Senior System Administrator/System Engineer
Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security, intelligence and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, cyber capabilities, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing, effects, and command, control, communications & intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is seeking a Senior System Engineer/System Administrator to work on-site at a customer location. This position involves operations and maintenance technical support of a sophisticated internet-based research system, as well as design and deployment of new capabilities. Responsibilities include system monitoring; patching & updating workstations, servers, and virtual machines; designing and deploying system upgrades and enhancements; creating and maintaining system documentation; diagnosing and solving system problems and supporting users. The individual will be a member of a small team who work closely together to devise creative solutions for challenging problems in a friendly, supportive environment. The position is located in Reston, VA. Required Qualifications: Must have active TS/SCI with FSP 5-10+ years of experience working in a Linux/UNIX development or operational environment Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or related field. Equivalent experience considered in lieu of education. Strong system administration/system engineering competencies including, but not limited to: server administration, hardware and software based networking, infrastructure support, automation, troubleshooting Must be detail-oriented, organized, and able to work well in a team environment as well as independently with little day-to-day guidance Must possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal Desired Skills/Education: Technical Team Leadership experience Technical certifications, especially in Linux, Network, & Security concentrations Strong and demonstrated IT skillsets including, but not limited to: Linux-based server/infrastructure design, deployment, and administration (RHEL, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu) Windows server & workstation administration security/vulnerability management (RMF, SCAP, STIGs, Nessus) virtualization technologies (VMWare, KVM, para-virtualization, containers) COTS integration and application support command line administration (BASH, PowerShell, SSH) networking, database, storage administration, (Cisco, Firewalls, VPNs) scripting and automation (Shell, Python, Perl, VBScript) logging & analytics (Splunk, Elastic Stack) network monitoring & alerting (Icinga, Nagios, MRTG, What s Up Gold) 24x7 operational system and Tier 3 infrastructure support 116207Raytheon 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.