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MD440: 8170 Maple Lawn Blvd Fulton MD 8170 Maple Lawn Boulevard , Fulton, MD, 20759 USA

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At Collins Aerospace, we’re working side-by-side with our customers and partners to dream, design and deliver solutions that redefine the future of our industry. By reaching across the markets, we serve and drawing on our vast portfolio of expertise, we are making the most powerful concepts in aerospace a reality every day. As the industry faces new challenges and embraces new technologies, Collins is collaborating and innovating with our customers to bring big ideas to life. And together, we're redefining the future of aerospace

We are searching for an enthusiastic, talented Professional System and Network Administrator as we expand our internal IT team to support our corporate infrastructure and various lab environments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • In this role, you will assist in implementation and integration of IT solutions and infrastructure deployments that enhance resiliency and availability of critical services and maintenance of existing technologies deployed throughout the enterprise.

  • Build and patch systems

  • Troubleshoot program lab environments.

  • Harden systems per cyber compliance requirements.

  • Perform network administration by building and deploying new networks, and refining and/or providing troubleshooting expertise to diagnose issues that may present itself within lab environments.

  • Windows and Linux system administration of program and lab related systems

  • Basic network administration, VLAN creation, switch upgrades

  • Coordination of change management requests related to assigned systems

  • System hardening/auditing against industry baselines such as CIS, DISA STIGs, NIST, etc

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are critical to convey information in a tactful manner and at the technical proficiency of the audience and keeping up to date with current technology trends and future innovations.

Raytheon Solipsys, located in Fulton, MD is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Raytheon Technologies (RTX) within the Raytheon Missiles and Defense (RMD) Business Unit specializing in the development of U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps command and control software systems and operates in a dynamic, complex, fast-paced business environment with both commercial and Government customers, including a mix of domestic and international pursuits and programs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with virtualization technologies including vSphere or Hyper-V.

  • Experience with networking concepts, OSI model, TCP/IP troubleshooting, and VLANs.

  • Experience with basic cybersecurity concepts and vulnerability management.

  • Experience with hardening per NISPOM, RMF, DISA STIGs, NIST 800-171, etc.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

  • Typically requires a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) unless prohibited by local laws/regulations and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience or an Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 3 years of experience or in absence of a degree, 9 years of relevant experience.

  • Security+ Certification.

  • Ability to lift up to 25lbs.

  • Ability to work in office as needed in Fulton, MD.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Self-driven and highly motivated with strong problem-solving skills

  • Familiarity with Container technologies, DevOps concepts, and/or software development experience

  • Proficiency in scripting via bash and/or Powershell

  • A Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), RedHat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA), VMWare VCP, or other industry relevant certifications

  • Active Secret Security Clearance

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. 

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today. 


This role is also eligible for the Re-Empower Program. The Re-Empower Program helps support talented and committed professionals as they rebuild their capabilities, enhance leadership skills, and continue their professional journey. Over the course of the 14-week program, experienced professionals will gain paid, on-the-job experience, have an opportunity to participate in sessions with leadership, develop personalized plans for success and receive coaching to guide their return-to-work experience. Upon completion of the program, based on performance and contributions participants will be eligible for a career at RTX.

Minimum Program Qualifications:

  • Be on a career break of one or more year at time of application
  • Have prior experience in functional area of interest
  • Have interest in returning in either a full-time or part-time position

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility. 


* Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role. 

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite.  Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings. 

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.  


Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day. 

The salary range for this role is 77,000 USD - 163,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX 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.

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