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Los Alamos National Laboratory Software Developer 2 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. Finally, the candidate must be a highly motivated software developer with experience in relational data modeling and various programming languages and tools.

The successful candidate will perform the following:

  • 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..

  • Research new technologies and tools, incorporate their usage into new products and services, and mentor junior developers.

  • Communicate and collaborate cross-functionally, and work well with a team-oriented environment.

  • Develop, implement and maintain software applications and build new capabilities and refactoring existing code of current software applications.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience with modern frameworks such as Django, Spring Boot, Laravel, Rails, React JS, Angular JS, Vuse.js, or JQuery to quickly create responsive++ web and mobile applications.

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

  • Knowledge of XML, HTML5, CSS, JSON, AJAX, and RESTful Services.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the syntax, structure, features and facilities of at least one programming language such as JavaScript, Python, Java, PHP, SQL, Ruby, C/C++, C/C#.

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

  • Understanding of the full software development lifecycle (SDLC), including software configuration management practices.

  • 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.

  • Experience in developing Java and J2EE multi-tier applications utilizing best software engineering practices using object-oriented methods and design.

  • Experience working in an Agile (SCRUM) team environment.

Desired Skills:

  • Comprehensive and practical understanding of mobile platforms, embedded database design, synchronization technologies, bi-directional replication, conflict resolution strategies, mobile UI design, and field force automation best practices.

  • Experience developing and enhancing Mobile applications.

  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills for communicating technical information and building relationships with customers and peers.

  • Strong design, development and trouble shooting skills.

  • Be an excellent team player and independently able to research and provide resolute on for production support.

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

  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and defining business requirements and preparing technical designs.

  • Strong multitasking capabilities and the ability to work on multiple projects/issues simultaneously.

Software Developer 2 Education Required: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum five years of 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: IRC79653
Organization Name SAE-2/Enterprise Business Software
Minimum Salary 75400
Maximum Salary 122900
Req ID: IRC79653
Category: Information Technology