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IT Asset Specialist

Job ID 3285 Date posted 07/25/2022

Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation’s future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University.

Organizational Overview
NSLS-II's Data Science and System Integration (DSSI) program maintains controls and computing infrastructure in support of beamline science. Standards are developed and documented in concert with DSSI technical leadership, property subject matter experts (SMEs), and Laboratory policy (standards-based management system / SBMS) requirements in order to ensure high performance and efficiency of operations

Position Description

With construction, upgrade and maintenance activities ongoing, many standard items are inventoried such as computers, cabling, and licenses. Maintenance and replacements schedules are maintained, with work planned alongside other DSSI development and support activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an asset information management system for critical DSSI assets, providing:
    • Inventory of items
    • Descriptions of standard items and relevant deployment details
    • Access control requirements
    • Maintain and communicate records of deployed and available hardware and licenses
    • Maintain a schedule of planned purchases and deployment of critical assets, working with technical experts to understand and synchronize with product lifecycles of vendor-supplied items
    • Generate requisitions to procure items for spares and planned upgrades
    • Work with suppliers to ensure reliable availability of needed items
    • Manage inventory in accordance with BNL property and security policy
    • Perform regular physical verification of location and state of accountable assets
    • Manage disposition (i.e. loaning, excessing, transferring, disposal) of assets in coordination with BNL property team
    • Assist with management of spaces used for inventory storage
    • Maintain a pool of basic deployment tools and testing equipment
    • Support BNL Operations Security efforts

Position Requirements

  •  Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer science, electronics, or related field
  •  Minimum of 3 years of experience with asset and/or database management systems
  •  Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  •  Understanding of importance of standards to reliability, efficiency, safety, and security
  •  Demonstrated capability to manage large complex systems or data sets
  •  Effective verbal and written communication skills 
  •  Demonstrated ability to work independently and within multi-disciplinary teams
  •  Proficiency with MS office

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Advanced degree, with 5 years related experience
  • Experience with Atlassian Jira, Insight, or Confluence
  • Experience with coding for automation and interfaces


Environmental, Health & Safety Requirements:

  •    Candidate must be capable of lifting 30 pounds and using step stool to reach upper shelves

OTHER INFORMATION:

  •    BNL cannot sponsor a visa for this position
  •    Position level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

Brookhaven National Laboratory and the Energy and Photon Sciences Directorate are committed to your success. We offer a supportive work environment and the resources necessary for you to succeed.


At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Care Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time-off and Leave Programs (vacation, holidays, sick leave, paid parental leave)
  • Lab-funded Retirement Plan
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Tuition Assistance, Training and Professional Development Programs
  • Employee Fitness/Wellness & Recreation:  Gym/Basketball Courts, Weight Room, Fitness Classes, Indoor Pool, Tennis Courts, Sports Clubs/Activities (Basketball, Ping Pong, Softball, Tennis)

Brookhaven Science Associates requires proof of a COVID-19 vaccination for all employees. Proof of full vaccination as recognized by the CDC and/or WHO, inclusive of the two-week waiting period, is required at the start of your employment.

Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) is an equal opportunity employer that values inclusion and diversity at our Lab. We are committed to ensuring that all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

BNL takes affirmative action in support of its policy and to advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. We 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.

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