Software Engineer I (Columbus, OH)

| Columbus, OH
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Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.


We are currently seeking an entry-level Software Engineer/Modeler I. This position located in Columbus, OH.

Battelle's Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Defense business line, in our National Security business unit, is currently seeking persons with knowledge of physical/mathematical phenomena and programming savvy. The Hazard Modeling Team within CBRNE Defense provides its customers with technical analyses as well as modeling capabilities to inform their preparedness and response planning efforts to mitigate risk to the United States or their company. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to make this Nation and Battelle's clients safer and better prepared.


  • Develop object-oriented code in a multi-developer, multi-branched code repository environment to support various software applications.
  • Design and develop graphical user interfaces for mathematical models.
  • Develop code to support database and back-end server interface.
  • Test model code for accuracy and performance.
  • Collect, reduce, process, and present model input and output data.
  • Write reports of methods used and results obtained.


  • 0 to 2 years of experience in software development, or related field.
  • Education reflecting on of the following:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Science Engineering with a minor, certificate, or relevant work experience in in a scientific or mathematical field (e.g., statistics, data analysis, biology, engineering).
    • Bachelor's degree in Physics, Physics engineering, Actuarial science, Mathematics, Biology, or Engineering with a minor or certificate in computer science or relevant work experience requiring computer programming.
  • Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Experience using object-oriented programming in C++, C#, Java, or python for significant classroom assignments, undergraduate research, or other work experience.
  • Ability to learn and understand new programing languages and mathematical concepts.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret DoD clearance.


  • Coursework in statistics or probability (at least one formal class).
  • Completed coursework in higher-level mathematics (e.g., calculus, differential equations, linear algebra).
  • Experience with JavaScript/HTML/CSS.
  • Experience developing software in a multi-developer, multi-branched code repository.
  • Experience developing mathematical models.


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 Benefits
Battelle's benefits program supports employees so they can be at their best at home and at work. It's a comprehensive package including:
  • A benefits concierge service to help you understand and use your benefits
  • Paid parental leave and family formation support
  • A holistic wellness community and employee assistance program offering physical, mental, financial, legal and family support

COVID-19 Vaccine

In compliance with President Biden's Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety: Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors, Battelle requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated. Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws).

Battelle is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact [email protected] .

Battelle is an equal opportunity employer. We provide 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 or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status veteran or military 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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Battelle operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Columbus, OH. Battelle was founded in 1929. It has 5775 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 39 open jobs at Battelle, click here.
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