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Computing Infrastructure Engineer (Early/Mid Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102
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## What Your Job Will Be Like

**Are you passionate about your work and dream of utilizing state-of-the-art facilities to explore solutions? Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves significant issues for our nation's security?**

Do you want to use your domain knowledge to investigate and assess new technologies and integrate them into a complex, multi-user, High Performance Computing (HPC) environment to support SNLs mission?

Do you want to work with externals and stakeholders to support and continually evolve solutions to address long-term and big-data management and storage needs?

The Data Management team in Sandias HPC Development department is seeking a Computing Infrastructure Engineer to join a team supporting our data storage infrastructure to provide a reliable, archival environment for Sandias long-term data needs. You will work with a small team to support Sandias data transfer, storage, and tape systems and to test, evaluate, and deploy new storage technologies to address Sandias evolving data needs.

## On any given day, you may be asked to:

+ Deploy, maintain, upgrade and monitor an HPSS storage installation comprised of Linux core servers and mover subsystems.
+ Configure high performance disk file servers and tape robotic systems such as the Storage Tek/Sun/Oracle, and high performance tape drives.
+ Utilize kickstart to configure data mover systems
+ Research, analyze and recommend h/w and s/w to purchase
+ Collaborate with other teams/departments and labs
+ Utilize scripting skills
+ Some travel will be required
+ Accomplish most work in office conditions but some duties require access to computer rooms, which may present noise or climate conditions beyond the limits of a normal office space.

Required:

+ Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Engineering or relevant STEM discipline or equivalent experience with achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the duties of the job.
+ At least two years experience managing Linux operating systems in a multi-user environment, including hardware and software setup, installation, upgrades, testing and troubleshooting
+ Familiarity with basic shell scripting
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q security clearance
+ Ability to obtain and maintain a SCI security clearance

Desired:

+ Knowledge of one or more storage systems hardware components (e.g. Spectra Logic or Oracle robotics, Oracle/IBM tape drives, NetApp RAID, Qlogic HBAs, direct-attach fiber).
+ Intermediate knowledge of Linux/Unix operating systems
+ Experience troubleshooting and replacing hardware, including DIMMs, disks, network cables, etc
+ Scripting experience (Shell, Python, PERL, or any other system-level scripting)
+ Using a ticketing system, analyzing and resolving customer issues
+ Analyzing, quoting, recommending, and making h/w purchases
+ Creating and querying databases
+ Experience managing 25+ systems
+ Experience administrating windows and mac environments
+ Mentoring others and working in a team environment
+ Analyzing, improving and documenting processes
+ Current DOE Q Security Clearance
+ Current SCI Security Clearance

Department Description:

The High Performance Computing (HPC) Development Department supports and develops creative solutions for the operation and efficient utilization of leading and next-generation computing systems. The Data Management Team develops and deploys new solutions for high performance data transfer and archival storage for Sandia's large-scale data. The Heterogeneous Advanced Architecture testbed Platforms (HAAPs) represent small instances of the most currently available technology in computing so that code developers and computer science researchers can test and evaluate candidate advanced processors and accelerators. Our Advanced Technology Systems (ATS) testbeds enable porting of codes within Sandia's network environment in preparation to run production calculations on the extreme-scale ATS platforms sited at LANL and LLNL. The HPC Monitoring team develops monitoring, analysis, and response software and methodologies to enable new insights into the performance and utilization of the platforms and the applications running on them.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations 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 SCI access.

Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level security clearance and SCI access. SCI access may require a polygraph examination.

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 must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance and SCI access, both of which require US citizenship. SCI access may also require a polygraph examination. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain these levels of access 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 the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Posted: 2019-11-18 Expires: 2019-12-19

 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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