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Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Technologist 1 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position reports to the Product Engineering First Line Manager in PT-3. As a Research Technologist you will directly support the Chief Product Engineer for pit production. This position will develop, test, and deploy solutions supporting plutonium component manufacturing and production activities. As a member of the product engineering team you will work between focused production areas to analyze manufacturing data and track digital work flow solutions. This position may include Fissile Material Handler (FMH) and Human Reliability Program (HRP) duties. You will support the various manufacturing and software products used by the product engineering team as well as the production process areas. You will be responsible for managing the content and organization of the SharePoint site, supporting MRP deployment and Solumina development and implementation.Your role within the product engineering team will also include developing classified data sheets and build records for PF-4 production processes. This position will require to learn all aspects of PT division’s operational plutonium processing areas, to be able to deploy developed “in-plant” technical solutions.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Technical Knowledge: Design, implement, troubleshoot and optimize software solutions to solve business problems using a variety of software tools and programming languages with the intent to provide the most optimal solution to a problem. Facilitate and/or participate in functional and technical solution reviews with management, process owners, and product engineering.

Technical Development: Design, implement and coordinate unit testing, integration testing and end user testing. Create and execute appropriate tests and ensure the integrity of the solution prior to business unit and user acceptance testing.

Technical Support: Conduct the training of power users and end users, and create documentation (including multimedia) to support the solutions. Expertise in troubleshooting and performance tuning along with analytical and good problem solving skills.

Software Skills: Ability to implement project based solutions across various work groups.

Education/Experience: Position requires a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution and 2 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Manufacturing activities and processes.

  • Ability to develop software end point solutions using high-level programming languages such as Python, Java, C#, and Visual Basic/VBA.

  • Ability to develop software end point solutions using scripting languages such as JavaScript, PHP, AppleScript, ActionScript, VBScript, and PowerShell scripting.

  • Ability to develop software end point solutions for web applications residing on the intranet to support business solutions such as SharePoint, Nintex, et cetera.

  • Ability to author and edit in XML, and create and maintain XSLT scripts for XML transformations.

  • Ability to design and implement software solutions using object-oriented analysis and design (OOAD) or Agile methodologies.

  • Ability to develop application architecture, and flow diagrams in Microsoft Visio.

Note to Applicants:

  • Please submit a detailed resume highlighting all your professional experience to be considered for this position.

  • This vacancy will close on COB Friday, October 9, 2020.

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 (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.

HRP: This position is subject to the requirements of the DOE Human Reliability Program as specified in 10 Code of Federal Regulation, Part 712, §712.11. These requirements include on going drug and alcohol testing, as well as periodic medical and psychological evaluations.

426.2: This position is subject to DOE Order 426.2, Personnel Selection, Training, and Qualification Requirements for DOE Nuclear Facilities, which establishes entry-level requirements to ensure candidates selected for specific positions can successfully perform the requirements of the job.

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 at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to Laboratory Policy P701 for 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 applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

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)

The Pit Technologies division ensures execution of Pit Manufacturing, Surveillance, and National Security Missions by manufacturing plutonium and pit related products. The PT-3 Assembly group assembles plutonium products, surveils existing plutonium products and provides product engineering capabilities to the division.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Nandakishore, Kavita
Email kavitan@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC81992
Organization Name PT-3/Assembly Operations
Minimum Salary 75400
Maximum Salary 122900
Req ID: IRC81992
Category: Other