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Raytheon Technologies Linux Systems Administrator II, LWAD ANDV in Andover, Massachusetts

Linux Systems Administrator II (P2)

Raytheon Missiles & Defense Digital Technology (RMD DT)

Program Services LWAD Mission Areas

Andover MA

About Us

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges – together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.

Qualified Applicant submissions to this role will be accessed and reviewed by the hiring manager for the Andover, MA location. Our positions in Systems Administration are relocation eligible based on eligibility per company policy.

Job Summary/Responsibilities to anticipate

Provide IT systems administration in a heterogeneous Microsoft Windows and RedHat Enterprise Linux (Primary OS) environment. Understanding or knowledge Linux fundamentals to include bash scripting, patching, and security hardening. Work as a team member in a fast-paced technological environment. Use troubleshooting techniques to resolve technical problems of a moderate to high scope and complexity to include the integration of hardware and operating systems (OS). Understanding of data RAID, data backup uses and technologies. Install and configure software applications requested by end users. Work with Cybersecurity professionals to maintain security compliance requirements. Provide documentation and training on advanced IT processes and procedures and other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications you will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of direct experience or in lieu of a degree additional 1 years of IT/System Administration experience may be substituted for each 1 year of college

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. Except in rare cases, only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

  • Ability to obtain required Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 / 8570 Certification requirements (CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification) within 6 months of hire date

  • Experience with Linux Operating Systems (OS) – Red Hat

  • Experience with bash scripting (Perl is also useful)

  • Experience with security hardening of Linux systems

  • Experience with PC and/or Server architectures and troubleshooting methods and be able to assist in developing solutions and documentation to a variety of technical problems

  • Systems are operational 24x7 and occasionally require work effort beyond standard work hours, may require less than 10% some travel.

    Qualifications we value:

  • Master degree in IT or STEM related field

  • An active DoD Secret clearance, or a TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance or prior SCI/program eligibility

  • Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 / 8570 Certification requirements (CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification and an Operating System Certification

  • Direct working experience with NISPOM, JAFAN, JSIG, DFARS and/or DoD/RMF

  • Experience with Red Hat Ansible, Satellite

  • Experience with NetApp data storage and data backup technologies

  • Experience with using Information Technology project lifecycle management processes

  • Experience with Nessus and Vulnerability Patching

  • Experience using VMWare vCenter, vSphere, and ESX virtual computing methods

  • Experience supporting engineers in software, simulations, and hardware development

    What We Offer :

    Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement, and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance, and child/adult backup care.


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.