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Systems Integration Specialist

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Information Technology/Computing | livermore, CA | 12/01/2021

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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 an opening for a highly motivated, self-starting Systems Integration Administrator  to develop, integrate, and maintain medical and ES&H instrumentation and associated software into systems that reliably acquire, analyze, and share data. You will work independently with Health Services Department (HSD) and Technical Serviced Department (TSD) staff, vendors and LLNL Computing specialists to troubleshoot computers, software, operating systems, and networks to sustain and improve existing systems and their cyber-security posture. Your time will be split between working daily with HSD personnel or TSD laboratories to ensure their computers, instrumentation and systems are on-line and functional. Longer term projects would include reengineering existing systems to modernize technologies, developing or implementing software to manipulate and/or transfer data, developing and maintaining documentation, and/or supporting deployment of new equipment purchases. This position is in the Application, Simulations and Quality (ASQ) Division within the Computing Directorate reporting 50% time to the TSD manager and 50% to the HSD Health and Wellness Services manager.

This position will be filled at the 320.1 or 320.2 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

  • Be responsible for regular operations of laboratory instrumentation, computers, applications, and system communications.
  • Install, configure, integrate, and troubleshoot applications, operating systems, and instrument communications, primarily Windows.
  • Utilize time management and prioritization skills, regularly and proactively engage professionals from various disciplines.
  • Frequently work with various scientific disciplines to fulfill customer needs and elicit requirements. Network and collaborate with technical teams including Desktop support, CyberSecurity, and Institutional Network to ensure operation, proper integration, and maintenance of systems.
  • Create, review, and maintain advanced technical support documentation for systems and their environments.
  • Provide input and status updates for project tracking.
  • Establish collaborative solutions for network or other communication protocols for laboratory instrumentation consistent with existing Laboratory Information Systems (LIMS).
  • Serve as the technical point of contact for vendor support and evaluate vendor products as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 Additional job responsibilities at the 320.2 Level

  • Lead system and process analysis efforts to provide innovative solutions for highly complex customer problems.
  • Design and develop advanced technical solutions, networking with LLNL computer and infrastructure teams, to recommend solutions and strategies for configuration and integration of new technologies.
  • Research, develop, and present modern, fiscally appropriate technology proposals.


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent combination of technical training and extensive experience.
  • Broad and in-depth knowledge and/or experience in one or more of the following: troubleshooting instruments and instrument communication, system administration, operating systems, application development, servers, virtual/containerized environments, computer security protocols and requirements.
  • Experience installing and/or configuring software applications and operating systems
  • Ability to do complex, in-depth analysis and develop innovative methods regarding problem diagnosis and resolution with systems comprised of custom and Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) components.
  • Knowledge of and/or experience with instrumentation integration with information management systems.
  • Experience and skills needed for customer support to include a focus on listening, rapport-building, clear communication, friendly and approachable nature, and courtesy and respect.

Additional Qualifications at the 320.2 Level

  • Significant experience working independently to plan and schedule workload, establish priorities, and collaborate with high-level technical personnel.
  • Significant and highly advanced experience with one or more of the following: software and/or systems configuration, computer administration, applications development, or instrumentation management and communications.
  • Experience with project planning and management, as well as presentation skills.

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of medical instrumentation and/or health care industries.
  • Experience in developing scripts to automate tasks.
  • Experience in laboratory information management systems (LIMS), Radiology Information System and Picture Archival and Communication Systems (RIS/PACS) or environmental monitoring, as well as experience using Microsoft Teams, Confluence, and/or JIRA for project collaboration and request/issue tracking.

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.

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.

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