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Raytheon Technologies Principal Systems Administrator - Sunny Tucson location ! in Tucson, Arizona

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trail blaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:

Our Digital Technology (DT) organization ensures that Raytheon 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 RMD’s DT infrastructures around the world.

This is a Senior DT position in System Administration that collaborates 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.

This role will join the System Administration team that is responsible for a wide variety of administration duties related to the Systems Administration that exists within our classified computing areas across our Tucson locations.

Responsibilities to Anticipate :

  • Provide DT systems administration in a heterogeneous Microsoft Windows and UNIX environment that includes Redhat Enterprise Linux, and Oracle Solaris environments

  • Understanding and knowledge of Windows Server internals or UNIX fundamentals to include DNS, DHCP, AD, and server replication methods. 

  • Working as a team member in a fast paced technological environment.  Use troubleshooting techniques to resolve technical problems of a moderate to high scope and complexity to include the integration of hardware and operating systems (OS).

  • Understanding of data RAID, data backup uses and technologies. Install and configure software applications requested by end users.  

  • Work with Cybersecurity professionals to maintain security compliance requirements.  Provide documentation and training on advanced DT processes and procedures and other tasks as assigned.

  • Must be able to obtain Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 / 8570 Certification requirements (CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification) within 6 months of start date.

  • An active US Secret Security clearance is required on Day One of employment, only US Citizens are eligible to obtain Security Clearances.

  • Technical interaction across other DT domain functions such as High Performance computing and Network engineering infrastructure teams.

  • Systems are operational 24x7 and occasionally require work effort beyond standard work hours,  may require less than 10% some travel.

  • An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Master’s is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 4 years of experience.

    Qualifications You Must Have:

  • For a Principal Systems Administrator a Bachelor degree is required and minimum of 8+ years of direct experience or in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree additional 8 years of experience is required for a total of 16 years of experience

  • An active DoD US Secret clearance security clearance is required.

  • Experience and direct hands on UNIX desktop and server experience, loading, administering RedHat Enterprise Linux version 4 to 8 as well as Oracle Solaris versions 9 to 11.

  • Advanced knowledge of the Oracle Solaris Operating System at least 3yrs.

  • Oracle Solaris administration from version 9 to 11. Experience working with zones and build containers for legacy Solaris operating systems, including ZFS file system configuration support, zone configuration, and migration support.

  • Experience with virtualization technologies and virtual computing methods

  • Experience with patch management experience using Windows WSUS, SCCM, or other tool and experience with OS internals, file system structures, and machine architectures

  • Experience with Windows Server Operating Systems (OS)

  • Experience DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, Backup and Recovery enterprise suites

  • Experience with PC and/or Server architectures and troubleshooting methods and be able to assist in developing solutions and documentation to a variety of technical problems

    Qualifications We Value:

  • An active DoD TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance or prior SCI/program eligibility

  • Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 / 8570 Certification requirements (CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification and an Operating System Certification

  • Advanced knowledge of the Solaris Operating System at least 10yrs.

  • Direct working experience with NISPOM, JAFAN, JSIG, DFARS and/or DoD/RMF

  • Experience with using Information Technology project lifecycle management processes

  • An understanding of data storage, backup, NAS, and SAN technologies and solutions.

  • Experience with rack & stack processes involved with managing, and installing equipment.

  • Solid experience using VMWare vCenter, vSphere, and ESX virtual computing methods

  • Experience supporting engineers in software, simulations, and hardware development

  • Experience with Microsoft WSUS, SCCM, Exchange, and Lync

  • Experience and or education of Backup Exec, NetApp Snap Protect, data backup technologies, systems principles, and safeguards

  • Proficient with 1 or more skills within Infrastructure Technology Disciplines-(Ex: Windows, Unix/Linux, Virtual technologies, IT tools, Application Lifecycle Management and other relevant technologies.

  • Experience using Network Appliance FAS Series Systems

  • Knowledge of or willing to learn Network technology such as tcpdump and Wireshark.

  • High Performance Computing (HPC) experience in a Linux environment

  • Advanced scripting experience

    What We Offer :

    Whether you are just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer 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 we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

    Additional Details:

    Location Information:

    This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.

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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.

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