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Raytheon Technologies Sr Linux Systems Administrator I, LWAD ESM ANDV in Andover, Massachusetts

Senior IT System Administrator I (Linux)

Raytheon Missiles & Defense

Digital Technology, Program Execution

Andover, MA

Here at RMD Digital Technology (DT), we work together as one global team creating trusted, innovative solutions to make the world a safer place. Our innovation spans all domains: from land and sea to air, space and cyberspace. We’re inspired by a noble mission that’s shared by RMD employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

Our DT organization ensures that RMD teammates across the globe are able to communicate, collaborate and innovate for customer success. We create leading-edge technology solutions to prevent security threats, protect the integrity of our systems and support RMD’s IT infrastructures around the world.

System Administrators collaborate with a diverse team to support fast-paced, critical programs with classified information system capabilities. Success in this role means you are able to develop, implement and maintain secure, cost-efficient environments across various classified programs. Program teams rely on your collaboration and guidance to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions to solve complex IT infrastructure problems.

This position is located in Andover MA, with potential for International and/or domestic travel. The role will require some travel to nearby Tewksbury, MA as well to support our Patriot work areas there. Capped budget relocation is available to the selected applicant if they are eligible per company policy. Budget amount to be discussed at the appropriate stage in the process.

Please note that a US DoD Secret Security Clearance is required for this role, except in rare cases only US Citizens are eligible to obtain US DOD Clearances. Those applicants who do not possess a clearance will be required to apply for and obtain an interim US Secret Clearance within one year of employment.


  • Assure system reliability and performance through monitoring and infrastructure management

  • Provide system administration and maintenance support on Linux, and UNIX-based environments in client/server, network and data storage capacities

  • Respond to online service requests from users

  • Ensure server and application compliance with security and performance requirements (NISPOM, RMF)

  • Convert and upgrade to new systems

  • Develop and maintain technical and operational documentation to continually improve our computing environments

  • Engage in knowledge sharing to further develop the overall capability and performance of your technical team

Required Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience setting up and maintaining Linux operating systems (Red Hat based OS Experiences preferred)

  • 4 years total professional System Administration experience required with completed Bachelor's degree. (8 years experience total with AS degree, and 12 years experience with no degree)

  • Knowledge of bash scripting (Perl is also useful)

  • Familiarity with security hardening of Linux Systems

  • Data storage and data backup technologies

  • US Secret Security Clearance required (Dept. of Defense issued) to be obtained within one year of employment.

Desired Experience:

  • Security+ certification

  • NetApp experience

  • Network troubleshooting and Firewall knowledge

  • Ability to collaborate effectively

  • Virtual computing technologies

  • Thin client technologies


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or a related field

  • Significant and directly applicable professional experience in a related field is accepted in lieu of a University Degree. Those with no degree will be required to have 8 years of STEM IT experience to meet the degree equivalency, then have an additional 4 years of experience to meet the level of this role.


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.