The Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library is hiring a Software
Developer 2/3.

Job Posting:

What You Will Do

This position will be filled at either the Software Developer Il or
Software Developer III 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 Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library is looking for a
software developer. This developer will collaborate with Los Alamos’
exceptional staff and researchers to develop tools and platforms to support
the research lifecycle and to help solve problems through scientific
excellence. Ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, innovative, and creative
as well as passionate about trends in digital tools and technologies.
Additionally, the ideal candidate would strive to foster a collaborative
environment and partnerships to develop and deploy novel technologies and
address emergent data management challenges and opportunities for a 21st
century research organization. The main responsibility of the position will
be the design, development, usability, and implementation of enhanced and
custom digital tools, services, and platforms.The results may involve
custom solutions and/or customizations/deployment of off-the-shelf open
source and commercial tools.The initial project will focus on the Research
Library’s institutional repository and future support of the research life

Core Responsibilities

- Analyzing user requirements for system features and functionality,
investigating software requirements, original programming, system testing,
and creating comprehensive software documentation
- Research, evaluate, and make recommendations around the implementation of
new or existing software features, emerging technologies, and development
- Collaborate on projects with librarians, computer scientists, and
technologists across the laboratory

Software Developer II ($72,5000 - $118,200)

The Successful Candidate Will Be Required To

- Design, develop, modify, test, debug and evaluates software to meet
functional requirements for functional areas
- Analyze existing programs or formulate logic for new systems, devise
procedures, prepare flowcharting, perform coding and test/debug programs
- Develop conversion, system integration and system implementation plans
- Gather reporting requirements and recommend and implement solution
- Prepare and obtain approval of system and programming documentation
- Adhere to Laboratory policies and programs concerning the Laboratory's
information systems

Software Developer III ($87,800 - $144,800)

In addition to the duties outlined above, the Software Developer III will
be required to:

- Develop resolutions to complex problems that require the use of
creativity and in-depth evaluation of variable factors
- Accomplish work without considerable direction and/or coordinates
activities of other personnel
- Research, assemble, and/or evaluate information or data regarding
industry practices or applicable regulatory changes affecting information
system policies or programs; recommend sound, practical solutions to
complex issues

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

- Knowledge of software development methodologies, tools and processes,
including source code control, application development tools and
techniques, database design, programming languages, and component
- Knowledge of hardware and operating systems including system
architectures, network infrastructures, and client server models.
- Knowledge of hardware and software integration and testing.
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a rapidly
changing team-based environment
- Familiarity with off-the shelf applications and open-source software
- Excellent collaboration and communications (verbal and written) skills
- Ability to obtain a Q clearance

Additional Job Requirements For Software Developer III

- In addition to the Job Requirements outlined above, qualification at the
Software Developer III level requires:
- Working knowledge of digital repository software (such as Invenio,
Samvera, Fedora)
- Knowledge of and experience with implementing open source software.
- Experience making electronic resources accessible
- Familiarity with digital scholarship tools and trends

Desired Skills

- Working knowledge of a range of scholarly communication services &
activities such as open access, digital preservation, funding agency
requirements, and copyright
- Working knowledge of team collaboration tools, version control systems
and application deployment
- Working knowledge of at least 3-4 of the following technologies:Python,
PHP, Ruby, JavaScript, Flask, Jekyll, Drupal, HTML5, CSS3, JSON, XML
- Working knowledge of databases such as MySQL or PostgreSQL
- Working knowledge of search engine services such as ElasticSearch and Solr
- Familiarity with DOE/NNSA Laboratories research and development mission
- Scripting skills for manipulation of digital data and metadata at the
command line level
- Demonstrated record of success in developing and maintaining strong
working relationships with researchers, staff, administrators, and other
internal and external partners
- Demonstrated knowledge of and/or ability to work with a wide range of
digital library standards and practices, such as digitization, digital
preservation, standards for media content, metadata, controlled
authorities, and user experience

Software Developer II


Bachelor’s Degree, B.S. Computer, Information and /or Library Science, and
experience sufficient to meet the requirements above

Software Developer III

Bachelor’s Degree, B.S. Computer, Information and /or Library Science, and
a minimum five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of
education and experience

Notes To Applicants

- For consideration, applicants must submit a comprehensive cover letter
that addresses the minimum requirements of the position.
- Send questions and inquiries to: [log in to unmask]

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.

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 [log in to unmask] 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.

The Research Library at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) advances
discovery science in support of the Lab mission to solve national security
challenges through scientific excellence. Staff members work closely with
colleagues within and across teams. The Research Library values strong
outreach to Lab scientists and engineers and supports the full scholarly
communication lifecycle.