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IT Project Manager

Mid-Senior Level | Full-time
Information Technology/Computing | livermore, CA | 04/25/2022

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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 Information Technology (IT) Project Manager. You will be a member of the Global Security (GS) IT Team providing oversight, management, and specialized support to IT components of GS Projects and IT related projects internal to GS IT. This position is in the Information Technology Information (ITO) Division in the Computing Directorate supporting the Global Security Program.

This position will be filled at either the TSS.2 or TSS.3 level depending on your qualifications. Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

In this role you will

  • Define, start, manage, and complete various complex projects within time and budget constraints.
  • Author requirement documents and implement GS IT project management framework.
  • Independently support and monitor tasks and resources associated with multiple GS IT competing projects.
  • Work with GS customers early in the project design phase to meet deadlines and avoid delays.
  • Coordinate and execute IT related change control activities during defined change windows as project tasks are scheduled.
  • Serve as a point of contact and coordination for GS IT involvement in program related projects and milestones.
  • Support and coordinate with GS IT Management and GS Programs for full prioritization of projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities at the TSS.3 Level

  • Serve as a technical project leader, responsible for all aspects of IT projects including, collaborating with customers in the design of their computing environment and execution of deliverables.
  • Identify and implement process and procedure improvement to increase team planning and management efficiency.
  • Independently maintain, review, advise, and supervise project resource leveling, schedule critical path, and develop reports and graphs to report on project progress.

Qualifications

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical discipline or the equivalent combination of education and previous relevant experience.
  • Broad experience, understanding, and knowledge of general project management technical skills and experience with project management systems for planning, organizing, performing, reviewing, and completing projects.
  • Proficient understanding of technical processes and resource management.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of and experience using Microsoft Office and cost, estimating, scheduling, or issue tracking computer applications (e.g., Primavera, MS Project, Jira, ServiceNow).
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills necessary to communicate with multidisciplinary team members.
  • Ability to manage multiple parallel tasks, deadlines, and deliverables, including coordination with remote team members to obtain needed information.

Additional Qualifications at the TSS.3 Level

  • Significant experience using one or more of the Microsoft Online tools, including Project online (PWA), MS Teams, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Apps.
  • Significant experience working independently with multi-disciplinary teams managing multiple simultaneous projects in a highly complex environment.
  • Significant experience serving as a technical team lead on projects, achieving positive results, and driving projects to closure on time and on budget.

Qualifications We Desire

  • Familiarity with GS programs and mission focus areas.
  • Project Management Professional certification/license.
  • Familiar with Project Management tools and Six Sigma processes.

Additional Information

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

  • Included in 2020 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

LLNL is a Department of Energy (DOE) and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Laboratory.  Most positions will require a DOE L or Q clearance (please reference Security Clearance requirement).  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.  An L or Q clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.  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.

LLNS is committed to offering reasonable accommodations during the application and recruiting processes due to a disability. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, 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.

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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