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IT Business Systems Analyst - Intern

Posting Title IT Business Systems Analyst - Intern Job Requisition Number AE501840 Position Number I55505 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Austin Energy Minimum Qualifications

2019 Austin Energy Summer Internship Program Student Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a currently enrolled full-time student or a recent graduate within the last year (May 2018 – May 2019) from an accredited university or college.
  • Must be classified as a Junior, Senior, or Graduate student, or be a recent graduate within the last year (May 2018 – May 2019) with a minimum of 60 college credit hours.
  • Must provide a current unofficial transcript.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale as an undergraduate or postgraduate.

Top candidates for internship positions must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Notes to Applicants

The IT Business System Analyst Intern will assist Strategic Planning and Technology business unit by modeling enterprise architecture (EA) information using newly deployed EA tool as part of the Enterprise Architecture Phase 2 project. The intern will be supplementing internal resources while modeling this information and will gain hands on experience modeling a large enterprise, Austin Energy.


  • The 2019 Austin Energy Summer Internship Program will start on May 28, 2019 and end on August 2, 2019.
  • Graduates who are not currently enrolled in a post graduate program or who have graduated prior to May 2018 will not be considered for the 2019 Summer Internship Program.
  • A copy of your current unofficial transcript will be required with your application. Use the “Other Document” in the Optional and Required Documents section of your application to attach your transcript.
  • The City of Austin employment application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered. Please be sure that your application is a reflection of your entire work history and education. Describe your specific experience for each position. Include all job duties, responsibilities, employment dates, and relevant college courses.
  • Once the requisition has closed, the application cannot be changed to update work history, supplemental questions, or any other information.
  • We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s).
  • A criminal background check will be required for all top candidates.
  • If you have any questions regarding your City of Austin employment application, please use the official website of the City of Austin as reference.

Top candidates for internship positions must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Pay Range

Interns will be paid: $20.00 per hour.


Monday – Friday
8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
(40 hour work week).

Job Close Date
03/28/2019 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Temporary (No benefits) Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Internships Location Various Locations Preferred Qualifications

Degrees Preferred

Bachelor’s or graduate-level degree
in Computer Science or Information Technology or Business Administration and related coursework related to the job.
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

1. Meet with decision makers, system owners and end users to define business, financial and operations requirements and systems goals.

2. Assist with requirements gathering sessions to elicit requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to potential IT solutions.
3. Create models, use cases, process flows, specifications, diagrams and charts to provide direction to developers, designers, and vendors.
4. Assist with converting requirements into developing a statement of work for use in requests for proposals.
5. Evaluate compatibility and interoperability of commercial off-the-shelf or in-house technology systems.
6. Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and assist with developing strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.
7. Perform cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in making IT business decisions.
8. Conduct research on software and hardware products and technology services to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts.
9. Write and deliver reports, recommendations, or alternatives that address existing and potential trouble areas in IT applications across the organization.
10. Coordinate and perform tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems, training and other post-implementation support.
Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

  • Knowledge of concepts and principles of application programming, database and system design including Internet, and network architectures.
  • Knowledge of legacy, and web-based systems interfaces.
  • Knowledge of importing data for use in report software, spreadsheets, graphs, and flow charts.
  • Knowledge of cost-benefit analysis and total cost of ownership modeling.
  • Skill in performing requirements development, process modeling, reporting and project management tools.
  • Skill in developing process models and data flow diagrams using industry-standard modeling techniques.
  • Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new concepts.
  • Ability to accurately identify/determine customer needs and take appropriate actions and/or steps to address identified needs.
  • Ability to recognize, value, and include different perspectives, experiences, approaches, and cultures in achieving organizational goals.
  • Ability to gain and maintain the trust and confidence of others and the organization through consistency and reliability.
  • Ability to give, receive, or share thoughts, ideas, perspective, and data to create shared understanding.
  • Ability to define, analyze, and find solutions for difficult or complex problems.
  • Ability to view the big picture.
  • Ability to quickly become familiar with emerging technologies.
  • Ability to identify trends as well as isolated events.
Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

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