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Raytheon Company | Aurora, Colorado
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Job Description

Raytheon IIS/GIS provides Operations and Maintenance support for the Intelligence Community

Raytheon is currently seeking Senior VMS System Administrator to provide engineering support to maintain high-priority operational systems at a high level of availability and resolve problems based on mission criticality and guidance.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • Performs OS and software application maintenance on assigned mission systems running the VMS operating system.
  • Detects, isolates, documents, quickly reports, and resolves system outages, or problems encountered during operations of the operational system baseline, which includes the collection of diagnostic data, restoring the system operation, development of workarounds, and other activities necessary for recovery of a system.
  • Accurately documents problems in logging and discrepancy reporting tools.
  • Supports system engineering groups for ongoing analysis and integration efforts.
  • Works with other maintenance engineers across multiple locations providing maintenance support.
  • Frequently communicates with the customer to help establish requirements and schedules.
  • Works under pressure in restoring high-priority systems to operations.
Required Skills:
  • Position requires a BS Degree in a related technical discipline and minimum 4 years related experience working with Java, C/C++ on Linux or UNIX platforms
  • Must have a current DODI 8570.01-M IAT Level I (minimum) Certification or must obtain the certification within first 60 days of employment.
  • Must have the ability or experience in evaluating VMS log files and assess error conditions.
  • Must have the ability or experience modifying VMS scripts and configuration files.
  • Must have the ability or experience troubleshooting software issues on VMS platforms.
  • Must have the ability to identify and isolate discrepancies to software, hardware, database, scripts or configurations
  • Requires good communication skills to enable the effective and accurate exchange of information across a multi-location enterprise, with customer visibility into maintainer based actions and response.
  • Requires ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment with changing priorities

Qualified applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet minimum qualifications for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship and an active TS/SSBI security clearance are required.

Desired Skills:
  • Software development in a VMS environment
  • UNIX/Linux SA experience
Required Education (including Major):
Position requires a BS Degree in a related technical discipline (Computer Science or Electrical Engineering) and minimum 4 years related experience OR equivalence


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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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