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Systems / Microsoft Exchange Engineer- Mid/Senior

Associate | Full-time
Information Technology/Computing | livermore, CA | 06/11/2021

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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 essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Job Description

We have openings for Systems / Microsoft Exchange Engineers.  You will design, implement and support enterprise class email systems used to support the mission of the lab.  This position is in the Information Technology Solutions Division (ITSD) within the Computing Directorate, in support of the LivIT Program.

This position will be filled at either level 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.

In this role you will 

  • Recommend, justify, and implement improvements using an accepted change control methodology.
  • Design and deliver creative solutions and resolve problems in a timely and proactive manner while collaborating within a diverse group.
  • Exercise a high degree of responsibility for the processes, systems, and tools you create and manage.
  • Design, implement, deploy, and maintain hardware server systems to support enterprise application.
  • Ensure service levels are met and highest levels of service reliability are maintained.
  • Drive scripting and automation to develop solutions to common problems and reduce operational overhead.
  • Support critical systems off hours as needed and be part of a regular 24/7 on-call rotation.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the SES.3 level

  • Manage multiple complex parallel tasks and priorities of customers and stakeholders, ensuring deadlines are met, while leveraging team member’s skills.
  • Develop tools and procedures to improve monitoring infrastructures services and automate various complex tasks.
  • Lead and mentor junior administrators in best practices and procedures.


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and recent experience with Microsoft Exchange, Office 365 and/or related email technologies.
  • Broad experience designing and/or administering Windows Server systems in a highly redundant enterprise environment.
  • Proficiency using PowerShell to administer Microsoft systems and services.
  • Experience effectively working in a dynamic, technical team environment with competing priorities, tight deadlines and high pressure associated with operating a critical, complex system.
  • Proficient written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact with all levels of management and staff as well as outside vendors, contractors, service providers and consultants.
  • Sufficient interpersonal skills necessary to interact in a professional manner with all levels of personnel and remain calm under pressure.
  • Ability to work off-hours and be on-call and to respond to service alerts from our various monitoring systems (intermittently either as needed or as part of a rotation).

Additional qualifications at the SES.3 Level

  • Advanced experience architecting and administering highly redundant and fault tolerant enterprise Windows server environments including deployment, patching, monitoring, backup and repairing.
  • Significant knowledge and experience with PowerShell scripting and/or C# development.
  • Advanced ability to provide innovative approaches and apply new technologies to broadly defined tasks and projects.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Experience with Microsoft Hyper-V and SQL server technologies.
  • Significant experience with Azure AD, Azure tenant, Office 365 or Exchange Online.

Additional Information

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2021 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

Security Clearance

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory.  Some positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement above).  If you are selected and a clearance is required, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information please see DOE Order 472.2.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

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