Principal System Administrators- Woburn ,MA

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Woburn, MA 01801

Whats YOUR Mission?
Here at Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) Digital Technology (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 are inspired by a noble mission that is shared by RMD employees around the globe and an inclusive culture that empowers employees and celebrates their contributions.
Our 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.

Job Summary:
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.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • 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
  • Potential for International and/or domestic travel.
An advanced degree in a related field may be substituted for additional years of experience as follows: Masters is equal to 2 years of experience or a Ph.D. is equal to 5 years of experience.

Qualifications You Must Have:
  • BS degree and 5 years of directly related experience or lieu of a degree additional 4 years of additional experience for a total of 9 years with no degree
  • 5 years minimum total professional experience as an IT/DT professional.
  • 5 years of experience with Linux/Windows operating systems
  • Experience with Active Directory and group policy management.
  • Experience with data storage (NetApp preferred) and data backup technologies
  • Experience with good Documentation practices
  • Experience operating and leading in an Agile Scrum environment
  • An active and in-scope Secret US security clearance is required, must be a US citizen
Qualifications We Value:
  • Strong leadership skills. Ability to work with and drive team results
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Security+ certification or willingness to obtain within 1 year of employment.
  • Working knowledge of other Unix-based operating systems (e.g. Solaris, Irix)
  • Working knowledge of virtual computing technologies
  • Working knowledge of thin client technologies
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of operating system provisioning Cobbler, Ghost, MS MDT
  • Working knowledge of system update management WSUS, SCCM, Chef, Puppet
  • Working knowledge of computer system monitoring Nagios, Retina, etc.
  • Working knowledge of compliance assessment tools ACAS, Nessus
  • Working knowledge of unified OS account management technologies Centrify
  • Working knowledge of Host-Based Security System (HBSS)
  • Good understanding of fundamental TCP/IP concepts
  • Scripting / programming experience
  • Strong understanding of fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts.
  • CISSP Certification
  • US DoD Top Secret Clearance

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


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Principal System Administrators- Woburn ,MA

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Woburn, MA 01801

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