Sr. IT Systems Administrator (SA)

Raytheon - Tucson, AZ4.0

Full-timeEstimated: $79,000 - $110,000 a year
Empowering a global business. Providing affordable solutions. Delivering competitive discriminators by unleashing deep expertise. These are just some of the many ways the Information Technology team at Raytheon Missile Systems creates success for our customers. Joining our Program Execution team will allow you to partner with Missile Systems' organizations to enable business growth, speed, and agility through business innovation, technical proficiency, and operational excellence.

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This is a multi-level position Sr. Computer Systems Technologist I (G08) or Sr. Computer Systems Technologist II (G09) based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience, and requirements for this position.

Job Description:
Provide IT systems administration in a heterogeneous Microsoft Windows and Redhat Enterprise Linux environment. Understanding of Windows Server internals, and knowledge of Linux fundamentals to include DNS, DHCP, AD, and server replication methods. Work as a team member in a fast paced technological environment. Help develop and implement new technologies based upon industry best practices. Use troubleshooting techniques to resolve technical problems at a high scope and complexity to include the integration of hardware and operating systems (OS). Understanding of Virtual Machine (VM) technologies and methods (VMWare). Perform OS server tuning to maximize system performance on both physical and virtual systems. Understanding of data RAID, data backup uses and technologies. Work across IT functions to standardize processes and procedures. Work with Cybersecurity professionals to maintain security compliance requirements. Provide documentation and training on advanced IT processes and procedures. Be a mentor to junior team members.

Minimum Required Skills / Certifications:
Bachelor's in IT or related field or equivalent experience is required and 4 years of related experience is required
Must be able to obtain a final Department of Defense (DoD) SECRET security clearance
Ability to obtain required Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 / 8570 Certification requirements (CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification and an Operating System Certification) within 6 months of hire date
In-depth working experience in Windows and or Linux Server Environments including directory services management, and system hardening
Solid experience using VMWare vCenter, vSphere, and ESX virtual computing methods
2 years’ experience maintaining a medium sized Microsoft Windows Server environment
Patch management experience using Windows WSUS, SCCM, or other tool
In-depth knowledge of OS internals, file system structures, and machine architectures
Basic knowledge Redhat Enterprise Linux
Knowledge of data storage, NAS, and SAN technologies and solutions
Familiar with TCP/IP, switches, firewalls, routers, and their basic operations
Knowledge and experience using Information Technology project lifecycle
Experience with license managers in a Windows or Linux environment
Basic Windows scripting
Develop solutions and documentation to a variety of technical problems
Ability to lead special projects and manage resources
Ability to train others in standard IT processes and procedures
Able to lift 15 pounds
Systems are operational 24x7 and occasionally require work effort beyond standard work hours
Position may require some travel

Highly Desired Skills / Certifications:
An active DoD Secret Clearance
An active DoD Top Secret, TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance or prior SCI/program eligibility
Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 / 8570 Certification requirements (CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification and an Operating System Certification)
Direct working experience with NISPOM, JSIG, and/or DoD/RMF
4 years’ experience maintaining a medium sized Server environment
Experience in Project Leadership, Management, or Project management in an IT domain
Working knowledge of Backup Exec, NetApp Snap Protect, data backup technologies, systems principles, and safeguards
Advanced scripting experience
Experience supporting engineers in software, simulations, and hardware development
Experience with collaboration tools like Microsoft Exchange, Lync, or SharePoint
Basic understanding of Oracle, SQL, or other databases
Advanced hands on experience with Windows and Unix security hardening, systems integrations, advanced troubleshooting and authentication service integration (LDAP)
Unix (Including Linux and Solaris), experience in a medium to high complex environment
Working knowledge of Backup Exec, NetApp Snap Protect, data backup technologies, systems principles, and safeguards
High Performance Computing (HPC) experience in a Linux environment
Experience using Network Appliance FAS Series Systems
Desire and ability to work as a contributing team member
Effective customer and communications skills
Ability to work under time constraints, self-starter, customer focused, adaptable and willing to work varying assignments
Organizational skills to include: attention to detail, time management and ability to multitask

This position requires eligibility to obtain a final Department of Defense (DoD) SECRET security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.

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.