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Raytheon Technologies Senior Systems Administrator II, SPL MRL in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Sr. Systems Administrator II

Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD)

Digital Technology Program Services

Sensor Product Line Mission Areas

Marlborough, MA

What’s YOUR Mission?

Here at RMD 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 DT employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

Our organization ensures that RMD DT 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 the RMD DT 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 DT infrastructure problems.

This role will include, but is not limited to tasks like the following:

  • Collaborate with partners to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions consisting of hardware and operating system technologies

  • Integrate and partner with programs to solve complex infrastructure problems

  • Assure a high level of reliability and performance through systems monitoring and infrastructure management

  • Respond to online service requests from users

  • Ensure server and application compliance with security and performance requirements (DFARS, RMF, NIST Cybersecurity Framework)

  • Install, Convert, and upgrade systems

  • Develop, revise, and maintain technical and operational documentation (including procedures) to continually improve our computing environments

  • Maintain and grow your technical competence in multiple areas (such as Windows, Linux, virtualization, User Authentication, DNS, NFS, system imaging/build automation)

  • Assist in developing the overall performance and capability of your technical team through mentoring and knowledge sharing

    Please note that an active U.S. Dept. of Defense (DoD) Secret Security Clearance is required as of day one of employment, except in rare cases, only US Citizens are eligible to obtain Security Clearances. If the selected applicant does not possess an active Secret Clearance, the offer will be contingent upon the issuance of an interim Secret Clearance prior to start date.

    Capped Budget relocation is available to the selected applicant if they are eligible per company policy & the amount will be discussed at the appropriate stage of the hiring process. This role will be based in Marlborough, MA and will involve some travel to other local MA/US Locations with Sensor Product Line work areas as business needs require.

    Required Skills & Experience:

  • 6 years minimum total professional experience as an IT/DT professional.

  • 4+ years’ experience working with Windows operating systems, including Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows 2013 - 2016 Server

  • 4+ years of other Linux/Unix-based operating systems (e.g. Solaris, Irix)

  • Experience with Active Directory and group policy management.

  • Experience with data storage (NetApp preferred) and data backup technologies

  • Good Documentation practices

  • Experience operating and leading in an Agile Scrum environment

  • Must possess US DoD Secret Security Clearance, except in rare cases, only US Citizens are eligible to obtain US Security clearances from the DoD.

    HIGHLY Desired skills and attributes:

  • Strong leadership skills. Ability to work with and drive team results

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Security+ certification or willingness to obtain within 1 year of employment.

Other Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Working knowledge of virtual computing technologies

  • Working knowledge of thin client technologies

  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written)

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Working knowledge of operating system provisioning – Cobbler, Ghost, MS MDT

  • Working knowledge of system update management – WSUS, SCCM, Chef, Puppet

  • Working knowledge of computer system monitoring – Nagios, Retina, etc.

  • Working knowledge of compliance assessment tools – ACAS, Nessus

  • Working knowledge of unified OS account management technologies – Centrify

  • Working knowledge of Host-Based Security System (HBSS)

  • Good understanding of fundamental TCP/IP concepts

  • Scripting / programming experience

  • Strong understanding of fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts.

  • CISSP Certification

  • US DoD Top Secret Clearance

    Required Education:

  • BS/BA Degree required. Applicants with significant directly applicable experience will also be considered in lieu of a BS/BA degree at the hiring manager's discretion. IT Certifications will also augment that experience. Education equivalency of 2 years’ experience per 1 year of completed college will apply (must provide transcripts).


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.