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Raytheon Technologies System Administrator - Windows/Linux in Colorado Springs, Colorado

System Administrator - Windows/Linux Colorado Springs CO


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

Responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the Windows/Linux environment and is responsible for backup and recovery (to include disaster recovery) of system data

Ensure all data is being backed up on a regular basis

Ensure backup system is functioning correctly and periodically test the backup system by restoring files

Respond appropriately to any security or virus incident discovered in the system

Install, configure, monitor, manage and maintain all Windows/Linux based servers

Create and maintain Windows//Linux server documentation and

system administration processes and procedures

Install, configure, manage and maintain all Windows/Linux server based applications

Ensure all Windows/Linux based systems have the appropriate patches installed includes but is not limited to, security, applications and OS

Ensure all Windows/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 Windows/Linux server images

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

Recommend when additional system resources are required or when existing resources should be retired

Ensure all appropriate asset management functions are completed as required

Ensure all Windows/Linux servers are configured to comply with all appropriate security policies - All other tasks as assigned by the IT site lead or IT manager Secondary Responsibilities

Create, deploy and maintain Windows/Linux desktop and notebook images and

notebook distribution packages for software applications

Ensure all Windows/Linux desktop and notebook computers are configured to comply with all appropriate security policies

Assist the help desk respond to end users requests/issues

Technical Skills/Experience Required:

Linux system administration, System Security Implementations, Linux shell scripting, Ansible playbook development and management, Security-Enhanced (SE) Linux and Red Hat repository administration

Technical skills supporting a Linux environment including server setup, deployment and maintenance.

Background/knowledge of windows environment and administration

Working knowledge of Agile principles and practices

Understanding of configuration managed Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS)

Understanding of what ITs role is in Continuous Integration and Delivery (CI/CD) and how it can be applied to PaaS

Knowledge with applying containers (Docker) and use of container orchestration (Kubernetes)

Clearance Required: Current or Active Secret

Education Required:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, plus 4 years of professional experience. Additional experience may be substituted in lieu of degree

Minimum requirements of DOD 8570 IAT II certification (Security + CE, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA Security)


Secret DOD Security clearance or higher required

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.