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Enterprise IT Infrastructure Architect

Idaho National Laboratory

Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: February 23, 2023
Reference Code: 19247
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Enterprise Architecture group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as an Enterprise IT Infrastructure Architect! Our team works a remote 9x80 schedule with every other Friday off.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Architect, plan, and design sustainable capabilities and services.
  • Perform the technical facilitation, analysis, and design tasks for strategic projects.
  • Serve as a strategic and technical expert to Information Management (IM) in developing departmental standards and solutions based on laboratory needs.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to IM to ensure IM's strategic direction is being followed from an operational perspective.
  • Lead multi-functional teams for the promotion, development, and implementation of architecture standards, technical solutions, and process improvement opportunities for the laboratory to achieve its mission and strategic objectives.
  • Enterprise architecture responsibilities providing solution support, reference architecture and technical leadership.
  • Responsible for technology architecture including POC, Initial solution expectations and aligning long term goals and strategy to practical solutions.
  • Responsible for Infrastructure architecture alignment with cyber security controls, customer requirements and long-term sustainability. Focus on repeatability, establishing standard processes and governance.
  • Responsible to coach and train members of IM in the effective use of standard tools within the established architecture and best business practices.
  • Work with IM management to perform issue problem diagnosis, option generation and resolution management.
  • Lead process improvements resulting in more effective software architecture and management of data.
  • Work with partners and data owners/stewards to identify requirements and expected outcomes. Model and frame business scenarios that are meaningful and which impact critical business processes and/or decisions.


Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree of science and 5-8+ years' experience, MS and 3-6+years' experience, or PhD and 2-4+ years' experience or 13 years relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  • Relevant experience would include cloud services, application development, technology implementation, network design, cyber security, and data center virtualization.
  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance, which requires US Citizenship.
  • Enterprise experience with infrastructure architecture supporting large scale network, voice, cloud, and datacenter operations.
  • Ability to effectively execute from concept to operational implementation.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills in areas such as teamwork, relationships, and negotiation.
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations.
  • Ability to apply technical solutions to business problems that span all architecture domains.
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade PR0300: 220 ($107,520 - $177,336) / Salary Grade PR0400: 230 ($121,212 - $206,232)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • TDP: Testing designated position; It will be required to submit to a pre-employment drug screen and periodic drug testing throughout the term of employment.
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills.
INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities, and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959, must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview
About this Employer

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.