Principal Computer Systems Engineer I
Raytheon Missiles & Defense (RMD) - Boston Metro North/West
Cloud Operations & Engineering Support
Program Resource Center
RMD offers an innovative and inclusive culture; welcoming diversity and collaboration and providing numerous opportunities for career growth.
Our IT organization is global in every sense of the word. Across the world, IT allows RMD employees to communicate, collaborate and innovate for customer success. And we never stand still, either. We're continuously pushing the envelope to create leading-edge technical processing solutions for complex systems and program challenges.
If you're a team player who is passionate about innovation and constantly seeking ways to improve how business is done, take a look at this Computer Systems Engineer opportunity!
As a Computer Systems Engineer (Principal Computer System Technologist I) in our Program Resource Center (PRC) team you'll be part of a highly skilled group, delivering cutting edge IT solutions, while supporting a prestige hosting service.
This role can be based in Tewksbury (Current Preferred site), Andover, Billerica or Marlborough, MA. Regular travel among all Domestic RMD US sites should be expected as business needs dictate. The home base location will be at the hiring manager's discretion, therefore the selected applicant must be prepared to be located at any of the listed MA-based sites, though Tewksbury will be the most likely selection.
Capped budget relocation will be available to the selected applicant if they are eligible per Company policy. The budget amount will be discussed at the appropriate stage of the process.
In this role, your responsibilities will include:
Work with internal research and development leads on assessing their compute and storage needs, and provision services for them using the latest in technology
Develop standard server images and maintain them for patches and updates
Create and deploy virtual machines for our critical strategic initiatives
Maintain a hyper converged infrastructure providing record beating standup times
Research new infrastructure technology trends, assessing their utility and developing concept of operations for deployment within the PRC.
Assist in managing public cloud resources, including administration of cloud costs and utilization
Ensure that our environment maintains the ability to handle Classified Data through a rigorous security posture and the implementation of RMF controls
Manage and triage support requests through ticketing system, while carefully documenting updates and/or resolution.
Provide detailed weekly status reports
This position will require a U.S. Secret Security Clearance issued by the Dept of Defense within 1 year of start date. Except in rare cases, only US Citizens are eligible to obtain US Security Clearances.
8+ years' professional experience (10 is desirable)
Experience with Windows, including Active Directory, Windows 10 and Server 2016
Strong knowledge of virtualization, e.g. VMWare / HyperV / Acropolis / KVM
Experience creating technical documentation, such as writing technical implementation guides
Security+ certification or willingness to obtain one within 6 months of employment
Strong troubleshooting skills
Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize assignments
Strong teamwork and collaboration skills. Customer service focused
Strong communication skills (both oral and written)
Experience with public Cloud implementations, e.g. AWS, Azure
Familiarity with hyper converged infrastructure, such as VxRail, Nutanix, SimpliVity
Experience scripting in languages such as Ruby, Powershell, BASH or Python
Understanding of physical and virtualized storage (e.g. VSAN) and networking (e.g. NSX)
Scripting/automation - 2+ years' experience with automation tools such as Chef, Ansible or Puppet
Linux system administration experience
Working knowledge of high performance computing technologies
Familiarity with DoD security configuration requirements, hardening procedures and settings
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or a Technical Discipline.
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What We Offer:
Whether you're 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 parental leave (including paternal leave), achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.
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