Systems Engineer

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Marlborough, MA 01752
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:
The Systems Engineer (network engineer focus) will provide networking Subject Matter Expertise in support of the Navys newest surface combatant Radar and Combat System integration at the Navys Land Based integration facility. The SPY-6 radar is a high performance, complex shipboard S-band AESA radar system being integrated with the Navys newest Aegis Combat System Baseline. The role involves working collaboratively with other SMEs and team members under the direction of the group lead.

This Systems Engineer role is based out of Massachusetts (Tewksbury or Marlborough), but will require at least 50% travel to one of our remote radar site locations or shipyards across the United States. Local travel will be required between Raytheon facilities in the Northeast. While supporting the radar sites, the role may require the employee to support off-shift and extended hours.

We value diverse skills and experience, so dont hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If youre passionate about what you could accomplish here, wed love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
In support of Radar and Combat System integration and testing, the Systems Engineer will:
  • Support the hardware configuration of test equipment and tactical hardware
  • Work with SPY-6 network and system SMEs to evaluate network performance and recommend improvements for optimization
  • Perform integration and test activities in house or at site locations (at least 50% domestic travel will be required)
  • Execute multiple tasks at multiple sites including off-site and in-house locations
  • Report task status to program and/or site leadership

Qualification You Must Have:
  • Typically requires Bachelors degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience OR an Advanced degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR In absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required
    • Relevant experience includes: network hardware and architecture maintenance, upgrades and troubleshooting; network accessibility and connectivity, security protocols; network management and automation
  • IT network skill and experience consistent with CompTIA Network+ Certification or Cisco CCNA, including: Layer 2 and Layer 3 network protocols, multicast traffic, routing and switching, network attached storage devices, and network security
  • Experience configuring network devices using Dell OS9 or Cisco IOS command line
  • Experience with perimeter firewall roles and operations
  • Experience with LINUX/UNIX and Red Hat Linux systems
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance; only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
  • Willingness to travel to off-site locations to support integration and test activities

Qualifications We Value:
  • Experience with Dell, Cisco and Mellanox infiniband switches
  • Experience working in a classified environment
  • CompTIA Network+ Certification
  • IAT Level II Certification
  • Experience with NSA Encryptors
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) security standards, ACAS scanning, STIGs
  • Experience with Cyber mitigation (Application Whitelisting, ACLs, RBAC)
  • Experience with Radius, IdM (Identity Management)
  • Experience with ForcePoint Next Gen firewall config and management
  • Experience with Luks encryption
  • Experience with System monitoring software, preferably OpManager
  • Experience with NetApp configuration, management and troubleshooting
  • Experience with DDS communications
  • Master's Degree in Information Technologies, Computer/Network Engineering, Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • Willingness to support long term assignment at customer site, up to 1 year in duration

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.

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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Marlborough, MA 01752

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