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Linux Systems Administrator/Information Technology Support Specialist
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Raytheon Company | Herndon, VA
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Job Description

Raytheon Mission Technologies (formerly Raytheon Blackbird Technologies) is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator/Information Technology Support Specialist to support corporate and customer programs in Herndon, VA. The ideal candidate will be junior to mid-level Systems Administrator/Technical Support Specialists who has professional experience supporting operational Linux-based web application and software-defined network environments.

To be considered for this position, qualified candidates must be willing and able to support 24x7x365 operational systems that may include off-hours support on a rotational basis.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Remotely administer Linux-based application servers across multiple physical, virtual, & cloud platforms
  • Provide operational monitoring, response, and technical support of mission-critical systems
  • Detect, isolate, resolve, report, and document system issues and outages
  • Execute shell scripts to perform automated system tasks
  • Test and deploy OS, COTS, and application updates to maximize integrity and efficiency of the system
  • Collaborate with internal development, support, and engineering teams to support new features and streamline customer feedback into development cycle
  • Become an Application SME familiar with customer policies, processes, and CONOPs
  • Maintain and execute project SOPs and recommend process and procedure enhancements
  • Generate monthly reports in a specified format using various tools
  • As the project develops, responsibilities may adjust as needed

  • HS degree and 8 years of experience
  • Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret security clearance
  • 1-2 years of professional, educational, or hands-on training experience in System Administration or Technical Support role
  • Flexibility and willingness to respond to off-hours issues on a rotating basis (as needed)
  • Strong written and verbal communication and customer interfacing skills
  • Strong team player with interpersonal, time management, and organizational skills
  • Strong skills in IT fundamentals including, but not limited to: server administration, hardware and software based networking, infrastructure support, automation, troubleshooting
  • Strong technical troubleshooting/problem-solving posture with ability to multi-task/prioritize effectively and identify/resolve anomalies in system functionality and performance
  • Experience with Linux-based operating systems and command-line administration
  • Works well following established processes under minimal supervision, self-motivated, high-achiever

  • 1-2 years with strong IT fundamentals including, but not limited to:
    • Linux-based systems administration (RHEL, CentOS, Fedora, Ubuntu)
    • command line administration (SSH, SCP, BASH)
    • secure web services (TLS, CA certs, DNS, Nginx, Apache)
    • virtualization technologies (VMware, KVM, para-virtualization, containers)
    • IaaS/SaaS cloud providers and technologies (AWS, Google, Azure, RackSpace)
    • networking fundamentals (TCP/IP, Firewalls, IPTables, VPNs)
    • automated monitoring and alerting (Icinga, Nagios, CloudWatch)
    • scripting and automation (Shell, Python, Perl, CloudFormation)
Requisition ID 102138BR
Date updated 08/21/2017
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 approximately $6 billion in 2016 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.

Relocation Eligible

Clearance Type
Secret - Current

Computer Engineering
Cyber Jobs
Data Networking
Engineering Technology
Hardware Engineering
Integration & Test Engineering
Sensor Systems
Software Engineering
Systems Engineering
Test Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Information Technology

Work Location
VA - Herndon

About Raytheon Company

Based in Tucson, Arizona, Raytheon Company's Missile Systems designs, develops and manufactures precision missile systems, including air to air, strike, Naval Weapons Systems, land combat, guided projectiles, exoatmospheric kill vehicles and directed energy weapons. Missile Systems is proud to employee 11,000 professionals at its Tucson, Arizona headquarters.

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