Los Alamos National Laboratory .NET / Sharepoint Developer (Software Developer 2/3) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The selected candidate will be a part of SAE-3’s Collaboration team as a .Net/Sharepoint Developer. This position requires an experienced professional with a full understanding of the specialized IT field plus working knowledge of other related IT fields. This position is for the fully qualified, career-oriented, IT professional. This position will support multiple production systems, perform upgrades, and develop custom applications in support of institutional customers.

This position will be filled at either the Software Developer 2 or 3 level, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

Software Developer 2 ($72,500-$118,200)

The selected candidate will work as an experienced Sharepoint/.NET developer to support the development and maintenance of institutional and departmental Sharepoint sites and .NET applications.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Designs, develops, modifies, tests, debugs and evaluates software to meet functional requirements for functional areas.

  • Gathers requirements and recommends and implements solutions.

  • Recommends changes in development, maintenance and system standards.

Software Developer 3 ($87,800-$144,800)

In addition to the responsibilities outlined above, the Software Developer 3 will:

  • Initiate work with limited supervision.

  • Use independent judgment for determining course of action to accomplish objectives.

  • Use a broad range of advanced technical skills to solve complex technical issues.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements Software Developer 2

  • Proven software lifecycle knowledge including requirements, design, development, and testing with appropriate documentation. The work experience must show progressively increasing levels of technical skills and complexity of work.

  • Experience writing and implementing business solutions using Agile practices.

  • Experience developing solutions using Sharepoint 2010/2013 including SharePoint object model, Web Services, user controls, web parts (native and 3rd party), features, event handlers, site definitions and page layouts.

  • Five years’ experience using .NET technologies C#, VB, and ASP.

  • Experience using tools such as Visual Studio, Sharepoint Designer, Infopath, Team Source Forge, etc.

  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft .NET development technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WCF, Silverlight, AJAX, CAML, XML, REST, and DOM

  • Familiarity with databases such as SQL Server or Oracle

Additional Job Requirements for Software Developer3

In additionto the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the Software Developer 3 level requires:

  • Experience developing applications that utilize.NET framework for stand-alone applications.

  • Experience developing customized web parts

  • Experience designing and implementing applications that utilize persistence layers such as SQL Server or Oracle.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and consuming web services using both REST and SOAP protocols.

  • Demonstrated experience using 3rd party JavaScript packages such as Angular, Ionic, etc.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with workflow engines and processes such as Nintex

  • Demonstrated experience working well with customers and other stakeholders; ability to understand customer, requirements expressed in customer language, and formulate technical solutions that meet those requirements

  • Demonstrated experience working closely with DBAs and System Administrators in the development, maintenance, and support of systems

  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communications skills


  • Software developer 2 - requires a bachelor’s degree (masters preferred) in Computer Science and a minimum five years of related software development experience

  • Software developer 3 - requires a bachelor’s degree (masters preferred) in Computer Science and a minimum eight years of related software development experience

Additional Details:

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. 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.

Term position:Regular status Laboratory employees applying for term-status positions may retain regular status with approval of the cognizant Principal Associate Director.

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 regards 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.

Where You Will Work

Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

The Software and Applications Engineering (SAE) Division supports LANL’s enterprise application and performs software application development support, database development and administration, software quality management, and enterprise application consulting.

The Site Infrastructure, Mission, and Programs Software Group (SAE-3) provides software engineering services, custom application development, and commercial off the shelf application implementations.

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Christensen, Richard Fredrick Jr

Organization Name: SAE-3 / Site Infrastructure & Programs Software

Email: rchristensen@lanl.gov

Job Title: .NET / Sharepoint Developer (Software Developer 2/3)

Appointment Type: Term Appointment

Req ID: IRC61835