Los Alamos National Laboratory Software Developer 4 (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 Enterprise Business Software Group (SAE-2) provides application development, commercial off-the-shelf application implementation, and adoption/integration with Software as a Service solutions.
Software Developer 3 ($94,100 - $155,700)
Working alongside some of the brightest minds, you will support the development and maintenance of HRMS, Procurement, Financial, Inventory and Environment, Safety, Health applications systems, and infrastructure components. Specific duties include tasks associated with the upkeep of various laboratory applications, the design and development of new applications and standards, and ensuring compliance with Laboratory specifications, standards, and security policies. The successful candidate should also have a strong desire to learn new technologies, business processes, to become an expert in their field, and the willingness and confidence to develop safety-class, mission-critical software. At this level, on-call responsibilities to provide support for production applications are expected.
Software Developer 4 ($103,500 - $172,800)
In addition to what was outlined at the lower level, at this level you will provide mentoring to junior staff members. We are looking for someone who likes to self-initiate work with limited supervision, use independent judgment for determining the course of action to accomplish objectives, and use a broad range of advanced technical skills to solve complex technical issues. At this level, on-call responsibilities to provide support for production applications are expected.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Proven software lifecycle knowledge and experience in all phases, including requirements, design, development, and testing with appropriate documentation. Experience in writing and implementing business solutions using agile practices and principles. Experience utilizing tools such as Jira and/or Confluence.
Demonstrate experience with working and utilizing Oracle Databases. Demonstrate proficiency level of reading and writing SQL and PLSQL queries and PL/SQL packages. Experience working with XML files. Experience providing software support and enhancement utilizing Oracle development tool suite and working on Oracle Development Projects. Experience with software configuration management and software quality assurance methodologies and practices. Demonstrate knowledge of secure coding practices. Experience analyzing and defining business requirements and preparing technical designs. Experience utilizing a distributed version control system. Experience with consuming Web Services. Experience supporting Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) 12.
Experience providing customer support including collecting functional requirements, configuring, administering, and debugging technical issues with various IT systems. Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with peers and all levels of external and internal personnel, technical and non-technical.
Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills to handle communication with technical and non-technical peers, customers, and stakeholders. Strong teamwork and communication skills.
Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain DOE clearances, which normally requires US citizenship.
Education/Experience at lower level: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum eight years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 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:
Demonstrated experience designing and developing business solutions and/or integration solutions from the ground up. Demonstrate experience to analyze and define business requirements, research, design/develop and propose business solutions with technical designs. Demonstrate experience supporting, extending, enhancing, and upgrading Commercial of the Shelf Products (COTS). Experience with researching, planning, and executing an upgrade of COTS. Experience using secure coding practices. Experience with consuming and authoring of Web Services. Experience using Oracle DB 11g, 12c, or 19.
Experience developing system integration and system implementation plans. Ability to solve unique integration 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. Ability to work for long term goals in a large organizational setting.
Ability to work independently with a minimal direction and/or serve as a Technical Lead on projects and coordinate technical activities of project personnel. Excellent wring 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. Demonstrate experience and wiliness to provide technical mentorship to junior staff members.
Education/Experience at higher level: Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of twelve years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At this level, post graduate course work may be expected.
Experience with Oracle Project Accounting, General Ledger, Fixed Assets, Payables, Advanced Receivables, Cash Management, Inventory, Purchasing.
Experience with SAP Ariba and Fieldglass Integrations/Interfaces.
Experience supporting and extending Cloud applications.
Experience developing and enhancing Oracle MRP modules.
Experience utilizing Scrum or Kanban framework.
Knowledge of the DevSecOps culture and principles and experience CI/CD development, and deployment of software in a diverse application environment.
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)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1. Appointment Type
Contact Name Fresquez, Nyleen Kathryn
Vacancy Name: IRC85720
Organization Name SAE-2/ Enterprise Business Software
Req ID: IRC85720
Category: Information Technology