1+ months

Senior Systems Administrator I

Raytheon Missle Systems
Goleta, CA 93117
This is an IT position supporting the Raytheon engineering community, working with a larger IT program support team in a dynamic multi-platform, multi-disciplined environment. The candidate is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related Windows and Linux infrastructure for the classified programs. Duties include, but are not limited to providing computing support to classified programs in Windows and Linux desktop and server environments; troubleshooting and fixing incidents related to engineering software and hardware; and assisting in designing, implementing, and supporting Linux and Windows environments with emphasis on supporting Linux platforms.

Though this position is with a larger IT team, the candidate is expected to work well on his or her own with only general direction. The candidate is expected to be self-directed, able to multi-task and prioritize work, possess excellent problem solving skills, have strong written and verbal communication skills, is customer focused, and organized. In addition to the hard skills for supporting a technical environment, experience with an IT incident/service request system and strong customer interaction skills with users of all levels are required. The candidate would be expected to lead and participate on projects focused on the smooth transition of projects to production by performing operational activities within the project life-cycle.

The candidate will:

Develop infrastructure and service management concept of operations

Develop and maintain automation capabilities to streamline and secure technical processes

Develop and maintain disaster recovery plans

Plan for capacity and monitor performance
and service availability

Administer backups and diagnose backup errors

Maintain strict access control to all networks and IT infrastructures

Partner with application/project/security teams and vendors to plan, design, and implement new IT infrastructure

Manage client agents for server monitoring as well as agents for server management

Proactively management of infrastructure to help maintain a healthy environment

Provide technical leadership and mentorship to 1st and 2nd level system administrators

Maintain infrastructure security standards for all systems & employ security hardening techniques

Manage projects and lead collaborative technical teams

Maintain infrastructure security standards for all systems & employ security hardening techniques

Create and maintains technical and detailed design documentation

Required Skills:

Minimum of 4 years experience with the following:

o UNIX and Linux systems

o Automation via scripting

o Multi-tenancy architecture knowledge

o Cross-domain solutions

o Window Servers, Active Directory and Group Policy

o Network and infrastructure services such as domain controllers, global catalogs, DNS, and DHCP

o Infrastructure backup, restore, disaster recovery and business continuity

o Windows desktop systems

o VMware VSphere (ESXi, vCenter, etc)

o Systems deployment, administration, performance tuning, and monitoring

o Storage NetApp FAS8000

Critical thinking ability to solve technical problems independently and with collaborative teams

Proven understanding of datacenter concepts and technologies

Ability to effectively provide direction for a multi-disciplined IT team to product infrastructure solutions for large-scale, complex systems

Effective written and interpersonal communication

Desired Skills:

Experience with Solaris 10

BASH Scripting

Familiar with Chef, Ansible, Puppet, CFEngine, etc


Cloud computing (AWS, Azure)

Experience with the following Microsoft technologies:


o Exchange and Lync

o Windows desktops (Windows XP, 7, 10)

Familiarity with Splunk & Centrify products

CompTIA Security+ certification or other industry-recognized certifications relevant to a Windows System Administrator

Active DoD Secret security clearance

Required Education (including Major):

Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Information Technology or related technical discipline and a minimum of 4 years related experience

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.


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.


Posted: 2020-10-27 Expires: 2021-02-05

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