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Experienced Software Developer

Niskayuna, NY, US

  • Niskayuna, NY, US
  • 2024-01-18 02:00:07
  • Information Technology
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About Us

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory comprises the U.S. Department of Energy locations and personnel responsible for developing advanced naval nuclear propulsion technology, providing technical support to ensure the safety and reliability of our nation’s naval nuclear reactors, and training the Sailors who operate those reactors in the U.S. Navy’s submarines and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory includes the Bettis and Knolls Atomic Power Laboratories, the Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and the Naval Reactors Facility which have proudly supported the nation since 1946. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory has nearly 8,000 employees working at primary locations in Pennsylvania, New York, South Carolina, and Idaho. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory also has an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations around the globe. We are dedicated solely to the support of the United States Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation.

Job Description

The Shipboard IT organization is seeking experienced software developers to join our growing software development team. As a software developer, you will be part of a diverse team that creates applications installed onboard Navy submarines and aircraft carriers. You will play a primary role in the research, design, development, and lifecycle management of these applications, while working to develop innovative future solutions. The organization fosters an environment and culture where collaboration and mentoring is regularly practiced.



Some of the knowledge and experience you will gain in this role includes, but is not limited to:


  • Developing high quality code adhering to cybersecurity principles
  • Performing unit testing
  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle
  • Publication of software documentation, including design, technical specification, and end-user documentation


We proudly offer:


  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience, which includes excellent health, dental, and vision benefits; 401k with company match; and paid vacation/holidays.
  • Tuition reimbursement for those looking to further their education in a company-sponsored degree program.

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related technical discipline from an accredited college or university and a minimum of four years of relevant experience or; Master of Science degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related technical discipline from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Skills

  1. Development experience with C#, Java, or other programming languages
  2. Knowledge of software engineering practices and software lifecycle models
  3. Experience in automating tasks using a scripting language
  4. Experience in developing automated unit tests
  5. Experience in developing and deploying services in a Microsoft Operating System environment
  6. Familiarity with database architectures

Pay Range

$82,600 - $123,800 annually 

Please note that the salary information shown is a general guideline only. 
Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Compensation and Benefits

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage 
401(k) Savings Program 
Capital Accumulation Plan 
Personal & Medical Time Off 
Paid Parental Leave 
Disability, Life and Accident Insurance 
9/80 Work Schedule 
Flexible Start/End Times 
Wellness Rewards Program 
Flexible Spending Accounts 
Tuition Assistance for Eligible Employees
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

All candidates must be U.S. citizens. Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. FMP is a government contractor and maintains a drug free workplace and workforce. All candidates must be able to pass a drug test in compliance with FMP company policy and 10 CFR 707. Federal regulation requires FMP test for marijuana. Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity

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