Los Alamos National Laboratory Systems Administrator (Computing Systems Tec 5) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Sensitive and Special Operations Division is seeking a knowledgeable and motivated Computing Systems Tec 5 to work as a member of the LANL Field Intelligence Element IT Customer Services Team to install, manage, and troubleshoot MS Windows operating systems, applications, and other core services on multiple classified computer networks and stand-alone systems. The selected candidate will work both independently and with other team members, and will be responsible for providing general end-user support. The CST-5 will also be expected to work on several diverse and challenging IT related projects in a dynamic and technically diverse environment. Additionally, the individual selected for this position will be required to work closely with cyber-security staff to help ensure compliance with technical security requirements.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated enterprise-level experience performing systems administration of MS Windows-based computing systems, including configuration, deployment, and troubleshooting

  • Extensive experience working with MS Active Directory, including security and/or distribution group management and computer/user accounts management

  • Demonstrated experience working with standardized computer images or performing workstation cloning

  • Knowledge of and expert level experience solving complex end-user related IT issues

  • Demonstrated ability to respond quickly to problems and to address rapidly changing priorities

  • Proven experience working effectively in a team environment, including addressing interpersonal issues and interacting with customers and peers in a professional and responsive manner

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working with or administering Linux operating systems

  • Experience working with network switches or routers

  • Experience configuring or troubleshooting video teleconferencing or VoIP systems

  • Active DOE Q clearance or DoD Top Secret clearance highly desired

Education:Position typically requires a high school diploma and four-to-six years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

At this level, additional training, certification, and/or education may be expected, including associate’s degrees and graduation from technical institutions. Notes to Applicants:This position requires a Q access authorization. Applicants must have the ability to obtain a DOE Q and SCI clearance, which normally requires US citizenship. Duties may require work at remote locations across multiple facilities at LANL.Some travel may be required for training and certification purposes.

Additional Details:

Clearance: Q/SCI(Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position:Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Equal Opportunity:Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

Maximum Salary: 103500

Minimum Salary: 65200

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Frary, Suzanne R

Organization Name: SSO/Sensitive & Special Operations

Email: suzannef@lanl.gov

Job Title: Systems Administrator (Computing Systems Tec 5)

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC58101