Solutions Architect - Cloud / Network Engineer (Experienced)
Job ID: 690644Apply Now
This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years.
Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.
Level promotions (Member to Senior, Member to Principal, and Senior to Principal) may be permitted, but are not guaranteed, on this requisition.
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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
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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.
What Your Job Will Be Like:
We are seeking a Solutions Architect (Cloud / Network Engineer) to join our Special Operations 24/7/365 team. We are a “mission focused” organization and provide critical support to a wide variety of organizations and agencies. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with a wide range of technologies - both commercial and custom - and have direct input on the future of our strategic path.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Provide real-time support to critical activities impacting our nation
Design, implement and sustain complex network systems across multiple domains (including cloud-based solutions)
Maintain security compliance and overall availability to our dedicated mission operations datacenter
Work with a variety of technologies to address unique, one-of-a-kind problem sets
Develop long term sustainment strategies for networking infrastructure
Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite in Livermore, CA.
Applicants on this requisition may be interviewed by multiple organizations at Sandia National Laboratories.
Qualifications We Require:
Bachelor's degree in relevant STEM subject area (e.g. computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or related fields) plus 5 years of related experience, or Master's degree in relevant STEM subject area plus 1 year of related experience; or equivalent experience in lieu of degree must be directly related experience that demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the job.
Experience with Cisco (or equivalent) technologies
Experience with Linux and/or Windows systems
Ability to acquire and maintain a US DOE Q security clearance and Other Government Agency (OGA) security clearances for this position. In order to obtain these clearances, U.S. Citizenship and polygraphs are required.
Qualifications We Desire:
Certified Kubernetes Security Specialist
Experience in F5 Load Balancer, Splunk and SolarWinds (or similar technologies)
Experience with AWS, Azure or Google (or similar) Cloud technologies
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Comp TIA Cloud+ Certification
Google Professional Cloud Security Engineer OR AWS Certified Security OR Microsoft Certified Azure Security Engineer Associate
Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
Cisco CCIE Certification
Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)
Experience working in a 24/7 operational environment
Experience working in a Classified environment
Other Google Certifications (Professional Cloud Architect, Professional Cloud Security Engineer)
About Our Team:
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 innovative IT systems to reduce the total lifecycle costs for the broad range of capabilities being executed.
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.
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 and SCI access, both of which require US citizenship. SCI access may also require a polygraph examination. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain these levels of access 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 the 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.
NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:
If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.
If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.
Job ID: 690644
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