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Raytheon Technologies Systems Administrator in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Raytheon is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment; including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. Raytheon is seeking a Systems Administrator to support the operations and maintenance of the system interacting with external users and interfaces.

Responsibilities Include:

Working independently on individual projects while being involved in larger projects as a team effort with minimal supervision of the lead engineer Supporting the operations and maintenance aspects of deployed capabilities as well as the deployment and installation of new baselines. Supporting externals with new interfaces or problems with existing interfaces and investigations with other segments, including ISP cloud providers Providing on-call support during off hours and weekends Performs Tier 2 software application maintenance and backups on assigned mission systems running a variety of operating systems to include Linux and Windows. VMware administration responsible for configuration, maintenance, monitoring and overall support of multiple VMware environments Detects, isolates, documents, quickly reports, and resolves system outages or problems encountered during operations of the operational system baseline, which includes collecting diagnostic data, restoring the system operation, developing workarounds, and other activities necessary for recovery of a system Performs system monitoring, analyzing and documenting performance and conducting trend analysis as required Works with Tier 1, 2, and 3 engineers across multiple locations and disciplines providing enterprise-level maintenance support, with customer visibility Will be responsible for maintaining and supporting a fielded technical baseline across hundreds of VMs and bare metal machines including network devices, RHEL and Windows OS.

Required Skills:

  • Must be a US Citizen Existing TS/SCI clearance with CI Polygraph

  • 2+ years of directly relevant systems administration experience including hands-on experience with one or more of the following: Linux preferably Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 or 7, Windows, VMware Must have in-depth knowledge of OS installations, security hardening and maintenance

  • Comfortable with building physical and virtual servers from scratch

  • Ability to deploy and integrate new applications that may be requested

  • Capable of quickly learning new applications that run on various operating systems for testing and deployment.

  • Experience with administration and management of servers to include installation, configuration, optimization, backup & recovery

  • E xperience with performance tuning & troubleshooting, identifying and resolving contention in CPU, memory, networking, disk I/O, etc.

    Desired Skills:

  • Experience working in a Cloud configuration

  • Previously held privileged user on government system

  • Previous COTS/FOSS implementation and maintenance

  • Experience with scripting (Python, Bash, Perl, Powershell)

    Required Education:

    •Bachelor's degree is required. STEM degree is preferred. Along with 2+ years’ of relevant experience - OR

    •Master’s Degree STEM preferred with 0 years' of relevant experience


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.