Linux Technical Lead Jobs in Pensacola, FL at Raytheon Co

Title: Linux Technical Lead

Company: Raytheon Co

Location: Pensacola, FL


Category: Aerospace & Defense

Job Description

The Linux Technical Lead ensures current technologies are applied 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.

Responsibilities also include:

Manage and support Linux technologies for multiple federal agencies

Guide activities of Linux staff to diagnose and resolve client problems

Guide and coordinate projects requiring scheduling

Provide input on process improvements and contribute to the technology road map for the strategic plan

Contribute to the development, communication and implementation of policies, procedures, best practices, recommendations, and guidelines for standards

Provide training to staff

Provide input regarding employee performance

Other duties as assigned and required

Required Skills:

Must have a current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

Must be able to obtain DHS suitability prior to start employment

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience

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

Proficiency with configuration management using Ansible or Puppet

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

Experience with Apache web server configuration and management

Management, deployment and troubleshooting of Java and Tomcat applications

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

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

Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of best practices, trends related to information security

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

Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)

Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

Desired Knowledge and experience with any of the following:






Open Nebula





Satellite Server


Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience

A Master’s degree in a related discipline may be substituted for two (2) years of experience

Eight (8) years of additional professional experience (total of 18 years) ma…


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.