windows 2016 Server
  • Experience managing teams of IT Professionals
  • Experience in working with Linux, Solaris and UNIX

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with virtualization tools including VMWare and Citrix
  • Five years of experience managing teams of at least 6-10+ members is desired
  • Knowledge of Active Directory and group policy management
  • Understanding of fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts
  • Working knowledge of data storage and data backup technologies
  • Programming or scripting experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current DSS/ DoD 8570.1 and Raytheon Classified computing practices and guidelines
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Strong organizational, teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and technical direction
  • Experience with AWS or Azure deployment
  • Active Secret Clearance
Required Education:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or related field; Please note that significant and directly applicable experience will be considered in lieu of a degree at the hiring manager's discretion.

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.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization and who is eligible to obtain a US Dept. of Defense Security. 137386

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.