Windows Systems Administrator II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

El Segundo
United States

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

The candidate selected for this role will perform traditional Systems Administrator role and also growth opportunity to expand skills to be a Cloud Systems Administrator.

Duties for this Windows Systems Administrator role include, but not limited to providing computing support to classified programs in Windows desktop and server environment; troubleshooting and fixing incidents related to software and hardware; and assisting in designing, implementing and supporting Windows environment.

Although this Windows System Administrator position is within a larger IT team, the candidate is expected to work well under general direction. The candidate is expected to be self-directed, able to multi-task and prioritize work, possess excellent problem solving, verbal and communication skills, customer focused, and organized.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs Secret clearance as of day one of employment.

Required Skills:

  • Active Secret clearance required
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret clearance
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with Windows operating systems
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy Management
  • Basic knowledge of VMWare VSphere (e.g. ESXi, vCenter) administration and support
  • Symantec Backup Exec, Symantec NetBackup, or strong understanding of server backup
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong customer interaction skills with users of all levels
Desired Skills:
  • Understand common security product (Splunk, Lumension/Ivanti, etc)
  • Experience with MS Exchange Environment
  • UNIX/Linux Systems Administration
  • Storage Experience with Net App
  • 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. Rub, Perl, Erlang, Python, PowerShell, etc)
  • Experience working in DevOps environment
  • Security+ certification
Required Education (including Major):
  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 2 years of prior relevant experience or in lieu of degree candidate must have an additional 8 years of experience.

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.