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.
What Your Job Will Be Like
We are seeking a motivated and experienced Computing Infrastructure Engineer to interact with multiple technical areas across IT with a solid understanding of full lifecycle management (analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, integration and maintenance) of multi-user information systems including servers, storage, virtual and cloud infrastructures, and associated components and subsystems.
On any given day, you may be called on to:
Maintain the integrity of servers and systems to meet established requirements for service levels, disaster recovery, business continuity, and security.
Evolve existing application infrastructure, promote continuous integration and delivery, and be a champion for automation.
Collaborate with high performing teams in close coordination with internal and external partners to build, test, fix, deploy, and integrate new features and functionality.
Support system-level performance characterization, requirements verification, and system performance reporting through engineering and test activities.
Mentor and guide teammates and promote innovative ideas and out-of-the-box thinking.
Perform trouble resolution activities.
Coordinate customer request issues with Sysadmins, backup, networking and storage for resolution
Update technical documents.
Qualifications We Require
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Assurance or relevant field
plus, a minimum of three (3) or more years of related experience leading complex projects and supporting service management processes/practices or; equivalent combination of education and experience
Experience with Python and Ansible Tower
Automation, orchestration, continuous integration/continuous delivery experience using Ansible, Docker, and GitLab
Container technologies experience using Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
Experience in architecting complete computer solutions, system design, engineering, and system development, including familiarity with modern DevOps practices and tools
Experience reading, interpreting, writing, modifying, and executing scripts (e.g., Python) on Windows or Unix systems
Experienced with IT Service Desk requests
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q Clearance
Qualifications We Desire
Familiar with Enterprise Automation Platform
Experience loading all drivers and software for custom Sandia usage
GitLab at Sandia for custom code experience
Previous experience working with NT Systems Team on new Windows Build Script rollouts
Experience collaborating with Networking teams on new VLAN design and implementation
Experience with Linux server-based system administration. (e.g., account maintenance, data backups, system performance maintenance, installation and configuration of new hardware/software)
About Our Team
The Enterprise Networking and Virtual Services department is responsible for providing secure, consistent, and highly available network infrastructures and virtual services to meet Sandia's core corporate and mission IT needs. By providing a cost optimized and universally available experience, regardless of location, Enterprise Network and Virtual Services will enable people to work with confidence in a secure computing environment.
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.
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
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
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.
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.