Full Stack Software Engineer

Date: Sep 7, 2023

Location: Oak Ridge, TN, US, 37830

Company: Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Requisition Id 11338 


ORNL is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science national laboratory, with an extraordinary 80-year history of solving the nation’s biggest problems. We have a dedicated and creative staff of over 6,200 people! ORNL’s decadal vision for diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) is to cultivate an environment and practices that foster diversity in ideas and in the people across the organization, as well as to ensure ORNL is recognized as a workplace of choice. These elements are critical for enabling the execution of ORNL’s broader mission to accelerate scientific discoveries and their translation into energy, environment, and security solutions for the nation. Come join us and help solve the world's most challenging energy problems!



The Environmental Sciences Division (ESD) of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has multiple openings for Full Stack Scientific Software Engineers in its Earth Sciences Informatics portfolio. You will help link advanced informatics and computer science to data management and distribution in the Earth, climate, and environmental sciences.


Major Duties/Responsibilities:

You will be part of a team that builds advanced environmental and ecological data management, data analysis, and data visualization tools and supports Environmental Data Science activities within the Earth System Informatics and Data Discovery Section at ORNL. Including the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Data Center and USGS Core Science Systems (USGS CSS)


We seek a self-starter willing to develop expertise in advanced scientific data tools development and data flow software operations. 


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Sciences, or related field and five years of relevant experience or MS degree and three years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge in programming languages such as Java and Python
  • At least 3 years of experience in frameworks such as Java 7/8, Spring Boot, and Python
  • Knowledge and experience in databases such as PostgreSQL or MySQL
  • Experience in agile development, CI/CD platforms, and Content management and software releasing tool
  • Good communication skills in English, both oral and written
  • Desire to learn and adopt new tools and technologies as required by the projects


This position will remain open for a minimum of 5 days after which it will close when a qualified candidate is identified and/or hired.

We accept Word (.doc, .docx), Adobe (unsecured .pdf), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and HTML (.htm, .html) up to 5MB in size. Resumes from third party vendors will not be accepted; these resumes will be deleted and the candidates submitted will not be considered for employment.

If you have trouble applying for a position, please email ORNLRecruiting@ornl.gov.

ORNL is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply.  UT-Battelle is an E-Verify employer.

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