Linux System Administrator w/ AWS Cloud focus [2022-084]

Systems Engineering/Admin

Raytheon Technologies Pasadena is looking for a Linux System Administrator with extensive AWS Cloud experience to join a team of SAs supporting clients located at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.


Job duties may include, and are not limited to:

- The installation, configuration, and maintenance of enterprise infrastructure

- The installation and configuration of RHEL-based operating systems, packages, and services

- Managing infrastructure through code using Git, Jenkins, Terraform, and Packer

- Spinning up and managing EKS clusters, EC2 instances, S3 buckets, Lambda functions, etc

- Deploying Kubernetes clusters with dynamic provisioning

- Supporting on-prem bare-metal systems, virtual machines, and cloud instances

- Security vulnerability remediation and system/instance migrations to newer OS distributions

- Monitoring systems and responding to incidents (at times during off-hours)

- Client support via on-site visits, phone calls, emails, and ticketing systems

- Documenting processes, procedures, and technical walkthroughs

Required Skills:


- Five or more years recent and uninterrupted experience as a Linux System Administrator

- Four or more years recent and uninterrupted experience as an AWS Cloud System Administrator

- In-depth knowledge of RHEL/RHEL derivative Linux (components, commands, layout, maintenance)

- AWS and RHEL Security Hardening procedures and best practices

- Experience deploying Linux services and applications such as LAMP

- Excellent user interface / interpersonal / written and verbal communication skills

- Strong knowledge of common Linux application, service, networking, and storage technologies


- Configuration Management (e.g. SaltStack)

- Containerization (Docker, Podman, or Singularity)

- Container Orchestration (Kubernetes)

- Scripting (e.g. Python)

- Networking (routers and switches)

- Experience with ELK Stack, Redis, Message Brokers

Bachelors (may substitute experience for education)

Four years of experience demonstrating technical, communication, and development skills

Pasadena, CA (Hybrid)



In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $85,000 - $145,000. Please note, salary is based on education, experience, and responsibilities.

U.S. Citizenship is required. EOE including disability/vet
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