Principal Systems Engineer
Job Description : Raytheon Technologies is currently seeking a Systems Engineer to support customer programs in Herndon, VA. The ideal candidate will have professional experience in the design, implementation, and administration of server and network infrastructure technology.Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:Working with Amazon Web Services or other public IaaS cloud platformsDeploying and administering local and remote Linux and Windows workstations and serversPerforming system analysis to evaluate and refine system security posturesResearching, staging, and implementing new patches, rollouts, and upgrades for various applications and hardware to maximize integrity and efficiency of the systemManaging and maintaining multiple Active Directory implementations supporting users in multiple locations Managing system security settings using Active Directory Group Policies Creating and maintaining baseline images for servers and workstations, as well as VMsWorking closely with network engineers to design and maintain a highly secure infrastructure Developing backup and recovery strategies for multiple systems, including databases and file servers Required SkillsU.S. CitizenshipMust have a Current and Active TS/SCI Security ClearanceMust have a minimum of 8 years professional experience Strong working knowledge of Information Security concepts and practices Experience with Microsoft Active DirectoryExperience hardening Linux/Unix and Windows systemsExperience with a Virtual Machine such as VMware VDI environmentsScripting experience with tools such as Powershell, Bash, Python, and/or Perl Knowledge of basic networking concepts and protocols (TCP/IP, VPNs, IDS, etc.) Must have excellent communication skills and be able to support users both in-person and remotely Must have strong organizational and time-management skills Must have the ability to work well both in a team environment and independently Desired SkillsSecurity-related certifications (SANS, GIAC, CISSP) Experience with Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, MS SQLExperience with NetApp storage area network (SAN) configuration and administrationExperience in automation of software deploymentsSolid understanding of TCP/IP networking protocolsExperience administering highly available (HA) environments (server clusters, farms, etc.) EducationBachelorA cents € (TM) s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or an IT-related field or 8 years of experience in lieu of degree.This position requires either a US Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.173798Raytheon 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 orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.