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Job Description

Hardware and Software System Administrator


The System Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.Participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. Ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values.Assists project teams with technical issues in the Initiation and Planning phases of Project Management Methodology that include technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions.

Work Location:

This position is located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
  • Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.

Basic/Required Skills:
  • Must be Saudi National.
  • 8+ years of system administration experience
  • Proficiency with Linux, Windows and Application Systems.
  • Proficiency in the English language with an American Language Course Placement Test (or equivalent) score of 75 or higher
  • Competence in using PCs and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), browsers, and Email
  • Languages: Fluent in Java programming
  • Ability to learn new technologies and implement them successfully.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

Required Education:
  • Bachelor degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science, or equivalent experience.

Desired Education:
  • Master’s degree

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 136219BR 136219Advertisement

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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