Linux Systems Administrator Jobs in Pensacola, FL at Raytheon Co

Title: Linux Systems Administrator

Company: Raytheon Co

Location: Pensacola, FL

Salary: $100K – $150K*

Category: Aerospace & Defense

Job Description

Linux Systems Administrator

The Linux Systems Administrator applies current technologies to the design, development, evaluation and integration of computer information systems and networks to maintain system security. Works with commercial computer product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure COTS applications, operating systems, networks and database products and technology. Provides security engineering and integration services to internal customers. Involved in a wide range of issues including secure architectures, secure electronic data traffic, network security, information security and privacy. Develops security systems for any manual or automated systems environments. Responsible for ensuring the protection of company data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification.

Location: Pensacola, FL

This position requires shift work with possible nights and weekends.

Required Skills:

Must have a current Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance.

Must be able to obtain DHS suitability prior to starting employment.

Knowledge of Red Hat version 6 or 7(rhel6/rhel7) with the ability to engineer, install, administer and maintain.

Skilled in Linux-related scripting (Bash, Perl, Python, etc.)

Proficiency with configuration management using Ansible or Puppet

Kernel infrastructure understanding in a Linux environment

Experience analyzing and evaluating the security of new and existing IT systems and the procedures to protect information system assets from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure, or destruction.

Experience analyzing and evaluating the design and operating effectiveness of Information technology and security controls that are in place.

Knowledge and understanding of operating systems, networks and services.

Experience evaluating security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.

Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes.

Desired Skills:

Experience with Apache web server configuration and management

Management, deployment and troubleshooting of Java and Tomcat applications

Experience and/or familiarity with the following network protection devices: Firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow and packet analysis


Satellite Server






Puppet Docker

Training/certification in any of the following is strongly desired:

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience

A Master’s degree in a related discipline may be substituted for 4 years of experience

Professional experience may be substituted for a degree

**Starting in this position is contingent upon customer approval.



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Valid through: 7/25/2020


About Raytheon Co

The Raytheon Company is a major U.S. defense contractor and industrial corporation with core manufacturing concentrations in weapons and military and commercial electronics. It was previously involved in corporate and special-mission aircraft until early 2007. Raytheon is the worlds largest producer of guided missiles.