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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Information Sciences and Modeling Software Developer (Software Developer 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

Come join the best and brightest minds in the world at one of the most innovative and creative multidisciplinary research institutions engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. The work we do at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) matters to our country and the world.

The Information Sciences and Modeling group (A-1) is looking for a Computing Systems Professional. The successful candidate is expected to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. The majority of the work performed will be with the Advanced Network Science Initiative (ANSI) team: ANSI performs basic and applied research focused on modeling and understanding the nation's critical infrastructures, such as electric power and natural gas. Our expertise covers statistics, stochastic methods, machine learning, control theory, dynamical systems, discrete and continuous optimization, statistical physics, and graphical modeling. We ensure the scientific and technological validity of our approaches by working closely with physicists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, computer scientists, and economists through interdisciplinary collaborations. Our work typically requires close collaborations within and outside the Laboratory. More details on ANSI can be found athttps://lanl-ansi.github.io/

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Technical Experience & Expertise

  • Software development proficiency in high-level programming languages such as Python, Julia, MATLAB, and/or R.

  • Knowledge of software development methodologies, tools and processes, including software development methodology framework, source code control, and application development tools and techniques.

  • Knowledge of hardware and operating systems including system architectures, network infrastructures, and client server principles.


  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative and multi-disciplinary scientific environment

Business/Development Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to work on projects with regular deliverables and hard deadlines

Education/Experience : Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in high performance computing environments, involving implementation of parallel processing algorithms.

  • Experience with CI/CD, in particular using GitHub Actions and/or GitLab Runners.

  • Experience implementing current software engineering best practices.

  • Experience with Agile software project management practices.

  • Experience developing production-quality websites using current industry best practices.

  • Specific experience in UI/UX design is a plus.

  • Experience or coursework in ML/AI, statistical modeling, and/or optimization is also a plus.

Note to Applicants: Please include a cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements outlined above and describing your research interests and a CV with 3 references listed. For further information, please contact Beth Hornbein,bethh@lanl.gov.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year .

Where You Will Work Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

  • PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

  • Dental and vision insurance

  • Free basic life and disability insurance

  • Paid maternity and parental leave

  • Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

  • Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

  • Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

  • Onsite gyms and wellness programs

  • Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q/SCI (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. See DOE Order 472.2 for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Wilson, Amber
Email amberw@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC85871
Organization Name A-1/Information Systems & Modeling
Minimum Salary 77300
Maximum Salary 126000
Req ID: IRC85871
Category: Information Technology