Pre-Doctoral Appointee - Software Engineer

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, IL

Job posting number: #7101288 (Ref:413461)

Posted: June 2, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The EV-Smart Grid Interoperability Center (IOC) at Argonne is pursuing an open-source approach to monitor and control networked devices to minimize barriers to commercial implementation of smart energy management.  The Software Engineer will develop enabling software applications and algorithms to promote electric vehicle grid integration while collaborating with other IOC engineers.

Position Requirements

  • Master's Degree in software engineering, computer science or similar field.

  • Experience developing both front-end and back-end software applications.

  • Experience with Unix/Linux based operating systems.

  • Programming in languages such as: PHP, Java, JavaScript/TypeScript, Python, C/C++, Go, HTML/CSS.

  • Laravel PHP Framework.

  • Vue.js Javascript Framework.

  • JavaScript runtime environment Node.js.

  • Version control and source code management (vcs): git, Node Package Manager (npm

Knowledge and experience with the following:

  • IBM Node-Red

  • Cloud services such as: Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azur

  • Databases: Relational (MSSQL, MYSQL, etc.), Non-relational (Mongo, etc.), Time Series (Influx, etc.

  • Data analytics: Machine learning, Python numpy, pandas, etc., Scikit, Keras, Tensorflo

  • Communication protocols such as: ISO/IEC 15118, OCPP, MQTT, RESTful APIs

  • IoT Hardware: STM, ESP32/8266, Raspberry Pi, ODroid.

  • Implementation of best cyber security practices.

  • Project management and teamwork skills.

  • Skilled in oral and written communications and presentations at all levels of the organization.

  • A successful candidate must have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Job Family

Temporary Family

Job Profile

Predoctoral Appointee

Worker Type

Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Please note that all Argonne employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. All successful applicants will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.



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Job posting number:#7101288 (Ref:413461)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne,Illinois
United States
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