Senior System Administrator – Boston Area (P2)

Andover, Massachusetts, United States of America

Senior System Administrator, Windows/Linux (P2)
Raytheon Missiles & Defense Digital Technology (RMD DT)
RMD Massachusetts/NH Locations
Andover, Tewksbury, Woburn, Marlborough, MA/Pelham, NH

About Us
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, by combining our vast resources and investments, we are able to dedicate ourselves to solving mission-level vs. product-level customer challenges – together we can anticipate more, move faster and make a bigger impact on the big picture.
Qualified Applicant submissions to this role will be reviewed by our System Administration Hiring Managers for Raytheon Missiles & Defense for consideration.  Our positions in Systems Administration are relocation eligible based on company policy requirements. These roles may require local and US Domestic travel as needed.
Job Summary/Responsibilities to anticipate
Provide IT systems administration in a heterogeneous Microsoft Windows and RedHat Enterprise Linux environment.  Understanding or knowledge of Windows Server internals or Linux 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 IT processes and procedures and other tasks as assigned.
Systems are operational 24×7 and occasionally require work effort beyond standard work hours, may
Qualifications you will need: 

Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of IT System Administration/Technology experience, or in lieu of a degree, an additional 1 years of IT/System Administration experience may be substituted for each completed 1 year of college.
The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. Except in rare cases, required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Ability to obtain required Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8140 / 8570 Certification requirements (CompTIA Security+ CE or equivalent certification) within 6 months of hire date
Experience with Windows 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
Require less than 10% some travel locally and within domestic US.

 Qualifications we value: 

Master degree in IT or STEM related field 
An active and in scope DoD Secret clearance, or a 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
Direct working experience with NISPOM, JAFAN, JSIG, DFARS and/or DoD/RMF
In-depth working experience in Windows Server 2008, 2012, or 2016
Experience with data storage, NAS, and SAN technologies and solutions
Experience with using Information Technology project lifecycle management processes
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
Experience using Network Appliance FAS Series Systems
High Performance Computing (HPC) experience in a Linux environment
Basic Windows scripting

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.

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.

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:


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Senior System Administrator – Boston Area (P2)