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Argonne National Laboratory

Business Systems Administrator



Full Time

On Site


Lemont, Illinois, United States

We invite you to apply for this job with the Financial Management and Procurement Services organization with Argonne National Laboratory. In this role, you will function as a business systems administration partner for one or more site-wide business systems including, financial, travel expense, or procurement related systems. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting and maintaining cognizance of business systems and associated tools, applications, and interfaces through business analysis, specification, testing, installation, maintenance, and operations. You will also:

  • Analyze, modify, and enhance systems to support the system’s day-to-day operational needs and functions.
  • Monitor and support the system integrations; troubleshoots and resolves issues.
  • Analyze, design, test, and implement improvements to the system.
  • Handle content development of FMPS website pages.
  • Respond to customer requests for issues and system needs.
  • Train and assist end users on system functionality.
  • Excel in a team-oriented environment.
  • Provide ongoing process improvement suggestions for systems and processes.

Position Requirements

  • Experience in system implementations or supporting financial business systems. Workday Financials experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures for financial management.
  • Understanding of databases, including internal logic, functionality, and process relationships.
  • Familiarity of Microsoft applications with a focus on Excel.
  • Ability to develop and troubleshoot simple queries, analyze data, and report.
  • Organizational skills, ingenuity, and creativity, and the ability to solve problems.
  • Ability to coordinate tasks and projects and collaborate with others to complete them.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to new procedures and technology.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.
  • To perform the essential functions of this position successful applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship, which is required to comply with federal regulations and contract.

Position is available for remote work.

Job Family

Professional Technical (PT)

Job Profile

IT Multi-Functional 2

Worker Type


Time Type

Full time

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department.

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Please note that all Argonne employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. All successful applicants will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.