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Raytheon Technologies Sr Systems Administrator , INTL Air Defense Radars in Tewksbury, Massachusetts

Senior IT Systems Administrator I or II International Air Defense program

Raytheon Missile & Defense (RMD)

Digital Technology Team (IT)

Tewksbury, MA

A great opportunity for job seekers with Classified IT Systems Administration & Defense industry experience.

Join our Raytheon Technologies Digital Technology IT Team!

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

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

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 Tewksbury, MA. Local travel to other RMD Sites will be required as necessary. 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.

This Position can be filled at either a G08 or G09 level commensurate on experience and qualifications at the hiring manager's discretion.

Required Skills:

4+ years total experience in administration of Windows operating systems, including Windows 7, 10, Server 2008, 2012, 2016 AND/OR 4+ years total experience in administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7

4+ years total professional experience working in IT.

Strong knowledge of Active Directory and Group Policy

Security+ certification (DoD 8570 IAT2 or higher)

Strong troubleshooting skills

Strong organizational skills

Strong teamwork and collaboration skills

Strong communication skills (both oral and written)

Strong adaptability (changing priorities)

Willingness to travel (<10%)

Must possess an active US DoD Secret Security Clearance (DOD), except in rare cases, only US Citizens are eligible to obtain US Security Clearance.

Desired Skills:

RMF (Risk Management Framework) knowledge



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

Symantec knowledge

Networking / Cisco / TCPIP / OSI knowledge

Splunk knowledge

Lumension / Ivanti / Endpoint Security Device Control knowledge

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.


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.