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Raytheon Technologies Sr. Windows System Administrator in Pensacola, Florida

Sr. Windows Systems Administrator

This position supports a DHS cyber security contract. This contract delivers full lifecycle development and sustainment for the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS). The NCPS assists more than 100 federal civilian government agencies with the protection of their networks against advanced cyber threats. Under this contract, Raytheon Intelligence & Space will support the government in the design, development, operations and maintenance services for the NCPS. RIS will build the mission critical cybersecurity solutions that will enable the timely dissemination of threat warnings and improve information sharing across DHS's stakeholder community.

The Windows Systems Administrator maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

This position requires shift work.

Location: Pensacola, Florida

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate and maintain all Production, Pre-Production, and Development systems in a Windows environment.

  • Perform System Administration activities to include account management, monitoring and management of system resources (CPU, memory, disk, etc), monitoring and auditing system logs, back-up and recovery, continuity of operations, security, and managing operating systems.

  • Implement and monitor the Enterprise Windows Servers testing and installation of patches, updates, additional tools and future versions of all software on a regular basis.

  • Meet compliance for Information Security Vulnerability Management (ISVMs) and Intelligence Community Vulnerability Alert (ICVAs).

  • Perform Systems Lifecycle management including planning, implementation, maintenance, upgrades, consolidation, and decommissioning of enterprise hardware, and software.

  • Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the system is compatible with defined architecture and meets customer needs.

  • Develop technical documentation, including CONOPS, user guides, test plans, and other CDRL items.

    Required Clearance:

  • Must have an active and current TS/SCI clearance.

  • Must be able to obtain DHS suitability prior to starting employment.

    Required Skills:

  • Experience with Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and Group Policy.

  • Knowledgeable and experience in application of STIGs to secure Windows services and applications.

  • Demonstrated experience and/or familiarity with one of more of the following: ACLs, ISVM, ICVA, STIGS, etc.

  • Microsoft Windows server and client administration (Windows 2008 and Windows 2012), Microsoft Exchange Server, SQL Server, Altiris, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), SharePoint Server, Double-Take, Backups/Restore, McAfee, VMware.

    Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8 years relevant experience

  • A Master's degree may substitute for 2 years of experience

  • Eight (8) additional years of professional experience may be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree

    Desired Certification(s):

  • Applicable Microsoft certifications (Examples: MCSE, MCSA).

    Desired Skills:

  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012

  • Experience developing and maintaining Technical Documentation and instructions

  • Must have the ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment with changing priorities

  • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment as needed

    This position is contingent upon customer approval


    Due to a customer requirement, as a condition of employment for this position, the successful candidate will be required to obtain and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing employment or submit to regular COVID testing.


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.