System Admin Intern

Raytheon - Dulles, VA

Contract | Internship
Raytheon’s DOMino contract is a single-award IDIQ with a $1.15 billion ceiling. This contract delivers full lifecycle development and sustainment for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS). The NCPS assists more than 100 federal civilian government agencies with the protection of their networks against advanced cyber threats. Under this contract, Raytheon will support the government in the design, development, operations and maintenance services for the NCPS. Raytheon will build the mission critical cybersecurity solutions that will enable the timely dissemination of threat warnings and improve information sharing across DHS’s stakeholder community.

We are looking for qualified candidates to assist in design and development on this exciting program in internship roles. Our design and development is executed using current toolsets and processes, solving urgent problems to support mission critical cybersecurity solutions. If you are interested in the cybersecurity and have the desire to apply your talents to critical National Security efforts, we want to hear from you.

Positions would be located in Dulles, VA

Required Skills:
Knowledge of virtualization architecture and design
Building and patching servers
Knowledge of scripting for process automation, monitoring, etc.
Security testing and risk mitigation
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Must exhibit time management skills and self-motivation
US Citizen with eligibility to obtain DHS Suitability and Top Secret clearance

Desired Skills:
Knowledge and understanding of information security principles including Operating System hardening techniques
Ability to utilize analysis tools to resolve complex network, systems, and application performance problems
Experience working with server hardware in a datacenter;
Experience with monitoring and configuration management tools including Puppet, Chef, and Nagios;
Experience and/or familiarity with Agile development methodology, DevSecOps concepts, SAFe methodologies

Required Education:
Pursuing bachelor's degree in Computer Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, or related degree is required.

This position can be Salary Grade ST02, Salary Grade ST03, or Salary Grade ST04 based on the candidate’s qualifications as they relate to the skills, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.
  • ST02 (TechStudent-Sophomore) – must have completed 60 hours of college credits towards degree and obtained Sophomore status as of Summer 2020.
  • ST03 (TechStudent–Junior) – must have completed 90 hours of college credits towards degree and obtained Junior status as of Summer 2020.
  • ST04 (TechStudent-Senior) – must have completed 120 hours of college credits towards degree and obtained Senior status as of Summer 2020
This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 133633
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.