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Two things differentiate the majority of computing jobs—especially in the Silicon Valley—from Computing at LLNL: We take on epic projects that private industry cannot imagine, and we do so in service to the nation. These differences have been the magnet that have kept great people hard at work for the future, for the country, and for humankind.

Computing is a unique organization with a rich 65-year history steeped in supercomputing successes and scientific discoveries. We offer flexibility to move between projects, opportunities to pursue new research, access to some of the most advanced computing facilities in the world, and, most importantly, the thrill of knowing you’re contributing to pioneering science.

In Computing, creative technology, advanced research, multidisciplinary collaboration, and big projects converge, creating one of the most stable, stimulating work environments anywhere. Furthermore, LLNL is ranked in the top 40 of Glassdoor's Best Places to Work.

From software developers and applied math researchers to hardware architects and networking experts, computing at LLNL requires a top-flight workforce with a broad skill set. Check out our internships page or visit LLNL’s careers site to see how you can be a part of the future.

Featured Jobs

Software Developer

Work on multidisciplinary teams in an environment that encourages the support of the academic research community while focusing on problems of interest to LLNL and DOE programs. Job reference #REF3494O & Job Reference #REF3495L

Data Scientist

Collaborate on data-intensive applications, text processing, graph analysis, ML, statistical learning, information visualization, scientific data mining, database technology, programming models for scalable parallel computing, novel architectures, HPC architecture simulation, and more. Job reference #REF964I

Classified Service Desk Technician

Active Security Clearance Required - You will be a member of the LivIT Classified Service Desk Team providing tier one support for classified systems access, incidents, and requests in support of LLNL classified networks. Job Reference #REF3164T

Windows System Administrator

Provide advanced technical computer, infrastructure, and operations support in a safety conscious, challenging, rapidly changing, and team-oriented environment. Job reference #REF2504Q

HPC Computer Associate

Maintain, automate, and improve software used to support scientists that use Livermore Computing (LC) for world-class, complex, computational efforts as well as provide support for more than 3,500 users as part of the Account Specialist team, ensuring that users have access to required computers, scheduling banks and UNIX groups on LC HPC systems. Job Reference #REF2392C

HPC Network Engineer

You will be responsible for the installation, configuration, and maintenance of network hardware and software, and the troubleshooting of complex network infrastructures, with emphasis on data center operations. Job Reference #REF3089L

Senior Database Administrator

You will support the database administration activities required to manage the database infrastructure that underpins the Laboratory’s new National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) program’s applications. Job Reference #REF2098F

Security Software Engineer

You will work independently to support and apply software and security engineering skills on a variety of hardware platforms to identify and remediate compliance issues and harden our infrastructure and services to meet our baselines. Job Reference #REF2845M

Senior Wireless Network Engineer

You will be responsible for the design and architecture of LLNL’s enterprise wireless networks, including installation, configuration, and maintenance of wireless hardware and supporting software. Job Reference #REF3300B

Computer Support Technician

Install, configure, and secure a range of computer systems, printers, operating systems, security and applications software, and more. Job reference #REF2433D

HPC Systems Engineer

You will work in a challenging and team-oriented environment supporting Livermore Computing’s (LC) high performance computing clusters. You will apply fundamental knowledge of HPC systems and contribute to technical projects using creativity and imagination. Job Reference #REF2146L and Job Reference #REF2590F

HPC Storage Engineer

You will combine software development and systems engineering with a focus on extreme scale high performance storage to provide systems capable of storing billions of files and hundreds of petabytes. Job Reference #REF3088R

HPC Computer Associate/Account Specialist

Support High Performance Computing (HPC) users half-time on two teams. Half of the assignment is to maintain, automate, and improve software used to support scientists that use Livermore Computing (LC) for world-class, complex computational efforts. The other half of the assignment is to provide support for more than 3,500 users as part of the Account Specialist team, ensuring that users have access to required computers, scheduling banks and UNIX groups on LC HPC systems. Job Reference #REF2392C

Scientific Instrumentation Software Engineer

You will work independently with the Environment, Safety, and Health’s (ES&H) Technical Services Department (TSD) staff, external vendors, and Lab-wide Computing specialists to design & implement software. You will work daily with environmental analysts and technicians to ensure their instrumentation and associated software systems are on-line and functional. Job Reference #REF3121P

Software Project Manager

You will partner with the software development team and the management teams supporting these departments to ensure smooth and efficient delivery of custom software products that enable the scientific and business missions of the departments. This position will establish vision, execution strategies, and plans for software projects, coordinate and track project resources, and serve as a liaison between all parties involved in software development. Job Reference #REF2801F

Software Engineer - BUILDER

You will support a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) infrastructure initiative that will provide an enterprise-level, risk-informed, decision-making tool to evaluate and predict infrastructure conditions, provide functionality assessments, analyze spending scenarios, prioritize needs to meet NNSA and site missions, and inform decision makers and stakeholders. Job Reference #REF3223F

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Mathematicians Are Welcome

Alyson Fox has three degrees in math—including a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from CU Boulder—and her passion for solving complex challenges drives her work.

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Persistence Pays Off

Jorge Escobar's first job at the Lab was as a custodian. Today, he’s a member of the Livermore Information Technology (LivIT) institutional Mac services team.

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From molecular screening, a software platform, and an online data to the computing systems that power these projects.

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COVID-19 Operations

LivIT tackles challenges of workforce safety, telecommuting, cyber security protocols, National Ignition Facility software updates, and more.