Raytheon Linux System Administrator in Aurora, Colorado

Raytheon IIS/GIS provides Operations and Maintenance support for the Intelligence Community Raytheon is currently seeking a Linux System Administrator and Maintainer that will provide engineering support to maintain high priority operational systems at a high level of availability, and resolve problems based on mission criticality and guidance. This position is an 8x5 position (with after-hours call-in responsibility). Duties and Responsibilities include: Performs software application maintenance on assigned mission systems running a variety of operating systems to include UNIX and LINUX Performs routine and preventative maintenance such as general computer tasks, application loads, disk utilization, system loading and system monitoring Detects, isolates, documents, quickly reports, and resolves system outages, or problems encountered during operations of the operational system baseline, which includes the collections of diagnostic data, restoring the system operation, development of workarounds, and other activities necessary for recovery of a system Accurately document problems in logging and discrepancy reporting tools Collect data describing the environment at the time of the failure and perform other activities in support of tier 3 maintenance provider DR investigation and resolution Perform system monitoring, analyze and document performance and conduct trend analyses as required Also support system engineering groups as required for ongoing analysis and integration efforts Environment fluctuates between routine and urgent, depending on ongoing tasks, priorities, and performance of assigned systems This position requires a BS Degree and minimum 4 years’ experience OR 12 years of equivalent experience in lieu of a degree. Required Skills: Must have or be able to obtain a DODI 8570.01-M IAT Level II (minimum) Security+ Certification within 60 days of hire Experience configuring domain information utilities such as Active Directory, LDAP, and/or DNS Strong background and experience troubleshooting and debugging applications Experience presenting technical information to customers, clients and/or internal audiences The ability to work effectively with frequent and direct customer interaction in a real-time operational environment The ability to work under pressure in restoring high priority systems back to operations Working at a customer facility and with the customer daily requires good communication skills and the ability to multi-task efforts based on a dynamic environment and changing priorities Desired Skills: Ability to write PERL, python, and shell scripts Experience with storage products from Oracle/Sun/STK, EMC, IBM, NetApp, and/or DDN Ability to maintain daily situational awareness of all system activities and keep all stakeholders informed of current efforts and ad-hoc requirement impacts Qualified applicants will be subject to a security investigation and must meet minimum qualifications for access to classified information. U.S. Citizenship and an active TS/SCI security clearance with CI polygraph are required. 118059

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