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Los Alamos National Laboratory Software Developer 1 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

A division within the Business Management Associate Laboratory Directorate, the Software and Applications Engineering (SAE) Division provides software and applications development support and database design/ development and administration, software quality management, and enterprise application consulting. The selected candidate will report to the SAE-2 Team Leader and perform job requirements as described below and as assigned by the SAE-2 Management.

The selected candidate will work as a Software Developer in the Software Applications and Engineering group (SAE-2). The candidate must have programming experience, good organization skills, and the ability to multi-task. The successful candidate should also have a desire to learn new technologies, to become proficient in their field, and the willingness and confidence to develop safety-class, mission-critical software.

The successful candidate will perform the following:

  • Work as a team member with direction from the SAE-2 management.

  • Help design, modify, and test enhancements to applications supported by SAE-2.

  • Gather requirements, design, develop, and deliver web-based and mobile applications and web services while collaborating with other senior developers.

  • Configure, automate, maintain, and document continuously integrated product builds and deployments.

  • Utilize analytical, process, and/or technical skills to meet project objectives and deliverables within project scope.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience working effectively as part of a team.

  • Knowledge designing, developing, modifying, testing, debugging software to meet customer requirements.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of the syntax, structure, features and facilities of at least one programming language such as Java, C/C#, Python, PHP, or AngularJS.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of relational databases and standard query language (SQL).

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of systems development life cycle .

  • Basic experience with testing frameworks (Junit/Gatling/Cucumber/Cypress.io)

  • Experience using a software version control system (Git/GitLab)

  • Understanding of web security and secure coding practices.

  • This position requires ability to obtain Q clearance access authorization. Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain DOE clearances, which normally requires US citizenship.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with software configuration management; software quality assurance methodologies; software development methodologies.

  • Experience reading and interpreting application system design and program specifications.

  • Experience writing programs in a specific language for a specific platform.

  • Experience with XML, HTML5, CSS, JSON, and RESTful Services.

  • Experience with relational data modeling and database procedural languages and scripts.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.

Software Developer 1 Education Required: Position typically requires a relevant bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Notes to Applicants: Please provide a comprehensive cover letter that details how you meeting the qualifications for the position.

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.

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 the beautiful mountains of northern New Mexico near Santa Fe, 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.

Our employees are our greatest asset, which is why we provide a comprehensive benefits package that offers health coverage for you and your eligible family members today and retirement plans for a brighter tomorrow. A healthy workforce is paramount to a successful organization. We offer an incentivized wellness plan and preventive care to encourage and reward good basic health choices. Also, for your financial wellness, we provide a tax-deferred 401(k) retirement plan, with a company match and service based contribution.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Fresquez, Nyleen Kathryn
Email nfresquez@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC79643
Organization Name SAE-2/Enterprise Busniness Software
Minimum Salary 62800
Maximum Salary 99800
Req ID: IRC79643
Category: Information Technology