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Los Alamos National Laboratory System Analyst 2 in Los Alamos, New Mexico

What You Will Do

The System Analyst is a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of a specialized information and technology (I&T) field, plus working knowledge of other related I&T fields. They will resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, I&T professional position. Provides resolution to a diverse range of complex problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Contributes to the development of the organization’s goals and objectives. Works under limited direction; receiving general instruction on new assignments. Work is evaluated upon completion.

The Software and Applications Engineering (SAE) Division is looking for an experienced, highly motivated systems analyst, to lead and deliver IT initiatives within ALDBUS as a part of the SAE-1 Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The selected candidate will support SAE-1 by providing system analyst support on assigned projects and collaborating with other technical staff to deliver on requirements. As a system analyst they will also provide expertise in Software Quality requirements for any safety software they support. The role requires collaboration with other systems analysts, software developers as well as external collaboration with business customers, end-users and other I&T professionals. The selected candidate is expected to uphold high standards of professionalism while executing their work, and to promote collaboration and teamwork.

What You Need

Location: This position will be physically located inLos Alamos.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Work with minimal guidance to independently elicit and document requirements on non-complex systems.

  • Knowledge of application development tools and techniques, development and management, including basic knowledge of software lifecycle activities.

  • Ability to review, understand, and document end-to-end work processes.

  • Ability to translate technical terms to layperson’s terms and present them to audiences outside of IT.

  • Demonstrated good oral and written communication, organization and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems, such as Tier 3 system issues.

  • Knowledge of data retrieval and data analysis techniques/tools (SQL, Toad, etc.).

  • Proven ability to learn quickly, move with agility between assignments, multi-task and to work effectively in a team environment.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in customer focus, interpersonal savvy and perseverance skills with minimal guidance for non-complex systems.


A minimum of four years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) Software or Cloud Software solutions in a systems analyst role.

  • Expertise in LANL business processes and use of LANL Business applications.

  • Experience with Enterprise wide reporting tools.

  • Experience in configuration management for COTS or custom systems.

  • Proven experience working independently to determine solutions and deliver on work assignments.

  • Experience working as part of an Agile Development team as either a team member or Scrum Master.

  • Experience working with agile project management and collaboration tools (JIRA/Confluence preferred).

  • Knowledge of automated testing practices and their implementation in the SDLC.

  • Basic programming knowledge with PL/SQL, JavaScript, Java or any other related programming language.

Note to Applicants:

Along with a resume, all applications must include a cover letter specifically addressing each of the Key Position Requirements. Applications without a detailed cover letter may not be considered.

Where You Will Work

Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:

§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network

§ Dental and vision insurance

§ Free basic life and disability insurance

§ Paid maternity and parental leave

§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)

§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance

§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)

§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs

§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)

Additional Details

Directive 206.2 - Employment with Triad requires a favorable decision by NNSA indicating employee is suitable under NNSA Supplemental Directive 206.2 . Please note that this requirement applies only to citizens of the United States. Foreign nationals are subject to a similar requirement under DOE Order 142.3A.

Clearance: Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements

  • for access to classified matter.

  • Eligibility requirements: To obtain a clearance, an individual must be at least 18 years of age; U.S. citizenship is required except in very limited circumstances. SeeDOE Order 472.2for additional information.

New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Regular position: Term status Laboratory employees applying for regular-status positions are converted to regular status.

Internal Applicants: Regular appointment employees who have served at least one year of continuous service in their current position are eligible to apply for posted jobs throughout the Laboratory. If an employee has not served the one year of continuous service, they may only apply for Laboratory jobs with the documented approval of their Division Leader.Please refer to LaboratoryPolicy P701for applicant eligibility requirements.

Equal Opportunity: Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations. The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to applyhelp@lanl.gov or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Appointment Type



Contact Details
Contact Name Fresquez, Nyleen Kathryn
Email nfresquez@lanl.gov
Work Telephone
Vacancy Name: IRC82702
Organization Name SAE-1/Software & Applications Engineering - Enterprise Application and Database Services
Minimum Salary 75400
Maximum Salary 122900
Req ID: IRC82702
Category: Information Technology