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Raytheon Technologies Sr Systems Administrator , SMD SAP Woburn in Woburn, Massachusetts

Sr. Systems Administrator II

Raytheon Missile & Defense (RMD)

Digital Technology (DT)

Woburn, MA Special Access Program (SAP) Areas Standard Missile Defense Mission Area

What’s YOUR Mission?

Here at RMD 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 DT employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

Our organization ensures that RMD DT 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.

This role will include, but is not limited to tasks like:

Collaborate with partners to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions consisting of hardware and operating system technologies

Operate as team lead for day to day operations with local system administrators

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

Ensuring that all the Information Assurance (IA) software security patches and version and virus signature file updates are up to date

Recommending any improvements or other changes necessary

Maintenance of system and data security processes and applications such as virus scanning, auditing, collection of audit logs, system scripts and data collections scripts

Running periodic system and data security scans, backups and recovery tasks as required per published system administration procedures.

Assisting in development and update of system administration procedures

Supporting Disaster Recovery and incident response exercises as required

Updating network diagrams following integration of approved system configuration changes

Ensuring that configuration changes follow the change approval process

Updating system hardware and software inventories for all approved integrated changes

Providing vendor interface for hardware and software repair and maintenance

Procure equipment when required after identifying requirements with the customer, selecting the appropriate product, submitting the purchase requisition and providing vendor follow-up

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 is based in Woburn, MA, with occasional local travel to other Northeast locations (mostly Tewksbury, MA) as business needs dictate. 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:

6+ years total experience in administration of Windows operating systems, including Windows 7, 10, Server 2008, 2012, 2016 OR 6+ years total experience in administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7

6+ years total professional experience working in IT.

Strong knowledge of Active Directory and Group Policy

Security+ certification

Strong troubleshooting skills

Strong teamwork and collaboration skills

Strong communication skills (both oral and written)

Strong organizational skills

Must possess an active US DoD Secret Clearance (or higher)

Desired Skills:

SAP (Special Access Program) experience

Linux Experience

SIPRNet (Secret Internet Protocol Routing Network) experience

STIG (Security Technical Implementation Guide) experience

SCAP (Security Content Automation Protocol) experience

VMWare / vSphere / ESXi experience

NetApp experience

Tenable / Nessus experience

McAfee / HBSS / ePO experience

Networking / Cisco / TCPIP / OSI knowledge

RMF (Risk Management Framework) knowledge

Active Security+ or CISSP certification

Required Education (including Major):

BS/BA Degree in Computer Science or a related field; OR significant directly applicable professional experience in lieu of a BS will be considered at the hiring manager's discretion.

What We Offer: Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, RMD DT 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 DT 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.