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Raytheon Technologies Sr. System Administrator in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Sr. System Administrator Colorado Springs, CO

The Sr Systems Administrator will provide critical system administration support to the software development and ancillary laboratory environments supporting the Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) program. C2BMC is the integrating element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).


Operate, maintain, and manage Linux systems supporting a software development environment

Overall day-to-day operations, system security, and availability of a Linux environment.

Respond appropriately to any security incidents discovered in the system or directed by program security

Install, configure, monitor, manage and maintain all Linux based servers, applications and workstations

Create and maintain Linux server documentation

Create and maintain Linux system administration processes and procedures using Ansible playbooks

Ensure all Linux based systems have the appropriate patches installed includes but is not limited to, security, applications and OS Ensure all Linux based systems are running current versions of antivirus software with current virus definition files

Create, manage and maintain security groups and user accounts

Monitor, manage and maintain storage systems and devices

Create and maintain Linux server images

Recommend system enhancements, including but not limited to, servers, applications, storage, processes and procedures

Required Skills:

Linux system administration

System Security Implementations

Linux shell scripting

Ansible playbook development and management

Security-Enhanced (SE) Linux and Red Hat repository administration

Experience with Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) compliance via Ansible, Multi-Factor Authentication implementation, OpenShift, OpenStack, Multi Factor Authentication, NetApp OnTap, VMware ESXI, QAS/VAS, Windows, Active Directory, HP Onboard Administrator configuration/management, Backup and Recovery, Linux certifications, Red Hat Certified Expert (RHCE).

Strong technical skills supporting a Linux environment including server setup, deployment and maintenance

Understanding of DISA STIG requirements and implementation of system hardening for DoD compliance

Technical documentation skills

Active/Current Secret Clearance

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 8 years of professional experience. Additional experience may be substituted in lieu of degree

DOD 8570 IAT II certification (Security +, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP).

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment.



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.