Principal Systems Administration Lead, Southwest ECC Datacenter

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tucson, AZ 85701
Principal Systems Administration Lead, Southwest ECC Datacenter
Raytheon Missiles & Defense Digital Technology (RMD DT)
Tucson, AZ

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:

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.

Southwest Datacenter (SWDC) Enterprise Common Classified (ECC) Team Lead will 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 Tucson, AZ, with potential for domestic travel. Relocation is available to the selected applicant if they meet company policy criteria for eligibility.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Collaborating with cross business partners to define computing requirements and create end to end solutions consisting of hardware and operating system technologies
  • Integrating and partnering with programs to solve complex infrastructure problems
  • Assure system reliability and performance through monitoring and infrastructure management
  • Respond to online service requests from users
  • Ensure server and application compliance with security and performance requirements (NISPOM, RMF)
  • Develop and maintain technical and operational documentation to continually improve our computing environments
  • Act as the main contact for day-to-day operations of the Southwest Datacenter.
  • Engage in knowledge sharing and mentoring to further develop the overall capability and performance of your technical team
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • Bachelors degree or additional 2 years of Systems Administration experience may be substituted for each 1 year of college
  • 8 years experience in technical Systems administration.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience with Windows Operating Systems, including Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows 2K12 Server, Windows 2K16 server
  • Experience in Active Directory, Powershell, and group policy management Administration.
  • Experience in Virtual computing technologies such as VMware vSphere to include designing, managing, and building virtual desktops and servers
  • CISSP or Security+ certification or willingness to obtain within 6 months of starting
  • An active and in-scope Secret (or higher) US security clearance
  • Experience leading teams in technology environments.

Qualifications We Value:
  • Windows 2K19 server Unix RedHat 6, and 7 and CentOS 6, 7
  • Current IT Systems Administration related certifications such as MSCE, MCSA or MCTS
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructures such as VMWare, HyperV, Horizon 7 VDI, Profile Unity Nutanix, VMWARE VCSA
  • Troubleshooting Linux Operating Systems and Applications
  • Data storage and data backup technologies
  • Operating system provisioning similar to Cobbler, Kickstart, Red Hat Satellite MS MDT
  • System update management with experience using WSUS & Chef or similar to products
  • Computer system monitoring with experience using SolarWinds & Splunk or similar to products
  • Unified OS account management technologies similar to Centrify
  • Infrastructure Automation Tools - Chef
  • Fundamental TCP/IP concepts
  • Scripting / programming experience
  • Fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts.
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written
  • Desire to learn new skills and troubleshoot issues
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to Collaborate Effectively

    What We Offer:

    Whether youre 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.

    Additional Details:

    This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of Americas 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of natures best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucsons fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round.

    Clearance Information: This position requires an active 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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Tucson, AZ 85701

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