Los Alamos National Laboratory Web Application Developer (Software Developer 1/2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The Software and Applications Engineering (SAE) Division supports LANL’s enterprise application and performs software application development support, database development and administration, software quality management, and enterprise application consulting. The Site Infrastructure, Mission, and Programs Software Group (SAE-3) provides software engineering services, custom application development, and commercial off the shelf application implementations.
This position will be filled at either the Software Developer 1/2 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.
Develop and maintain Laboratory web based applications. Develop Laboratory applications and standards as well as provide mentoring to junior staff members. Specific duties include tasks associated with the upkeep of various laboratory applications, the design and development of new applications, and ensuring compliance with Laboratory specifications, standards, and security policies.
The selected candidate will work to support the development and maintenance of various internal and external applications.
Software Developer 1 (61,500.00 - 97,700.00)
The successful candidate will:
Frequent contact with clients and management, as well as team members.
Authority and scope to apply expertise to many interesting projects and technical problems.
Gathering requirements, providing recommendations and implementing solutions.
Design and development of new applications and web software as well as maintaining and modifying existing sites and software. Testing, debugging and evaluating such systems to meet functional requirements.
Recommend changes in development, maintenance and web systems standards.
Software Developer 2 (73,800.00 - 120,400.00)
In addition to the duties outlined above, the Software Developer 2 will be required to:
Self-initiate work with limited supervision.
Use independent judgment for determining course of action to accomplish objectives.
Use a broad range of advanced technical skills to solve complex technical issues.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Experience with Object Oriented Programming (OOP).
Demonstrated experience with one or more server side languages.
Knowledge of security principles.
Experience with REST API.
Experience and demonstrated skill in conducting research, investigating alternative solutions, and recommending solutions to problems.
Solving unique Web development and production problems by using analytic ability and innovative thinking to meet budget, timetables, and objectives.
Familiarity with common database technologies.
Strong teamwork and written and verbal communications skills.
Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain DOE clearances, which normally requires US citizenship.
Additional Job Requirements for Software Developer 2:
In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the Software Developer 2 level requires:
Project management experience demonstrated through the direction and responsibility for numerous complex projects involving a number of components such as resources, budget, and schedule.
Demonstrated experience designing and developing large applications from the ground up.
Problem solving skills, negotiation skills, and judgment to resolve conflicts, solve problems, increase efficiency, and improve services and products with minimal management help.
Database systems (MySQL, MongoDB, DynamoDB).
Web server (to a lesser extent) (Apache, Nginx).
Excellent writing and verbal communications 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.
Software Developer 2 Education Required: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in Computer Science (or relevant degree in IT) and a minimum five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with modern frontend frameworks like React, Angular, or Vue.js
Experience with AWS based services
MVC design pattern, Object Oriented design
Note to Applicants:
Please provide a comprehensive cover letter that details how you meeting the qualifications for the position.
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. SeeDOE Order 472.2for 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 LaboratoryPolicy P701for 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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)
Contact Name Fresquez, Nyleen Kathryn
Vacancy Name: IRC81900
Organization Name SAE-3/Site Infrastructure & Programs Software
Req ID: IRC81900
Category: Information Technology