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Application and System Developer

Date: May 6, 2023

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: BWX Technologies

At BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: BWXT), we are People Strong, Innovation Driven. Headquartered in Lynchburg, Va., BWXT provides safe and effective nuclear solutions for national security, clean energy, environmental remediation, nuclear medicine and space exploration. With approximately 6,400 employees, BWXT has 12 major operating sites in the U.S. and Canada. 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 remediation and nuclear operations management at more than 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. Follow us on Twitter at @BWXTech and learn more at


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 provides 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 an IT field is required.
  • Must possess at least two (2) years of related experience.  An advanced degree may substitute for some years of experience.
  • Must have demonstrable knowledge of application development using MS .Net tools with relational databases (Oracle, SQL Server).
  • Must have experience with full Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Must possess 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.


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 COVID-19 and other health and safety protocols.  As such, all BWXT new hires will be required to adhere to applicable Company COVID-19 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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