Database and Website Software Developer (Software Developer 1/2)

Los Alamos National Laboratory - Los Alamos, NM (30+ days ago)4.3

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A-2/Intelligence & Systems Analysis

What You Will Do This position will be filled at either a Software Developer level 1 or level 2, depending on the skills of the selected candidate. Exceptional candidates may be considered for a higher-level position, and additional job responsibilities will be assigned if the candidate is hired at the higher level.

Software Developer 1 ($60,400 - $95,900) will be expected to:
  • Work as a team member to design and maintain database-backed websites
  • Use Java, JavaScript, Ajax, CSS, and HTML within IBM Notes Domino XPages, a web and mobile application development platform based on JavaServer Faces.
  • Participate in all steps of application development starting with gathering requirements from customers, designing the underlying data structure, implementing the GUI, maintaining the design and data, and training the end users.
  • Successfully work within the constraints of a secure environment
Software Developer 2 ($72,500 - $118,200)

In addition to the duties outlined above, the Software Developer 2 will:
  • Work independently on assigned tasking
  • Mentor other team members working on your project
  • Provide input and new ideas for proposals
  • Provide project updates to the project leader and/or the customers
  • Occasionally travel to sponsor visits and demos
What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Familiarity with Java, JavaScript, or another modern software language
  • Familiarity with CSS and HTML
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an SCI clearance, which requires US citizenship
  • A relevant bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Software Developer 2

In addition to the requirements outlined above, the Software Developer 2 requires:
  • Experience developing applications with Java, JavaScript, or another modern software language
  • Experience developing websites with CSS, HTML, and script libraries such as jQuery
  • Experience debugging, trouble-shooting, and diagnosing problems
  • A relevant bachelor's degree and a minimum of five years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience in interacting with customers
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with IBM Domino Designer or XPages programming
  • Visual design skills for web-based applications, including experience with the Bootstrap framework
  • A basic understanding of database concepts, including document-based data systems
  • Experience with HTML 5
  • Experience with Java beans
  • Experience with the Eclipse IDE
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in mentoring team members
Additional Details:

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: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.

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 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 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.

Within the Analytics, Intelligence and Technology (A) Division, A-2 provides analytic products to a broad range of customers in support of national security. A-2 database products provide critical information to the Nuclear Emergency Response community and also support the intelligence community.

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