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Los Alamos National Laboratory Cloud Engineer (Computing Systems Professional 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Join our world-class Cloud Services Team! Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for an exceptional Cloud Engineer to join our Cloud Services Team. Our diverse workforce enjoys a collegial work environment focused on creative problem solving, where everyone’s opinions and ideas are considered. This is your chance to make a real difference while working on important research directly impacting national security.

The Network Infrastructure and Engineering (NIE) Division maintains LANL's computer networks, institutional computing services, and oversees LANL's adoption of cloud services. The LANL Cloud Services Team provides safe and secure access to cloud services. The Cloud team is responsible for designing and implementing a safe and secure way for LANL computer users to be able to use the ever-growing number of resources available via Cloud Service Providers. As a Cloud Engineer you will be responsible for mentoring junior staff.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Technical Knowledge

Knowledge and experience applying on a broad basis principles, and concepts of Linux operating system and version control systems such as Gitlab or BitBucket, including experience with mixed-programming languages such as Python, Go, YAML, JSON. Configuration Management experience with Ansible, Puppet or Salt. Knowledge of Virtualization technologies such as VMWare.

Technical Communication

Outstandingwritten and oral technical communication skills as evidenced by the production of materials for technical products, reports, documents, and/or code documentation methodologies.


Experience working as a productive member of an interdisciplinary team, including the demonstrated ability to develop solutions for a wide range of complex problems while effectively networking with peers inside and outside of the organization. Experience mentoring coworkers as a means to develop talent and grow the skillset of the team.

Customer Relations

Proven ability to satisfy customer requirements as demonstrated by the ability to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways while directly contributing to the completion of milestones on multiple projects and/or specific programmatic objectives.

Education/Experience: Requires a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Computer Science or a related field, and a minimum of eight years’ related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, applicable advanced vendor and/or professional certification is desirable.

Desired Qualifications:

Technical Experience

Knowledge and experience using agile project management tools. Experience in developing, designing, and deploying cloud architectures with an emphasis on automated deployment systems. Demonstrated experience meeting industry defined security requirements.

Training/Certifications: AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate or equivalent

Note to Applicants:

Please provide a comprehensive cover letter that details how you meet the qualifications for the position.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

  • PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Free basic life and disability insurance

  • Paid maternity and parental leave

  • Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

  • Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

  • Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

  • Onsite gyms and wellness programs

  • Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (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. SeeDOE Order 472.2for 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.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

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 regard 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 call1-505-665-4444option 1.

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Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Email andreag@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC84876
Organization Name NIE-IS/Infrastructure Services
Minimum Salary 94100
Maximum Salary 155700
Req ID: IRC84876
Category: Information Technology