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Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, NM, United States
30+ days ago
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
30+ days ago


Web Applications and Infrastructure Tools (Scientist)
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Los Alamos, New Mexico

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. The High-Performance Computing (HPC) Division is seeking a highly qualified Web developer capable of both building custom web-based applications and running open-source tools to support the HPC Division. As Web Applications and Infrastructure Tools Scientist, you will

  • Run the support tools for the HPC Division, including Atlassian Confluence, Ticketing system, LDAP servers and several custom-built web applications
  • Maintain the underlying RHEL server with your strong knowledge of Linux administration, virtual machines and configuration management systems
  • Develop, modify and maintain custom web-based applications using in-depth knowledge of several programming languages, including Python and Django
  • Participate in on-call responsibilities in support of our infrastructure upkeep and solve day-to-day system issues as required
  • Set up and maintain several databases, including MySQL and MongoDB
  • Help develop custom solutions for the HPC Division and find ways to improve and modernize our infrastructure possibly using containers, CI/CD methods, microservices and cloud technologies


  • Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field and 4 years of related experience, typically with post-doctoral research experience at a university or National Lab or equivalent experience directly related to the occupation
  • Skills in web application development and authentication methods such as basic, certificate, LDAP, SAML, Kerberos, Oauth, AuthN and AuthZ
  • Experience developing and maintaining web-based applications for customers, including the full lifecycle from planning, developing, testing and maintenance
  • Basic knowledge of web security and best practices such as SSL and OWASP
  • Demonstrated scripting experience in languages such as Bash, Perl, Python, etc.
  • Strong programming skills and knowledge of several languages including Python, PHP, Java or similar languages
  • Strong Linux knowledge and expertise as an administrator
  • Experience using and reporting from one or more production database systems
  • Knowledge of database administration and configuration
  • Outstanding written and oral technical communication skills as evidenced by the production of materials for technical products, reports, documents and/or presentations at professional conferences
  • Active DOE "Q" clearance or ability to obtain
  • This position will be located in Los Alamos with the potential for a hybrid work arrangement (partially onsite/partially offsite) from a location within 2 hours

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of PHP, Perl and Ruby in support of legacy applications
  • Knowledge of one or more monitoring tools such as Splunk, ELK stack, etc.
  • Experience using, authenticating, configuring and maintaining directory services systems such as 389ds, OpenLDAP, Red Hat Directory Services/IDM, etc.
  • Knowledge of SSSD, pam_ldap or other authentication and authorization mechanisms
  • Knowledge of containerization principles and technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience configuring and leveraging CI/CD methods such as GitLab runners for the automation of unit tests, integration tests and application deployment
  • Knowledge of cloud services such as AWS, Azure, etc.

We Are Delivering Scientific Excellence
Los Alamos National Laboratory is more than a place to work. It is a catalyst for discovery, innovation and achievement. It’s one of the reasons we attract world-class talent who contribute greatly to our outstanding culture. Professional development, work/life balance and a diverse and inclusive team foster lasting career satisfaction. Our onsite cafeterias and medical, fitness and breastfeeding facilities, education assistance and generous compensation and benefits reflect our commitment to providing our people with all they need for personal and professional growth. Northern New Mexico offers an abundance of wildlife, culture and adventures, including hiking trails and nearby ski resorts. Learn why Los Alamos has been rated #3 in the Best Counties to Live in the USA.

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Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62511434
  • Location:
    Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Position Title: Web Applications and Infrastructure Tools (Scientist)
  • Job Function: Science

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