System Administrator

Foreground Security - Dulles, VA4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $84,000 - $110,000 a year
This job opportunity is for a System Administrator position supporting multiple program labs at Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS), Dulles, VA facility. The System Administrator is responsible for administering Windows and Linux hardware supporting DoD programs and ensuring it is fully compliant with Raytheon policy and USG Information Assurance requirements. The selected candidate will be responsible to multiple program managers and will have to prioritize work across labs for each of those programs. Day to day operation and sustainment of these systems will include (but not limited to):

Administration of program servers and workstations.
Support the creation and maintenance of System Security Plans
Configure servers, workstations and ensure products are in use with the latest version and supported
Ensure anti-virus software is up to date and have the latest virus definition files
Provide software patching for all servers and workstations (RedHat, Microsoft, Java, Adobe, etc.)
Provide IT expertise for configuration changes affecting the systems and bring before CCB for oversight before implantation
Remediate any findings associated with scans of servers and workstations. Coordinate with IT Security to update POA&M and reflect open vulnerabilities associated with servers and workstations, develop remediation plans to include milestone completion dates and status updates, and include mitigation process for closed vulnerabilities
Participate in CCBs
Immediately notify program leadership of any irregularities in system operations and/or attacks/compromises
Create and/or modify accounts after notification by program leadership (Account paperwork is complete)

The ideal candidate possesses strong written and oral communications skills, technical knowledge, exemplary customer service skills, strong time management skills, the ability to find creative solutions to complex challenges, and the ability to multi-task and thrive in a fast paced environment.

This position will report directly to the IIS IT MSM Program Execution Manager.

Required Skills:
US Citizen with ACTIVE Secret Security Clearance
Bachelor Degree with 6 years relevant and recent experience with configuration, system administration and operation of network servers and workstations, including Windows and Linux/Unix servers and user workstations.
System Administrator experience with Microsoft Domain Controllers, Active Directory, RedHat Directory and openLDAP.
Experience with server and workstation assessment and hardening using various information system security assessment/hardening tools - DISA STIGs, SCAP, ACAS, Retina, Nessus etc.
Experience with VMware virtualization.
Experience successfully and effectively interacting with internal and external customers (Program Engineers, Program Managers, IA, etc.)
Professional demeanor, good interpersonal skills, and ability to excel in a high-paced multi- tasked environment.
Ability to act independently, prioritize tasks, and manage to schedule
Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written modes, and be able to author and present subject specific presentations. Comfortable with public speaking.
DoD 8570.01 IAT Level 2 (requires one or more of the following Professional Certifications: CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP)

Desired Skills:
DoD 8570.01 IAM Level 2 (requires one or more of the following Professional Certifications: CAP, CASP CE, CISM, CISSP, GSLC)
Computing Environment certifications to include Windows and or Linux
In-depth knowledge of NIST special publications, CNSS policies and instructions, and other requirements documents associated with DFARS 252.204-7012 and the Risk Management Framework (RMF).
Experience with administering Centrify
Network monitoring & logging tools such as Splunk or Tanium

Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Assurance, Cyber Security, or related field of study OR 6 additional years of experience in lieu of degree.
Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges - from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.1 billion in 2017 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world - in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.
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