Advanced Software Engineer

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The Enterprise Software Solutions department at Argonne National Laboratory invites you to join the team supporting the Laboratory's central software and services.We are seeking a software engineer to work on a Scrum team developing features for service management and operational processes on the ServiceNow platform. 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 work independently, with limited 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.

Position Requirements
  • Advanced knowledge of application development on modern platforms, preferably ServiceNow, or similar.
  • Advanced knowledge of web services development, such as REST or SOAP
  • Advanced knowledgeof web-based programming languages and frameworks, preferably Angular.js and JavaScript webapplication development, or similar
  • Considerable knowledge of service management systems
  • Considerable knowledgeof relational databases and tools, preferably Microsoft SQL, or similar
  • Knowledgeof Enterprise Linux platform and technologies
  • Considerable knowledge of software development life cycle,agile development, software testing and debugging
  • Working knowledge of ITIL best practices
  • Abilityto provide production support for both locally written and vendor-suppliedbusiness 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 a large number of 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 and one of two levels and the requirements for each are as follows:
  • PT3: Bachelor's degree + 4 years of experience, or a Master's + 2 years of experience, or equivalent
  • PT4: Bachelor's degree + 6 years of experience, or a Master's + 4 years of experience, or equivalent

Job Family
Professional Technical (PT)

Job Profile
Applications Development 3

Worker Type

Time Type
Full time

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, gender expression, 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.

All Argonne offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes an assessment of criminal conviction history conducted on an individualized and case-by-case basis. Please be advised that Argonne positions require upon hire (or may require in the future) for the individual be to obtain a government access authorization that involves additional background check requirements. Failure to obtain or maintain such government access authorization could result in the withdrawal of a job offer or future termination of employment.

Please note that all Argonne employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. All successful applicants will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.

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