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Deputy HPC Senior Engineer

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

We have an opening for a Deputy HPC Senior Engineer. You will be responsible for assisting with the engineering and management of the facilities which house the Laboratory's high performance computing infrastructure and supercomputing infrastructure. You will also assist in overseeing the operations of approximately 100,000 square feet of raised computer floor, provide technical leadership, and participate in Institutional activities. This position is in Computing's Livermore Computing (LC) division, reporting to the LC Chief Engineer.

This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

In this role you will

  • Lead the development and implementation of WSC LC strategies. Lead managers to formulate, implement, and monitor the program operational plans.
  • Establish appropriate metrics to direct continual improvements in WCI directorate and LC Operations.
  • Oversee the management of facility activities and processes involving work control, safety basis documentation, facility safety plans, conduct of operations matrices, configuration management, access control, training, quality assurance, and emergency preparedness.
  • Determine the power and mechanical needs of the LC computer centers, make recommendations for upgrades and modifications, and manage the implementation of those modifications to LC facilities.
  • Monitor LC's electrical power and mechanical load, develop maintenance plans, and prepare forecasts of future electric loads to ensure that building systems are adequate, reliable and meet projected computational load requirements.
  • Participate in LC budget planning for facility operations and improvements.
  • Perform self-assessments and respond to audits and facility emergencies, both during normal work hours and outside of regular business hours.
  • Participate in external conferences and make presentations on experiences related to building and/or power and mechanical systems serving the LC computer systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the SES.4 level

  • Update the HPC Facility Master Plan.
  • Develop the HPC Maintenance Plan for ECFM equipment.
  • Develop Retrocomissioning Plan for HPC facilities.

  • This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at the time of hire
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Significant programmatic or operations management experience with the ability to meet operations requirements while delivering on program commitments.
  • Significant experience managing issues that affect facility safety, security, and regulatory compliance effectively and implementing compliance-related aspects of federal, state and DOE regulations and directives, including responding to internal and external auditors and reviewers.
  • Advanced ability to maintain a strong safety and security culture in the workplace as a priority while still meeting institutional requirements.
  • Significant leadership experience with a commitment to diversity and fostering an inclusive and equitable organization.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills to effectively explain, direct, present, advise, negotiate, and influence all levels of management, executives, and internal and external customers and sponsors, and experience working across organizational lines as a recognized consensus builder with solid customer service skills.

Additional qualifications at the SES.4 level

  • Substantial management, technical, administrative, and leadership skills that enable building positive, trust-based relationships, executing performance management and directing and monitoring the work of others effectively.
  • Expert knowledge of strategic planning, advanced problem solving, decision-making, and analytical skills necessary to independently anticipate, analyze, advise, recommend, approve appropriate actions, and implement solutions to highly complex issues having significant impact.
  • Substantial experience determining staffing, budget management, and organizational development needs of a large organization.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance. If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2.

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form.

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

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Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

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Security Clearance

This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at time of hire. For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2.

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Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form.

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California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.


Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States' security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory's mission.

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This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

In this role you will

  • Lead the development and implementation of WSC LC strategies. Lead managers to formulate, implement, and monitor the program operational plans.
  • Establish appropriate metrics to direct continual improvements in WCI directorate and LC Operations.
  • Oversee the management of facility activities and processes involving work control, safety basis documentation, facility safety plans, conduct of operations matrices, configuration management, access control, training, quality assurance, and emergency preparedness.
  • Determine the power and mechanical needs of the LC computer centers, make recommendations for upgrades and modifications, and manage the implementation of those modifications to LC facilities.
  • Monitor LC's electrical power and mechanical load, develop maintenance plans, and prepare forecasts of future electric loads to ensure that building systems are adequate, reliable and meet projected computational load requirements.
  • Participate in LC budget planning for facility operations and improvements.
  • Perform self-assessments and respond to audits and facility emergencies, both during normal work hours and outside of regular business hours.
  • Participate in external conferences and make presentations on experiences related to building and/or power and mechanical systems serving the LC computer systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the SES.4 level

  • Update the HPC Facility Master Plan.
  • Develop the HPC Maintenance Plan for ECFM equipment.
  • Develop Retrocomissioning Plan for HPC facilities.
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  • This position requires an active Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance or active Top Secret clearance issued by another U.S. government agency at the time of hire
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Significant programmatic or operations management experience with the ability to meet operations requirements while delivering on program commitments.
  • Significant experience managing issues that affect facility safety, security, and regulatory compliance effectively and implementing compliance-related aspects of federal, state and DOE regulations and directives, including responding to internal and external auditors and reviewers.
  • Advanced ability to maintain a strong safety and security culture in the workplace as a priority while still meeting institutional requirements.
  • Significant leadership experience with a commitment to diversity and fostering an inclusive and equitable organization.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills to effectively explain, direct, present, advise, negotiate, and influence all levels of management, executives, and internal and external customers and sponsors, and experience working across organizational lines as a recognized consensus builder with solid customer service skills.

Additional qualifications at the SES.4 level

  • Substantial management, technical, administrative, and leadership skills that enable building positive, trust-based relationships, executing performance management and directing and monitoring the work of others effectively.
  • Expert knowledge of strategic planning, advanced problem solving, decision-making, and analytical skills necessary to independently anticipate, analyze, advise, recommend, approve appropriate actions, and implement solutions to highly complex issues having significant impact.
  • Substantial experience determining staffing, budget management, and organizational development needs of a large organization.

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Posted: 2022-04-12 Expires: 2022-06-11

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