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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Computing Systems Tec 4/5 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Vacancy Name: IRC78231


Job Title Computing Systems Tec 4/5

Location Los Alamos, NM, US

Organization Name XIT-USS/XIT Unclassified Systems Service

Minimum Salary

Maximum Salary

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Computing Systems Tec 4 or 5, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level. eXperience Information Technology (XIT) division is seeking an energetic and customer-focused Windows and Mac OS X System Administrator for the XIT Unclassified Systems Services (XIT-USS) group. XIT-USS consists of approximately 67 professionals, technicians, and students. The successful candidate will work in XIT-USS and will be providing dedicated desktop support services to an assigned customer base in various locations across the laboratory. The successful candidate will provide day-to-day technical support services in a heterogeneous computing environment for XIT-USS customers.

Computing Systems Tec 4 ($61,500 - $97,700):

The successful candidate will perform the full spectrum of remote and field level Windows and Mac desktop administration, including but not limited to:

  • Support Windows and Mac desktop systems

  • Ticketmaster role and responsibilities

  • R esolve issues or fulfill requests through Windows and Mac remote desktop support

  • Troubleshoot issues through on-site field support

  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting desktop, or mobile systems, workstations, and network issues including, wireless and role-based access control in a heterogeneous environment

  • Setup and installation of hardware and software

  • Providing outstanding customer service, including working with customers to resolve issues

  • Experience working well in a team environment as well as working independently

Computing Systems Tec 5 ($67,900 - $107,700):

In addition to the duties outlined above, theComputing Systems Tec 5 will be required to:

  • Proactively managing systems utilizing Active Directory

  • Researching emerging technologies, new industry trends, and hardware and software tools and solutions

  • Experience with managing projects to fulfill customer technical needs

  • Communicating technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel

  • Willing to learn and provide support for Windows server and thin clients hardware and infrastructure

  • Practice Information Architecture processes and standards

  • Must be willing to mentor

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated extensive knowledge of Windows and Mac OS X system administration

  • Experience researching, installing and solving complex software and hardware/network issues in a heterogeneous computing environment

  • Experience troubleshooting problems using Bomgar, SSH, or similar desktop automation systems to remotely administer systems

  • Experience with hardware or software hard drive encryption and software file encryption

  • Experience implementing “Best Practices”, processes, and standards

  • Exceptional work ethics and time management

Additional Job Requirements for Computing Systems Tec 5:

In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the Computing Systems Tec 5 level requires:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Windows Server support and administration

  • Experience solving complex software and hardware issues in a heterogeneous computing environment

  • Experience using configuration management tools

  • Extensive experience interacting with customers and peers in a professional and responsive manner and giving presentations

  • Mentoring and training team members

Desired Skills:

  • Vendor certification (Apple Mac or Microsoft Windows)

  • UNIX/Linux system administration experience

  • Working knowledge or familiarity with Windows and/or Mac Server Administration.

Computing Systems Tec 4 Education Required: 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.

Computing Systems Tec 5 Education Required: 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.

Essential Job Functions: Sitting, Standing, Walking, Running, Climbing stairs, Climbing Ladders, Bending, Stooping, Crouching, Kneeling, Crawling, Twisting the trunk or back, Balancing, carrying 10-20 pounds.

Additional Details:

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. 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.

Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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.

XIT is responsible for the desktop and server support for computing environments at the Laboratory. The division is organized around field support groups that are focused on supporting unclassified and classified programmatic and mission support needs, and a technical services group that provides the enterprise level configuration management services for these computing environments.

Appointment Type Regular


Contact Details

Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo

Email andreag@lanl.gov

Work Telephone

Req ID: IRC78231