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System Administration Lead

Idaho National Laboratory

Location: US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: February 23, 2023
Reference Code: 19246
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) Hosting Enterprise System Admin team for the infrastructure group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as a System Administration Lead! Our team works a hybrid 9x80 schedule located at our Idaho Falls facility with every other Friday off.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Technical lead for System engineers, System administrators, and technical specialists performing computer Operating System planning, design, integration, trouble shooting, Vulnerability management, Operations, and related functions.
  • Technical liaison with customers, employees, Service Management, and peers supporting enterprise data center operations.
  • Resolution of unusually complex computer systems problems, optimization of systems and protocols, support of change management, system design, implementation, customer interface, Service management process, and specialized technical activities.
  • Coordinate and conduct team activities to ensure consideration of requirements by team members and reasonable implementation of same in the project development process.
  • Responsible for approving work for other staff working within the enterprise computer operations.
  • Act as an advisor to management in area of technical specialty contributing to company major business objectives within the Enterprise environment.
  • Manage work-packages budget and reporting.
  • Conduct administrative/personnel activities for the Systems administrator operations group.
  • Assist management in defining staff needs, developing selection criteria, and hiring personnel.
  • Review work progress and evaluates results for the Hosting team.
  • Provide leadership in identifying, promoting, and developing new opportunities within the infrastructure Department.
  • May act in a liaison capacity with other organizations in support of Information Management's role for the INL.
  • Pursue continual learning and self-development of not only themselves but also of the System Administrator team.
  • Serve as a consultant and spokesperson for the company on highly significant matters relating to organization policies, programs, capabilities, goals, and objectives within the Data center operations.


Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree and 5-8+ years relevant experience, Advanced Degree and 3-5+years relevant experience, or 10-13+ years relevant experience in lieu of degree.
  • Applicants are subject to the requirements of DOE O 142.3B, Unclassified Foreign National Access Program.
  • Experience with two or more of the following:
    • ServiceNow Administration and Service Management knowledge
    • Protocols: Internet protocol suite TCP/IP (IPv4 and IPv6)
    • Enterprise network management
    • Exposure to Linux, Windows, and MAC OS architectures
    • Exposure to Data Center Operations
    • Must have an understanding of the technical skills and terminology used by IM Operations and Communication Infrastructure personnel to facilitate review of work documentation generated by other staff and have strong verbal and written communication skills.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade PR0300: 210 ($93,492 - $154,212) / Salary Grade PR0400: 220 ($107,520 - $177,336)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • 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.