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Sandia National Laboratories Information Systems Architect - Microsoft's System Center Configuration Manager (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 creatively skilled individual to provide technical ability and knowledge regarding Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager, software delivery, management and patching of end points, and other lifecycle management. This position will be focused on the classified environment.

On any given day you may be called on to:

  • Create collections of computers and deploy the appropriate software and/or security patches.
  • Configure system settings and options; plan and execute unit, integration and acceptance testing; and create specifications for systems to meet business and security requirements.
  • Trouble-shoot problems users are experiencing and provide Tier 3 support to Help Desk and Deskside support personnel.
  • Advise on alternatives and assess technical limitations within operational realities.

Are you ready for your next challenge? Join our team and accomplish your dreams while making a difference.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field;

  • higher degree (MS, PhD) in relevant field; or

  • combination of education and experience
  • Experience with Microsoft’s System Center Configuration Manager
  • C# and/or PowerShell experience
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance


  • Experience in Microsoft Endpoint Manager including Intune
  • Automation of SCCM package creation
  • Experience partnering with infrastructure support groups in the creation of solutions and services to meet customer needs
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts and ideas to customers and co-workers
  • Good interpersonal, communication, prioritization, and organizational skills

Department Description:

The teams in Department 9764 deliver a stable, secure and reliable Common Operating Environment (COE) for Windows and Linux for the Sandia workforce. The Common Operating Environment (COE) and Approved Systems services balance desktop software and hardware performance with cyber security requirements to minimize Sandia’s risks to vulnerabilities while enabling the Sandia workforce to effectively perform their work. This is accomplished by providing IT technical direction, customer relationship management, project management, and service management for the teams.

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 withamazingimpact 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 schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical 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.