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Job Information

Los Alamos National Laboratory Computer Scientist 2- Advanced Document & Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Content; Configuration, Requirements, & Change Management (Scientist 2) in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

At LANL, we solve national security challenges through scientific, technological, and engineering excellence. The Weapons Research Services, Weapons Mission Technology (WRS-WMT) group is seeking a computer scientist who will research, analyze, design, develop, implement, and manage advanced content repository for LANL’s Weapons mission software suite of tools and technologies.

The selected candidate will work with Product Data/Lifecycle Management (PDM/PLM) solutions such as Windchill PDMLink, CAD tools such as Creo, and requirements management systems to manage critical document and CAD data, requirements content, configuration and change management, and workflows. The selected candidate will be enthusiastic, innovative, and creative, as well as, work well with the team, user community, vendors, and other DOE Laboratories. Additionally, the ideal candidate would have work experience with web-based programming and should have the ability to program in Java, Java Script, HTML, SQL, and XML and strive to foster a collaborative environment and partnerships to develop and deploy novel solutions and explore emergent, digital technologies.

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

Technical Knowledge:

Advanced knowledge and experience in PTC suite of products. Thorough knowledge and experience in the design, development, and implementation of computer content and document management systems. Thorough knowledge and experience in developing and implementing technical research and development projects, including the formulation, testing, and investigation of alternative solutions, and recommendation of solutions to technical problems.

Software Development:

Demonstrated experience in the software development and sustainment lifecycle to include design, development, modification, testing, debugging, evaluation of soware to meet technical and functional requirements, maintenance, and decommissioning of soware. Experience contributing to the development of technical standards.

Software Engineering:

Knowledge of software engineering, research, design, and development methodologies, tools and processes, including software development methodology framework, source code control, application development tools and techniques, database design, development and management, programming languages, and component integration. Experience with customizing COTS applications and configuring graphical user interfaces (GUI).

Computing Environment:

Thorough knowledge and experience with hardware and operating systems including system architectures, network infrastructures, and client server principles.


Position requires a Bachelor’ degree in a STEM field from an accredited college or university and 4 years of related experience, typically with post‐doctoral research experience at a university or national lab or equivalent experience directly related to the occupation.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge or familiarity with Product Data Management (PDM) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) systems and/or Configuration Management (CM) and Requirements Management systems.

  • Working knowledge or familiarity with Manufacturing Data Management (MPM) systems.

  • Working knowledge or familiarity with Mechanical Computer-Aided Design (MCAD) and/or Electrical Computer-Aided Design (ECAD) tools.

  • Knowledge of Application Program Interface (API) frameworks and REST services.

  • Demonstrated record of success in developing and maintaining strong working relationships with staff, administrators, and other internal and external partners.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Nuclear Security Enterprise’s (NSE) Design Agency (DA) and Production Agency (PA) roles, relationships, and system integrations.

  • An active DOE Q Clearance.

Note to Applicants:

  • For full consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter that addresses how they meet the minimum job requirements, and any of the desired requirements of the position.

  • This position requires a Q clearance and the ability to obtain Sigma 15 &20 authorizations. Applicants must have the ability to obtain a DOE Q clearance, which normally requires US citizenship.

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter, which typically includes US citizenship and being at least 18 years of age.

  • This position will be subject to random polygraph and drug testing.

Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.

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.

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 Dieringer, Kimberley Ann
Email kdieringer@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC84913
Organization Name WRS-WMT/Weapons Mission Technology
Minimum Salary 94100
Maximum Salary 155700
Req ID: IRC84913
Category: Information Technology