Software Developer

The Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory has an opening for a term software developer in the IDEAS-ECP Project. The overarching goal of the project isto support various Exascale Computing Project (ECP) teams in software productivity. A group from University of Oregon is developing code analysis tools under a subcontract from Argonne to help ECP teams improve their productivity. The Oregon group needs a software developer to prepare several of these tools for deployment, and also in further development of some of the tools.

This is a one year position, with a possibility of extension depending upon availability of funds to provide needed help to the Oregon group.

Position Requirements
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Math or Engineering
  • Experience with more than one programming language, proficiency in python, and a willingness to learn rapidly on the job
  • Effective communication and collaboration with software engineers, and occasionally also with researchers in various science disciplines within the ECP portfolio


Job Family
Research Development (RD)

Job Profile
Software Engineering 1

Worker Type
Long-Term (Fixed Term)

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.

Chicago, IL

411498