Website Developer (Full Stack)

Livermore, California, US
Jul 11, 2024
Posting live until
Oct 09, 2024

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 important for continued success of the Laboratory’s mission.

Pay Range

$110,700 - $142,128 Annually at the SES.1 level

$132,810 - $170,556 Annually at the SES.2 level

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 one opening for a Website Developer (Full Stack) matrixed to the Recharge Services Division within the Technical Information Department (TID). The selected candidate will be responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of external and internal websites. This position will work independently to develop website framework and content that meets the needs of external and internal collaborators, senior management, and administrative personnel. This position is in the IT Solutions Division within the LivIT Program in the Computing Directorate.

This position offers a hybrid schedule, blending in-person and virtual presence. You will have the flexibility to work from home one or more days per week.

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.

You will

  • Collaborate with UX Designers to develop front end interfaces and UI interactions while ensuring best practices including responsive design.
  • Work with the team lead to develop and implement innovative ideas for continually improving user experience, code quality, and productivity.
  • Manage Linux servers running RHEL. Configure and maintain open-source tools and software such as Apache, NGINX, MariaDB, SMTP, DNS, and SSH.
  • Develop custom work-group applications to fulfill a variety of needs as directed by the client.
  • Partner with clients, graphic designers, and editors to define, develop, and establish objectives to meet the web specification requirements for projects, frequently responsible for customer contact and consultation.
  • Independently address technical issues and provide solutions related to institutional compatibility, support, and system needs.
  • Independent interactions with all levels of personnel within own organization and frequent interactions with customers.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities, at the SES.2 level

  • Provide direction on best practices and implementation of web applications, CMS utilization, UI/UX design principals, and scripting for multiple internal and external sites.
  • Identify and present improvements to the WordPress farm and relevant technology and tools that can be leveraged for custom development efforts.
  • Independently determine project objectives and scope, establishing commitments of cost, schedule, and quality of assignments.


  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Knowledge of server architecture and troubleshooting, Linux, Apache, and MySQL. Knowledge of MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP.
  • Experience using latest technologies and practices with a diverse set of software and applications, such as Docker, MariaDB, MongoDB, and Git.
  • Experience building sites, developing themes, and creating/modifying modules for Content Management Systems (CMS), such as Drupal, WordPress, and Liferay.
  • Knowledge of current trends and best practices in web architecture and design such as performance, accessibility, UI/UX design, prototyping, scalability, compliance, and usability.
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks such as React or Angular.
  • Experience managing projects and establishing commitments while demonstrating written and verbal communication skills necessary to interact tactfully and effectively with a diverse group of personalities, disciplines, and customers.

Additional qualifications at the SES.2 level

  • Significant experience establishing commitments of cost, schedule, scope, and quality of projects with limited direction.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of LAMP server architecture and troubleshooting.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the latest technologies and best practices in CMS, web architecture, scripting, UI/UX design principles, and framework software.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Proficiency with build tools such as Node.js, NPM, Docker or Laravel.
  • Knowledge of caching mechanisms like varnish, Memcached, Redis

Additional Information


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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