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Raytheon Technologies Senior System Administrator in Springfield, Virginia

Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RIS) is seeking a Senior System Administrator, experienced with system administration and maintenance functions associated with monitoring and controlling Red Hat Enterprise Linux virtualized computers hosting classified intelligence data and software applications. This position supports the GEOINT Transformation Data Service (GDTS) contract, in Springfield, VA.

Job Description :

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Integrating, upgrading, and managing virtual computer systems

  • Administer, manage, and provision VMWare ESXi virtualized servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 operating system

  • Administer Databases, specifically Mongo and Postgres

  • NetApp (NAS) administration – including volume management and clustering

  • Storage Area Network (SAN) administration – including storage management

  • Administration of computer systems, including system startup and shutdown; security and application patch installation; security scanning; user account, profile, and permission management; system backup and restoration; system service and log management; system auditing; problem report management; performance management; and other IT administration-related services

  • Provide data transfers between classified and unclassified networks according to prescribed policy and procedures.

    Required Qualifications & Skills :

  • An active and in-scope Top Secret Clearance w/ CI Poly U.S. security clearance

  • System admin of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

  • VMware - vSphere and vCenter Administration

  • Shell/Perl/Python scripting

  • File system appliance management (NetApp filers etc.)

  • LDAP Administration

  • Broad understanding of TCP/IP and transfer protocols, such as ftp, sftp, ftps and https

  • Essential Linux network service configuration

  • Email

  • NFS

  • Advanced troubleshooting skills and experience

  • Ability to produce detailed technical documentation

  • Capable of working on a team under pressure to meet schedule requirements

  • Valid Security+ certification. or equivalent

    Additional Desired Qualifications & Skills :

  • Mongo database administration

  • Java script for mongo

  • Mongo database configuration and performance optimization

  • Ability to analyze queries and collections for optimization

  • Postgres database administration

  • Ability to write and execute sql statements

  • Database configuration and performance optimization

  • Ability to analyze queries and table for optimization

  • Knowledge of cross-domain solutions, specifically High Speed Guards (HSGs)

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

    Required Education :

    Bachelor of Science degree in Computer or Systems Engineering related major, plus eight years of relevant experience, OR 16 years of equivalent military and/or civilian experience in lieu of a degree.


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.