Sr. Computer Systems Engineer, Digital Cloud Solutions - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

Computer Systems Engineer - Program Resource Center
Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury/ Andover MA
IT Digital Cloud Solutions - Operations and Engineering support

IDS offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providing numerous opportunities for career growth.

Our IT organization is global in every sense of the word. Across the world, IT allows IDS employees to communicate, collaborate and innovate for customer success. And we never stand still, either. We’re continuously pushing the envelope to create leading-edge technical processing solutions for complex systems and program challenges.

If you’re a team player who is passionate about innovation and constantly seeking ways to improve how business is done, take a look at this Computer Systems Engineer opportunity!

As a Computer Systems Engineer (Sr Systems Administrator I) in our Program Resource Center (PRC) team you’ll be part of a highly skilled group, delivering cutting edge IT solutions, while supporting a prestige hosting service.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Work with internal research and development leads on assessing their compute and storage needs, and provision services for them using the latest in technology
  • Develop standard server images and maintain them for patches and updates
  • Create and deploy virtual machines for our critical strategic initiatives
  • Maintain a hyperconverged infrastructure providing record beating standup times
  • Research new infrastructure technology trends, assessing their utility and developing concept of operations for deployment within the PRC.
  • Assist in managing public cloud resources, including administration of cloud costs and utilization
  • Ensure that our environment maintains the ability to handle Classified Data through a rigorous security posture and the implementation of RMF controls
  • Manage and triage support requests through ticketing system, while carefully documenting updates and/or resolution.
  • Provide detailed weekly status reports
This role will be filled at either a G08 or G09 level depending upon the skills and experience level of the selected applicant at the discretion of the hiring manager.

This position requires a U.S. Security Clearance (Secret from Dept. of Defense) to be obtained within 1 year of start date.

This role is based in Tewksbury (primary) and Andover and capped budget relocation is available to the selected applicant if they are qualified per company policy - budget amount to be discussed at the appropriate stage of the process.

Required Skills:

  • 6+ years’ experience in systems engineering or systems administration
  • Experience with Windows, including Active Directory, Windows 10 and Server 2016
  • Strong knowledge of virtualization, e.g. VMWare / HyperV / Acropolis / KVM
  • Experience creating technical documentation, such as writing technical implementation guides
  • Security+ certification or willingness to obtain one within 6 months of employment
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize assignments
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills. Customer service focused
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with public Cloud implementations, e.g. AWS, Azure
  • Familiarity with hyperconverged infrastructure, such as VxRail, Nutanix, SimpliVity
  • Experience scripting in languages such as Ruby, Powershell, BASH or Python
  • Understanding of physical and virtualized storage (e.g. VSAN)and networking (e.g. NSX)
  • Scripting/automation - 2+ years’ experience with automation tools such as Chef, Ansible or Puppet
  • Linux system administration experience
  • Working knowledge of high performance computing technologies
  • Familiarity with DoD security configuration requirements, hardening procedures and settings

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or a Technical Discipline OR significant applicable professional experience in a related field in lieu of a Bachelor’s Degree

About Integrated Defense Systems (IDS)
Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is a global technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation, IDS provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.

IDS Integrated Defense Systems brings together the talented professionals, cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions that ensure the success of our customers’ missions worldwide.

Key elements of our growth include our strong commitment to the global marketplace and our superior employee benefits package, including: Medical, Dental and Vision available on Day 1, Holiday time, Paid time off (PTO), Flexible Schedules (9/80, Modified Time, Part-time), 401K, Retirement Income Savings, Employee Discounts, Performance Sharing, Educational Assistance, Continuous Learning and much more.


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.