Environmental Science Division (EVS) a Division of Argonne National Laboratory
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Michael J. Nowak
Software Development Specialist
Environmental Data Integration Team
M.S., Software Engineering, DePaul University, 2008.
Current Role
Software Development Specialist, Environmental Data Integration, with responsibility for the architecture, implementation, testing, and support of custom web-based software applications and systems incorporating graphical user interfaces, web and application servers, databases, and advanced geospatial and scientific functionality.
Development of advanced web applications and systems; implementation of open-source technologies; creation of complex, productive systems using relational databases, popular server components, and custom software solutions; use of profiling tools for performance analysis; use of modern software engineering methods.
Career Highlights
  • Software engineer: Core team member in architecture, implementation, launching, and support of national security business systems for federal agencies; principal engineer for creation of modules, including one to track performance metrics for users of a system to process facility clearances; interface implementation, database design, and architectural component integration and simplification.
  • Assistant software engineer: Creation of an internal module for DOE national security business systems; updating of business logic flaws and user interface bugs.