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Business Analyst 3

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 an experienced Business Analyst to work with business partners in the Security Organization to elicit high-level requirements and capture business needs, understand the customer journey, and define user requirements. You will engage with business partners and influence project decisions, assess the risks of various solutions, and prioritize competing business demands. You will liaise between IT and Business to promote architectural consistency and usability standards, as well as define and execute test cases. This position is in the Enterprise Application Services (EAS) division within the Computing Directorate.

Essential Duties
- Act as the intermediary between business and IT, leveraging your deep understanding of business processes and technology to help business partners achieve their desired outcomes.
- Provide consultative support on business-led technology initiatives by interpreting high level detailed requirements from which technical specifications can be developed.
- Identify and address unarticulated business needs, coordinating between stakeholder groups.
- Participate on multi-disciplined teams to analyze, evaluate, and recommend solutions.
- Lead the software change management process to clarify requirements, prioritize requests and capture planned execution activities.
- Maintain technical and business process/project artifacts.
- Develop and document advanced configuration management procedures to support the release process.
- Proactively monitor industry, functional, and technology trends that would provide benefit to the business.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications
- Bachelors degree in Business Administration or relevant functional discipline or the equivalent combination of education and related experience with coursework in Computer Information Systems and/or software quality assurance.
- Broad domain experience with applications development, quality assurance, and maintenance and support.
- Knowledge of an application portfolio to support a Security Organization.
- Knowledge of both traditional waterfall and Agile/Lean methodologies.
- Experience converting business requirements and functional requirements to use cases, epics, and user stories with acceptance criteria.
- Strong skills in risk assessment, problem resolution, negotiation, and influencing.
- Advanced ability to engage both developers and business partners to achieve target outcomes.
- Effective written and verbal communication and negotiation skills necessary to communicate with multidisciplinary team members and influence outcomes.

Desired Qualifications
- Experience with software testing tools.
- High proficiency with MS Office, SharePoint and Confluence tools.
- Experience with Jira software change management tool and SQL.

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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Posted: 2020-01-14 Expires: 2020-02-13

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