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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Data Engineer in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 309511

Directorate: National Security Directorate

Division: Computing & Analytics

Group: Software Engineering and Architectures

Job Description

PNNL is seeking to find talented software engineers who are passionate about development in one or more of the following areas:

Front-end developer – developing novel web-based user interfaces using modern tools and framework such as React or Angular. Familiar with – JavaScript, Node.js, data repositories, and RESTful services

Data engineering – develop novel solutions targeted at cloud and on-prem environments with a focus on big data, ETL, and distributed systems using cloud providers such as AWS and Azure

Test engineering and automation - deliver software engineering capabilities that span the entire software development lifecycle for building and deploying sustainable solutions

These engineers will work in teams to design, code, test, debug, and implement software applications in support of research and engineering. Candidates will work with various computer technologies, on various platforms and developers must be conversant about their features. They must be able to work on Windows, Linux, and Mac systems. They should understand a mix of programming languages such as Java, C#, Python, or JavaScript. Should possess basic computer knowledge to design and customize programs for various systems and platforms.

TASKS YOU MIGHT WORK ON:

  • Design, develop, document, test and debug new and existing software systems, web interfaces, and/or applications.

  • Work in tandem with our talented User Experience team to develop novel web-bases User Interfaces using modern JavaScript libraries and frameworks

  • Implement back-end services in C#, Python, Node.js or Java connecting to various data sources and other analytic services in support of User Interfaces or larger software systems

  • Leverage cloud technologies for software delivery

EXPECTED OF YOU:

  • Apply knowledge of software engineering practices (e.g. source control, problem tracking, design principles, etc.) with minimal oversight

  • Take initiative to set personal direction and goals

  • Stay current about industry developments

  • Work collaboratively within a team to execute on the full system development life cycle

  • Maintain or follow quality assurance procedures

  • Demonstrate good time management skills

  • Be able to work with different technologies

WHY WE SHOULD TALK:

  • You want to work in a lively environment full of scientists, engineers, and subject matter experts who love learning and thinking creatively

  • You want to have impact on people's lives and national security problems

  • You want to work in an environment where diversity and equality are highly valued

  • You want to build novel solutions to complex problems

  • You are independent in your every-day work, and self-directed in your career goal

The hiring level will be determined based on the education, experience and skill set of the successful candidate based on the following:

Level 1: Expected to contribute professionally, building a professional reputation for technical expertise. Fully applying and interpreting standard theories, principles, methods, tools and technologies.

Level 2: Self directed and capable of leading technical tasks on a project. Demonstrates software engineering best practices, provides mentorship to junior staff, and contributes to technical innovation (open source, lab initiatives, proposals, etc.).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with 0-1 years of experience, or Masters with 0-1 years of experience

  • An equivalent combination of education and demonstrated relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with 2 years of experience, or Masters with 0 years of experience

  • An equivalent combination of education and demonstrated relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

  • Expected to contribute professionally, building a professional reputation for technical expertise. Fully applying and interpreting standard theories, principles, methods, tools and technologies

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at jobs.pnnl.gov.

Other Information

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a federal security clearance.

Requirements:

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Background Investigation: Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter in accordance 10 CFR 710, Appendix B.

  • Drug Testing: All Security Clearance (L or Q) positions will be considered by the Department of Energy to be Testing Designated Positions which means that they are subject to applicant, random, and for cause drug testing. In addition, applicants must be able to demonstrate non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for the 12 consecutive months preceding completion of the requisite Questionnaire for National Security Positions (QNSP).

Note: Applicants will be considered ineligible for security clearance processing by the U.S. Department of Energy until non-use of illegal drugs, including marijuana, for 12 consecutive months can be demonstrated.

Directorate: National Security Dir

Job Category: Engineering/Engineering Techs

Group: Software Eng & Architectures

Opening Date: 2019-06-27

Closing Date: 2019-08-26

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