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Argonne National Laboratory Software Engineer in Lemont, Illinois

Software Engineer

Requisition Number: 409225 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Information Technology Division: BIS-Business and Information Services

Employment Category: Regular Shift: 8:30 - 5:00

Level (Grade): PT2 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

The Enterprise Software Solutions department at Argonne National Laboratory invites you to join the team supporting the Laboratory’s central software and services. This position involves applying computer science to problem solving, analyzing requirements for management information, and recommending and designing the means for meeting those requirements, either by revising existing systems or developing new ones.

The successful candidate will with normal guidance in an agile team environment; exhibit effective collaboration and user interaction by working with peers, management, vendors, and others; and maintain a professional work ethic and respect of team members and software users. The position requires learning agility, perseverance, and communication skills.

The position provides effective systems support across a broad range of technologies and applications; completes programming using languages and software products; designs and conducts tests; addresses the root causes of problems; and recommends long-term solutions.

Required technical skills:

  • SPFx
  • React/JavaScript/jQuery
  • SharePoint administration and workflows
  • MS-SQL Server
  • Git
  • Unit Testing

Preferred technical skills:

  • C#/VB.NET
  • Drupal or Symfony
  • MySQL
  • Unix shell scripting
  • Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery
  • Agile experience

Required non-technical skills:

  • Knowledge of software development life cycle, agile development, software testing and debugging.
  • Ability to provide production support for both locally written and vendor-supplied business software.
  • Ability to have a user-oriented outlook.
  • Ability to understand and follow organizational best practices and standards.
  • Strong service orientation demonstrated ability to work effectively in a customer-focused service environment.
  • Ability to be highly responsive, meet demanding deadlines, and prioritize many diverse projects.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills including the ability to initiate and foster collaborative relationships.
  • Ability to produce secure, reliable, and extendable code.
  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

This position can be hired at one of two levels and the requirements are as follows:

  • PT2: Bachelor’s degree + 2 years of experience, or equivalent
  • PT3: Bachelor’s degree + 4 years of experience, or equivalent

Argonne National Laboratory is a multidisciplinary science and engineering research center, where talented scientists and engineers work together to answer the biggest questions facing humanity. Located in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, the laboratory works in concert with universities, industry, and other national laboratories on questions and experiments too large for any one institution to do by itself. Through collaborations here and around the world, we strive to discover new ways to develop energy innovations through science, create novel materials molecule-by-molecule, and gain a deeper understanding of our planet, our climate, and the cosmos.

At Argonne, we explore the world together in order to build a better one!

The world’s best and brightest minds come to Argonne—minds that are curious and bursting with new ideas. Minds that have a passion for excellence and innovation. Whether it be for premier research opportunities, a chance to blend work and home life, a diverse community of colleagues or a place where others genuinely care about the planet, Argonne offers something for you. We offer work-life balance, professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. Argonne also offers a comprehensive array of exceptional benefits to meet a variety of needs. In addition to medical, dental, life and disability coverage, you’ll have access to paid time off, a retirement plan with a generous match and a number of other benefits, such as onsite wellness facilities, an on-site child care center and auto and homeowners’ insurance.

At Argonne National Laboratory you will have the opportunity to contribute to and support research that addresses our nation’s challenges and advances the frontiers of science and technology. Our science impacts the world and you can be a part of that! Whatever your role—scientist, engineer, or support staff--there is a path for you here at Argonne.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department.