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Computer Network Engineer

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Job Title: Computer Network Engineer
Grade: 190/200
Org: Computer Engineering
HR Contact: [email protected]

Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (MFC, 4x10 schedule)

Mission/Vision Statement: Empowering the Nation's Energy Future
Mission: Discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
Vision: INL will change the world's energy future and secure our critical infrastructure.

The Computer Network Engineer is responsible for performing duties associated with the MFC private facility control network (PFCN). These duties include network system administration and maintenance of a mixture of network, server, and desktop infrastructure hardware, and related operating systems and software applications. The Engineer evaluates, designs, develops, tests, installs and maintains solutions for new and current control network applications.

Day-to-day Functions:

•Perform duties related to network, server, and desktop administration & management to include monitoring computer and network equipment operation, network switch configuration, maintenance and replacement; setting up and maintaining software and hardware backups, hardware and software patch remediation; upgrade installations to existing applications; active directory, LDAP, and group policy administration; adding and removing users; operating system and application setting adjustments to improve operation; cyber security monitoring; database performance monitoring and adjustment; recommending and initiating equipment replacements; desktop support activities including hardware and software maintenance and replacement.

•Selects and widely applies principles, theories, and concepts in major field of specialization and cyber security

•Contributes to development of new principles and concepts.

•Suggests and explains technical approach for solving problems and meeting client needs.


Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) "L" security clearance

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering (or closely related field) and 2+ years of relevant experience or Master's Degree and 1 year of relevant experience

Required Skills:

•Experience in Solaris/UNIX/Linux/Microsoft Windows based system administration.
•Wireless networking experience.
•Network design.
•Firewall administration experience.
•Thin client deployment and configuration.
•Ability to be a strong team player and effectively organize and lead tasks.
•Ability to communicate with both business and technical audiences.
•Desktop support experience.
•Strong customer service abilities.

Preferred Skills:

Selective Service Requirements
To be eligible for employment at INL males between ages 18 and 25 must register (or must have registered) with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see

Employee Job Functions
Employee Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position. These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job position which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation. Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations. An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

Motor Abilities: lifting ability-35 lbs. max, repetitive work-intermittent
Special Senses: visually demanding work, speech discrimination, audio alarms
Work Conditions: stairs, typing/keyboard, >8 hrs./day, working alone
Certification Exams: testing designated position (tdp)

Please Apply Before:
May 7, 2019 (Midnight, MST)
Environmental, Safety and Health Statement
Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.
Other Information
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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 over 4,300 scientists, researchers and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and develop technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security and environmental missions.
The Idaho Falls Area
Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit and

Equal Employment Opportunity
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities 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.

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