Los Alamos National Laboratory Software Developer 3 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The Weapons Research Services, Secure Networks and Applications (WRS-SNA) group is looking for a Software Developer for our Scientific Software Engineering (SSE) team. The successful candidate will work as part of a team to support development projects with software development tools and processes within the Weapons Physics Directorate (ADX) and Weapons Engineering and Experiments Directorate (ADW). The SSE Team is responsible for evaluating and implementing solutions and infrastructure to allow software development teams to efficiently leverage modern professional software development practices. The SSE team is also responsible for helping software development teams leverage selected solutions and may also assist software development teams with secure coding practices, code efficiency, code repository management and related tasks. The SSE team works with the WRS-SNA Network Security team to ensure established frameworks and solutions comply with required security controls. The SSE team works with system administration staff to install software management tools in support of weapons programs. Administrative responsibilities include maintaining documentation related to the configuration and management of software development tools and frameworks.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment to analyze problems, propose solutions to management, and deploy and document implemented solutions.

  • Demonstrated extensive experience establishing and supporting solutions to support software development projects

  • Demonstrated extensive experience supporting software development infrastructure for multiple software development teams

  • Demonstrated extensive experience establishing and managing code repositories for production software development efforts

  • Demonstrated extensive experience working with imperative and object oriented programming languages such as C, C++, and Fortran

  • Demonstrated extensive experience working with interpreted programming languages such as Perl and Python,

  • Extensive experience troubleshooting and working with software compilers and linked libraries

  • Demonstrated experience working with Atlassian tools including Confluence, JIRA, Bitbucket, and associated plugins

  • Extensive experience building complex custom workflows for JIRA projects

  • Extensive experience setting up and working with Continuous Integration tools

  • This position requires a DOE Q clearance. Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q clearance.

  • This position requires a DOE Special Compartmented Information (SCI) clearance. Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOE SCI clearance, which normally requires US citizenship.

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge about working in classified and unclassified computing environments

  • Experience working with Gitlab, including CI/CD features, where secure configurations and “need to know” must be enforced.

  • Knowledge about scientific software development.

Education: 8 years of related experience and BS or MS in Computer Science, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Notes to Applicants:Please submit a comprehensive cover letter detailing how you meet the minimum and desired 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:Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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.

Maximum Salary: 144800

Minimum Salary: 87800

Location: Los Alamos, NM, US

Contact Name: Montoya, Jessica M

Organization Name: WRS-SNA/Secure Networks & Applications

Email: jessicam@lanl.gov

Job Title: Software Developer 3

Appointment Type: Regular

Req ID: IRC66321