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Software/Database Developer

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Information Technology/Computing | livermore, CA | 10/27/2022

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Company Description

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Are you interested in joining some of the brightest talent in the world to strengthen the United States’ security? Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where our employees apply their expertise to create solutions for BIG ideas that make our world a better place.

We are committed to a diverse and equitable workforce with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, experiences, and perspectives. This is essential to innovation and creativity for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Job Description

We have an opening for a Software/Database Developer to provide highly advanced technical support for all phases of the software development life cycle including design, application development, testing, and maintenance. You will collaborate with customers in the design and overall operation of information environments and collaborate independently with all levels of personnel both internal and external to LLNL including Laboratory management, technical staff, and outside agencies. You will work independently under minimal direction. This position is in the Enterprise Application Services Division (EAS), within the Computing Directorate, matrixed to the Alarms Central System group.

In this role you will

  • Lead and support a diverse range of highly complex projects of a broad and diverse scope related to computer software and the technical operational environment requiring, partnering with senior management and organizations across the Laboratory.
  • Oversee all phases of product development including analysis, design, implementation, testing and deliver end-to-end fully functional solutions to complex problems.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to Alarms Division’s enterprise applications in technical design, implementation, deploying, and maintaining of software systems.
  • Review and analyze alarms event data from the TCP/IP network to compare and initiate emergency response notifications.
  • Design, develop and implement software packages using Visual Studio, WPF, C# programming language in Microsoft Windows environment as well as SQL Server and advanced web-based software interfaces using HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, JavaScript, Angular, XML parsing, JSON etc.
  • Develop RESTful API Design & Implementation Using WCF, .Net Core, applications.
  • Analyze hardware, software, and operational procedural failures and develop and recommend solutions, and collaborate with alarm event database and software developers in determining long range planning and appropriate project scope and direction.
  • Participate as a team member in a dynamic work environment, willingness to learn new skills.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Significant experience and demonstrated ability developing software applications and services, using C#, Visual Studio, WPF in Microsoft Windows environment and advanced web-based software interfaces using HTML, JavaScript, Angular or experience on any front-end frameworks, XML parsing, JSON etc.
  • Significant experience and advanced knowledge of Windows and MS SQL Server database, data, application modeling and overseeing the successful completion of complex information technology projects.
  • Hands-on experience in RESTful services, Web API.
  • Advanced aptitude applying principals of Object-Oriented paradigm to various projects.
  • Advanced knowledge of and experience utilizing software quality assurance methodologies and practices.
  • Proven ability to provide solutions to complex problems that require in-depth analysis in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment.
  • Advanced interpersonal and communication skills necessary to communicate comprehensive knowledge effectively across multi-disciplinary teams and effectively collaborate and lead in a team environment.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Experience with C++, Native Script, iOS/Android native apps, Embedded programming.
  • Experience working with serial communications and real time systems.
  • Demonstrated ability using independent discretion and judgment to define, develop and implement original solutions at the team, directorate or institutional level.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2022 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Work for a premier innovative national Laboratory
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

Learn more about our company, selection process, position types and security clearances by visiting our Career site

Security Clearance

This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.  If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  For additional information, please see DOE Order 472.2

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test. This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Equal Employment Opportunity

LLNL is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing candidates and employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value and hire a diverse workforce as it is a vital component of our culture and success. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws.

LLNL invites you to review the Equal Employment Opportunity posters which include EEO is the Law and Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

Reasonable Accommodation

At LLNL, our goal is to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates applying and interviewing at the Laboratory.  If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please submit a request via our online form

California Privacy Notice

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) grants privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles job applicants, employees, and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information LLNL collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed here.

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