- Job date: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 08:45:08 GMT
- Expected salary: $88000 – 98000 per year
- Job title: Associate Software Developer (Energy Efficiency Standards)
- Company: Berkeley Lab
- Location: California
In this role, you assist in the planning, designing, and detailed implementation of software and database tools to store, manage, access, and support analysis of data originating from the test chambers data acquisition and control systems. Additionally, this position will assist in the setup and design of new hardware implementations within the testing chambers which would include interfacing with new hardware.
We are looking for a talented early career software developer with a technical background in computer science, data analysis or engineering, that has a strong skill set in data management and programming.
What You Will Do:
Contribute to the design and implementation of databases and software tools for data management to support EES test chamber activities.
Contribute to the design and implementation of software tools to interface with the EES test chamber hardware.
Partner with EES staff to define user needs for various hardware-software and data management tools.
Provide technical support and training to users of the various software tools supported by this position.
Write robust, well-tested code, using modern software development best practices and formal testing frameworks.
Review, test, and critique code written by other EES staff to find bugs, recommend improvements, and help enforce standards of quality.
Provide solutions for software issues encountered by users, including diagnosing and fixing software bugs with a fast turnaround time when needed to meet critical deadlines.
Assist in automating and scheduling routine data collection tasks and in monitoring data quality on an ongoing basis.
What is Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline and a minimum of 2 years of related technical experience using Python for software development or data analysis or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience setting up hardware (input-output) and writing software for the hardware setup.
Familiarity using communication protocols such as Modbus, RS-232/RS-485, TCP, etc.
Experience using modern software version control systems (e.g., git) and modern software testing practices and frameworks (e.g., Python’s unittest).
Experience working in both Microsoft Windows and Linux-type operating systems.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including a high attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively with non-specialist colleagues.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues to develop and implement strategies to manage a variety of heterogeneous datasets.
What We Prefer:
Experience contributing to the design phase of moderately complex databases and/or web applications.
Experience working with NoSQL database languages and tools (e.g. InfluxDB) to design and implement solutions for the management of large data sets.
For full consideration, please apply by February 1, 2021 with the following application materials:
Cover Letter – Describe your interest in this position and the relevance of your background.
Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume.
This is a full time, exempt from overtime pay (monthly paid), 1 year, Term appointment with the possibility of renewal up to a maximum of 5 years total or conversion to Career appointment based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds, and ongoing operational needs.
Salary Range is $88,000 – $98,000 annually.
This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
Due to COVID-19, this position will be performed remotely initially but limited to individuals currently residing in the United States. Once the Bay Area shelter-in-place restrictions are lifted, work may be performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.
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