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Information Systems Architect (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

An exciting opportunity exists within department 10774, Data Center Services. We are currently looking for an experienced Information Systems Architect/Storage Administrator to join our dynamic Enterprise Storage Services Team!

As the selected candidate, you will serve as an architect, supporting storage systems solutions, which requires knowledge of and experience with information systems domains such as information assurance, hardware, software, networking, and systems security. This position will support Enterprise storage capabilities and services for all of Sandias corporately supported unclassified and classified networks.

On any given day, you may be called upon to:

+ Work projects and help develop roadmaps for the Enterprise Storage Services Team.
+ Interface with customers, vendors, and IT partners within our department and across Sandia.
+ Establish service level agreements and requirements for performance, reliability, and security for Storage Systems.
+ Provide storage administration support for systems that host critical applications and services.
+ Support full lifecycle management (analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, integration and maintenance) for Enterprise storage services.


+ Bachelors degree in relevant discipline plus five or more years of experience, or equivalent: experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of the job.
+ Experience working on programs, projects, services, and/or teams.
+ Experience working in a large, distributed environment providing storage services at large scale (multiple petabytes).
+ Active DOE Q-level security clearance.


+ Demonstrated ability to work on a team to deliver results and meet department objectives.
+ Ability to develop and nurture effective customer and partner relationships internal and external to a team.
+ Ability to negotiate and meet technical and programmatic requirements to the satisfaction of the customer in the execution of complex information technology projects.
+ Experience managing storage services hosting a variety of customer workloads, such as: Virtual Desktop, web applications, databases (Oracle, SQL, etc.), Splunk, and custom applications.
+ Experience or knowledge in IT automation, command line interface, API calls, and configuration management integration for storage services.
+ Experience with storage management portals for 3Par, Pure, Isilon and Brocade services.
+ Experience with replication and synchronization technologies in the storage service space.
+ Experience with deploying block storage solutions to physical, virtual, and cloud environments.
+ Understanding of information system accreditations and cyber security requirements.
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills.
+ Strong Project Management and organizational skills.
+ ITSM Experience.
+ Rally or other project management experience.

Department Description:

Department 10774, Data Center Operations, is responsible for managing the daily activities of critical IT services. This includes working in collaboration with the SNL Facilities team in several 24x7 data center environments to ensure all critical systems are operational supporting the mission of the IT infrastructure for Sandia National Laboratories. The STORM team serves as the central point for all Enterprise storage services. Our backup team ensures recovery for physical, virtual, and appliance-based systems. Lastly, the Core Networking and Software Defined Networking teams ensure application and service availability, connectivity, resiliency, to both internal and external customers. All these services operate on both the unclassified and classified levels.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations 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 withamazingimpact 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 schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical 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.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q security clearance to start.

Sandia is required by DOE directive 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 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 Statement:

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.


Posted: 2019-10-07 Expires: 2019-11-06

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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