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IT Project Manager

Idaho National Laboratory

Location: US
Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: January 19, 2023
Reference Code: 19029
Does a career focused on changing the world's energy future intrigue you? If so, we might have just the opportunity you're looking for!
Idaho National Laboratory's (INL) Professional Services group is seeking forward-thinking professionals interested in exploring a career as an IT Project Manager! This team works a remote 9x80 schedule with every other Friday off.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Responsible for the execution and management of complex IT projects that span multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Train and mentor junior level project managers and business analysts in industry standard methodologies and processes.
  • Manage projects from conception through implementation and closeout by use project management skills, knowledge, and standard processes.
  • Lead and participate multidisciplinary teams on Information Management projects in support of laboratory functions and business processes.
  • Serve as the primary work with customers and business partners throughout the life cycle of the project from conceptual initiation through closeout.
  • Communicate with a wide variety of audiences from senior & executive level management to front line employees and subject matter experts (SMEs).
  • Elicit, gather, manage, and document business and technical requirements
  • Create, track, and manage project schedule and budgets.
  • Create project documentation such as Work Breakdown Structures, budgets, Project Plans, Risk Registers, etc.
  • Build relationships and act as a liaison with key business partners and customers external to Information Management (IM)
  • Implement sound project management methodologies and standard processes. Identify and implement process improvements to refine project management process.
  • Work independently with limited direction and day to day supervision
  • Manage projects in multiple methodologies (agile, waterfall, etc.)
  • Fill multiple project roles as needed (e.g., Business Analyst, Customer Relationship Manager, Project Controls, Scheduler)
  • Manage IT Project in the execution phase using established tools, techniques, and standards.
  • Communicate project status, risks, mitigation plans, and other vital information to key project personnel, customers, and sponsors.
  • Optimize and streamline processes, methods, and standard methodologies while ensuring quality project delivery


Minimum Requirements:
  • Level 3: Bachelor's degree plus 5 years of relevant experience or advanced degree with 3 years of relevant experience or 13 years of directly related experience/education in lieu of a bachelor's degree.
  • Level 4: Bachelor's degree plus 8 years of relevant experience or advanced degree with 6 years of relevant experience or 16 years of directly related experience/education in lieu of a bachelor's degree.
  • Must have experience working in the IT (Information Technology) or IM (Information Management) arenas with relevant skills and experience.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification (for level 4)
  • Experience functioning as a Business Analyst
  • Experience and expertise managing projects in an agile environment.
  • Extensive experience interacting with business partners and customers from an executive level down to front line employees.
  • Ability to be a strong team player and effectively coordinate action items and collaboration across the Information Management Teams and INL.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential to the success of this role.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills based on defined processes (e.g., project management, development of charters / instructions / procedures and associated training).
  • Experience with Work Breakdown Structures, Cost performance analysis and reporting.
  • Comfortable and skilled in Microsoft Project or other project management software.
Job Information
  • Salary Grade 210 ($93,492 - $154,212) / Salary Grade 220 ($107,520 - $177,336)
  • Chosen applicants are required to show a demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working environment.
  • Multi-Level: This is a multi-level posting, and the selected candidate will be placed at the appropriate level dependent on depth and breadth of proven experience and skills.
INL Overview:
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
INL Mission:
Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.
INL Vision:
Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL men born after December 31, 1959, must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). For more information see www.sss.gov.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
INL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide EEO to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Reasonable Accommodation:
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Other Information:
When applying to positions please provide your resume and answer all questions on the following screens. Applicants, who fail to provide a resume or answer the questions, may be deemed ineligible for consideration.
INL does not accept resumes from third party vendors unsolicited.
Benefits & Salary:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and a phenomenal benefits package. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview
About this Employer

Part of the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s complex of national laboratories, INL performs work in each of the strategic goal areas: energy, national security, science & environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research & development.