Los Alamos National Laboratory Diversity Jobs

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circumstances. See <a href="https://www.directives.doe.gov/directives-documents/400-series/0472.2-BOrder-chg1-pgchg">DOE Order 472.2 </a>for additional infor
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ase send an email to <a>applyhelp@lanl.gov </a>or call 1-505-665-44

Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Computing Systems Professional 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This job location is at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), located in Mercury, Nevada, approximately 60 north of Las Vegas.

eXperience Information Technology (XIT) division is seeking an energetic and customer-focused Computing Systems Professional 3, Windows System Administrator for the XIT Classified Systems Services (XIT-CSS) group. XIT is responsible for the desktop and server support for computing environments at the Laboratory. The division is organized around support IT groups that are focused on supporting unclassified and classified programmatic and mission support needs, and a central services group that provides the enterprise level configuration management services for these computing environments.

Computing Systems Professional 3 ($94,100- $155,700)

The successful candidate will work at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and provide advanced technical computer and infrastructure support services. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide computer infrastructure operational support in a fast-paced and heterogeneous environment

  • Monitor and support Corporate and Isolated Networks and Core Infrastructure Services, such as Active Directory, Storage Systems, Backups, VMWare Virtual Servers, DNS, DHCP, and Citrix in both unclassified and classified environments

  • Collaborate with management, customers, and team members to mitigate security concerns within the environment and provide advanced technical support to the user community

  • Evaluate cyber security impacts of operating systems/network protocols, applications, and hardware

  • Provide expertise for the complex installations, perform security patching and hardware and/or software upgrades using independent judgment to resolve complex systems and network-related problems

  • Independently resolve problems, requiring highly advanced knowledge of one or more platforms (e.g., Windows, VMWare, Active Directory, Citrix, COMSEC, etc.)

  • Automate tasks using programming and scripting

  • Ensure data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions. Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations

  • Conduct or assist in routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines

  • Analyze and work on complex issues where analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors

  • Interact with customers and peers in a professional and responsive manner, including mentoring, coaching, or giving presentations

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of Windows operating systems and/or Virtual environments and related hardware

  • Knowledge of hardware and operating systems including system architectures, network infrastructures, and client server principles.

  • Experience with Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Computer Security and/or Networking Protocols in both unclassified and classified environments.

  • Knowledge of information security, as an Information Systems Security Officer, or an equivalent cyber role with demonstrated knowledge and experience in authoring and testing system security plans.

  • Experience with vulnerability remediation including utilization of cyber-related tools for auditing, compliance verification, vulnerability testing, system patching and continuous monitoring.

Training/Certifications: Advanced vendor certification (RHCSA, RHCE, Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), VMware, NetApp, CCNA)

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. At this level, applicable advanced vendor and/or professional certification is desirable.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active DOE L or Q clearance, or equivalent, transferable clearance

  • Active Human Reliability Program (HRP) certification

  • Experience administering MAC OS

  • Knowledge of Web-based technologies including Web page development and maintenance and Web-based tools and utilities.

  • Knowledge of/certified for DOE COMSEC program ad operations

Location : This position is located at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) located about 65 miles northwest of Las Vegas, NV. Employees can either take a commuter bus, carpool, or individually drive to reporting work locations.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.

Where You Will Work

This will be a permanent duty station located at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) , Los Alamos National Laboratory (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)

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. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.

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 the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

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 call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Email andreag@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC84452
Minimum Salary 94100
Maximum Salary 155700
Req ID: IRC84452
Category: Information Technology