Los Alamos National Laboratory MERN/.NET Developer (Software Developer 2/3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
Join our world-class software development team! Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for a .NET and MERN tech stack software developer to join our Environmental, Safety, Health, Quality Security and Visualization Solutions Group (SAE-1) in support of the Human Resources (HR) and Institutional Quality & Performance Assurance (IQPA) divisions. Our diverse workforce enjoys a collegial work environment focused on creative problem solving, where everyone’s opinions and ideas are considered. This is your chance to perfect your skills as a .NET and MERN tech stack developer while creating mission-critical software. Our objective is to deliver reliable, secure, and cost effective software and applications that meet business and operational needs in support of the LANL mission.
Software Developer 2 ($77,300 - $126,000)
The Software Developer level 2 will report to the SAE-1 Group Leader within the Software and Applications Engineering (SAE) Division. The successful candidate must have strong experience building applications using .NET and/or the MERN tech stack, excellent organization skills, and the ability to multi-task.The successful candidate should also have a strong desire to learn new technologies and the willingness and confidence to develop safety-class, mission-critical software.
Software Developer 3 ($94,100 - $155,700)
The Software Developer level 3 will report to the SAE-1 Group Leader within the SAE Division. The candidate must be an expert .NET and/or MERN tech stack software developer, must demonstrate excellent organization skills, and the ability to multi-task.The successful candidate should be an expert in their field, have externsive experience in mentoring other junior software developers, and demonstrate the ability to architect state-of-the art web and mobile solutions.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
We are looking for someone with knowledge and experiencedesigning,developing, modifying, testing, and debugging web, mobile, and Windows applications using .NET and modern frameworks like the MERN tech stack. You should have a complete and advanced understanding of:
Web Service Frameworks using various protocols (REST, SOAP, WSDL, XML-RPC, XML)
Relational Databases (MS SQL Server, Maria DB) and NoSQL Databases (MongoDB, CouchDB, Hbase)
Mobile platforms, embedded database design, synchronization technologies, bi-directional replication, conflict resolution strategies, mobile UI design, and field force automation best practices
Automated software testing methologies (unit, integration, system, security, performance) preferably using NUnit, TFS, Azure DevOps Services and/or Cypress
Software version control (TFVC, Git, or GitLab) and build automation tools
Experience working within a team leveraging Scrum or other Agile methodologies focused on continuous improvement.
Experience using tools such as Atlassian Jira and Confluence to manage work
We are looking for someone who can work well in a team-oriented environment with the ability to communicate and collaborate cross-functionally within and outside of the group. In addition, you must have effective interpersonal skills for communicating technical information, building relationships, and resolving conflicts.
This position will require you to research new technologies and tools, incorporate their usage into new products and services, and mentor junior developers.
You should have strong multitasking capabilities and the ability to work on multiple products and issues simultaneously.
Additional Job Requirements for level 3:
In addition to the requirements outlined above, as a level 3, you will be expected to lead projects and teams, mentor other developers; be expected to find solutions to complex technical issues; and be regarded as an expert .NET and/or MERN tech stack developer. We will also expect you to evaluate and recommend new tools and technology stacks to ensure that the organization is utilizing the best tools and methologies in the market.
Education/Experience at lower level
This position requiresa relevant bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Education/Experience at higher level
This position requiresa relevant bachelor's degree and a minimum of eight years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience developing solutions with both .NET and the MERN tech stack
Experience working with continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD)
Experience using Docker and Kubernetes to build container based microservices
Experience managing or leading large complex projects
Experience upgrading, supporting, extending, and enhancing Commercial off the Shelf Products (COTS) and integrating with SaaS applications
Note to Applicants: Please provide a comprehensive cover letter that details how you meeting the qualifications for the position.
Location: This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. The Telework Pilot is in effect from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021, but may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.
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)
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 (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. SeeDOE Order 472.2for 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.
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 email@example.com or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.
Contact Name Click, Jeffrey D
Vacancy Name: IRC84061
Organization Name SAE-1/ENTERPRISE APPLICATION AND DATABASE SERVICES
Req ID: IRC84061
Category: Information Technology