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Advanced Engineer Software

Niskayuna, NY, US

  • Niskayuna, NY, US
  • 2023-01-18 10:01:24
  • Engineering & Science
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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 own a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation.

Job Description

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is operated for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) by Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fluor Corporation. Naval Nuclear Laboratory personnel are FMP employees who work at four DOE facilities: Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Kenneth A. Kesselring Site, and Naval Reactors Facility, and at the U.S. Department of Defense-owned Nuclear Power Training Unit-Charleston. FMP employees also have an established presence at numerous shipyards and vendor locations. For nearly 70 years, the Naval Nuclear Laboratory has developed advanced nuclear propulsion technology, provided technical support, and trained world-class nuclear operators to ensure the safe and reliable operation of our nation's submarine and aircraft carrier Fleets. The Naval Nuclear Laboratory is a national asset solely dedicated to the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program. We rely on the dedication and innovation of our nearly 8000 engineers, scientists, technicians, and support personnel.

The Naval Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) is looking for an experienced software engineer to be part of a team supporting a highly visible turnkey hardware/software system used in the field to take data off carriers and submarines. You will be responsible for all aspects of the software development and maintenance cycle working with a team of subject matter experts and data engineers. You will determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions. You will develop software solutions by studying information needs, conferring with users, and studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes. Your job responsibilities will include Investigating problem areas, documenting and demonstrating solutions through documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code, and improving operations by conducting systems analysis and recommending changes in policies and procedures. The position will also require you to obtain and license software by working with vendors, recommending purchases, and testing and approving products. Put your experience to work for NNL and take advantage of this unique opportunity!

Required Combination of Knowledge and Skill

BS degree in engineering or Bachelor's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of four years of relevant experience or; MS degree in engineering or Master's degree in a science related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Skills

  • Proficiency in C++, python, and object-oriented design skills.
  • Knowledge of application architecture and design patterns.
  • Experience serving as technical lead throughout the full software development lifecycle, from conception, architecture definition, detailed design, scoping, planning, implementation, testing to documentation, delivery and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices and tools for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Experience in C++ development environments and tools, such as Visual Studio Code, QT Creator, Boost C++ Library, ZeroMQ, and Qwt, 
  • Experience with adapters for I/O processing, such as Microgate.
  • Experience with working in an Agile/Scrum team
  • Familiar with development and deployment on both Windows and Linux operating systems.

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. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042, Fluor Marine Propulsion, LLC (FMP) may require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date, subject to approved disability or religious accommodations. We understand this federal requirement is subject to litigation and enforcement may change. Fluor Marine Propulsion is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Veterans/Disabilities) Committed to Workplace Diversity

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