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Full Stack Developer

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Information Technology/Computing | livermore, CA | 05/17/2022

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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 an experienced Software Engineer to design, develop and support Identity Management, Federated Authentication, and DevOps processes for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and the Department of Energy (DOE), using leading edge technologies.  This position is in the IDaaS and DevOps group within the Information Technology Solutions division within the Computing Directorate in support of the LivIT program.

This position will be filled at either level based on knowledge and related experience as assessed by the hiring team. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if hired at the higher level.

In this role you will 

  • Provide software application engineering and maintenance for all phases of the software development lifecycle, including analysis, design, implementation, and support.
  • Generate functional requirements, develop architectural design documentation, provide status for project tracking activities, and prototype where appropriate.
  • Deploy software following an agile design methodology to be secure, free of vulnerabilities, and componentized for ease of maintenance.
  • Provide analysis and innovative methods to enhance and extend the product services to a broad customer base including government, industry, and citizens.
  • Develop technical artifacts to support proposals, architecture, and application code base.
  • Provide knowledge sharing with team members and/or mentoring in application design and business processes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the SES.3 level

  • Lead complex system and process analysis efforts to provide original solutions to customers’ complex problems.
  • Lead highly advanced analysis and implementation projects.
  • Architect and develop advanced cloud-based identity and access management solutions.


  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship
  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer or engineering related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience with Java EE development.
  • Broad technical experience with relational database management systems (e.g., Oracle, MySQL).
  • Experience developing web-based user interfaces using a Javascript framework (e.g, Angular, React).
  • Broad experience troubleshooting software issues and providing technical support.
  • Comprehensive experience with software development lifecycle tools such as Jira, BitBucket, Jenkins.
  • Ability to effectively manage concurrent technical tasks with competing priorities, approach difficult problems with enthusiasm and creativity and ability to change focus when necessary.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and present and explain technical information and provide advice to management.

Additional qualifications at the SES.3 level

  • Advanced knowledge of Java EE and JavaScript frameworks.
  • Significant experience with software quality assurance methodologies.
  • Significant experience with cloud application deployment, hosting and security architectures.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Experience with cloud platform tools and services (AWS, Azure).
  • Experience with Federated Authentication /Identity Management (IdP, SP, SCIM) and authentication protocols (SAML 2.0, OAuth 2.0).
  • Experience with Angular, Angular Material, Bootstrap, HTML5, RESTful Web Services.


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

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

LLNL demonstrates its commitment to public safety by requiring that all new Laboratory employees be immunized against COVID-19 unless granted an accommodation under applicable state or federal law. This requirement will apply to all new hires including those who will be working on site, as well as those who will be teleworking.

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 affirmative action and equal opportunity employer that values and hires a diverse workforce. 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.

If you need assistance and/or 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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