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Senior Principal Systems Engineer/Administrator, Virtualization, eWAN Datacenters, SIGN ON BONUS up to $30K (Active Clearance required), TEWKSBURY, MASSACHUSETTS

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Tewksbury, Massachusetts

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United States of America


MA133: Tewksbury, Ma Bldg 3 Concord 50 Apple Hill Drive Concord – Building 3, Tewksbury, MA, 01876 USA

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Senior Principal System Administrator/Engineer P4

Enterprise-Wide Area Network (eWAN) Datacenter

Virtualization Subject Matter Expert

Raytheon Enterprise Common Classified (ECC) Initiative
Raytheon Missiles and Defense Digital Technology (RMD DT)

Tewksbury, MA – Onsite role, Active Clearance required.

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:

The Enterprise-Wide Area Network (eWAN) Datacenter Virtualization Subject Matter Expert (SME) will design and implement solutions for an enterprise-wide virtual infrastructure spanning multiple datacenters and supporting critical programs with classified information system capabilities. In this role you will use SME knowledge to unite multiple virtual environments in two datacenters and across programs with different need-to-know to form one solution which meets requirements for disaster recovery, system integrity, monitors computer usage, capacity, growth, and capacity based on Raytheon Technologies’ standard architectural solutions. Success in this role means you can develop, implement, and maintain secure, cost-efficient virtual infrastructure across various classified programs.

We value diverse skills and experience, so don’t hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you’re passionate about what you could accomplish here, we’d love to hear from you.

This position is in Tewksbury, MA, with potential for domestic travel. Relocation is available to the selected applicant if they meet company policy criteria.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

Work with a dynamic and fast paced Scaled Agile team to integrate and partner with Product Owners, Enclave Level System Administrators, and network engineers on the program nodes to design, build, operate, and evolve end-to-end solutions based on the enterprises’ requirements for a multi-tenant classified environment
 Candidate should have familiarity with the National Industrial Security Program (“NISP”) and the National Institute of Standards and Time (“NIST”) Risk Management Framework (“RMF”)
Collaborating with cross business partners to define computing requirements, create end to end virtual solutions, monitor computing usage, capacity, performance, and ongoing growth requirements.
Utilize preexisting strong background knowledge in the architecture of virtual environments to perform day-to-day break/fix operations tasks.
Assure a high level of system reliability and high availability through monitoring and infrastructure management.
Install, convert, patch, troubleshoot, and upgrade hardware and software supporting the virtual environments.
Develop, revise, and maintain technical and operational documentation (including procedures) to continually improve our computing environments.
Assist in developing the overall performance and capability of your technical team through mentoring and knowledge sharing.

Qualifications You Must Have:

Typically requires bachelor’s degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience OR an advanced degree and 5 years of relevant experience OR In absence of a degree, 12 years of relevant experience is required.
Must be VMware certified (VCP or higher) OR 5+ years of experience with VMware vSphere to include designing, managing, and building virtual environments, desktops and servers. 
Hands on administrative experience with Virtual Desktop Infrastructures such as VMware Horizon View, or LiquidWare Profile Unity
Experience with VMware Aria (FKA vRealize) monitoring and familiarity with automation capabilities like Ansible and/or Terraform.
An active and in-scope Secret (or higher) US security clearance

Qualifications We Value:

Linux based systems such as RedHat Enterprise Linux, Rocky Linux, CentOS, or Ubuntu
CISSP or CASP certification or willingness to obtain within 6 months of start date
Windows operating systems including Windows 10 and 11, and Windows Server 2016 and 2019
Experience managing an enterprise environment
Current IT Systems Administration related certifications such as MSCE, MCSA or MCTS
Ability to design, document, and implement virtual environments
Active Directory and group policy management Administration
Scripting/programming experience
Fundamental networking/distributed computing environment and TCP/IP concepts
Strong communication skills, both oral and written
Desire to learn new skills and troubleshoot issues
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Ability to collaborate effectively with geographically separated teams

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with; compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement, and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance, and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:

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 (see guidelines) to receive the Referral Awarding.

Clearance Information: This position requires an active security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

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.

RTX Raytheon Missiles & Defense / Equal Opportunity Employer

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