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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Network Professional / Network Professional 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Join our world-class team! Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for an exceptional candidate to join our Core Services Team. The successful candidate is one who has network and server administration experience. If you are passionate about IT and you want to solve real business problems this is your chance to work with our elite core services team who support and maintain LANLs networks lab wide.

The Network Professional 3 will be a trusted advisor and lead for maintaining the Network Operations Center’s monitoring tools and applications. As subject matter expert, you will perform duties related to implementation and maintenance of LANL’s monitoring tools on open and classified networks. This role requires server administration experience, network administration experience and experience with network monitoring tools, applications, and related technologies. NIE-CS is a customer-focused group, which has the primary duty of daily 24/7 support and operation of LANL’s networks and is responsible for monitoring, managing and maintaining all network assets on all LANL networks.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Technical Knowledge

Practical knowledge of TCP/IP networking and troubleshooting connectivity issues. Knowledge of current network technology including network protocols (IP, VLANS, spanning-tree, BGP, OSPF), network infrastructure elements including services and related protocols (SNMP, syslog). Advanced knowledge and experience managing windows servers and installed applications. Experience managing servers in a virtualized environment.

Tools and Systems

Experience provisioning & administering network equipment. Experience installing and administering, network monitoring tools and applications. Experience generating network reports on health of network. Experience running network traffic analysis via packet capture software. Windows server administration and experience administering servers with vmware. Experience providing solutions for an extensive and diverse range of complex network problems

Technical Communication & Collaboration

Excellent written and oral technical communication skills as demonstrated by ability to communicate complicated technology concepts to multiple employees and end-users. Demonstrated experience working as a productive member of an interdisciplinary team, as well as the ability to train and mentor junior technicians and work under minimal direct supervision.

Training/Certifications: N/A

Education/Experience :Requires a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of eight years of technical experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Desired Qualifications:

Technical Experience

Demonstrated experience designing, implementing and/or supporting at least three of the following: Enterprise network monitoring tools, VLANs, VPNs, IPSEC, Cisco IOS & NX-OS, Juniper, ACLs, BGP, OSPF, and IP subnetting. Demonstrated experience with fiber/copper including (tracing and running cables, types of fiber and associated optics) Cisco devices, and Arista switches. Experience administering and maintaining enterprise-level wireless. Demonstrated experience troubleshooting Ethernet, VPN (IPSec, SSL), VoIP, WiFi, TCP/IP. Experience creating detailed network reports.

Tools and Systems

Demonstrated experience with network monitoring tools such as solarwinds, hpna, spectrum, prtg. Experience with ticketing and incident management tools. Experience installing, managing, & maintaining enterprise network monitoring tools managing thousands of devices. Experience creating device standards to meet compliancy policies and documenting standards. Experience creating /modifying network Diagrams (Visio, Office.)


Network Certifications, Cisco or juniper certifications preferred


Experience using LANL or other DOE systems.


Active DOE “Q” clearance

Essential Job Functions (can perform with or without reasonable accommodation): Reaching overhead, reaching horizontally, reaching down, typing or keyboarding, gripping with the hands, ladder use, and the ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

Note to Applicants: Along with your resume, provide a detailed cover letter explaining how you meet each of the minimum requirements and any of the desired qualifications is required.

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 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 call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Gonzales, Andrea Jo
Email andreag@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC84816
Organization Name Core Services / NIE-CS
Minimum Salary 94100
Maximum Salary 155700
Req ID: IRC84816
Category: Information Technology