Linux Systems Administrator

Raytheon Huntsville , AL 35801

Posted 2 months ago

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This individual will be a Linux Systems Administrator supporting information system components, infrastructure integration and maintenance to satisfy architectural and business requirements in support of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Aviation & Missile Center'sSystems Simulation, Software and Integration (S3I) Directorate. The candidate will also monitor network performance, security and troubleshoot problems as they occur.

The candidates for this position must possess, at a minimum, a United States SECRET level security clearance.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Remediate findings from SCAP scans to ensure configurations are in accordance with DISA STIGs

  • Update, configure, build and maintain systems and supporting infrastructure

  • Configure, maintain and periodically test system backups

  • Work with other engineers on requirements development, system architecture and system design

  • Record, troubleshoot and solve issues identified by users

  • Supports routine enterprise activities and tests associated with field and mission requirements

Educational Requirements:

A bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical engineering, MIS or other related field or 6 - 10 years of information systems engineering and design is required.

Required Skills and Certifications:

  • Must have RHEL, Linux+ or associated client OS certification and Security+, CISSP or relevant certification

  • Experience with administration of Linux/Unix Operating Systems (RHEL, CENTOS)

  • Understanding of modern TCP/IP networking fundamentals for troubleshooting local area networks

  • Experience with patching and deploying software products and maintaining software compliance

  • Experience with deploying, managing and maintaining LDAP and BIND DNS Services

  • Experience with virtualization technology (VMWare)

  • Understanding of Information Assurance (IA) systems and practices: Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), STIGs, RMF

  • Experience with multifactor authentication or Active Directory integration in a Linux environment

  • Familiarity with Apache and other webserver components

Preferred (not critical) Skills and Certifications:

  • Experience with backup and disaster recovery technologies

  • Understanding of Network, System Integration and Test Environment (NSITE) software

  • Experience with Cisco routers, switches and firewalls

  • Experience with Microsoft server and client operating systems

  • Knowledgeable on use of NetScout and other network troubleshooting products

  • Understanding of Microsoft SQL and other SQL components

  • Familiarity with researching, evaluating and recommending products and services to improve capabilities

  • Experience with Splunk or other log analysis tools

Travel: This position may require that the individual be able to travel to support equipment installations, maintenance and operations at both Continental United States (CONUS) and Outside of the Continental United States (OCONUS) locations. Duration and amount of travel may vary but may be up to 10% spread throughout the year.
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Business Unit Profile

Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation and training solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.2 billion in 2018 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Relocation Eligible


Clearance Type

Secret - Current


Computer Engineering

Computer Science

Type Of Job

Full Time

Work Location

AL - Huntsville

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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