Computing Infrastructure Solutions Architect (Mid-Career/Experienced) - Hybrid

Sandia National Laboratories

Livermore, USA

Job posting number: #7195564 (Ref:Sa692119)

Posted: November 22, 2023

Job Description

About Sandia: Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs: + Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide + Extraordinary co-workers + Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world + Career advancement and enrichment opportunities + Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home) + Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance* World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification. What Your Job Will Be Like: Are you passionate about your work and relish the opportunity to apply your broad experience across numerous technology domains? Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves critical issues for our nation’s security? Are you interested in working on cutting edge projects? We are seeking a highly motivated Computing Infrastructure Solutions Architect (job title: Solutions Architect) and accomplished leader with expert level technical experience to join our team. The selected applicant will lead multi-disciplinary teams and high visibility projects such as storage implementations, hybrid cloud deployments, and infrastructure optimizations. You will covet wearing multiple hats to develop innovative solutions. On any given day, you may be called on to: + Apply expert level infrastructure knowledge across Windows, VMware, Azure Stack, Pure Storage, HP, 3Par, or EMC Isilon + Influence Bleeding Edge Tech + Cross-Site Influence (NM and CA) + Lead multi-disciplinary project teams in the advancement of new initiatives through application of the project management lifecycle + Build technology roadmaps and recommend new architectures in pursuit of more agile IT infrastructure + Oversee IT service management and operations including assessing key performance indicators The selected applicant can work a combination of onsite and offsite work. The selected applicant must live within a reasonable distance for commuting to the assigned work location when necessary. Qualifications We Require: + Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or other relevant field plus 5 or more years of experience; or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience + Demonstrated advanced experience across two or more of the following technical domains: Windows, VMware, Azure, storage, or automation + Technical leadership experience leading multifunctional teams, complex infrastructure projects, or critical IT services + Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q level security clearance Qualifications We Desire: + Effective project leadership abilities: able to plan and organize, as well as motivate others to achieve objectives within challenging timelines and situations of uncertainty + Expert knowledge of IT infrastructure and operations with cross-functional experience across network, storage, compute, virtualization, cloud, and automation + Knowledgeable about collecting metrics, measuring systems, and interpreting data to make decisions + Passion for continuous improvement including identifying technical gaps and developing innovative solutions + Experience with infrastructure automation, scripting, and programming tools using Python, PowerShell, or other automation techniques + Adaptable with the ability to gracefully adjust to meeting changing circumstances, demands, and priorities About Our Team: Department 8553, Computing Infrastructure Solutions, provides enterprise level computing capabilities for Sandia/California, including platform and storage services. Our group develops and deploys virtual and cloud computing technologies to continually improve the agility, quality, and very nature of services for an increasingly mobile and collaborative workforce. The group also operates the CA data center and helps enable enterprise disaster recovery for Sandia. Posting Duration: This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time. Security Clearance: Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted. Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment. EEO: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law. NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs: If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs. If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date. Position Information: This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years. Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance. Job ID: 692119


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


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