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COVID Vaccine Mandate for Los Alamos National Laboratory

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory teleworking and on-site employees, on-site students, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law.

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Job Information

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

What You Will Do

Experience Information Technology (XIT) division is seeking an energetic and customer-focused Computing Systems Tec 5 for the XIT Classified Systems Services (XIT-CSS) group XIT-CSS consists of approximately 85 professionals, technicians, and students. XIT division 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.

The successful candidate will perform a full spectrum of system administration duties, including but not limited to:

  • Installing, configuring and troubleshooting desktop, workstations, servers, and network issues in a heterogeneous environment

  • Assisting and developing skillset in system administration of Windows server 2016 and Windows server 2019 infrastructure, including troubleshooting, managing backup and recovery

  • Proactively managing systems and servers utilizing Active Directory

  • Supporting customers primarily in the classified environment

  • Testing and evaluating commercial and Laboratory developed software for quality control and proper operation

  • Enforcing strict password policies, data integrity, and file system security for the desktop environment.

  • Recommending hardware and software solutions, including new acquisitions, and upgrades

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

  • Communicating highly technical information to both technical and nontechnical personnel

  • Managing projects to fulfill customer technical needs

  • Practicing Information Architecture processes and standards

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience administering Microsoft Windows servers, VMware virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), point to point and diskless architectures such as Citrix based clients.

  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving complex operating system, hardware and application issues.

  • Experience with system patching and vulnerability remediation.

  • Experience developing / utilizing automated installation, configuration management tools.

  • Experience testing, repairing and evaluating Information Architecture (IA) standard software, including operating system and IA standard hardware.


Applicable advanced vendor certification (Microsoft, VMware, NetApp, CompTIA A+, CCNA)


Position requires a High School diploma or equivalency and 6 years directly related experience; or; an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active DOE L or Q clearance, or equivalent, transferable clearance.

  • Active SCI Clearance.

  • Experience installing, configuring and managing servers (to include Active Directory).

  • Experience managing Linux / UNIX workstations.

  • Experience mentoring or giving presentations.

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

COVID Vaccine :

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

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.

Note to Applicants: Position may require working off-peak hours and providing “On-Call” support.

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 childbirth 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. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

  • 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 472.2 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: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy 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 call1-505-665-4444 option 1. Employment Status

Full Time

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Vigil, Desirae Crystal Marie
Email dcvigil@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC98174
Organization Name XIT-CSS/Clasified Systems Service
Minimum Salary 71000
Maximum Salary 112700
Req ID: IRC98174
Category: Information Technology