Why Work at BNL? Brookhaven National Laboratory (www.bnl.gov) delivers discovery science and transformative technology to power and secure the nation's future. Brookhaven Lab is a multidisciplinary laboratory with seven Nobel Prize-winning discoveries, 37 R&D 100 Awards, and more than 70 years of pioneering research. The Lab is primarily supported by the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science. Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) operates and manages the Laboratory for DOE. BSA is a partnership between Battelle and The Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University.
Business Services provides high-quality business services to support the Lab's research initiatives by participating in cross-functional teams with a focus on risk mitigation and cost management, which is a critical component to the Lab's success. Led by Chief Financial Officer George Clark, Brookhaven's Business Services Directorate includes the Budget Office, Fiscal Services Division, Information Technology Division, and Procurement & Property Management Division. The Directorate manages a broad range of financial activities, including the planning and implementation of the Lab's fiscal matters and its approximately $700 million annual budget.
As part of BNL's Information Technology Division, the Applications Group's key mission is to provide support to scientific and administrative programs to help them address their unique business computing problems through the promotion of best practices in the areas of application development and customer service. The group is part of a critical enabling resource necessary for the successful achievement of BNL's purpose by making critical information available to anyone, anytime, anywhere.
Responsibilities include the analysis, design, development, implementation, testing, and maintenance of information systems. Works directly with stakeholders in collecting new application requirements and resolving project issues. Functions independently with limited work direction. Assesses different technical options and recommends an approach while effectively managing customer expectations.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze project requests and prioritize tasks.
Work with Analysts and Business Users to translate functional specifications into technical designs for implementation and deployment.
Follow company guidelines for programming and documentation.
Estimate resources needed to complete projects.
Prepare project schedules and make recommendations for project completion.
Interact and resolve issues with computer hardware/software companies.
Troubleshoot systems and equipment.
Obtain user feedback and make modifications as necessary.
Document the project and generate user documentation.
Maintain computer documentation library.
Provide technical assistance to users.
Perform system administration, expand and update computer systems as required.
Maintain and update completed project software.
Maintain standards and quality assurance for projects.
Protect the integrity and security of the systems/data.
Coordinate support and training.
Stay current with state-of-the-art technology, programming languages, operating systems.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience, preferably in Computer Science plus at least 8 years of relevant experience.
Technical experience configuring and/or customizing enterprise level applications such as PeopleSoft or Maximo.
Experience with SQL or Oracle databases and Windows Servers.
Experience integrating data from disparate applications and data sources using multiple techniques and technologies.
The ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with all the following groups: project managers, application developers, DBAs, vendors, end users, and management.
The ability to respond to requests and issues, and attend meetings during a typical workday.
The ability to effectively manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, and to manage tight deadlines and situations where conflicting priorities arise.
After hours availability, troubleshooting, and support may be required.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Technical experience with IBM Maximo Asset Management Software.
Technical experience with PeopleSoft Financials.
Experience with enterprise level inventory and/or purchasing systems.
Prior work experience as an application developer using .NET or comparable application development tools.
Experience with mobile application solutions, specifically DataSplice.
Experience with mobile scanning technologies and devices.
100% Telecommute is available for this position.
Requires the ability to work remotely during BNL's response to COVID-19.
At Brookhaven National Laboratory we believe that a comprehensive employee benefits program is an important and meaningful part of the compensation employees receive. Our benefits program includes, but is not limited to:
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About Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven National Laboratory is a multipurpose research institution funded primarily by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science. Located on the center of Long Island, New York, Brookhaven Lab brings world-class facilities and expertise to the most exciting and important questions in basic and applied science—from the birth of our universe to the sustainable energy technology of tomorrow. We operate cutting-edge large-scale facilities for studies in physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, applied science, and a wide range of advanced technologies. The Laboratory's almost 3,000 scientists, engineers, and support staff are joined each year by more than 4,000 visiting researchers from around the world. Our award-winning history, including seven Nobel Prizes, stretches back to 1947, and we continue to unravel mysteries from the nanoscale to the cosmic scale, and everything in between. Brookhaven is operated and managed by Brookhaven Science Associates, which was founded by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York on behalf of Stony Brook University, and Battelle, a nonprofit applied science and technology organization.