Sr Linux Systems Administrator II, SAP LWAD TWK

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Tewksbury, MA 01876
Sr. Systems Administrator II, Linux Focus
Raytheon Missile & Defense (RMD)
Digital Technology (DT) Program Services

Land Warfare & Air Defense Mission Area (LWAD)
Special Access Program areas (SAP)
Tewksbury, MA

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

Our organization ensures that RMD DT 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.

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.

This role will include, but is not limited to tasks like:
  • Collaborate with partners to define computing requirements and create end-to-end solutions consisting of hardware and operating system technologies
  • Operate as team lead for day to day operations with local system administrators
  • 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, with occasional local travel to other Northeast locations as business needs dictate. 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.

    Required Skills:
  • 6+ years total experience in administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7 this is a must for this role.
  • Working knowledge and experience in administration of Windows operating systems, including Windows 7, 10, Server 2008, 2012, 2016
  • 6+ years total professional experience working in IT.
  • Strong knowledge of Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Security+ certification
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must possess an active US DoD Secret Clearance, except in rare cases only US Citizens are eligible to obtain Security Clearances.
    Desired Skills:
  • Linux Experience
  • 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
  • Networking / Cisco / TCPIP / OSI knowledge
  • RMF (Risk Management Framework) knowledge
  • Active Security+ or CISSP certification
  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance issues by DOD.
    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.

    What We Offer: Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, RMD DT 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 DT 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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Tewksbury, MA 01876

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