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IT Project Manager

Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

Join us and make YOUR mark on the World!

Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place and now one of 2019 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have an opening for an IT Project Manager to support the Chief Information Officer (CIO)/Livermore Information Technology (LivIT) Program under the direction of the LivIT Project Management Office (PMO). You will be responsible for leading multi-disciplinary teams in Information Technology (IT) projects and will interact with Program Leaders, Associate Program Leaders, and Technical Staff to define project scope, project management approaches, cost, schedule, and to execute and report status of projects. This position is in the Enterprise Applications Services (EAS) Division of the Computation Directorate in support of the LivIt PMO.

This position will be filled at either the TSS.3 or TSS.4 level depending on your qualifications.  Additional job responsibilities (outlined below) will be assigned if you are selected at the higher level.

Essential Duties
- Manage, direct, and monitor the project team to accomplish complex technical efforts to define scope, requirements, estimate, design, and implement each assigned project.
- Responsible for meeting functional criteria, negotiate requirements and limitations, deliver project on schedule and within cost objectives, and conduct project reviews.
- Prepare, maintain and manage project management plans, budgets/estimates, earned value management parameters, project authorization requests, project change control actions, monthly status reports and documentation suitable for audit review both during and after completion of project.
- Administer and manage the project portfolio tool and assist the PMO Director with the management of the IT metrics framework, collection, and monthly reporting of LivIT Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
- Assist in driving the processes and the maturity of the project management discipline across LivIT.
- Communicate project status to project team, resolve issues, maintain project file, and recommend addition, expansion or discontinuance of project scope to ensure successful completion of the project.
- Develop and deliver project proposals and presentations to a broad audience of customers, stakeholders, and senior managers.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

In Addition at the TSS.4 Level
- Serve as the technical leader and expert on large projects and recommend solutions to highly complex issues and requirements from program customers and stakeholders to accomplish program goals through IT projects.
- Manage a collection of significantly integrated and related projects of high strategic scope and visibility.
- Mentor peers and less experienced team members in project management principles and practices.

- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and significant related experience.
- Significant experience in IT project management including project planning, scheduling, cost estimating, and baseline control.
- Advanced knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools such as Microsoft Project.
- Significant experience conducting technical project reviews, preparing and maintaining budgets, and utilizing analytical, process flow, problem solving, customer relationship, organization, and conflict resolution skills.
- Advanced ability to analyze complex problems using creative problem-solving skills to independently recommend actions and solutions that positively impact project objectives.
- Proven ability to work independently under minimal direction as a highly motivated, self-directed individual and collaborative as part of a cohesive team.
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and present and explain technical information and provide advice to program management and stakeholders.

In Addition at the TSS.4 level
- Subject matter expertise and knowledge of project management principles, practices, methodologies and tools as required for the project management of complex IT development projects.
- Expert verbal and written communication, facilitation and collaboration skills necessary to effectively present, explain and advise senior management.
- Substantial experience directing projects, strategy, and leading teams.

Desired Qualifications
- Professional certifications in related areas such as the Project Management Professional (PMP) designation from the Project Management Institute (PMI).
- Experience working in project management at a National Laboratory or an equivalent environment. Familiarity with Laboratory policies, processes, personnel, programs, and active mission areas.
- Experience leveraging Agile project management; Experience with Atlassian Toolset (Jira, Confluence) and ServiceNow.

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.

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.  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.

Note:   Relisted position.  Originally listed on March 18, 2019.  Previous candidates need not reapply.  This is an At Will appointment.  Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $2.1 billion, employing approximately 6,800 employees.


LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. 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, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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