Linux Systems Administrator II, LWAD ESM ANDV

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810
System Administrator II (Linux)
Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD)
Digital Technology Program Execution
Andover MA

Whats YOUR Mission?
Here at RMD, 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. Were inspired by a noble mission thats shared by RMD employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.

Our Digital Technology (IT) 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 RMDs IT 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 IT infrastructure problems.

This position is located in Andover MA, with potential for International and/or domestic travel. Capped budget relocation is available to the selected applicant if they are eligible per company policy. Budget amount to be discussed at the appropriate stage in the process.

Please note that a US D.O.D. Secret Clearance is required for this role, except in rare cases only US Citizens are eligible to obtain US D.O.D Clearances. The individual will be required to obtain a US DoD Secret Security clearance within one year of employment, if they do not already possess one.


  • Assure system reliability and performance through monitoring and infrastructure management
  • Provide system administration and maintenance support on Linux environments in client/server, network and data storage capacities
  • Respond to online service requests from users
  • Ensure server and application compliance with security and performance requirements (NISPOM, RMF).
  • Convert and upgrade to new systems.
  • Develop and maintain technical and operational documentation to continually improve our computing environments.
  • Engage in knowledge sharing to further develop the overall capability and performance of your technical team
Required Experience:
  • 1+ years of experience setting up and maintaining Linux operating systems (Red Hat based OS Experiences preferred).
  • 2 years total System Admin experience with Bachelor's degree. Minimum 6 years with AS degree, and Minimum 10 years with no degree.
  • Knowledge of bash scripting (Perl is also useful)
  • Familiarity with security hardening of Linux Systems
  • Data storage and data backup technologies
  • US Secret Security Clearance will be required within one year of employment (Dept. of Defense issued).
Desired Experience:
  • Security+ certification
  • NetApp experience
  • Network troubleshooting and Firewall knowledge
  • Ability to collaborate effectively
  • Virtual computing technologies
  • Thin client technologies
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or a related field strongly preferred.
  • Significant and directly applicable professional experience in a related field is accepted in lieu of a University Degree. 8 Years of professional STEM experience is required in lieu of degree, plus the 2 additional years to qualify for this level role.


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