DevOps Engineer III (ARM-related)


The Environmental Sciences Division (ESD) of Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has an opening for a Technical Staff Member in its Earth Sciences Informatics portfolio. You will help develop modular and scalable software tools and infrastructure for data processing and data center operations in the Earth, climate, and environmental sciences, such as the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Data Center.

Major Duties/Responsibilities: You will be required to work independently and/or as part of a team in research, analysis, and operations of backend data flow processes, including analyzing scientific data-related problems and formulating the necessary solutions; using information technologies (i.e., Python, Bash scripting, and PostgreSQL) and learning new technologies; conducting requirements analysis; developing automated workflows; using scripting languages; knowledge of Linux command-line interface; working with open source tools; database relationships and query development; configuring, deploying and executing backend processes on Linux based servers; ability to work with distributed and diversified teams on various data flow processes; ability to multitask; create documentation for developers, other operational team members, and program staff. Supports senior technical staff in one or more departments or projects providing a full range of technical services. Represents the organization or a function in providing solutions to technical problems associated with specific projects or functions.

We are seeking a self-starter willing to develop expertise in data preparation for archiving and distribution, as well as advanced data tools development and data flow operations.