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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Computer Hardware Support
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Job Description


This position will focused on the installation and maintenance of Cisco switches, Cisco routers, Cisco firewalls, F5 load balancers, HP Blade chassis, NETAPP data storage devices, HP DL360 hardware and similar type equipment\. You will work closely with the existing network engineers to deploy, maintain and assist in troubleshooting efforts of existing and new hardware\. In addition you will also provide input for developing local operating procedures and policies as needed or requested\. Primary duties will include \(but not limited to\) physically hardware installation, cabling hardware \(both Fiber and Copper\), configure power connections and ensure power is properly balanced, partner with Configuration Management team to ensure accurate tracking information, update network diagrams\.


• Ability to obtain and maintain U\.S\. Department of Energy Q and SCI clearances\. Participation in random polygraph examinations\.

• 1\-5 years of hardware installation experience

• Familiarity with firewalls, routers, switches, HP blades, HP DL360’s

• Familiarity with Microsoft Visio

• Strong attention to detail

• Strong written and oral communication skills

Selected applicants will be required to take a Job Placement Assessment before beginning the job to ensure that they can perform the essential physical requirements, with or without accommodations\.


• Networking and Layer 1 troubleshooting techniques

• Working knowledge of networking infrastructures and OSI Model

Department Description:

The Special Programs Department \(SPD\) is responsible for managing and executing a variety of classified efforts at SNL's California site, including both Sensitive Compartmented Information \(SCI\) and Special Access Programs\. These efforts entail providing communications services to a variety of customers\. The SPD works closely with the National Nuclear Security Administration \(NNSA\), Department of Defense \(DoD\), and Intelligence Community \(IC\) to accomplish these efforts\.

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 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 \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance to start\.

Position requires an active Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance or active clearance with another US government agency, e\.g\., DOD, to be considered for this position\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

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 the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.