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Raytheon Technologies Senior or Principal Systems Administrator, Air Power TWK in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Senior or Principal Systems Administrator (SA09 or SA10) Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) Digital Technologies (DT) Performance Execution Program Services – Air Power Mission Area

Tewskbury, MA

What’s YOUR Mission? Here at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) Digital Technology (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 employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions. Our DT organization ensures that RMD 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.

Position can be filled at either a G09 or G10 level commensurate on experience and qualifications at the hiring manager’s discretion.

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

Potential for International and/or domestic travel.

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.

This role supports Air Power Mission Area progrms based in Tewksbury, MA. 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.

Required Skills & Experience:

6+ years minimum total professional experience as an IT/DT professional

6+ years of experience with Linux/Windows operating systems

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

Virtual computing technologies

Thin client technologies

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 other Unix-based operating systems (e.g. Solaris, Irix)

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 in a professional technical field preferred. BS in a non-technical field must be combined with significant and directly applicable experience in IT/DT or Technical Management/leadership.

8 years of applicable professional experience in a related field is accepted in lieu of a University Degree

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, RMD offers a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits RMD offers include paternal leave, flexible work schedules (9/80 schedule, please note that this is NOT a part time role), achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.


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.