System Development Senior Associate Senior Specialist
Posting Start Date
ORGANIZATION: Information Solutions & Services / Design & Development
JOB FAMILY: Information Technology
JOB SPECIALITY: System Development
JOB LADDER: Engineering, Science & IT Professional (EP)
CAREER LEVEL: Senior Associate
JOB CODE: EPGZITSL
Specific Job Responsibilities
Researches, designs, develops, and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software. Involved in planning of system and development deployment as well as responsible for meeting software compliance standards. Evaluates interface between hardware and software, operational requirements, and characteristics of overall system. Documents testing and maintenance of system corrections.
Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role.
Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects.
Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.
Design, develop, modify and implement IT systems or software packages of all sizes to handle specific jobs such as tracking inventory, storing or retrieving data, or controlling other equipment.
Store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements.
Serves as technical lead to direct and approve preparation of all elements involved in development of computer applications including the application of technical tools necessary to meet set targets of quality, quantity, time and resources.
As project technical lead will coordinate and review the work of programmers, technologists and technicians and other IT personnel. Responsible for training and mentoring other IT personnel on an ongoing basis.
Prepares and maintains documentation related to computer systems and programs in accordance with established procedures.
May provide leadership in IT strategic direction in including technology, architecture, cyber security, and support.
As needed leads or participates in evaluating future requirements and aids in the selection of new software.
Coordinates research and/or design projects to accomplish assigned responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner. Prepares or reviews written reports and makes recommendations for use by management and other agency representatives.
Responsible for improving general system knowledge, leadership skills and capabilities, and providing technical consultation as required.
Leads System Design and User Interface Design efforts on new systems.
In conjunction with the project manager and BA prepares plans and specifications for assigned systems to ensure efficient use of manpower, materials, and facilities.
Develop and direct software system testing and validation procedures.
As needed leads CIO efforts to define and resolve problems in running computer jobs and systems.
Accountable for all direct output assigned and for providing direct output support to his/her manager.
Responsible for maintaining a thorough knowledge of applicable Federal, State, DOE, Corporate and Plant rules, regulations and Plant-wide operating policies and procedures.
Responsible for application of established personnel and operating policies and programs, including Union Agreements, employee concerns, discipline processes, and safety, health and security standards.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Required to attend and/or successfully complete training classes as determined by the Training and Development Technologies Department, through General Employee Training (Reference DOE Order 426.2), and Management.
Participates in worker involvement including input to work planning and methods to identify hazards and controls.
Understands a workers right to stop work when they feel their own or other=s personal safety is jeopardized.
Attends all required safety meetings and training.
Offers suggestions on improvements to the work environment.
Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.
Work is performed without appreciable direction.
Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment.
Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long-term perspective for desired results.
Specific Job Knowledge & Training Required
Preferred candidates will have a Bachelors' degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, or related technical degree.
Programming Prior development experience with JAVA, or Delphi, or Oracle Application Express a plus.
Quality Control Analysis
Judgment and Decision Making
Complex Problem Solving
Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff and external contacts, and to work effectively in a professional team environment.
Ability to apply established personnel and operation policies and programs, including employee concerns discipline processes, and safety, health and security standards.
Must be able to perform all duties and functions outlined above.
Must meet initial employment requirements.
Must be able to read, write, and comprehend applicable written and/or oral instructions.
Must be physically fit to perform the above job functions as determined by Medical Evaluation.
All qualifications, work history, training, and education are to be verified by direct contact with former employers and/or documented proof.
Ability to perform the functions and responsibilities involved will be determined by a comprehensive interview and background evaluation.
Must understand a workers right to stop work when they feel their own or others personal safety is jeopardized.
Education & Relevant Experience
BS in engineering/science discipline: Minimum 2 years of relevant experience. MS: No experience. Typical engineering/science experience ranging from 3 to 7 years.
Ten or more years of relevant education, training, and/or progressive experience may be considered to satisfy educational and years-of-experience requirements for this posting. For postings on the Engineering, Science and IT Ladder, in lieu of a technical bachelor's degree, the Operations Professional Ladder may be considered.
The minimum education and experience for the lowest career level in the job posting range are listed under Specific Job Knowledge & Training Required. Successful candidates hired into a higher career level than the minimum in the range must meet the requirements listed in the job leveling charts for the career level into which they are being hired.
If a range of Career Levels is posted, i.e., Senior Associate to Senior Specialist, internal applicants already in one of the Career Levels would come across at their current Career Level. Internal applicants currently in a lower level Career Level would move to the lowest posted Career Level, and internal applicants in higher Career Levels may be considered, on an exception basis, to come across laterally based on the applicants education and experience, and the scope of work being performed in the role.
Requires a Q clearance; however all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of their current clearance status. The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy "Q" clearance is required.
Position may require entry into Materials Access Areas (MAA) and participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). If HRP is required, candidate must complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph, pursuant to 10CFR 709. Medical requirements may apply.
Pantex is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability or veteran status.
//U.S. Citizenship is a requirement for all jobs at Pantex. Candidates selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. In addition, selection and placement into this position may be conditioned upon the candidate's successful completion of a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, and other requirements necessary for participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). CNS-PANTEX IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. //
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