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Information Services
Solutions Architect (Early/Mid-Career)
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


We are seeking a Solutions Architect

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

+ Define, update, troubleshoot, and maintain corporate videoconferencing infrastructure and standard service offering
+ Develop, define and support system architecture and requirements for videoconferencing in a unified communications framework
+ Assist in developing supporting business cases for new technologies and initiatives
+ Communicate business benefits to end users, senior management and across functions\.
+ Develop design standards for end points and rooms for the corporation
+ Maintain extensive and detailed plans and documentation
+ Technical liaison to desktop, mobile, corporate computing, networking, telecommunications organizations
+ Write technology investment proposals for the department
+ SME with change control process
+ Pro\-actively engage in and improve industry partnering relationships
+ Provide leadership and consulting to other NNSA and DOE sites regarding videoconferencing communications solutions
+ Possess solid understanding of the competitive landscape and ability to articulate the technical differentiation and value proposition of solutions
+ Lead the technical development effort of the department


+ Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline plus five or more years of experience architecting solutions for IP\-based videoconferencing
+ Demonstrated expert skills in architecting IT, communications and standards\-based videoconferencing systems
+ Expert skills in working with videoconferencing and network IT systems and infrastructure including but not limited to:oVideoconference bridges, routers, gatekeepers, gatewaysoNetworking technologies including LAN, WAN, switching, routing, Ethernet, Internet, VPN: Protocols and standards including IP, UDP, TCP, SIP, RTP, RTCP, SS7, H\.248, ISDN \(Q\.921 and Q\.931\), DNS, ITU H\.series for videoconferencing, HTTP/HTTPS, FTP/TFTP, SSH, IPv4, IPv6, SSL, TelnetoUnified Communications Technologies including IP Telephony, IP Video, Audio Conferencing, Web Conferencing, Videoconferencing and Telepresence,


BS in Computer Science or Engineering

10\+ years experience with:

+ AV standards and related industry standards for videoconferencing including but not limited to ITU H series, IEEE, IETF, and SMPTE\.
+ Architecture for videoconferencing including bridging, gatekeepers, gateways and server technology\.
+ Videoconferencing codecs, cameras, AV routers, displays, data and audio systems and in the application of facilities requirements for collaboration including lighting and acoustics\.
+ Architecting videoconference and AV systems to meet the security requirements of classified, OUO and cyber security policies
+ Product expertise and experience with products and technologies from Cisco and Polycom endpoints and infrastructure components a plus\.

Department Description:

The Videoconferencing & Collaborative Technologies group is responsible for providing a reliable interactive communication capability that enables Sandians to effectively share ideas, concepts and information\. The tools that we support are: collaboration studios and conference rooms, videoconferencing technologies, and desktop videoconferencing and application sharing\.

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\.

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.