Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
2/22/2018
Job Category:
Information Services
Industry:
Aerospace & Aeronautics
Operations Support
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Raytheon Company | Waltham, MA
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Powerful Careers – Legendary Innovations. From a world-class customer profile to the work being done at the ends of earth, Raytheon offers a wealth of opportunities for your future and beyond. Bring your talent and skills to a company that proves that new insights and ideas make our company great. Our nationwide college recruiting program offers students from a variety of colleges and universities (internships/co-ops/new graduate) assignments that help you realize your career goals. Work with the best!

Our recent college graduate opportunities allow you to put your academic achievements to work. You'll be presented with opportunities that have an immediate impact on who we are and our presence in a global industry.

The Advance Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) provides cutting-edge technology to the National Weather Service. AWIPS is the corner stone of a multi-year modernization program allowing revolutionary improvements to the National Weather Service (NWS) products and services. It is a high-visibility program of great importance to the United States government and to the Nation. AWIPS is a technological wonder that consists of a nationwide network of approximately 160 sophisticated data collection and processing National Weather Service sites. The AWIPS sites are linked with a state-of-the-art communications system so that the meteorologist and hydrologists are prepared to provide the most accurate forecasts in the quickest time possible.

We are looking for a Meteorologist with strong PostGres and LINUX background needed to support the monitor and control functions of the NWS Network Control Facility (NCF). The NCF is a 24x7x365 facility providing Help Desk Type Support and Network Operations support to the Weather Forecast Offices, NWS National Centers, and River Forecast Centers. Support includes correcting site processes and interface system issues, wide area network (WAN) problems and satellite broadcast problems. The person must also be able to independently detect and troubleshoot failures, interact with forecast office personnel and third party vendors for site support, and accurately document all actions taken and provide customer feedback.

Required Skills:
  • U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date (NAC).
  • Ability to work a flexible shift schedule including day, evening/nights and weekends (12 hour shift 4 days on/4 days off).
  • Strong experience using RedHat Linux and PostGres.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills:
  • 1 year of RedHat LINUX

Required Education (including Major):
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Meteorology or related degree obtained within the last 18 months or by Summer of 2018.
  • A Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is desired.
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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.

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About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

 
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