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Senior Java Developer

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Information Technology/Computing | livermore, CA | 11/14/2023

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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.

A hybrid schedule is subject to change and determined by the needs of the project. You may be asked to be onsite more frequently in some circumstances.

Pay Range

$153,210 to $196,788 Annually

Please note that the pay range information is a general guideline only. Many factors are taken into consideration when setting starting pay including education, experience, the external labor market, and internal equity.

Job Description

We have an opening for a Senior Java Developer. You will work on new and emerging enterprise web applications supporting the centralized security and clearance organization. You will support the maintenance of sophisticated Java-based Web Services and JavaScript-based Angular UI’s. This position is in the Enterprise Applications Services Division within the Computation Directorate and in support of the LivIT Business Enablement Program Area.

In this role you will

  • Support critical business functions through the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of applications and systems using the latest tools and technologies including Java, JDBC, JavaScript, Spring boot, TOAD, Hibernate, OOD, SQL, and Oracle.
  • Contribute software development expertise to multiple projects and ensure that specifications are met.
  • Design, code, implement, test, debug, maintain, and document software applications.
  • Follow established software development standards and procedures and contribute towards their improvement.
  • Research, develop and write complex high end, mission critical, role-based enterprise level web services.
  • Prepare technical standards, provide technical advice and guidance, and collaborate with other programmers to conceptualize and develop design.
  • Design applications in a microservice based architecture.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration with concentration in Computer Information Systems or a related field, or  equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Significant experience in Java applications development, such as, Java, Hibernate, JPA, DI and Web Services.
  • Significant experience with Angular, AngularJS, HTML5, and a basic understanding of CSS/SCSS.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience with JavaScript and a basic understanding of TypeScript.
  • Advanced knowledge and significant experience with cross-browser testing and compatibility.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to work effectively with application developers, system programmers, and other technical staff.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Prior experience with an API Gateway.
  • Prior experience with AWS Cloud.

Additional Information

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

Position Information

This is a Career Indefinite position, open to Lab employees and external candidates.

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

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. Also, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship. 

Pre-Employment Drug Test

External applicant(s) selected for this position must 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.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to providing all with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. 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.

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

Reasonable Accommodation

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 use our online form to submit a request. 

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