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Linux Information System Architect (Experienced)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

Salary Range:

$86,300 - $142,300

*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate’s experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

Are you passionate about using your analytical skills to craft solutions to complex technical issues? Become our next Linux Information Systems Architect and provide system level support infrastructures that facilitate the delivery of scientific and engineering computing environments!

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

+ Develop and/or modify information systems

+ Analyze business and user needs, advise on technical solutions and alternatives, and document requirements

+ Coordinate design work and integration for existing and future systems and subsystems

+ Analyze overall architecture of systems including hardware and software

+ Administer all IT systems and services and provide support to the customer community

+ Provide software and application management for customer-facing applications and internal software tools

+ Seek and participate in development opportunities to grow your capabilities and mentor others

This position is eligible for telecommuting up to 40% of the time and the selected applicant must live within a reasonable distance for commuting to the assigned work location when necessary.

Qualifications We Require:

+ Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Information Technology plus 5 years of experience working with the Linux operating system

+ Experience with Linux and/or UNIX system administration

+ Experience with Configuration management tools such as Puppet, Ansible

+ Ability to obtain and maintain DOE Q clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

Experience with some of the following:

+ Cloud and virtual environments

+ Building, configuring, installing and maintaining RedHat Enterprise Linux software

+ Configuring, compiling and installing Linux software

+ Git version control system

+ Multiple scripting languages (python, bash)

+ In-depth knowledge of LDAP authentication and authorization protocols

+ ITIL and Cyber Security standard methodologies

+ Producing detailed technical documentation

+ System administration for Linux/UNIX operating systems and/or Intel x86 platform

+ Hardware architectural design and system integration and implementation;

+ Networking, data storage and retention and/or highly scalable storage systems

+ Fault investigation and anomaly resolution, security and information assurance

+ VMware certification or training

+ Red Hat certifications

+ Ability to function in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team

+ Good interpersonal, communication, prioritization, and organizational skills

+ Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to identify creative solutions

+ Container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes

About Our Team:

Science & Engineering Computing-Environment Services Department, Org 9321, provides advanced capabilities and in-depth support for a broad range of scientific and engineering computing services which include: high performance computing, remote graphics workstations, high performance storage, scientific and engineering applications, web development, software engineering, and continuous integration (compilation and test) environments. The department designs, develops, manages, and provides cutting edge software and tools across multiple platforms used to create complex mission unique capabilities. The department develops and implements new and emergent technologies and capabilities in support of mission and programmatic needs. We partner with other organizations and teams across the Laboratories to deliver user environments, subject matter expert support, and application-level software and tools to support the scientific and engineering communities.

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.

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.


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.

Job ID: 683899



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-06-22 Expires: 2022-07-22

 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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