Reston, Virginia

Raytheon Technology Company is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer/Systems Administrator supporting a sophisticated internet-based research system in a dynamic, ever-expanding digital environment. The individual will be a member of a high performing team who work closely together to drive creative solutions for challenging problems in a friendly, supportive environment.
This position involves sustainment operations (O&M and technical support) that focuses on all aspects of the infrastructure including architecture, engineering, design, installation, configuration and security compliance. It requires an experienced, hands-on technical administrator/engineer with a range of experiences including virtualization, datacenter, co-location/Cloud, storage, networking, security, mobile emulation, Windows, and Linux.
The position is located in Reston, VA.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Develop a deep understanding of the complex mission environment and design innovative solutions that encompass multiple disciplines for Sponsor requirements
  • Work with various virtualization/infrastructure/operating systems/automation technologies and networking protocols to come up with secure, robust common infrastructure solutions that can work seamlessly with small to large scale mission deployment scenarios
  • Engage with the Sponsor, program manager and technical team to understand product shortcomings and devise short-term and long-term plans, and execute them in timely manner
The Senior Network/Systems Engineer shall meet the following core qualifications:
  • Bachelor___s Degree in a technical field related to the position (Computer Science, Information/Systems Engineering, or other technical discipline) or 3 years specialized systems, infrastructure, or enterprise architecture equivalency
  • Minimum five (5) years of Systems Engineering/Systems Administration experience with Windows and Linux operating systems (Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS), infrastructure platforms, mission networks, storage area networks, and/or databases
  • Minimum three (3) years___ experience leading/supporting projects using misattributed research networks and internet technology projects
Desired qualifications:
  • Technical Team Leadership experience
  • Experience engineering, upgrading, and sustaining Sponsor___s misattribution internet, mission, or enterprise networks
  • Experience managing, engineering, and troubleshooting Cisco networking equipment
  • Knowledge of applicable Sponsor network security and technology policies and procedures
  • Experience engineering, installing, operating, and maintaining virtual environments/services to include OS virtualization, VDI, Desktop as a Service (DaaS), and software defined services (such as SDN)
  • Experience designing and developing automation and orchestration services
  • Experience with various scripting languages
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing user needs and developing technical solutions
  • Experience with designing, developing, or supporting hyper-converged infrastructure capabilities and services for platforms such as Nutanix or HP Simplivity
  • Minimum two (2) years___ experience in cloud-based IT systems or hybrid cloud delivery models designing, developing in, or transitioning systems and processes to the cloud
  • Certifications in areas related to the position such as:
    • Technical Cisco Certified Network Professional
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
    • Linux Certification (RedHat RHCE 6.x, 7.x)
    • Certified Nutanix Professional
Must have an active TS/SCI clearance with poly on day one of employment. Must be cross-over eligible.

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.

Reston, Virginia

Raytheon: Aspiring to be the most admired defense and aerospace systems company through our world-class people, innovation and technology

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 91 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services.

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