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DevOps Engineer 3

Company: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Location: Carson City
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

**Overview**The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) and the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) seek a hands-on engineer to focus on Linux DevOps and data management of complex, high-throughput biological and environmental data. The EMSL is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facility that provides innovative and breakthrough experimental and computational science that addresses DOE Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) programs by providing access to more than 75 state-of-the-art instrumental and high-performance computing capabilities. EMSL users address some of the most important molecular-to-mesoscale challenges relevant to DOE missions. The position requires an ability and willingness to assist EMSL staff and users in understanding and adhering to the EMSL data management policies and procedures.The candidate should have experience in Linux DevOps, Linux system administration, data workflows, and modern software engineering methodologies. The candidate is expected to work closely with EMSL's Computing Platforms team to develop robust and searchable data management systems that support data sharing across DOE facilities and the broader scientific community.**Responsibilities**+ Perform DevOps and system administration of Linux servers, Linux-based HPC systems, Kubernetes systems, and the Pacifica data management platform.+ Develop and maintain data management and processing workflows.+ Established local reputation with specialization in at least one S&E domain. Making key contributions in setting technical direction.+ Developing and optimizing capabilities at the division level. Developing external reputation. Building effective project teams with membership across a group, S&E domain, and/or directorate. Contributing to the local organization through mentoring junior staff and taking on operational assignments.+ Selects and develops technical approaches on assignments with occasional oversight on complex problems. Principal investigator or co-PI on projects or tasks while integrating capabilities of work team members. Supports scoping, scheduling, and budgeting at a project or major task level. Generates new ideas for proposals and business development opportunities while leading the development of the technical section of small to medium proposals.+ Establishing leadership roles in professional communities, including professional societies, other laboratories, academia, and industry. The lead of technical products.Discipline, principal job duties/expectations, and qualitative and quantitative measures of performance that exceed the Functional Descriptor:+ Demonstrates leadership in developing the strategy and technical objectives for data management in EMSL.+ Conceives, plans, and executes technical approaches for software development for EMSL data management.+ Maintain resource capabilities in working conditions for EMSL user and staff use. Stay current with the state of the art and work with EMSL leadership to improve capabilities to remain at the cutting edge.+ Provide information and advice for developing capabilities and sunsetting resources that are obsolete or no longer aligned with institutional priorities.+ Provide advice and feedback on EMSL project execution (lessons learned). Provide information needed for facility reports and strategy documents (dashboard reports, workshop reports, strategy/planning documents).+ Build effective project teams with membership across a group, science & engineering domain and/or directorate.+ Serve as a role model for quality, safety, and security.**Qualifications**Minimum Qualifications:+ BS/BA and 5+ years of relevant work experience -OR-+ MS/MA and 3+ years of relevant work experience -OR-+ PhD with 1+ year of relevant experiencePreferred Qualifications:+ Demonstrated experience in modern software engineering and Linux DevOps methodologies.+ Production experience with the Pacifica data management platform.+ Working knowledge of data management platforms, ontologies, and metadata management strategies.+ Meaningful experience with databases, containerization (docker or podman), orchestration (Kubernetes).+ Python programming expertise.+ Excellent communications, interpersonal, teamwork and leadership skills.**Hazardous Working Conditions/Environment**Not applicable**Additional Information**Not applicable.**Testing Designated Position**This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP).**About PNNL**Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is a world-class research institution powered by a highly educated, diverse workforce committed to the values of Integrity, Creativity, Collaboration, Impact, and Courage. Every year, scores of dynamic, driven people come to PNNL to work with renowned researchers on meaningful science, innovations and outcomes for the U.S. Department of Energy and other sponsors; here is your chance to be one of them!At PNNL, you will find an exciting research environment and excellent benefits including health insurance, flexible work schedules and telework options. PNNL is located in eastern Washington State-the dry side of Washington known for its stellar outdoor recreation and affordable cost of living. The Lab's campus is only a 45-minute flight (or -3-hour drive) from Seattle or Portland, and is serviced by the convenient PSC airport, connected to 8 major hubs.**Commitment to Excellence, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Equal Employment Opportunity**Our laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment dedicated to solving critical challenges in fundamental sciences, national security, and energy resiliency. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. In support of this commitment, we encourage people of all racial/ethnic identities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment.Pacific Northwest National Laboratory considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), protected veteran status, and any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, and/or local laws.We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures and in employment. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, contact us at .**Drug Free Workplace**PNNL is committed to a drug-free workplace supported by Workplace Substance Abuse Program (WSAP) and complies with federal laws prohibiting the possession and use of illegal drugs.Beginning 05/01/23, if you are offered employment at PNNL, you must pass a drug test prior to commencing employment. PNNL complies with federal law regarding illegal drug use. Under federal law, marijuana remains an illegal drug. If you test positive for any illegal controlled substance, including marijuana, your offer of employment will be withdrawn.**Mandatory Requirements**Battelle requires employees to have a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation. Applicants are required to disclose their vaccination status following a conditional offer of employment and must attest to being fully vaccinated with a Center for Disease Control (CDC)-approved COVID-19 vaccination or provide documentation of need for medical or religious exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from having any affiliation with the foreign government of a country DOE has identified as a "country of risk" without explicit approval by DOE and Battelle. If you are offered a position at PNNL and currently have any affiliation with the government of one of these countries, you will be required to disclose this information and recuse yourself of that affiliation or receive approval from DOE and Battelle prior to your first day of employment.**Rockstar Rewards**Employees and their families are offered medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, basic life insurance, disability insurance*, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, tuition assistance, supplemental parental bonding leave**, surrogacy and adoption assistance, and fertility support. Employees are automatically enrolled in our company funded pension plan* and may enroll in our 401k savings plan. Employees may accrue up to 120 vacation hours per year and may receive ten paid holidays per year.* Research Associates excluded.**Once eligibility requirements are met.Click Here For Rockstar Rewards (

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