Los Alamos National Laboratory Network and Infrastructure Engineering Undergraduate Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Network and Infrastructure Engineering (NIE) Division manages the network, telecommunications, collaboration, cyber defenses, and virtual computing infrastructure for the Laboratory. The division is organized within five groups and provides the following services:

  • Configuration and Development Services (NIE-CDS) - provides enterprise level configuration management, vulnerability patching and remediation, and system and software development needed for those services.

  • Infrastructure Services (NIE-IS) - responsible for providing unclassified and classified institutional compute and storage, operating systems (OS) support for Laboratory business systems, institutional network services, and managing the institutional datacenters.

  • Engineering and Security Services (NIE-ESS) - responsible for the Lab's classified and unclassified institutional network services and for the security of the institutional network infrastructure.

  • Core Services (NIE-CS) - provides production systems for the division. A primary responsibility of this group is managing infrastructure for LANL’s Enterprise information technology applications.

  • Telecommunication Services (NIE-TS) - provides telecommunication technologies and services enabling science, programs, and operations at LANL. The group provides the entire Lab with voice, wireless, data, and video communication services.

NIE is seeking undergraduate level students looking for a challenging paid internship for the current academic year and/or summer. Each selected candidate will be provided with a mentor and be assigned to a team based on their skills and interests and on the needs of the organization.

The NIE workforce is comprised of Cybersecurity Technical Staff, Computing Systems Tec & Professionals, System Programmers, Solutions Architects, Computer Operator Technicians, IT Managers, Network Professionals, Network Security Professionals, Telecommunications Specialists, and undergraduate/graduate students.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

All candidates must be accepted in an undergraduate program, must enroll in and receive credit for a minimum of 12 credit hours each semester, and must have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 for consideration.

A resume and current transcript, showing the GPA and course work requirements, is required.

To receive full consideration, candidates must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in one of the following Information Technology areas (or equivalent area):

  • Administrator (database or computer systems)

  • Analyst (information security or computer systems)

  • Big Data

  • Computer Engineering

  • Computer Networking

  • Computer Programmer

  • Computer Science

  • Cyber Security

  • Developer (software or web)

  • IT Management

  • Management Information Systems

  • Network Engineer

Notes to Applicants: Candidates must submit a transcript, cover letter, and resume along with their application.

Additional Details:

No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.

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.

For general program information refer to the Student Programs web page.

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.

Our employees are our greatest asset, which is why we provide a comprehensive benefits package that offers health coverage for you and your eligible family members today and retirement plans for a brighter tomorrow. A healthy workforce is paramount to a successful organization. We offer an incentivized wellness plan and preventive care to encourage and reward good basic health choices. Also, for your financial wellness, we provide a tax-deferred 401(k) retirement plan, with a company match and service based contribution.

Instructions on How to Activate/Create a LANL Jobs Account:

Follow the instructions below if you have ever had an employee Z number, been a contractor, or received Los Alamos Lab insurance coverage to activateyour account:

  • Select the Click Here button if you have been employed with the Lab or received insurance coverage.

  • Please enter only your first and last name and current email address (an email with your validation code will be sent to you) to activate the account currently in our system.

  • Enter your validation code as described in the email you receive and complete the 3-page registration form. Your account is now active and you can apply for jobs or save to your basket. Important: Enter the validation code within 15 days to activate your account or your account will be deactivated.

Follow the instructions below if you if you have never been employed with the Lab or received insurance coverage to create an account:

  • Select the Register button if you have never been employed with the Lab or received insurance coverageto Create an Account.

  • From here, you will establish an account with username and password.

How to Apply: Login to Your Account to Complete the Application Process

  • Click the Vacancy Name number (in blue) to view any job’s details.

  • Click Apply or Add to Basket to apply later. Tip: To apply for a job or save your basket, you must have a LANL jobs account.

If you experience any technical issues, please email applyhelp@lanl.gov for assistance.

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Work Telephone: 505-665-1683

Contact Name: Tedder, Billie Jo (BJ)

Organization Name: NIE-DO/Network and Infrastructure Engineering

Email: bjtedder@lanl.gov

Job Title: Network and Infrastructure Engineering Undergraduate Student

Appointment Type: UGS

Req ID: IRC68847