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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Senior Network Engineer (Solutions Architect 4) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Senior Network Engineer is part of the Networking Infrastructure and Engineering division working on the Network Engineering Team in the Infrastructure Services group. The candidate will serve as a principal architect of LANL’s large and complex network serving the entire campus. The candidate will determine Laboratory-wide requirements and incorporate those requirements into solutions that support LANL’s many programs. The candidate will work directly with customers from many fields to find solutions to their networking problems. They also may be responsible for oversight of project documentation, marketing, training, budget, schedules, resource utilization, and benefits realization on complex solutions projects. This position is full-time and located at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge and demonstrated application of current and future network technologies, how they interoperate, and how to architect complex solutions.

  • Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills, organizational and project management skills.

  • Demonstrated team-building experience with other professionals.

  • Ability to obtain a DOE Q Clearance.

Training/Certifications: Typically requires networking specific training and certifications.

Education/Experience: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in related field and a minimum of 15 years of related experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of layer 2 protocols including Ethernet and VLANs

  • Expert routing knowledge including BGP and OSPF.

  • Advanced knowledge of load balancers.

  • Advanced DevOps skills including frameworks and technologies (Ansible/Python/etc)

  • Advanced troubleshooting skills requiring packet traces and analysis.

  • Network Certifications.

Note to Applicants: Please provide a comprehensive cover letter with your application detailing how you meet the qualifications for the position.

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Bending; Lifting up to 30 lbs.

Work Environment: Work in confined space.

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. SeeDOE Order 472.2for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call1-505-665-4444option 1.

Where You Will Work

The Network Infrastructure and Engineering (NIE) Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is responsible for operating and maintaining the networks across a thousand facilities for over 10,000 employees. The Infrastructure and Service (IS) Group maintains a variety of network services for the laboratory including network architecture and implementation. The Network Engineering team is seeking its next dynamic team member to help define, deploy, maintain, evaluate, and develop our existing and future campus and datacenter networks. LANL seeks highly motivated, productive, and inquisitive candidates who are comfortable working independently as well as part of a team in analyzing, specifying, and integrating network technologies. We are interested in applicants who can help span the gap between current production requirements and new technology deployments to deliver next generation networking capabilities.

This position is full-time and is located at Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico. The solutions architect serves as principal architect of large and complex networking solutions. The candidate will determine Laboratory-wide requirements and incorporates these requirements into solutions that may be commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) or internally developed software and hardware. Interested candidates may be responsible for project management in implementing complex solutions. They also may be responsible for oversight of project documentation, marketing, training, budget, schedules, resource utilization, and benefits realization on complex solutions projects.

The ideal candidate will have a wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and Laboratory objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. They will frequently contribute to the development of new theories and methods, considered expert in field within the organization, and develop resolutions to complex problems that require the frequent use of creativity. The work is accomplished without considerable direction and may coordinate activities of other personnel.

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, LANL is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

  • PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Free basic life and disability insurance

  • Paid maternity and parental leave

  • Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

  • Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

  • Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

  • Onsite gyms and wellness programs

  • Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Email andreag@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC82822
Organization Name NIE-IS/Infrastructure Services
Minimum Salary 122200
Maximum Salary 205900
Req ID: IRC82822
Category: Information Technology