Business Analyst

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

We have multiple openings for Business Analysts to take a leadership role in developing business and technical strategies to support WCI Applications, Life Extension (LEP) and Modernization (MOD) programs. You will be responsible for gathering requirements and developing / maintaining processes to facilitate data system development, integration, and maintenance for WCI LEP/MOD Program Management teams. You will work closely with program management, consisting of Program Managers, Project Engineers, Project Controls Managers, Control Account Managers, and Work Package Managers. You will be contributing to all phases of the programs. This position is in the Weapons and Complex Integration Directorate.

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.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop, plan, and execute strategies for implementing work, including processes that cross several functions, significant events, special projects, and develop end-to-end process maps.
  • Provide in-depth consultation to management technical staff to identify and evaluate procedures and lessons learned to improve overall process efficiency.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams to build project implementation timelines.
  • Manages the progress of work and monitors change management by working as a liaison between technical staff and management.
  • Develop complex data analysis, and issue reports required by management and project procedures.
  • Prepare project plans including task estimation.
  • Facilitate and interact with internal resources to complete project activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities at the E01.4 level:

  • Plans, conducts, and directs the analysis and design of complex business processes for the program.
  • Develops and delivers formal proposals for the implementation of operational changes to improve information and processing systems; serves as the primary contact for management for critical change initiatives.
  • Train, mentor, and lead other team members related to business and/or processes, functionality, and quality; establish direction and requirements for others. Function as a working supervisor and project lead.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience developing business process documentation and training materials.
  • Experience applying strong analytical and problem-solving skills to practical business outlooks such as forecasting, benefit analysis, and trending.
  • Advanced experience using project management tools and process development tools such as Primavera or MS Project, or other scheduling programs, Visio and expert knowledge using Microsoft Office tools.
  • Experience training/mentoring team members on complex technical directions and new systems requirements.
  • Effective written and verbal communication and negotiation skills necessary to communicate with multidisciplinary team members and influence outcomes.

Additional qualifications at the E01.4 level:

  • Experience managing multiple, integrated projects and leading business transformation activities using project management methodologies, practices, techniques, and tools.
  • Experience as a team leader implementing business solutions and knowledge of project management practices.
  • Experience as a working supervisor, setting technical and business direction and requirements for others as well as the ability to work independently, acting on own initiative, and work as a member of a project team with engineers and scientists.

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Program Management Professional certification/license.
  • Disciplined/Scaled Agile certification
  • PMI Professional in Business Analysis

Why Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory?

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  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Collaborative, creative, inclusive, and fun team environment

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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.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop, plan, and execute strategies for implementing work, including processes that cross several functions, significant events, special projects, and develop end-to-end process maps.
  • Provide in-depth consultation to management technical staff to identify and evaluate procedures and lessons learned to improve overall process efficiency.
  • Work closely with cross functional teams to build project implementation timelines.
  • Manages the progress of work and monitors change management by working as a liaison between technical staff and management.
  • Develop complex data analysis, and issue reports required by management and project procedures.
  • Prepare project plans including task estimation.
  • Facilitate and interact with internal resources to complete project activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional job responsibilities at the E01.4 level:

  • Plans, conducts, and directs the analysis and design of complex business processes for the program.
  • Develops and delivers formal proposals for the implementation of operational changes to improve information and processing systems; serves as the primary contact for management for critical change initiatives.
  • Train, mentor, and lead other team members related to business and/or processes, functionality, and quality; establish direction and requirements for others. Function as a working supervisor and project lead.
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  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Experience developing business process documentation and training materials.
  • Experience applying strong analytical and problem-solving skills to practical business outlooks such as forecasting, benefit analysis, and trending.
  • Advanced experience using project management tools and process development tools such as Primavera or MS Project, or other scheduling programs, Visio and expert knowledge using Microsoft Office tools.
  • Experience training/mentoring team members on complex technical directions and new systems requirements.
  • Effective written and verbal communication and negotiation skills necessary to communicate with multidisciplinary team members and influence outcomes.

Additional qualifications at the E01.4 level:

  • Experience managing multiple, integrated projects and leading business transformation activities using project management methodologies, practices, techniques, and tools.
  • Experience as a team leader implementing business solutions and knowledge of project management practices.
  • Experience as a working supervisor, setting technical and business direction and requirements for others as well as the ability to work independently, acting on own initiative, and work as a member of a project team with engineers and scientists.

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Program Management Professional certification/license.
  • Disciplined/Scaled Agile certification
  • PMI Professional in Business Analysis

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