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Senior Systems Administrator
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Raytheon Company | New York, New York
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Job Description

Collaborate with a diverse team supporting Raytheon's critical and fast-paced programs with classified information system capabilities in a mixed Unix-based/Windows-based environment. We have an immediate need for a Systems Administrator at an international radar site. The position is unaccompanied. This position requires an existing security clearance.

NOTE - This role will require forward deployment to the international location, under the terms of an MOU/Long Term International Assignment managed by Raytheon International Assignment Services (IAS).

Job Description:

The Site System Administrator has direct responsibility for ensuring that the site computer systems, both tactical system and non-tactical support systems, are fully functional 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. These responsibilities include:

  • Installing, supporting, and maintaining servers or other computer systems on site
  • Ensuring that all the Information Assurance (IA) software security patches and version and virus signature file updates for the radar support systems are up to date
  • Recommending any improvements or other changes necessary
  • Maintenance of system and data security processes and applications such as virus scanning, auditing, collection of audit logs, system scripts and data collections scripts
  • Running periodic system and data security scans, backups and recovery tasks as required per published system administration procedures.
  • Assisting in development and update of system administration procedures
  • Supporting Disaster Recovery and incident response exercises as required
  • Updating network diagrams following integration of approved system configuration changes
  • Ensuring that configuration changes follow the change approval process
  • Updating system hardware and software inventories for all approved integrated changes
  • Reviewing security logs and personnel accounts with site IAO
  • Providing project management for computer systems related projects
  • Supervising and providing training to Operator/Maintainers in computer skills when needed
  • Serving as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for computer problems beyond the knowledge of the O&S team on site and interfacing with engineering support for computer problems
  • Providing vendor interface for hardware and software repair and maintenance
  • Procure equipment when required after identifying requirements with the customer, selecting the appropriate product, submitting the purchase requisition and providing vendor follow-up
  • Assisting with day to day radar activities and maintenance as directed by lead engineer
    Take technical direction from the Radar System Engineering Lead as required
    Other duties as assigned by the Radar Site Manager

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of the Unix/Windows operating system
  • Strong knowledge of Active Directory and group policy management
  • Security+ certification
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • This position requires an existing security clearance
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in related technologies

Desired Skills:

  • Good understanding of fundamental TCP/IP concepts
  • Strong understanding of fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts
  • Six Sigma Certification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in software/systems integration planning and execution
  • Documented experience on DoD or Missile Defense Programs or similar
  • Masters of Science in an Engineering discipline
  • Working knowledge of NetApp systems
  • Working knowledge of Cisco switches and routers
  • Working knowledge of HBSS “host based security system”
  • Working knowledge of ACAS Nessus “Assured Compliance assessment solution”
  • Working knowledge of MFA “Multifactor authentication administration”
  • Working knowledge of VMware ESXI
  • Working knowledge of RMF “risk management framework”

Required Education:

Minimum of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or a related engineering field.

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.
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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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