Raytheon Sr Systems Engineer II in Kuwait

Raytheon IISFE is seeking a Sr. System Administrator to perform a variety of system administration and maintenance functions associated with monitoring and controlling LINUX and Windows computers hosting classified intelligence data and software applications. This work is in support of the DCGS Army. Location of work is Kuwait (with possible movement within CENTCOM AOR) Responsibilities : Administrative operations include performing configuration changes, system backup and restore, troubleshooting, and user account administration. Other functions include maintaining system operational availability, supporting installations, developing solutions to technical issues, working with in-plant engineers to resolve discrepancy reports, providing on-the-job training to the system operators and supporting Unit maintenance tasking. Provide technical support of VMware systems. Position will require shift work. Required Skills : Existing Department of Defense (DoD) TS/SCI security clearance 6 years of applicable experience including experience with and/or knowledge of: In-depth knowledge of Red Hat Linux Operating System Basic knowledge of Windows Server 2008 Basic knowledge of Windows 7 Bash shell language Host-client relationships Network design and configuration Previous experience working with the military in some capacity Must be willing and able to travel if required (No travel now but some future travel may be) Willing to work up to 12 hours a day - 7 days per week There is a one mid-tour break form R&R Requires proven ability in any of the following: UNIX and/or Linux – 6+ years system administration Scripting – 4+ years writing test scripts or similar Desired Skills : Experience with or knowledge of DCGS (Distributed Common Ground System) operations and VMware highly preferred. Experience with MarkLogic databases . Experience with Puppet or remote configuration management tools Require Certification · DoD 8570 certification minimum CompTIA Security + or greater (example: CISSP) Must Possess a valid Passport at time of application Required Education (including Major): BS with Computer or Systems Engineering related major and six years of relevant experience OR 14 years of equivalent military and/or civilian experience in lieu of a degree. 110766