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Raytheon Technologies Senior Systems Administrator in Sunnyvale, California

Applied Signal Technology (RAST), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Intelligence & Space (RIS), currently has an opening for a Network and System Administrator to perform in our Sunnyvale, CA office.

The selected individual will primarily be a Network and System Administrator for program environments.

The individual will be responsible for performing a full range of IT functions within classified and unclassified areas.

This position ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software, and related procedures adhere to organizational- and security-based policies.

Key duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide technical support to end-users who need assistance utilizing client level hardware and software

  • Plan, implement, and operate network services and systems, to include hardware and virtual environments

  • Setup and maintain systems including installation, configuration, and updating of hardware and software

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access US only data systems.

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.

Security Clearance: Candidate must possess an Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility and be willing and able to obtain additional clearances and program access.

Successful candidate will be expected to complete a Full Scope Polygraph and must maintain all clearances and program access throughout employment.

Example Responsibilities:

  • Configure and Troubleshoot Technical Security Controls as identified by Information Assurance

  • Create and Modify User Accounts and Associated Access Control Lists

  • Perform Data Backups of networked systems

  • Perform and maintain system inventories (hardware and software)

  • Install, configure, and maintain workstation and server hardware and software

  • Create, edit, and review technical documentation including, but not limited to, network diagrams, procedures, system configurations, and change requests

  • Collaborate with teams to define requirements and propose solutions

Required Skills:

  • U.S. Citizen

  • Active Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility

  • Six (6) years of experience in one or more of the following:

  • System Administration of Linux systems including, but not limited to:

  • Configuration and troubleshooting of SELinux

  • Creating, modifying and deleting user accounts and groups

  • Planning and performing operating system, software, and repo updates

  • Troubleshooting networking issues and editing the routing table

  • Integrating Linux systems into an Active Directory environment

  • System Administration of Windows systems including, but not limited to:

  • Windows desktop administration with Windows 10

  • Windows Server administration (Windows Server 2012 or newer) to include infrastructure services such as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, etc.

  • Network administration of Cisco routers and switches, including Layer 1 installation and troubleshooting

  • Installation, configuration and administration of network storage using NetApp products

  • Installation, configuration and administration of virtualized environments with hypervisors such as VMWare and KVM

  • Experience researching compliance issues, and formulating recommendations to management

  • Experience working in and supporting classified areas, to include:

  • Understanding Information Assurance requirements

  • Performing security audits on networked and standalone systems

  • Demonstrated experience with time management in order to meet critical deadlines

  • Experience planning and managing projects of various size and scope

  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds in support of hardware installations

  • CompTIA Security+, or equivalent DoD 8570 certification for IAT Level II, within 6 months of hire

Desired Skills:

  • Top Secret/SCI security clearance with Full-Scope Polygraph

  • Six (6) years of experience in one or more of the following:

  • Installation, configuration and administration of network storage using NetApp products

  • Installation, configuration and administration of virtualized environments with hypervisors such as VMWare

  • Demonstrated skill in reading, writing, modifying, and executing simple scripts on Windows and Linux systems

  • Experience with installation, configuration and troubleshooting a variety of network and security management tools including, but not limited to:

  • Centrify

  • Cisco Call Manager

  • Lumension

  • Puppet

  • Solarwinds

  • Splunk

  • Symantec NetBackup

  • Tenable Nessus Security Center

  • Active IT-based certifications including:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), Windows Server 2012 or newer

  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA)

  • VMWare certifications such as VMWare Certified Professional (VCP) Version 6 or newer

  • Independent, self-motivated, and willing/able to learn through on-the-job training and documentation

  • Able to work within a team and foster teamwork and trust from both external and internal customers

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 6 years of related experience.

Equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.159963

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.