Application Developer

Requisition ID: 277052 

  • Relocation Authorized: National - Family 
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Oak Ridge, TN 


Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals, and the Manufacturing and Technology markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations.

Core to Bechtel is our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our commitments – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Project Overview

Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), Bechtel’s government services business, is one of the top providers to departments and agencies of the U.S. and British governments. Its successes include many large, first-of-a-kind projects in government site management, environmental restoration, defense, space, energy, and national and homeland security. This position will provide support to the Uranium Processing Facility (UPF) located at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

UPF is a multi-year, multi- billion-dollar project and will be a first-of-its-kind complex for enriched uranium operations in support of Y-12 missions. UPF is one of the Department of Energy’s largest investments in Tennessee since the Manhattan Project and one of the National Nuclear Security Administration’s largest construction projects. When complete, UPF will: replace a 70-year-old facility with modern buildings, reduce operational costs and energy consumption, improve worker safety, and provide enriched uranium capabilities well into the future.

 The UPF project works 4/10 schedule. Start times are flexible but the standard work week is Monday - Thursday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.

Eligibility for this position requires US citizenship; successful candidate must provide proof of US citizenship in order to obtain badge access to the site. Candidate must complete security questionnaire and successfully clear site access requirements check. All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be able to obtain a security clearance, as applicable. 


Job Summary

In this role, you will provide IT operational/technical project support. You will define the IT infrastructure, network, and communication requirements for site offices, implement and support hardware deployments, and evaluate new software upgrades and enhancements. Your work will ensure information technology is tailored to the project, driving successful outcomes and client satisfaction.  #LI-TN1


Major Responsibilities

  • Provides IT operational/technical support on small to medium scale projects and/or acts as a lead for a small team  
  • Implements and supports IT hardware deployments and network infrastructure systems following and adhering to Corporate, GBU and Project IT procedures, standards, and security requirements 
  • Builds and updates the standard GBU software portfolio with GBU functional and corporate input 
  • Coordinates and conducts evaluations of new software and evaluates new upgrades, enhancements, and security patches 
  • Participates in the development of the standard GBU processes, policies, and procedures 
  • Participates in IS&T and automation/IM Planning for proposals, studies, and projects 
  • Leads requirements reviews with functions and other business stakeholders. 
  • Develops moderately complex IT reports, dashboards and automates workflows 
  • Provides metrics for IS&T governance compliance. 
  • Provides input to technical scopes of work for contractors 


Education and Experience Requirements

  • Requires bachelor's degree (or international equivalent) and 5-8 years of relevant experience or 9-12 years of relevant work experience
  • Must have at least 6 years of experience in software development, application support and troubleshooting.
  • Must have US Citizenship
  • Must either possess a DOE Q clearance or have the ability to obtain one.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Working knowledge and experience with software development methodologies and web server deployments and administration.
  • Experience working closely with customers to understand their requirements and expectations by asking questions and listening.
  • Must have experience with software development in C#, .Net, Entity framework, JavaScript, and web services
  • Must have experience with Source Code Management repositories (for example, TFS, GIT)
  • Must have experience with database development skills (MS SQL, ORACLE)
  • Must have experience with Agile Software Development Methodology
  • Must have experience with software configuration management.
  • Must have performed execution of software test plans for developed applications.
  • Works with vendor in troubleshooting advanced issues to resolution.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment
  • Strong problem solving and end user support skills
  • Must be highly organized and a responsible time manager
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to document technical processes in a clear and concise manner.
  • Hands on experience with Microsoft Windows operating systems (i.e. Windows 7, 10, 2012 R2).
  • Computer literate in common software applications (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.


Total Rewards/Benefits

For decades, Bechtel has worked to inspire the next generation of engineers and beyond! Because our teams face some of the world's toughest challenges, we offer robust benefits to ensure our people thrive. Whether it is advancing careers, delivering programs to enhance our culture, or providing time to recharge, Bechtel has the benefits to build a legacy of sustainable growth. Learn more at


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As a global company, Bechtel has long been home to a vibrant multitude of nationalities, cultures, ethnicities, and life experiences. This diversity has made us a more trusted partner, more effective problem solvers and innovators, and a more attractive destination for leading talent.

We are committed to being a company where every colleague feels that they belong-where colleagues feel part of "One Team," respected and rewarded for what they bring, supported in pursuing their goals, invested in our values and purpose, and treated equitably. Click here to learn more about the people who power our legacy.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.