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Raytheon Technologies Systems Administrator in Middletown, Rhode Island

The Business Infrastructure (BI) Organization within Raytheon BBN Technologies is seeking a full-time Systems Administrator to support the computing infrastructure needs of our Middletown, RI office. Primary responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, server and workstation organization and maintenance, software maintenance, network support, inventory and government property tracking. In addition to office infrastructure, this position will include responsibilities within the office’s secure labs. Those responsibilities will include the architecture, implementation, and regular maintenance of closed labs that adhere to NIST and RMF requirements.

The ideal candidate will be familiar with Microsoft Windows, and Linux operating systems, common office and Information Technology (IT) applications, and network equipment and protocols. Because of the inclusion of classified facilities and Government contract work, the ability to obtain a Department of Defense (DoD) security clearance, DoD-approved 8570 baseline certifications within six (6) months of hire (e.g., Sec+, CCNA Security, SSCP) and knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and or NIST 800-53 standards are a required.

What will you need?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Infrastructure Technology (or related field) with 0-2 years’ experience in Systems Administration.

  • Thorough working knowledge with Microsoft Windows and Linux operating systems.

  • Knowledge of and experience with systems administration practices/procedures as applied to software management, and system configuration.

  • Effective troubleshooting and technical problem solving.

  • Interest in acquiring new technological skills and researching alternative solutions to technical problems.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and develop solutions independently.

  • The ability to obtain a security clearance for which the Department of Defense requires US citizenship.

    Additional Skills that would be AWESOME / BENEFICIAL

  • Active security clearance

  • Current DoD-approved 8570 baseline certifications (e.g., Sec+, CCNA Security, SSCP)

  • Knowledge of and/or familiarity with NIST 800-53 standards and the Risk Management Framework (RMF)

  • Working knowledge of networking essentials and Cisco Network Appliances, including routers, Layer 2 and 3 switches, and ASA Firewall/VPN devices.

  • Working knowledge of DISA STIG and SCAP tools a plus.

  • Familiarity with administering tools such as Atlassian products, Splunk, McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator, WSUS, Ansible/Chef/Puppet, etc.

  • Knowledge of Redhat Identity manager, FreeIPA, OpenLDAP, Samba, NFS, DNS, and other Linux domain services.

  • Demonstrated ability to support of a fast-paced set of developers and to balance priorities of multiple tasks.

  • Interest in learning, developing new approaches, and communicating new ideas to colleagues.

  • Experience with data storage, NAS, and SAN technologies and solutions

  • Thorough experience using VMWare vCenter, vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Red Hat Virtualization.

    Why us?

    Raytheon BBN is proud to offer a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive 401k company match, a Retirement Contribution plan, performance based incentive, and competitive benefits package. In addition to protecting your and your family’s health and well-being, we also offer important financial and family friendly benefits to meet your needs.

    Our Work/Life benefits include – Paid Parental Leave – Adoption Assistance – Auto and Home Insurance – Child/Elder Back Up Care – College Coach – Retirement Planning Services – Flexible Work Arrangements - Legal Services – LifeResources – Employee Discount Program – Educational Assistance – Transportation Benefits – and Wellness Reward

    This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons 191290

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.