Senior Systems Administrator - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee


  • Leading Global Defence Contractor
  • Based in Adelaide
  • Multiple Opportunities
At Raytheon, we draw the brightest minds and give them work that excites them while continuously developing an environment for learning to maintain a highly-skilled, world-class workforce. Apply now for an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Senior Systems Administrator and be part of our exciting transformation to modernise our platforms.

Whether you are a senior and looking to utilise your existing expert skill set or looking for opportunities to broaden your experience we have roles to suit both. Candidates will excel in all aspects of the support, service delivery and proactive maintenance of key operating systems, supporting platform, and virtualisation environments which host business applications. In this role you will join a team responsible for supporting enterprise scale infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical consultancy to achieve effective implementation of proprietary Linux/UNIX system software including virtualised instances.
  • Ensure the provisioning, upgrades, capacity planning, performance testing and security hardening of Linux/UNIX environments
  • Participate in a 2nd line incident response capability for system operational issues. Establish strong processes in line with industry standards.
  • Ensure compliance to corporate change control, Department of Defence standard security procedures and methodologies
  • Apply your expertise in implementing and supporting complex mission systems for the Commonwealth of Australia.
Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
  • Advanced knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating systems.
  • Proven experience in the support along with strong understanding of virtualisation technologies.
  • Experience working in a defence environment adhering to DoD security and global EXIM standards is favourable.
  • Relevant degree in IT or industry standard accreditations such as Microsoft MCSE and VMware certified. Security related certifications such as CEH or CISSP and experience working in a multi-tenanted IT environment is also favourable.
  • Applicants must able to obtain and maintain an Australian Defence Security Clearance to Negative Vetting 2 level. Eligibility can be found at .
If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career click the “Apply” button now or contact us at 138152