Knowledge Manager for WCI

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA 94550

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Come join Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) where we apply science and technology to make the world a safer place; now one of 2020 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!

We have an opening for a Knowledge Manager (KM) that has a passion for overseeing the capture and use of knowledge throughout the Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI) programs. You will add tangible value to the programs utilizing KM methodologies while also partnering with the programs to understand their requirements. This position is in the Design Physics Division (DPD) the WCI Directorate.

Essential Duties:

  • Collaborate with technical and scientific WCI programs to understand how they operate, their current KM-related processes & needs and establish WCI KM requirements.
  • Design, develop and execute a knowledge management strategy in conjunction with WCI programs and senior management to meet WCI requirements
  • Collaborate with programs to assist the implementation of the WCI KM strategy and facilitate collaboration and synergy between programs.
  • Provide strategic and technical direction, as well as technical and KM subject matter expertise to create the vision and create leadership utilizing KM activities throughout WCI such as; requirements gathering, focus groups, training, interviews of subject matter experts, creation of tools and methodologies, and processes, etc. to senior leadership
  • Lead WCI collaborations in Knowledge Management across the NNSA complex, and with the UK, via JOWOG 46, and work with Jowog 46 to represent LLNL KM activities in those meetings.
  • Collaborate with customers throughout the program to gain feedback on usability of KM tools and techniques and suggest or develop improvements based on that feedback.
  • Document core LLNL knowledge processes and activities and lead various programs in similar activities.
  • Apply scientific and technical experience to defense programs in capturing most relevant and pertinent data.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in physics engineering or related technical field, with strong background serving a scientific discipline or the equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Expert level experience implementing a knowledge management program for an R&D organization.
  • Expert level technical or scientific experience in a weapons program.
  • Expert level application and development of technical, industry best practices and/or business principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to independently contribute to projects using creativity and innovation.
  • Significant collaborative skills with the ability to influence and enable change outside of ones own authority.
  • Extensive experience leading efforts among members of a team in collaboration with WCI programs and missions.
  • Expertise mastering new tools and techniques and championing the effective use of those tools throughout an organization.
  • Ability to use independent judgment in making decisions based on aggregate information and the recommendations of others, which significantly affect the ability of the organization to achieve its overall objectives and long-range goals.
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills, specifically the ability to explain and present ideas, as well as to influence employees and all levels of management.

Pre-Placement Medical Exam: A job related pre-placement medical examination may be required.

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, wewill initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if youmeet 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: This is a Career Indefinite position. 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 applyingcutting-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 $2.3 billion, employing approximately 6,900 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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