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Raytheon Technologies Principal Network Administrator in Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana

Offering up to a $10K Signon bonus for a Secret clearance or higher

Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS) is seeking a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to join our team in support of the Air Operations Center Weapons System (AOC WS) Long Term Modernization and Sustainment Program (LTM&S). The SME position is located in Shreveport, LA, at the USAF customer site on Barksdale AFB, and reports to the Permanent On-Site Support Engineer (POSSE) Lead.

This position requires technical engineering experience, with a demonstrated understanding and application of systems engineering and configuration management principals and process, mission planning/scheduling along with experience in systems engineering and sustainment of existing baseline. The successful candidate will be effective at face-to-face interaction with customers and other contractors to respond to requests for information, support to technical meetings, technical interchanges and enterprise working groups. The candidate must be able to work independently and represent the program and Raytheon at meetings and working groups with government and associate contractors. The candidate will be experienced in Cisco UCS.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Day to day maintenance & support of the installed AOC baseline

Augment AOC SPO personnel during major upgrade projects

Provide assistance to site Network Administrators, System Administrators and other site users to increase their proficiency on the fielded baseline

Provide support at AOC sites while site personnel progress through program office provided training

Assist in closing action items noted in the Fielding Summary Memorandum (FSM) and Site Specific Engineering Plan (SSEP)

Assist site personnel with properly configuring, troubleshooting issues, and migrating to new AOC infrastructure components

Assist site personnel with capturing site variances to incorporate into the CM process, data migration (as required), application tuning, domain policies, applying security patches, submitting/closing trouble tickets (as required) and configuring the AOC baseline to minimize downtime

Attend technical exchange meetings, AOC PC engineering and integration meetings, post installation follow-up meetings

Submit recommended changes to AOC configurations

Provide recommendations on performance and security issues and other items of interest relating to AOC baseline(s)

Completion of all applicable fielding prerequisites and post install releases (Agile Release Events (AREs), Critical System Updates (CSUs), Fast Tracks (FT), Out Of Cycles (OOC)) by applicable deadlines

Attend site and SPO fielding meetings, as applicable

Work with key players to identify achievable site specific objectives

Track lessons learned and metrics and share with other POSSEs and SPO personnel

Required Experience, Knowledge, and/or Skills:

CCNP Data Center or 10+ years of commercial/military experience building/configuring/maintaining/upgrading/tuning Cisco UCS infrastructures

Current DoD Secret security clearance

Current IAT Level 2 Certification (Sec+ or higher)

Demonstrated self-starter – proactive in determining goals and objectives and pursuing the necessary course of action

Demonstrated written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills

Demonstrated ability to quickly come up to speed on technical and management efforts currently underway

Advanced troubleshooting skills and experience

Ability to work on a team under pressure to meet strict schedule requirements

Excellent communication and organizational skills

Advanced troubleshooting skills and experience

Experience with Cisco Unified Computing System

Desired Experience, Knowledge, and/or Skills:

Familiarity with DISA STIG compliance

Demonstrated ability to successfully work with a multi-disciplinary project/team

Knowledge of AOC, its mission and the systems within its current 10.1 baseline

Demonstrated ability to multi-task and complete tasks while managing a variety of assignments

Demonstrated knowledge of the full product life-cycle and related configuration management processes and application

Experience in mission management or command & control domains

Knowledge of systems engineering roles and functions, including requirements management, functional analysis, configuration management processes and procedures

Experience using tools and metrics to manage sustainment activity, including a working understanding and use of Microsoft Project and Integrated Master Scheduling (IMS)

Experience with Cisco Router (3900 series)

Experience with Catalyst Switches (6500 and 3850 series)

Experience with Nexus Switches (9500 series, 5548UP, 2248TP)

Experience with Network Appliance FAS (2240, 3240, 2650, or 8200)

Experience with NetApp Data OnTap Cluster Mode

Experience with VMware Virtual Center Server and vSphere

Experience with Solarwinds NPM and NCM

Experience with Cisco Secure ACS or ISE

Experience with McAfee Enterprise Firewall and Sidewinder Firewall

Experience with standard/extended ACLs, as used in IOS/NX-OS

Identification of any errors or correction needed to system technical diagrams and documentation, including installation, configuration, and operations & maintenance guides, as well as system/application verification and validation instructions


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) with a minimum fifteen (15) years of functional area experience; or Master’s degree in STEM with a minimum fifteen (15) years of functional area experience; or PhD in STEM with a minimum ten (10) years of functional area experience. May supervise others.

This position requires a US person


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.