What You Will Do
This position will be filled at either the Software Developer 2 or 3 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 selected candidate will work as a Mobile application developer to support the development and maintenance of institutional and departmental Mobile apps. These applications vary between internal LANL use only and those publicly available on the Google Play Store and Apple app store.
Software Developer 2 ($73,800 - $120,400)
Designs, develops, modifies, tests, debugs, and evaluates software to meet functional requirements for functional areas.
Gathers requirements and recommends and implements solution.
Recommends changes in development, maintenance, and system standards.
Software Developer 3 ($89,900 - $148,300)
In addition to the duties outlined above, the Software Developer 3 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:
Software Developer 2
Demonstrated experience with:
Proven software lifecycle knowledge including requirements, design, development, and testing with appropriate documentation. The work experience must show progressively increasing levels of technical skills and complexity of work.
Experience writing and implementing business solutions using Agile practices.
Experience developing web or hybrid Mobile apps using Java EE as the core framework.
Professional development experience using Mobile frameworks such as Ionic and Cordova.
Experience using development and source control tools such as IntelliJ, NetBeans, Eclipse, Git, Subversion, etc.
Demonstrated experience using markup languages such as HTML5, XML, JSON, etc.
Familiarity with databases such as SQL Server or Oracle.
This position requires Q clearance access authorization. Applicants must have the ability to obtain and maintain DOE clearances, which normally requires US citizenship.
Additional Job Requirements for Software Developer 3
In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the Software Developer 3 level requires:
Demonstrated experience in developing and consuming web services using both REST and SOAP protocols.
Experience using, configuring, and tuning commercial application servers such as Weblogic.
Professional experience using Java Persistence API (JPA) and utilizing a provider such as Hibernate or Toplink.
Experience developing and securing Mobile apps using an MDM such as Blackberry Dynamics, Good Dynamics, Mobile Iron, etc.
Experience designing and implementing applications that utilize persistence layers such as SQL Server or Oracle.
Excellent technical writing and verbal communications skills.
Demonstrated experience developing software utilizing the various Spring packages.
Experience writing native iOS apps using Objective C.
Software developer 2:
Position typically requires a bachelor’s degree and a minimum five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Software developer 3:
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.
Notes to Applicants:
Please provide a comprehensive cover letter that details how you meeting the qualifications for the position.
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.
New-Employment Drug Test:
- 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.
The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.
Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Appointment Type Regular