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Full Stack DevOps Cloud Engineer

Associate | Full-time
Information Technology/Computing | livermore, CA | 02/11/2022

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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 an opening for a Full Stack DevOps Cloud Operations Engineer. You will architect, implement and administer the pubic/private cloud application infrastructures required to support applications across the Laboratory’s business service and programmatic mission areas. This position reports to the Enterprise Infrastructure Services (EIS) Division within the Computing Directorate, in support of the LivIT Program.

 In this role you will

  • Leverage systems programming expertise to automate and manage public/private cloud service build, orchestration, monitoring, configuration management, security, and patch management as a foundation for application infrastructures and services.
  • Architect and implement highly available web/application/cloud service/container tier infrastructures required to support enterprise IT service delivery across public/private cloud infrastructures.
  • Develop highly automated, available, and standardized infrastructures/services that meet business/programmatic needs in collaboration with customers, IT managers, developers, team members, systems administrators, database administrators, and security administrators.
  • Manage systems/services architectures throughout their systems development lifecycle, including risk analysis, capacity planning, highly available systems architecture and design, development, quality assurance, documentation, standards enforcement, implementations and upgrades, security. compliance/vulnerability remediation, and performance monitoring.
  • Support the Lab’s service delivery transition from traditional on-premises private cloud infrastructures to public cloud/container services implementations.
  • Provide superior problem remediation support within the web/application/cloud service/container tier environments in support of negotiated Service Level Agreements (SLA’s).
  • Manage multiple web/application/cloud service/container tier infrastructures within the AWS, Azure, and container environments to help drive our standardization, infrastructure as code, and security enhancement objectives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Advanced experience with systems programming to create, configure, monitor, and automate the management of web/application/cloud services/container infrastructures.
  • Significant experience aiding the transition of an organization to an infrastructure as code philosophy to help drive standardization, repeatability, and broad service scalability.
  • Significant experience architecting and managing public/private cloud and container service infrastructure transitions; including implementation, monitoring, operational support, security, and lifecycle management of web/application/cloud service/container tier infrastructures to support enterprise-level service delivery with explicit, hands-on experience administering public cloud services platforms (AWS and/or Azure) and Kubernetes containerization platforms.
  • Advanced ability to partner with customers, IT managers, developers, database administrators, systems administrators, and security administrators to jointly create web/application/cloud service/container infrastructures/services that meet business requirements.
  • Advanced experience with AWS and/or Azure public cloud services, and UNIX and Windows O/S administration, security, and performance tuning.
  • Significant experience leveraging the Ansible (or related), and/or CloudFormation, and/or Terraform automation/orchestration tool suites to effectively and efficiently manage a large portfolio of enterprise cloud services, including O/S administration, configuration management, and security administration.
  • Advanced communication, facilitation, and collaboration skills necessary to effectively present, explain, and advise senior management and/or external sponsors.

 Desired Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Management Information Systems.
  • Experience implementing and managing enterprise COTs infrastructure services.
  • Experience working in a compliance-driven and secure environment, as well as project management experience with large, enterprise COTs application implementations.

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

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

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.

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam

A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

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.

LLNS is committed to offering reasonable accommodations during the application and recruiting processes due to a disability.  If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via our online form

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 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

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.  If you are selected, 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.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

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

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

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