Application and System Developer

Date: May 3, 2024

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia, BWXT is a Defense News Top 100 manufacturing and engineering innovator that provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for global security, clean energy, environmental restoration, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With more than 7,000 employees, BWXT has 14 major operating sites in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. We are the sole manufacturer of naval nuclear reactors for U.S. submarines and aircraft carriers. Our company supplies precision manufactured components, services and fuel for the commercial nuclear power industry across four continents. Our joint ventures provide environmental restoration and operations management at a dozen U.S. Department of Energy and NASA facilities. BWXT’s technology is driving advances in medical radioisotope production in North America and microreactors for various defense and space applications. For more information, visit Follow us on LinkedIn, X, Facebook and Instagram.

BWXT is currently seeking an Application and Systems Developer for its Lynchburg, VA location.


The Application Developer will be responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of applications that support the manufacturing of products at BWXT.


Job Description/Duties:

  • Design, implement, and test software. 
  • Document development and provide end user support.
  • Support migration of a large legacy MES system to a newer version.
  • Develop and support modern replacements for legacy software using Microsoft Visual Studio and the .NET framework using Oracle and/or SQL Server databases.

 Job Qualifications/Requirements:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or related field with a minimum of five (5) years of experience
    • OR a high school diploma/GED with at least nine (9) years of related experience.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of application development using MS .Net tools with relational databases (Oracle, SQL Server).
  • Experience with full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Strong software testing skills and knowledge of development of User Interfaces for data driven applications is a plus
  • Must be a U.S. citizen with no dual citizenship.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) clearance.
  • Must be willing to report to work at the assigned work location in Lynchburg, Virginia. This is a fully on-site position.


Pay: $62,000 - $109,000


The base salary range for this position in Virginia at the start of employment is expected to be between $62,000 and $109,000 per year. However, the base salary offered is based on local job market factors, and may vary further depending on factors specific to the selected job candidate, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to these considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, such as an annual cash incentive in addition to a full range of medical, retirement, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided at such time the selected job candidate receives an offer of employment. If hired, the selected job candidate will be employed 'at-will,’ unless employed at a location and in a position subject to a collective bargaining agreement.  The company further reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment, compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and other market factors.


As a federal government contractor, BWX Technologies, Inc. and any subsidiaries, affiliates and related entities (“BWXT” or the “Company”) complies with all federal, state, and local laws and customer requirements regarding health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company health and safety requirements within the workplace as a condition of employment.


Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. Position requires U.S. citizenship with (no dual citizenship) ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Energy (DOE) security clearance which involves an extensive criminal and financial background investigation, drug test and previous employment reference verifications.


BWXT supports diversity and is committed to the concept of Equal Employment Opportunity. We have established procedures to ensure that all personnel actions such as recruitment, compensation, career development, benefits, company-sponsored training and social recreational programs are administered without regard to race, color religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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