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Battelle Memorial Institute Developer II - BGCAPP in Richmond, Kentucky

Battelle is guided by a founding mission. We invest our knowledge, talents and resources, helping our customers achieve their most important goals. We apply scientific rigor and creativity, succeeding where others may fail, and we invest in our communities, making the world better for generations to come. All of us share a common purpose: to solve the greatest challenges of today and tomorrow.

Our 22,000 employees work at the forefront of scientific innovation to tackle critical challenges in security, human health, manufacturing, energy and environmental management. Battelle’s work is grounded in the belief that science, technology and a passion for excellence can make industries more competitive and the world a better place.


To define requirements, analyze, design and implement computer-based informa­tion systems for re­search or Battelle busi­ness/management func­tions.


  1. As part of the LIMS team, ensures laboratory information technology functional needs and requirements to fully integrate plant operations into sample work flows.

  2. Participates as part of a team in system design and analysis that sets and maintains the strategic direction of the laboratory information technology based on requirements.

  3. Reviews performance and technical specifications to support the laboratories functional needs and sample requirements.

  4. Designs, codes, upgrades, tests, debugs, implements and documents LIMS function and requirements.

  5. Provides expertise in the implementing and integrating of purchased software as appropriate.

  6. Implements and follows-up on assigned tasks, which may include installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of custom programming solutions to all LIMS applications.

  7. Consults with, supports and trains users on LIMS specific applications, including “on-call” support as required.

  8. Identifies, maintains and enhances opportunities to advance individual technical knowledge, contribute to team effort, and secure client confidence in system quality.

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members.


  1. Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Computer and Information Systems or equivalent degree with computer programming emphasized. Two (2) years’ experience coding for and analyzing application systems or demonstrated ability to perform at this level, or an equivalent combination of education and or experience in a related field.

  2. Skills in relational database management and support, preferably to include MS SQL and/or SQL-PL programming, required.

  3. Coding experience in C#, VS .NET programming environments, Windows 7/10 WinForms applications, and Microsoft Office applications, required.

Additional selection and retention criteria will include the ability to:

  1. Successfully pass medical screen, including the ability to wear a respirator and other PPE, lift up to 50 lbs--may involve work in close proximity of toxic chemicals.

  2. Must be a US Citizen. The applicant selected will be subject to a national agency check security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements to be placed in a Public Trust Position.

  3. Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities. This position may be required to work a flexible schedule, including weekends, holidays and on-call.

  4. Experience in laboratory instrumentation interfacing (Agilent MassHunter or OpenLab) is desired.

  5. Experience in DevExpress (DXv2) framework and persistent objects desired.

  6. Design experience in C# and Microsoft Office applications is desired.

BGCAPP is subject to Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety Program and AR190-59 Unescorted Access Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship. Employees must favorably complete a series of screenings to include but not limited to: a National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC) security investigation, drug/alcohol testing and medical examination.

BGCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule. This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends or holidays. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. Respiratory screening and the ability to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) may be required for this position. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Blue Grass Army Depot is required.


The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.


Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

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