Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Full Stack Software Engineer with Biology Experience in Helena, Montana
Our dynamic, multidisciplinary environment will offer many opportunities to bridge statistics/mathematics and biology through robust software implementations. This enables highly impactful applications in national security, human health, environmental exposure, and chemical forensics fields. Applicants will help create a vision and deliver projects to accelerate our team’s goals of developing leading-edge ‘omics analytics capabilities and applications for a variety of sponsors.
Contribute to team development of research proposals
Develop robust open-source software-based solutions to solve scientific problems
Support activities to expand the breadth of scientific reach at PNNL, which includes contributing to concept and proposal development, contributing to publications, and generally delivering techological advancees that elevate PNNL's reputation in 'omics and computational biology
Support engagement with sponsors to produce successful projects, peer-reviewed papers, technical presentations, and other technical artifacts
Train and mentor early-career engineers and work collaboratively with research across PNNL and other institutions around the world
BS/BA with 0-1 years of experience
MS/MA with 0 years of experience
Relevant Associate’s degree and 4 years of relevant work experience
High school diploma and 8 years of relevant work experience
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Demonstrated success in developing and implementing software for a range of chemistry and biology applications
Work history of contributing to interdisciplinary teams to develop and execute small to major research projects
Broad understanding of software development, containerization and version control
Experience designing, implementing, and applying novel algorithms for scientific analysis
Experience coding in Python
Experience with cloud orchestration environments and services (e.g., Kubernetes, MinIO)
Experience using HPCs and/or cloud computing resources
Hazardous Working Conditions/Environment
No hazardous working conditions / environment are anticipated for this position.
Testing Designated Position
This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is a world-class research institution powered by a highly educated, diverse workforce committed to the values of Integrity, Creativity, Collaboration, Impact, and Courage. Every year, scores of dynamic, driven people come to PNNL to work with renowned researchers on meaningful science, innovations and outcomes for the U.S. Department of Energy and other sponsors; here is your chance to be one of them!
At PNNL, you will find an exciting research environment and excellent benefits including health insurance, flexible work schedules and telework options. PNNL is located in eastern Washington State—the dry side of Washington known for its stellar outdoor recreation and affordable cost of living. The Lab’s campus is only a 45-minute flight (or 3 hour drive) from Seattle or Portland, and is serviced by the convenient PSC airport, connected to 8 major hubs.
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Our laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment dedicated to solving critical challenges in fundamental sciences, national security, and energy resiliency. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. In support of this commitment, we encourage people of all racial/ethnic identities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment.
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PNNL is committed to a drug-free workplace supported by Workplace Substance Abuse Program (WSAP) and complies with federal laws prohibiting the possession and use of illegal drugs.
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