1+ months

Middleware Systems Administrator

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

We are looking for individuals that demonstrate an understanding of working in partnership with team peers, who engage, advocate, and contribute to building an inclusive culture, and provide expertise to solve challenging problems.

We have an opening for a Middleware Systems Administrator to provide technical computer support for systems in a heterogeneous environment to solve a variety of complex technical problems in a timely manner. This position is in the NIF Computing (NIFC) Division in the Computing Directorate matrixed to the National Ignition Facility (NIF).

Business needs dictate that this position requires an on-site presence multiple days a week. Therefore, telecommuting options will be limited.

This position will be filled at either the SES.2 or SES.3 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

  • Ensure proper operation of web applications across development, integration, testing, and production environments in collaboration with IT operating system administrators, managers, database administrators, software developers, and customers.
  • Provide software development team support with the installation, patching and maintenance of mid-tier and container implementations such Java, WebLogic, Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Support account provisioning, authentication, and authorization in applications and services such as OAM, PingFederate, Active Directory, NIS, CIFS, and NFS.
  • Implement and maintain multi-platform configuration, performance and monitoring technologies, such as Splunk, Puppet, Ansible, OEM, and Solar Winds, for continuous administration of environments and applications.
  • Resolve complex operational issues and recommend methods of improvement in collaboration with management, customers and team members.
  • Contribute to the fulfillment of technical projects, including technical computer security issues, policies and procedures at the network and host level.
  • Participate in periodic IT maintenance weekends.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities at the SES.3 Level

  • Manage multiple advanced parallel tasks and priorities of customers and stakeholders to ensure deadlines are met, while leveraging team member's skills.
  • Independently apply in-depth technical expertise to solve complex technical problems and solutions using judgment in determining methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria.
  • Develop tools and procedures to improve monitoring of infrastructure services and automate various complex tasks.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience collaborating with computer security personnel to provide input for computer security plans, ensuring computer security compliance, monitoring systems for general health, security incidents, and other events, and developing security configurations that meet cyber requirements.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills necessary to analyze moderately complex systems and networks.
  • Experience performing system administration on containers or mid-tier technologies such as WebLogic, JBoss, Tomcat, Kubernetes or Docker in a Linux environment.
  • Experience administrating and configuring single sign-on or Identity Management implementations such as Oracle OIM, Oracle OAM or Ping Federate in a Linux environment.
  • Experience providing effective customer support in a diverse user-community with widely varying levels of computer literacy.
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies: Splunk, Tenable Security Scanner, Puppet/Chef or equivalent, OEM, RHN Satellite, Active Directory, Scripting, Git BIND, DNS, Perl, Python, CSH/BASH, and/or PowerShell.
  • Ability to work off-hours, including weekends, as necessary.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and present and explain technical information.

Additional Qualifications at the SES.3 Level

  • Demonstrated advanced analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills to develop creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience in the above technical technologies, languages, concepts, or constructs.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a technical team environment, communicate technical information, and to prepare and present on technical topics and provide advice to management.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2020 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

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory. Most positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement). 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. An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted. For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

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.

LLNS is committed to offering reasonable accommodations during the application and recruiting processes due to a disability. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via our online form.

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.

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 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.

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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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We have an opening for a Middleware Systems Administrator to provide technical computer support for systems in a heterogeneous environment to solve a variety of complex technical problems in a timely manner. This position is in the NIF Computing (NIFC) Division in the Computing Directorate matrixed to the National Ignition Facility (NIF).

Business needs dictate that this position requires an on-site presence multiple days a week. Therefore, telecommuting options will be limited.

This position will be filled at either the SES.2 or SES.3 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

  • Ensure proper operation of web applications across development, integration, testing, and production environments in collaboration with IT operating system administrators, managers, database administrators, software developers, and customers.
  • Provide software development team support with the installation, patching and maintenance of mid-tier and container implementations such Java, WebLogic, Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Support account provisioning, authentication, and authorization in applications and services such as OAM, PingFederate, Active Directory, NIS, CIFS, and NFS.
  • Implement and maintain multi-platform configuration, performance and monitoring technologies, such as Splunk, Puppet, Ansible, OEM, and Solar Winds, for continuous administration of environments and applications.
  • Resolve complex operational issues and recommend methods of improvement in collaboration with management, customers and team members.
  • Contribute to the fulfillment of technical projects, including technical computer security issues, policies and procedures at the network and host level.
  • Participate in periodic IT maintenance weekends.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities at the SES.3 Level

  • Manage multiple advanced parallel tasks and priorities of customers and stakeholders to ensure deadlines are met, while leveraging team member's skills.
  • Independently apply in-depth technical expertise to solve complex technical problems and solutions using judgment in determining methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria.
  • Develop tools and procedures to improve monitoring of infrastructure services and automate various complex tasks.
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  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration with a concentration in Computer Information Systems, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience collaborating with computer security personnel to provide input for computer security plans, ensuring computer security compliance, monitoring systems for general health, security incidents, and other events, and developing security configurations that meet cyber requirements.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills necessary to analyze moderately complex systems and networks.
  • Experience performing system administration on containers or mid-tier technologies such as WebLogic, JBoss, Tomcat, Kubernetes or Docker in a Linux environment.
  • Experience administrating and configuring single sign-on or Identity Management implementations such as Oracle OIM, Oracle OAM or Ping Federate in a Linux environment.
  • Experience providing effective customer support in a diverse user-community with widely varying levels of computer literacy.
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies: Splunk, Tenable Security Scanner, Puppet/Chef or equivalent, OEM, RHN Satellite, Active Directory, Scripting, Git BIND, DNS, Perl, Python, CSH/BASH, and/or PowerShell.
  • Ability to work off-hours, including weekends, as necessary.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and present and explain technical information.

Additional Qualifications at the SES.3 Level

  • Demonstrated advanced analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills to develop creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience in the above technical technologies, languages, concepts, or constructs.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a technical team environment, communicate technical information, and to prepare and present on technical topics and provide advice to management.

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Posted: 2022-04-22 Expires: 2022-06-23

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