Los Alamos National Laboratory Nuclear Incident Response (Solutions Architect 3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
A-3: Technology Applications is looking for a motivated candidate that enjoys working in a fast paced and dynamic environment. The successful candidate will primarily support the Nuclear Incident Response community. They will serve as a supporting architect of large and complex hardware, software, database, networking, and/or telecommunication solutions. This entails helping define and incorporate requirements into fielded solutions that may be commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) or internally developed software and hardware. This position will also be responsible for the readiness of multiple communications suites that provide field expedient classified computing.
The successful candidate will also have significant logistics management responsibilities. They coordinate the day-to day operations of a facility occupied by NNSA federal employees, various interagency partners, and staff from multiple national laboratories. The onsite staff rotate on a weekly basis and require support for badging, training, weekly event planning, and other miscellaneous tasks that the person in this role will serve.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Technical Experience: Expert knowledge and experience in architecting complex networking and computing solutions across multiple IT focus areas utilizing various technologies or methods.
Technical Knowledge: Willingness and ability to expand existing technical scope of knowledge and skills to include multiple IT disciplines and focus areas.
Training & Readiness: Extensive experience with maintaining an emphasis on training, procedures, and preparation for high-consequence, low-frequency events. Ability to respond quickly to problems and to address rapidly changing priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic, and often demanding environment.
Communication & Teaming: Demonstrated success developing and implementing solutions in a collaborative, team environment. Experience leading and working with a technical team.
Project Leadership: Proven history of program or project ownership and attention to detail in critical mission-space.
Nuclear Responder: Must be able to qualify as Nuclear Incident Responder.
Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 705 : Must have experience with ICD 705.
Training/Certifications: Desirable for the successful candidate to hold relevant technical certifications such as CCNP, CompTIA Network+, etc.
Education/Experience : Position requires a minimum of 10-15 years of related experience.
Expertise in policies and procedures surrounding classified computing (e.g. cybersecurity, physical security, COMSEC, etc).
Experience coordinating logistics for complex operations.
Experience working with DOE and DOD classified networks (TS/SCI experience preferred).
Practical understanding of inline hardware encryption solutions.
Demonstrated experience successfully coordinating or leading efforts for a team comprised of multiple skills and backgrounds.
Experience working with enterprise switch, router, and firewall platforms (Cisco, Juniper, etc.)
Experience as a SSO (Special Security Officer) or Alternate SSO
Active Q, SCI, or TS clearance
Note to Applicants:
This position will require occasional traveland working non-standard hours.
When on-call, the successful candidate must be able to respond to the worksite within one hour.
The successful candidate will be required to be on-call for duty at minimum of two weeks each month (24/7 including holidays).
Location: This position will be physically located inWoodbridge, VA.
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)
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/SCI (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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Wilson, Amber
Vacancy Name: IRC84507
Organization Name A-3/Technology Applications
Minimum Salary 103500
Maximum Salary 172800
Req ID: IRC84507
Category: Information Technology