Sandia National Laboratories Database Engineer/Administrator (Experienced) in Livermore, California
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 mid-career IT Database Engineer/Administrator to join our dynamic, multi-disciplinary Mission Support Operations Center team. You will be supporting the daily operations which include solving database issues, designing and planning database solutions and/or systems, and coordinating the installation and configuration of database enhancements and upgrades. You will define database architecture specifications and diagram detailed database architecture schematics while maintaining technical expertise in all relevant database technologies. In addition, you will evaluate and report on new database technologies/approaches and make recommendations on improvements to our capabilities.
On any given day you may be called on to:
Maintain, monitor and troubleshoot Oracle, MongoDB, SQLServer, and Cassandra databases
Develop and maintain scripts using Perl, Java and shell scripting for installation and configurating database schemas
Maintain custom applications in Oracle Application Express
Maintain and monitor database systems with Oracle Cloud Control, Splunk and SolarWinds
Partner with customers to define, design and implement database solutions
Work with other IT disciplines to engineer, design and deployment technical solutions
Bachelor's degree in relevant subject (such as engineering, computer science, or information technology) with at least five years' relevant experience (or equivalent combination of education and/or experience)
Prior experience working in a classified environment
Active DOE L-level security clearance or equivalent clearance from another government organization, and willing to get a polygraph examination.
Excellent database troubleshooting skills
Excellent oral and written skills
Experience supporting a 24x7x365 operations center
Prior Government employment experience
The Special Programs Operations (SPO) Department is responsible for executing and coordinating a variety of classified efforts at SNL's California site. These critical efforts entail providing communications services to multiple customers. We work closely with the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Department of Defense (DoD), and Intelligence Community (IC) to accomplish these efforts. The centerpiece to this effort is the manning and support of an on-site 24/7/365 Mission Support operations center. We also have charters to 1) Develop processes and procedures for the acceptance, operationalization, and accreditation of new capabilities. 2) Manage ongoing accreditation of the IT and software systems, 3) Develop of state-of-the-art IT systems to reduce the total lifecycle costs for the broad range of capabilities being executed.
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: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.
Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) L security clearance to start, or equivalent active security clearance with another U.S. government agency (e.g., DOD).
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 maintain a DOE L-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.
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.
Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires attest to their vaccination status before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.
Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.