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Network Professional 2

Company: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Location: Los Alamos
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

**What You Will Do**

The Network, Infrastructure, and Engineering-Telecommunication Services group (NIE-TS) is seeking an experienced Network Professional 2 to provide engineering services for the Collaborative Meetings team. NIE-TS provides telecommunication technologies and services enabling science, research programs, and daily operations at LANL. The group provides the entire Laboratory with voice, wireless, data, and video communication services. Our diverse workforce enjoys a collegial work environment focused on creative problem solving, where everyone's opinions and ideas are considered. This is your chance to make a real difference supporting communication services directly impacting scientific discovery and national security. The selected candidate will have the responsibility of designing, installing, maintaining, and training customers on Classified and Unclassified VTC system. Media display systems, Collaboration systems and Video Surveillance systems. configuration management and the scheduling of secure and unclassified teleconferencing for the Laboratory's teleconferencing rooms. The candidate will also perform Tier 3 troubleshooting services for teleconference room systems and for Desktop conferencing systems (specifically WebEx and Zoom conferencing).

**What You Need**

**Minimum Job Requirements:**

**System Design**

+ Knowledge of Video Teleconferencing (VTC) standards and protocols that are used. H.323 and or SIP.

+ Experience with of Polycom CODECs concerning system configuration, setup and troubleshooting.

+ Understanding of dual use systems for classified and unclassified VTC.

+ Knowledge of Polycom bridging system. Able to configure bridged conferences. Understanding of troubleshooting principals regarding bridging functions.

**Business Systems**

Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office, including the demonstrated ability to independently interpret data and information to produce advanced Word documents, SharePoint libraries, Excel spreadsheets, Microsoft Visio and PowerPoint presentations.

**Information Technology Systems**

Working knowledge of network/telephony applications and security. Demonstrated experience with Desktop conferencing systems (WebEx, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Skype for Business, Google Meets, etc). Demonstrated experience with Video Teleconferencing Systems.


Ability to take project from conception to completion with minimal supervision.

**Personal Leadership**

Demonstrated ability to calmly manage frequent interruptions and changing priorities; complete assignments without established procedures; be available, dependable, and punctual; and act as a facilitator when needed

**Education/Experience:** Position requires a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation.

**Desired Qualifications:**

+ Experience with computer network hardware such as routers, switches, and fire walls and the software associated with these types of devices.

+ Proficient providing technical assistance to ISSO in writing security plans for new or updated classified system


This position will be in Los Alamos, NM with the potential for a hybrid work arrangement (partially onsite/partially offsite) from a location within 2 hours ground commute of this location. Reporting onsite will be periodically required. Hybrid is at the discretion of management and can change at any time with appropriate notice.

**COVID Vaccine:**

The COVID vaccine is mandatory for all Laboratory employees, on-site contractors, and on-site subcontractors unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to those working on-site, those teleworking, and all new hires.

**Position commitment:** Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is a 1 year. **Where You Will Work**

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

+ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

+ Dental and vision insurance

+ Free basic life and disability insurance

+ Paid childbirth and parental leave

+ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

+ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

+ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

+ Onsite gyms and wellness programs

+ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

**Additional Details**

**Directive 206.2** - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2. Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

**Clearance: Q** (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements* for access to classified matter. This position requires a Q clearance which requires US Citizenship except in extremely rare circumstances. Dependent upon position, additional authorization to access nuclear weapons information may be required that may or may not be available to dual citizens depending upon the circumstances.

*Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

**New-Employment Drug Test:** The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing. Although New Mexico and other states have legalized the use of marijuana, use and possession of marijuana remain illegal under federal law. A positive drug test for marijuana will result in termination of employment, even if the use was pre-offer.

**Regular position:** Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

**Internal Applicants:** Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to Policy Policy P701 for applicant eligibility requirements.

**Equal Opportunity:** Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.Employment StatusFull Time

Keywords: Los Alamos National Laboratory, Santa Fe , Network Professional 2, Other , Los Alamos, New Mexico

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