Junior Linux System Administrator


E Centretech Pkwy, CO

Date Posted:



United States of America


CO102: 16800 E Centretech Pkwy,Aurora 16800 East Centretech Pkwy Building S75, Aurora, CO, 80011 USA

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Raytheon is seeking a System Administrator with Linux administration background to join our team in developing and maintaining systems in a classified environment.

The System Administrator is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and implementing solutions to optimize the infrastructure operations. Analyzes and identifies all or part of a company's existing or new computer (and/or server), peripheral, network, and telecommunications systems requirements, taking into consideration the special technology needs. Designs, implements, codes, tests, documents, and maintains systems integration solutions to total system or subsystems. Establishes functional and technical specifications, solves hardware/software interface problems, defines input/output parameters, and ensures integration of the entire system or subsystem.

This position requires US Citizenship with a current TS/SCI with CI Poly Government Security Clearance.

Required Skills:

  • Must be a US Citizen with a current TS/SCI clearance with CI poly

  • 2 years of experience directly related to Linux System Administration, including installation and maintenance of software and hardware

  • Experience administering Red Hat Linux based systems with minimal support, to include patching, creating RPM packages, performance tuning, networking, user management (LDAP), and security.

  • Hardware and software troubleshooting skills

  • Must be able to lift 35 pounds in support of hardware installations

  • Must be able to support occasional after hours maintenance

  • Required to provide pager (on-call) support

  • Must have an active DoD 8570 IAT Level 2 certification (or higher) on start date. IAT Level 2 requires one or more of the following Professional Certifications: Security+ CE, CCNA Security, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP, CySA+, CND

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with scripting, particularly in Bash and Python

  • Experienced using automation tools/frameworks such as Terraform, Ansible, and Chef.

  • Experience with recent versions of VMware (ESXi and vCenter)

  • Experience with the deployment and administration of systems in Amazon WebServices (AWS)/Commercial Cloud Services (C2S)

  • Hands-on experience working with developer tools including Git, Arifactory, Bitbucket, CI/CD tools, and Jira

  • Experience using Agile/Scrum development methodology (SAFe, Scrum, Khanban)

  • NAS and SAN administration experience

  • Experience administering Windows based systems

  • Proficiency with Enterprise level administration of common services such as DNS, sendmail, and LDAP

  • Excellent analytic and research skills - must be detail oriented

Required Education:

Typically, Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, and 2 years relevant experience OR 10 years of experience in lieu of degree.

ERIP Eligible - Yes

Employee Referral Award Eligibility: Only employees currently within RMD and RI&S have the potential to receive a Referral Award for submitting a referral to RMD and RI&S roles. ALL eligibility requirements must be met to receive the Referral Awarding.

The salary range for this role is 62,000 USD - 124,000 USD; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills. Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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