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Raytheon Technologies Principal System Administrator, Storage & Data Protection Team, P3, Tewksbury, MA (ONSITE) in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA131: Tewksbury, MA Bldg 1 Assabet 50 Apple Hill Drive Assabet - Building 1, Tewksbury, MA, 01876 USA

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Principal System Administrator, Storage & Data Protection Raytheon Missiles & Defense Digital Technology (RMD DT) RMD DT Program Execution Tewksbury, MA

Onsite position – Ability to Obtain a US Secret Security Clearance About Us At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers. Job Summary Our Digital Technology (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.

As a Principal level System Administrator, this role will require a seasoned professional contributor who can handle difficult and complex issues within the Mission areas of the Tewksbury, MA, facility related to Storage and Data Protection systems in Classified areas. This person will act as the Tewksbury MA Site Subject Matter Expert for all Storage & Data Protection issues within the RMD Classified Mission areas there.

Note on Location:

The role is based in Tewksbury, MA. This position may require travel to other locations both local and domestic as dictated by customer driven work requirements. Relocation support is available if the applicant is eligible per company policy.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Collaborate with partners to define computing requirements based on the standard architectural solutions with a strong background in NetApp, Veritas and Quantum tape library systems. Work with storage architects, program leads, and end-users to design end-to-end solutions based on the program’s requirements consisting of hardware and operating system technologies.

  • Integrate and partner with programs, network engineering and high performance computing teams to solve complex infrastructure problems.

  • Assure a high level of reliability and performance through systems monitoring and infrastructure management. A deep understanding of data storage performance requirements.

  • Respond to online service requests from users.

  • Ensure server and application compliance with security and performance requirements (DFARS, RMF, NIST Cybersecurity Framework).

  • Experience with NAS and or SAN data storage products with an emphasis on:

  • NetApp FAS systems including: ONTAP installation, storage configuration, network configuration, data migrations, command line proficiency, software upgrades, command line and GUI troubleshooting, log analysis, high availability, inter-cluster connectivity, disk-to-disk backups, snap technology, health monitoring.

  • Communicates and works with associated organizations including the Solutions Storage Infrastructure architectural team (SSI), mission area Digital Technology Program Leads (DTPLs), end-users, Network Engineering, High Performance Computing (HPC), hardware & software vendors.

  • Work with architectural and end-user teams to gather storage requirements for capacity, performance, space & power availability.

  • Create updates and status reports for management.

  • Attend regularly scheduled meetings to report on project status.

  • FC based tape library systems: Hardware & software installation, cabling and fiber channel connections, target configuration,

  • Install, Convert, and upgrade system’s hardware and software.

  • 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.

  • Provide timely updates to management on project lifecycles.

  • Potential for domestic or international travel.

  • Systems are operational 24x7 and occasionally require work effort beyond standard work hours

  • Ability to obtain required Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 / 8570 Certification requirements (CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification) within 1 year of hire date Qualifications you must have:

  • Typically requires bachelor’s degree and 5 years of prior relevant (System Administrator/IT/Technology oriented) experience OR an Advanced degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required. An associate degree with 7 years’ experience also typically acceptable.

  • Experience in working with data storage (NetApp preferred) and data backup technologies.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance. Qualifications We Value :

  • In-depth knowledgeable in NetApp and Veritas systems.

  • Expert knowledge in Linux and Windows authentication technologies.

  • Experience with virtualization technologies and virtual computing concepts

  • Experience operating and leading in an Agile Scrum environment.

  • 3-5 years’ in-depth working experience with Linux Server (RHEL preferred)

  • 5-7 years’ in-depth working experience with Windows operating systems, including Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows 2016 - 2019 Server

  • In-depth experience with Active Directory, Domain Controllers, DNS, DHCP,

  • Working knowledge of system update/patch management – WSUS, SCCM, Chef, Puppet, Exchange

  • Working knowledge of computer system monitoring – Nagios, Retina, etc.

  • Working knowledge of compliance assessment tools – ACAS, Nessus

  • Strong experience with virtual computing technologies with VMWare, vCenter, vSphere and ESXI virtual computing methodologies

  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written)

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Good Documentation practices

  • Ability to work independently or part of a team.

  • Security+ certification or willingness to obtain within 1 year of employment.

  • Working knowledge of thin client technologies

  • Working knowledge of unified OS account management technologies – Centrify

  • Strong understanding of fundamental TCP/IP concepts

  • Scripting / programming experience

  • Strong understanding of fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts.

  • CISSP Certification

  • Active US DoD Secret or Top-Secret Clearance

    What We Offer : Whether you’re 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. Relocation Support is available for this role if the applicant meets company policy criteria.

    Employee Referral Award Eligibility : Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met ( see guidelines ( ) to receive the Referral Awarding.

    Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.