Los Alamos National Laboratory Software Developer 3/4 (Senior APEX Software Developer) in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Join our world-class software development team! Los Alamos National Laboratory is looking for a senior Oracle Application Express (APEX) software developer to join our Environmental, Safety, Health, Quality Security and Visualization Solutions Group (SAE-1). Our diverse workforce enjoys a collegial work environment focused on creative problem solving, where everyone’s opinions and ideas are considered. This is your chance to perfect your skills in APEX while developing safety, mission-critical software. Our mission is to deliver reliable, secure, and cost effective software and applications that meet business and operational needs in support of the LANL mission.
This position will be filled at either the Software Developer 3/4 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.
Software Developer 3 ($94,100 - $155,700)
The Software Developer level 3 will report to the SAE-1 Group Leader within the Software and Applications Engineering (SAE) Division. The candidate must have advanced APEX programming experience, organization skills, and the ability to multi-task. The successful candidate should also have a strong desire to learn new technologies, to become an expert in their field, and the willingness and confidence to develop safety-class, mission-critical software.
Software Developer 4 ($103,500 - $172,800)
The Software Developer level 4 will report to the SAE-1 Group Leader within the SAE Division. The candidate must be an expert APEX developer and must demonstrate excellent organization skills, and the ability to multi-task. The successful candidate should also have a strong desire to learn new technologies, should be an expert in their field, and the ability to develop safety-class, mission-critical software.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Technical Knowledge:We are looking for someone with extensive knowledge and experience designing, developing, modifying, testing, and debugging APEX applications. You should have a complete and extensive understanding of:
- Oracle APEX 5.x/19.x/20.x and Oracle Database 18c/19c
- SQL, PL/SQL (procedures, functions, packages), cursors, triggers, collections, transactional modeling, database normalization, indexing methods, constraints, and object usage
- Performance tuning ( SQL Trace, Explain Plan, Indexing, Hints, Bulk Binds, Bulk Collect) , security, auditing, metadata management, and other data solutions of mission-critical software
- Analysis, design, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of APEX applications
- APEX interactive reports, interactive grids, collections, graphs, dashboards, and generating PDF reports
- APEX security, authentication, and authorization schemes
- Documentation, training, maintaining, upgrading, and reverse engineering of APEX applications
- Data processing, data loading, automation improvements, data integrity, and data presentation
- Development, system performance, availability, reliability, security, recoverability and code efficiency
Collaboration:We are looking for someone who can work well in a team-oriented environment with the ability to communicate and collaborate cross-functionally within and outside of the group. In addition, you must have effective interpersonal skills for communicating technical information, building relationships, and resolving conflicts.
Innovation:This position will require you to research new technologies and tools, incorporate their usage into new products and services, and mentor junior developers.
Time Management:You should have strong multitasking capabilities and the ability to work on multiple products and issues simultaneously.
Additional Job Requirements for level 4:
In addition to the requirements outlined above, as a level 4, you will be expected to lead projects and teams, mentor other developers; be expected to find solutions to complex technical issues; and be regarded as an APEX application developer expert and architect. We will also expect you to evaluate APEX releases and it’s tools and all related third-party products to ensure that the organization is running the products that are most appropriate for building institutional APEX applications.
Education/Experience – level 3: This position requires a relevant bachelor's degree and a minimum of eight years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Education/Experience – level 4: This position requires a relevant bachelor's degree and a minimum of twelve years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience working with Agile (Scrum) mythologies and continues integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD)
- Experience managing or leading large complex projects
- Experience customizing JIRA/Confluence sites for the application lifecycle management, especially in DevOps
- Experience upgrading, supporting, extending, and enhancing Commercial off the Shelf Products (COTS) or Cloud applications
Note to Applicants:
Please provide a comprehensive cover letter that details how you meeting the qualifications for the position.
Location:This position will be part of the Laboratory’s Telework Pilot and may work from a remote/home location within a two-hour ground commute of the Laboratory. The Telework Pilot is in effect from Oct. 1, 2020 through Sept. 30, 2021, but may be shortened or extended at the manager’s discretion. Ability to report on-site is a must for this position.
Position commitment: Regular appointment employees are required to serve a period of continuous service in their current position in order to be eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the time required, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. The position commitment for this position is 1 year.Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid maternity and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)Additional Details
Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.
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: Regular appointment employees who have served the required period of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the required period of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader. Please refer to PolicyPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.
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 regard 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 firstname.lastname@example.org call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.Appointment Type
Contact Name Christensen, Richard Fredrick Jr
Vacancy Name: IRC85143
Organization Name SAE-1/Software & Applications Engineering - Enterprise Application and Dateabase Services
Req ID: IRC85143
Category: Information Technology