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Software Engineer 2 - Building Research

Company: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

**Overview**The PNNL's Buildings Simulation & Design Group provides energy simulation, tool development, and workflow automation for energy policyimpact analyses and integrative building design processes. The Building Simulation & Design Group is seeking a Software Engineer 2 - Building Research. The candidate will be responsible for developing, improving and maintaining existing software systems in the buildings domain area.**Responsibilities**+ Exercising standard software development practices, including but not limited to, source code management, version control, and testing protocols, within an agile software development methodology.+ Teaming with staff across the group and division to translate domain requirements into software requirements, working software applications, new software components, and reusable software libraries.+ Executing tasks with limited guidance on new assignments; leading small tasks and executing within budget and timeframes allotted.+ Contributing to technical products, such as technical reports and journal articles, and presenting at conferences and technical forums.+ Contributing to the development of proposals for new capability development and application enhancements.**Qualifications**Minimum Qualifications:+ BS/BA and 2 years of relevant experience -OR-+ MS/MA -OR-+ PhDPreferred Qualifications:+ Proficiency in Ruby programming language and Ruby on Rails web application development framework.+ Working knowledge of relational database management systems (preferably, Microsoft SQL Server).+ Working knowledge of Git version control system.+ A passion for learning and innovation, and a desire to advance the building sciences domain through enhanced software tools.+ A collaborative approach to problem-solving and the ability to work well with interdisciplinary teams (e.g., domain experts in building science, mechanical engineering, and energy system modeling).+ Additional useful experience would include:+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an interest in documenting and publishing findings through technical reports, journal articles and conference presentations.+ Significant experience with full-stack software development, web application development, and database engineering.+ Experience with JavaScript programming language.+ Experience working in a large team.+ Experience with a team collaboration system such as Jira.+ Experience with building energy simulation technologies (DOE-2, EnergyPlus, FEDS, gbXML, OpenStudio), building audit data exchange technologies (BuildingSync, HPXML), and the building science domain and associated technologies+ Experience with energy systems.**Hazardous Working Conditions/Environment**Not Applicable**Additional Information****Commitment to Excellence, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Equal Employment Opportunity**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.Pacific Northwest National Laboratory considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), protected veteran status, and any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local laws.We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures and in employment. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at careers@pnnl.gov .**Testing Designated Position**Not Applicable**About PNNL**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.**Commitment to Excellence, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Equal Employment Opportunity**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.Pacific Northwest National Laboratory considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), protected veteran status, and any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local laws.We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures and in employment. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at careers@pnnl.gov .**Drug Free Workplace**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.Beginning 05/01/23, if you are offered employment at PNNL, you must pass a drug test prior to commencing employment. PNNL complies with federal law regarding illegal drug use. Under federal law, marijuana remains an illegal drug. If you test positive for any illegal controlled substance, including marijuana, your offer of employment will be withdrawn.**Mandatory Requirements**Battelle requires employees to have a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation. Applicants are required to disclose their vaccination status following a conditional offer of employment and must attest to being fully vaccinated with a Center for Disease Control (CDC)-approved COVID-19 vaccination or provide documentation of need for medical or religious exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from having any affiliation with the foreign government of a country DOE has identified as a "country of risk" without explicit approval by DOE and Battelle. If you are offered a position at PNNL and currently have any affiliation with the government of one of these countries, you will be required to disclose this information and recuse yourself of that affiliation or receive approval from DOE and Battelle prior to your first day of employment.**Rockstar Rewards**Employees and their families are offered medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, basic life insurance, disability insurance*, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, tuition assistance, supplemental parental bonding leave**, surrogacy and adoption assistance, and fertility support. Employees are automatically enrolled in our company funded pension plan* and may enroll in our 401k savings plan. Employees may accrue up to 120 vacation hours per year and may receive ten paid holidays per year.* Research Associates excluded.**Once eligibility requirements are met.Click Here For Rockstar Rewards (https://careers.pnnl.gov/rockstar-rewards)

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