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Los Alamos National Laboratory Software Developer 3/4 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Software Developer 3/4 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.

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

The SAE-3 Site Infrastructure, Mission, and Programs Software Group provides software engineering services, custom application development, and commercial off the shelf application implementations. We are currently looking for an experienced software developer to join our team in support of the Infrastructure and Facilities Program Office where you will focus on supporting and enhancing the Archibus application.

Software Developer 3 ($94,100 - $155,700)

You will work supporting the Archibus application for the Infrastructure and Facilities Program Office. You must have extensive knowledge and experience with configurable COTS software products, specifically with integration and support. You must demonstrate excellent organization skills, and the ability to multi-task. Extensive knowledge of Oracle and Java development tools and processes is required and you must have experience in mentoring other junior software developers, and demonstrate the ability to architect integration solutions.

Software Developer 4 ($103,500 - $172,800)

In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this level you must have expert knowledge in Archibus or related building information modeling and CAD design software. You must be able to provide leadership and mentorship to team members and must have knowledge in designing and implementing strategies for data migration, system integration, and automation.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:


Knowledge and experience with Java, Oracle PL/SQL and IDEs such as Eclipse. Familiar with modern front-end technologies such as HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap. Relational database experience specifically in Oracle 19c. Familiar with data integration techniques and experience with COTS configurable software.

Agile Methodology

Experience using agile practices and principles and experience utilizing Scrum or Kanban framework. Experience utilizing tools such as Jira/Confluence.

Problem Solving

Solving unique development and production problems by using analytic ability and innovative thinking to meet budget, timetables, and objectives. Experience and demonstrated skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions to problems.


Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain DOE clearances, which normally requires US citizenship.

Education/Experience at lower level

Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field and 8 years related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. At this level, post graduate course work may be desirable.

Additional Job Requirements for Software Developer 4:

In addition to the requirements outlined above, qualification at the higher level requires:

Programmatic Development

Demonstrated expert experience designing and developing custom integration solutions from the ground up. Experience with automated testing tools. Experience designing and reviewing database configuration, models, and queries for efficiency and correctness. Experience with Archibus application and related data integration techniques.

Project Management

Project management experience demonstrated through the direction and responsibility for numerous complex projects involving a number of components such as resources, budget, and schedule. Familiar with the disciplines of agile development and are committed to DevSecOps as a key practice in effective software delivery

Strategic Communication

Excellent writing and verbal communication skills with the ability to negotiate and use proper judgment in order to resolve conflicts, solve problems, increase efficiency, and improve services and products with minimal management help.

Education/Experience at higher level

Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree and 12 years of related experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience directly related to the occupation. At this level, post graduate course work may be expected.

Desired Qualifications:

Additional Software Skills

  • Experience with one of the following general purpose language – Javascript, Python, or PHP.

  • Experience with Oracle middleware products.

  • Experience with modern frontend frameworks - React, Angular, or Vue.js and web servers such as Apache.

  • Experience with LANL ODS architecture.

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

Location: This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. The Telework Pilot is in effect from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021, but may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.

Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.

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)

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.

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 the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

Incentive Compensation Program: Position is eligible to participate in the Triad Incentive Compensation Program.

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. Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Fresquez, Nyleen Kathryn
Email nfresquez@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC85799
Organization Name SAE-3/ Site Infrastructure & Programs Software
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Req ID: IRC85799
Category: Information Technology