Los Alamos National Laboratory Solutions Architect 4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Sensitive and Special Operations Division is seeking a highly accomplished and motivated Solutions Architect 4 (SA-4) to work as a member of the LANL Field Intelligence Element Enterprise Services Team to research, design, install, manage, and troubleshoot various networks, operating systems, applications, and other core services on multiple TS/SCI computer networks and stand-alone systems. The SA-4 will be required to work independently and with other team members on several diverse and complex IT related projects, and will be expected to evaluate, design, implement, and manage appropriate hardware and software solutions supporting members of the LANL Field Intelligence Element.

Additionally, the individual selected for this position will be required to work closely with technical and administrative cyber-security staff to help ensure networks and systems are compliant and secure.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Advanced knowledge and progressive experience architecting complex IT solutions across multiple IT focus areas and technologies

  • Experience building, configuring, and managing enterprise level network switches/ routers for both the campus and WAN

  • Expert level systems administration across multiple enterprise level server platforms and services (e.g. Server 2k12- Server 2016, Debian and Redhat based Linux, Exchange, Active Directory, Samba, DFS, DNS)

  • Demonstrated authorship of technical documentation for the design and deployment of Information Technology systems at scale

  • Ability to respond quickly to problems and to address rapidly changing priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often demanding environment

  • More than 15 years of related education or experience

  • Ability to obtain Q and SCI clearance, which generally require U.S. Citizenship

Desired Skills:

  • Experience configuring and managing General Dynamics encryption devices

  • Demonstrated experience in Cisco IOS XE and 15+ across modern Cisco Switch and Router Platforms

  • Expert level administration of Top of Rack switch design (Arista, Brocade, Penguin, Mellanox)

  • Demonstrated experience with Storage Systems (Gen 5+ FC, iSCSI, luster and gpfs)

  • Demonstrated experience with design and deployment of VTC and VoIP systems

  • Demonstrated experience with remote systems maintenance, management and remediation platforms ( e.g. Sep14+, Tanium, WSUS, SCCM, ACAS, Splunk)

  • Experience in an HPC environment utilizing TOSS 3.X (Perseus, Moab/Slurm, open MP, RHEL 7)

  • Experience with Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems on network infrastructure

  • Experience designing and maintaining network and storage infrastructure in virtual environments using VMware products including ESXi and Vsphere

  • DoE Q/SCI or DoD TS highly desired

Additional Details:

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. See DOE Order 472.2 for 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:Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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 regards 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 call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

The Sensitive and Special Operations Office (SSO) is responsible for the certification, accreditation, and compliant operation of all LANL SCIFs and Special Access Program Facilities (SAPFs), as well as providing security and operational oversight for all IW (Intelligence Work) conducted at LANL. It is the office’s responsibility to provide the infrastructure and operational support to facilitate successful execution of intelligence programs while maintaining the integrity of a comprehensive security program. This is accomplished through routine interface with a diverse assortment of sponsor representatives and program security personnel.

Maximum Salary: 197000

Minimum Salary: 116900

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Frary, Suzanne R

Organization Name: SSO-Sensitive & Special Operations

Email: suzannef@lanl.gov

Job Title: Solutions Architect 4

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC65980