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"Good place for mid-career individual to contribute"

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Current Employee - QA Lead in Livermore, CA
Current Employee - QA Lead in Livermore, CA
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Approves of CEO

I have been working at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Very smart people, interesting projects, leading edge science, cooperative atmosphere. Benefits are good, 401K + match is 2-3X commercial companies, ability to switch jobs w/o leaving

Cons

bureaucracy, too much overhead, endless training, too many long=timers, lack of urgency, some projects are surprisingly backwards in technology and methodologies. Discontinuous government funding on some projects make it hard. Alas not the same as the UC managed days.

Advice to Management

recruit from outside more, especially mid-career people who can add their experience and wisdom, do not people get complacent

Other Employee Reviews for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

  1. "LLNL is a good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Livermore, CA
    Current Employee - Analyst in Livermore, CA

    I have been working at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    nice environment, good work life balance

    Cons

    tele commuting is not encouraged. bad commute some times

    Advice to Management

    none


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    "Great Place To Work"

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    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Livermore, CA
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Livermore, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    stimulating work, world class scientists and engineers to work with, good pay, good benefits, flexible work hours

    Cons

    a large amount paper work for simple tasks, uncertainties in funding, Government bureaucracy

    Advice to Management

    other people work here besides NIF and national security. recognize their efforts more often.

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