Linux Systems Architect

Overview

On Site
USD 132,810.00 - 170,556.00 per year
Full Time

Skills

IT operations
Technical Support
Shared services
IaaS
Amazon EC2
Amazon S3
System integration
Software development
Operating systems
Emerging technologies
Security clearance
Computer science
Business administration
Information systems
TCP/IP
Configuration Management
Performance tuning
Cloud computing
Employee engagement
Linux
Amazon SES
IT outsourcing
Telecommuting
Recruiting
Design
Workflow
VMware
Docker
Kubernetes
Amazon Web Services
EBS
Microsoft Azure
Computer hardware
Scalability
Management
Evaluation
Automation
Design of experiments
Computer networking
Dragon NaturallySpeaking
DHCP
SNMP
NTP
HTTP
LDAP
Kerberos
RADIUS
SMTP
Puppet
Progress Chef
Ansible
Optimization
RPM
Scripting
Perl
Python
Shell
PHP
Virtualization
Hypervisor
Xen
Kernel-based Virtual Machine
Regulatory Compliance
Communication
Collaboration
STIG
Database
MySQL
Oracle
PostgreSQL
VCP
CompTIA
Red Hat Linux
RHCSA
Accountability
IDEA
Energy
Testing
PASS
Law
ProVision
Interviewing
Privacy

Job Details

Company Description
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 important for continued success of the Laboratory's mission.

Pay Range

$132,810 - $170,556 Annually at the SES.2 level

$159,330 - $204,636 Annually at the SES.3 level

Please note that the pay range information is a general guideline only. Many factors are taken into consideration when setting starting pay including education, experience, the external labor market, and internal equity.
Job Description
We're looking for aLinux Systems Architect to provide technical computer support for systems in a heterogeneous enterprise environment to solve a variety of moderately complex technical problems in a timely manner. This position is in the Information Technology Operations (ITO) Division in the Computing Directorate.

Business needs require that this position have an on-site presence multiple days a week. Telecommuting options will be limited.

This position will be filled at eitherlevel 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.

You will
  • Design, develop, and implement shared services, workflows and processes on premises (VMware), using containers (Docker/Kubernetes) and /or Cloud infrastructure including AWS (e.g., EC2, EBS, S3, etc.) or Azure.
  • Work cross-functionally to create and document requirements, develop, and deliver solutions.
  • Provide systems and public/private cloud expertise across the organization for addressing operational issues as well as supporting engineering activities.
  • Design, develop, and implement system applications and infrastructure services including hardware integration, configuration, and software development.
  • Modify and maintain existing operating systems, applications and infrastructure.
  • Define and document requirements for hardware and software upgrades on platform system components.
  • Identify deficiencies in current system designs and recommend solutions. Identify system scaling limitations and recommend and implement improvements.
  • Investigate, evaluate, and recommend emerging technologies to improve service, reduce cost, and improve scalability.
  • 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 members' skills.
  • Apply in-depth technical expertise to solve complex technical problems and develop solutions using judgment in determining methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria.
  • Develop tools and procedures to facilitate complex automation efforts as well as cross-platform/environment monitoring solutions.
Qualifications
  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • 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 with Linux fundamentals including TCP/IP networking and common infrastructure services (DNS, DHCP, SNMP, NTP, HTTP, LDAP, Kerberos, Radius, SMTP).
  • Experience with configuration management tools (Puppet, Chef, Ansible).
  • Experience with software performance tuning, configuration optimization, packaging (RPM), and systems integration.
  • Experience programming with scripting languages (e.g., Perl, Python, Shell, PHP).
  • Experience with virtualization technologies including hypervisors (e.g., Xen, KVM) containers (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes), and Public Cloud technologies (e.g., Azure/AW) including security, compliance, and automation.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and present and explain technical information.
  • Ability to participate in quarterly weekend and off-hour support for outages.

Additional qualifications at the SES.3 level
  • Significant experience in all phases of the software development lifecycle.
  • Significant experience with security and configuration standards (CIS, STIGs or equivalent).
  • Experience as a technical project leader.

Qualifications We Desire
  • Database installation and management experience (e.g., MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, PostgreSQL).
  • Professional Certifications (e.g., VMware VCA or VCP-DCV, CompTIA A+, RedHat RHCSA, Ansible AWS).
Additional Information
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position, open to Lab employees and external candidates.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?
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  • Flexible Benefits Package
  • 401(k)
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
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Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.If you are selected, wewill initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if youmeet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Also, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing. Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position must 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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