System Administrator

Raytheon - Sunnyvale, CA4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $68,000 - $100,000 a year
EducationSkills
Job Description:
Raytheon Applied Signal Technology (RAST), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, currently has an opening for a System Administrator to perform in our Sunnyvale, CA office. The selected individual will primarily be a System Administrator for program environments. The individual will be responsible for performing a full range of IT functions within classified and unclassified areas. This position ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software, and related procedures adhere to organizational- and security-based policies. Key duties include, but are not limited to:
Provide technical support to end-users who need assistance utilizing client level hardware and software
Plan, implement, and operate network services and systems, to include hardware and virtual environments
Setup and maintain systems including installation, configuration, and updating of hardware and software

Security Clearance: Candidate must possess an Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility and be willing and able to obtain additional clearances and program access. Successful candidate will be required to complete a Full Scope Polygraph and must maintain all clearances and program access throughout employment.

Responsibilities:
Implement and Troubleshoot Technical Security Controls
Update Malicious Code Detection System (e.g. Antivirus definitions)
Create and Modify User Accounts and Associated Access Control Lists
Install Software Patches/Updates and IAVA (or similar) Updates
Perform Data Backups of networked systems
Install and Configure Security-relevant Software
Perform and maintain system inventories (hardware and software)
Install, configure, and maintain workstation and server hardware and software

Required Skills:
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.
Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility

Six (6) years of experience in Windows System Administration:
Windows desktop administration (Windows 7 or newer)
Windows Server administration (Windows Server 2012 or newer) to include infrastructure services such as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, etc.
Experience researching compliance issues, and formulating recommendations to management
Must be able to lift 35 pounds in support of hardware installations
CompTIA Security+, or equivalent DoD 8570 certification for IAT Level II, within 6 months of hire

Desired Skills:
Top Secret/SCI security clearance with Full-Scope Polygraph
Six (6) years of experience in System Administration of Linux systems
Six (6) years of experience in installation, configuration and administration of virtualized environments with hypervisors such as VMWare and KVM
Six (6) years of experience in network administration with Cisco routers and switches, including Layer 1 installation and troubleshooting
Six (6) years of experience in installation, configuration and administration of network storage using NetApp products
Demonstrated skill in reading, writing, modifying, and executing simple scripts on Windows and Linux systems
Experience working in and supporting classified areas, to include:
Understanding Information Assurance requirements
Performing security audits on networked and standalone systems
Experience with installation, configuration and troubleshooting a variety of network and security management tools including, but not limited to:
Centrify
Cisco Call Manager
Lumension
Puppet
Solarwinds
Splunk
Symantec NetBackup

Active IT-based certifications including:
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Windows Server 2012 or newer
Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA),
VMWare certifications such as VMWare Certified Professional (VCP) Version 6 or newer
Independent, self-motivated, and able to meet critical deadlines
Ability to learn new technologies through on-the-job training and documentation
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Able to work within a team and foster teamwork and trust from both external and internal customers
Independent, self-motivated, and able to meet critical deadlines
Ability to learn new technologies through on-the-job training and documentation
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Able to work within a team and foster teamwork and trust from both external and internal customers

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in a STEM-related field and 6 years of related experience. 124457
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 identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.