Sandia National Laboratories Network Engineer (Experienced) in Albuquerque, New Mexico

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The department is seeking a highly motivated individual with a solid understanding of networking, firewalls, WAN/LAN technologies, and communication protocols. The individual must be able to leverage their own knowledge and expertise, as well as that of their team members, to design, implement, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot all enterprise network problems relating to network services and traffic controls.

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline plus five or more years of experience; or Master's degree in relevant discipline plus two or more years of experience; or doctorate in relevant discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience (13 years)
  • Hands-on experience designing, implementing, and managing enterprise network infrastructures
  • Experience with traffic flow analysis, network management, network topology discovery & design, security, performance and fault tolerant architecture

Desired:

  • Working knowledge of packet analyzers (Wireshark/TCPdump, etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability to research, evaluate, design integrations, and operate leading technology equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with department team members, management, and both internal and external customers, to identify and resolve network-centric issues
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor internal and external staff as needed
  • Knowledgeable of switching and routing technologies
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a larger team
  • Able to take direction from senior staff
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience with passive optical networking
  • Experience with firewall configuration and management
  • Experience with encryption devices
  • Knowledge of other information technology disciplines such as server administration, SAN storage, and virtual desktop environments
  • Knowledge of and interest in IT service management frameworks such as ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Technology)
  • Experience with network communication protocols, such as TCP/IP, HTTPS, IPSec, BGP, SNMP, and other related protocols

Department Description:

Network Design and Operations is responsible for providing secure, consistent, and highly available network infrastructures to ensure Sandia’s core corporate and mission IT needs. We manage all of the Sandia production data networks, as well as customer-focused stand-alone LANs and enclaves. We collaborate and integrate with a variety of organizations including the Corporate Computing Help Desk, the Customer Service Units, Facilities Management & Operations, Cyber Security Services & Technologies, Service Management & Monitoring, Advanced Information and Network Systems Engineering, and the Information Solutions Center.

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: http://www.sandia.gov

*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

This position does not currently require a Department of Energy (DOE)-granted security clearance.

Sandia will conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record checks, and employment and education verifications. Further, employees in New Mexico must pass a U.S. Air Force background screen for access to the work site. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause access to be denied or terminated, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.

If hired without a clearance, and one subsequently becomes required or you bid on positions that require a DOE-granted security clearance, a pre-processing background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications may be conducted prior to a required federal background investigation. Applicants for DOE-granted security clearances must be U.S. citizens and be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate DOE security clearance as required for the position.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT