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Sandia National Laboratories Information Systems Architect (Experienced) in Albuquerque, New Mexico


This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.


We are seeking a highly motivated information systems architect to join our team supporting an evolving proxy environment. This team ensures internal and external web interactions are secure in a large, complex enterprise environment. This role will collaborate with infrastructure, security, other partners, and customers to analyze needs, document requirements, and translate those needs to secure technical solutions.

On any given day, you will be responsible for:

  • Design, develop, and analyze overall architecture of internal systems, including hardware and software

  • Determine integrated solutions that meet performance, scalability, reliability, and security needs

  • Investigate effective business solutions and apply and monitor the use of analysis tools, methods, and standards

  • Interact with vendors to understand the benefits and challenges of integrating solutions within our environment

  • Apply creative approaches and innovative thinking to the design of new and enhanced proxy architectures


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field plus up to five years of relevant experience; or master’s degree in relevant field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience with Linux OS server system administration

  • Experience with shell scripting

  • Training and/or experience with ITSM practices

  • Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q level clearance


  • Experience with administration of proxy solutions, such as F5

  • Experience with automating using tools such as Ansible, Python, etc.

  • Familiarity with cyber security scanning tools

  • Experience utilizing repositories (ex. Gitlab, github)

  • Understanding of proxy integrations with end user computing, particularly on Mac OS

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and document technical concepts effectively to various audiences

    Department Description:

Provide state-of-the-art infrastructure computing systems for the laboratory at benchmark efficiency while ensuring the highest reliability and enterprise utility. Services include infrastructure tools for application support, communications, and need-to-know authorization as well as computing resources which can be accessed, shared and utilized from anywhere on the internal, external and classified networks.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:• Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide• Extraordinary co-workers• Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world• Career advancement and enrichment opportunities• Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)• Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.