Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge National Laboratory is looking for a Back-end Software Developer (Java), Associate Level #RemoteListOfJavaCareers #JavaJobsiteWorkFromHome #DeveloperJobs
Requisition Id 11950 Overview: As a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science national laboratory, ORNL has an extraordinary 80-year history of solving the nation’s biggest problems. We have a dedicated and creative staff of over 6,000 people! Our vision for diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) is to cultivate an environment and practices that foster diversity in ideas and in the people across the organization, as well as to ensure ORNL is recognized as a workplace of choice. These elements are critical for enabling the execution of ORNL’s broader mission to accelerate scientific discoveries and their translation into energy, environment, and security solutions for the nation. Purpose: The Research and Development (R&D) Team in the Information Technology Services Directorate (ITSD) at ORNL is seeking qualified applicants for a Java Developer position. The R&D Team exists to facilitate lab goals through software engineering, development, integration, and support for the research community at ORNL. Our Team: We are responsible for facilitating service and capability delivery for R&D projects. We work as team to provide development, deployment, automation, monitoring, and management tool infrastructure for researchers. We advocate, promote, and facilitate Agile Scrum development practices to researchers who develop or require development of code as a part of their projects. What does our ideal teammate look like and what will you be doing? Our primary goal is to partner with research organizations to enable research excellence and delivery at ORNL. The right person for this challenge will have previous experience in design, development, and management of spatial data platforms, and similar areas. You will have experience and capabilities developing in Software-as-a Service and Data-as-a-Service environments. Our team views success through the lens of what additional capabilities, services, cost savings, and optimizations we bring to our research partners enabling their success. We want researchers and their projects focused on their delivery and worrying less about their underlying IT. You will be collaborating with a highly diverse and multidisciplinary team; from photogrammetrists, geographers, mathematicians, physicists, computer scientists, and engineers in research, development, integration, testing, and deployment in areas including spatial computing, real-time data platforms, and machine intelligence systems. A typical day includes: Application and data development to develop geospatial software and digital map layers as services. Collaborating with researchers and project sponsors to capture, understand, integrate, and implement project and security requirements in developed services and software. We optimize our workflows and monitoring solutions to take advantage of our 24/7 operations staff, which significantly reduces the need for off-hours support. We also offer a flexible work schedule and utilize Email, Jira, Confluence, Teams, Slack, and other collaboration solutions to stay in contact. All team members contribute to ORNL’s mission by aligning behaviors, priorities, and interactions with our core values of Impact, Integrity, Teamwork, Safety, and Service. Promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility by fostering a respectful workplace – in how we treat one another, work together, and measure success. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field and two (2) years of experience developing software involving geospatial computing or big data architectures. An equivalent combination of skills and experience may be considered. Experience with spatial enabled database (Postgresql with PostGIS) and executing spatial data queries. Experience with software development best practices including, but not limited to: Agile development; version control using Git/GitFlow or similar system; and project management via systems like JIRA, Asana, etc. Experience with open-source tools and system, OGC web services, and web development frameworks. Experience with data collection or similar Extract Transform Load (ETL) processes. Preferred Qualifications: Hands-on involvement in software systems, data systems, analytics, computer driven distributed data processing, geomatics, image analysis, remote sensing, or geospatial research projects. Experience with real-time architectures and other map services software libraries. Strong knowledge of multiple operating systems. Exposure to microservices concepts and understanding of container environments including Docker, Docker-Compose, and Kubernetes. Experience with Java. Experience with Pep Compliance. Previous experience working in a government, scientific, or other highly technical environment. Demonstrated ability to balance complex research and security requirements. Special Requirements: Visa Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Q clearance: This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance from the Department of Energy. As such, this position is a Workplace Substance Abuse (WSAP) testing designated position. WSAP positions require passing a pre-placement drug test and participation in an ongoing random drug testing program. Benefits at ORNL: ORNL offers competitive pay and benefits programs to attract and retain talented people. The laboratory offers many employee benefits, including medical and retirement plans and flexible work hours, to help you and your family live happy and healthy. Employee amenities such as on-site fitness, banking, and cafeteria facilities are also provided for convenience. Other benefits include the following: Prescription Drug Plan, Dental Plan, Vision Plan, 401(k) Retirement Plan, Contributory Pension Plan, Life Insurance, Disability Benefits, Generous Vacation and Holidays, Parental Leave, Legal Insurance with Identity Theft Protection, Employee Assistance Plan, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Accounts, Wellness Programs, Educational Assistance, Relocation Assistance, and Employee Discounts. If you have difficulty using the online application system or need an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please email: or call 1.866.963.9545. #LI-DC1 This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired. We accept Word (.doc, .docx), Adobe (unsecured .pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and HTML (.htm, .html) up to 5MB in size. Resumes from third party vendors will not be accepted; these resumes will be deleted and the candidates submitted will not be considered for employment. If you have trouble applying for a position, please email ORNLRecruiting@ornl.gov. ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory