Senior 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 platforms Deploying and administering local and remote Linux and Windows workstations and servers Performing system analysis to evaluate and refine system security postures Researching, staging, and implementing new patches, rollouts, and upgrades for various applications and hardware to maximize integrity and efficiency of the system Managing 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 VMs Working 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 Skills US Citizenship Must have a Current and Active TS/SCI Security Clearance Must have a minimum of 10 years of related professional experience Strong working knowledge of Information Security concepts and practices Experience with Microsoft Active Directory Experience hardening Linux/Unix and Windows systems Experience with a Virtual Machine such as VMware VDI environments Scripting 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 Skills Security-related certifications (SANS, GIAC, CISSP) Experience with Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, MS SQL Experience with NetApp storage area network (SAN) configuration and administration Experience in automation of software deployments Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking protocols Experience administering highly available (HA) environments (server clusters, farms, etc.) Education Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or an IT-related field. 175678 Raytheon 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.