The Energy Systems Cyber-Physical Security Group at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) is seeking a full stack web developer. The candidate will be expected to perform research in developing new tools and technologies to address the emerging and advanced persistent cyber threats. NREL’s Energy Systems Cyber-Physical Security Group is focused on meeting needs to improve security of the U.S. energy infrastructure. This Group works directly with the electric utility sector, the renewable energy sector, energy and security technology vendors and integrators, the Department of Energy, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and other federal agencies with missions critical to the nation’s energy security interests.
The web developer researcher will create web applications that build and grow research capabilities of the Energy Systems Cyber-Physical Security Group to support emerging needs for securing the power grid, Distributed Energy Resources (especially renewable energy sector) and other technologies that are part of grid modernization.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
4-5 years of experience building web applications (Bachelors a plus)
Experience using front end frameworks (React, VueJS, Angular, etc.)
Experience using CSS frameworks (Bootstrap, MaterialUI, etc.)
Experience interacting with databases (SQL or OO)
Experience using back end frameworks (Laravel, .NET, Express, etc.)
Firm grasp of 1 or more server-side languages (PHP, C++, Java, etc.)
Firm grasp of server optimization
Basic grasp of HTML / CSS / SASS / LESS
Firm understanding of github & git flow
Firm understanding of test driven development (TDD)
Basic understanding of database organization
Basic understanding of networking protocols (http, tcp, etc.)
Some understanding of design concepts
Some understanding of UI / UX
Required Education, Experience, and Skills
Relevant Bachelor's Degree or equivalent relevant education/experience. Limited use and/or application of basic principles, theories and concepts in specific field. Limited knowledge of related IS practices and standards. Good analytical and problem solving skills. Good written and verbal communication skills. Basic programming and/or maintenance ability with various computer software programs and information systems.
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