Application Development Manager

Consolidated Nuclear Security
Amarillo, TX
Job Type
Junior, Senior level

Job Description

Location: Amarillo, TX
Job Title: Application Development Manager
Career Level From: Manager
Career Level To: Senior Manager
Organization: Mission Applications (50992241)
Job Specialty: System Development

What You'll Do

A career at CNS can offer you the opportunity to make a personal impact on our nation. We recognize that excellent employees are absolutely critical for mission success, and to achieve that goal we are seeking a proven leader and experienced Software Engineer to help improve and optimize our mission critical systems. We are looking for you to apply your expertise through technical design, application development and implementation on mission critical systems. Help protect our national security interests at Pantex and have a career with a purpose!
CNS is seeking an Application Manager to lead the team that supports our Mission systems at Pantex. We are looking for self-motivated individuals who are passionate about leading our development team in designing robust, maintainable, and innovative software solutions.
Specific Job Responsibilities:

Provides technical staff administration and work management for the ISS Enterprise Applications Services organization. Provides management and oversight of personnel, direct end-user/CNS business customers interaction, and facilitates operations with other ISS organizations across CNS. Position requires extensive customer interfacing and management responsibility. Duties include working closely with project shareholders to scope, estimate, and provide overall technical leadership to develop, implement and maintain application software solutions internal to CNS and externally across other Federal Government agencies. The selected candidate will be responsible for ensuring implementations adhere to company policies. The position requires knowledge and experience for software quality assurance and the software engineering life cycle associated with enterprise level application software systems.
Core Responsibilities include:
  • Manage Mission Support Services staff including all employee administration requirements associated with Compensation, Time and Attendance, Performance, and work load.
  • Work closely with customers for requirements and budget planning necessary to effectively fund and manage the design, development and maintenance of applications to include the development of Statements of Work and working with CNS and NPO, to effect the execution of Inter-Agency Agreements.
  • Work closely with functional and business team members, project management, enterprise architects, system engineers, and application developers to manage the design and development of enterprise applications based on approved architecture and business requirements.
  • Ensure adherence to defined project management policies, change management guidelines, cyber security requirements, and quality assurance processes.
  • Effective communication skills and demonstrated success providing leadership in a team environment is required.

What You Can Expect

  • Meaningful work and unique opportunities to support missions vital to national and global security
  • Top-notch, dedicated colleagues
  • Generous pay and benefits with a stable organization
  • Career advancement and professional development programs
  • Work-life balance fostered through flexible work options and wellness initiatives

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline: Minimum 7 years of relevant experience. Minimum 4 years of supervisor experience.

Preferred Job Requirements

  • IT technical management experience preferred, which can include experience leading large and diverse application development projects.
  • Experience leading enterprise applications development teams and projects.
  • Experience in coaching and developing staff, individually and in team settings.
  • Knowledge of programming languages and frameworks (.Net, C#, C++, Java, JavaScript, JQuery, React, HTML5, XML, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Oracle or other relational database management systems with experience in SQL and PL/SQL
  • Knowledge of Web server technologies such as Microsoft IIS, NetWeaver, WebLogic, and Apache Tomcat
  • Knowledge of Integrated Development Environments such as Visual Studio, Eclipse, and IntelliJ IDEA
  • Knowledge of Version control tool such as TFS, GIT, SVN, or other code repositories
  • Experience with ITIL processes
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Why Pantex?

You get #morethanajob. We encourage employees to achieve a healthy personal balance among home, work and the community. One of the ways we embrace work-life balance is by offering flexible work arrangements that provide alternatives to the traditional workweek, while still meeting business needs. Top talent and personal commitment mean more to our success than any other factors, so we reward our people with the kinds of benefits that make a positive difference in the quality of their lives. Benefits such as: medical plan, prescription drug plan, vision plan, dental plan, employer matched 401(k) savings plan, disability coverage, education reimbursement and many more. Want to stay healthy and fit but hate the cost of a gym membership? Take advantage of one of our onsite workout facilities and eat healthy in our onsite cafeterias. Much more than a workplace, at Pantex and Y-12, you can build a career that lasts a lifetime.


The minimum education and experience for the lowest career level in the job posting range are listed under Minimum Job Requirements. Successful candidates hired into a higher career level than the minimum in the range must meet the requirements listed in the job leveling charts for the career level into which they are being hired.

If a range of Career Levels is posted, i.e., Senior Associate to Senior Specialist, internal applicants already in one of the Career Levels would come across at their current Career Level. Internal applicants currently in a lower level Career Level would move to the lowest posted Career Level.

Requires a Q clearance; however all qualified candidates will be considered regardless of their current clearance status. The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy Q clearance is required.

Position may require entry into Materials Access Areas (MAA) and participation in the Human Reliability Program (HRP). If HRP is required, candidate must complete a counterintelligence-scope polygraph, pursuant to 10CFR 709. Medical requirements may apply.

CNS is a drug-free workplace. Candidates accepting a job offer will be required to pass a pre-placement physical, drug screening and background investigation. As an employee, you may be required to receive and maintain a security clearance from the United States Department of Energy in order to meet eligibility requirements for access to sensitive information or matter. U.S. citizenship is a requirement for security clearance applicants. All employees are subject to being randomly selected for drug testing without advance notification.

CNS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, disability or veteran status.

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