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Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

IT Business Systems Analyst Sr

Posting Title IT Business Systems Analyst Sr Job Requisition Number AE501766 Position Number 117272 Job Type Full-Time Division Name Electric Service Delivery (115) Minimum Qualifications Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in a field related to the job plus two (2) years of experience. 
Experience may substitute for education for up to (4) years


Licenses or Certifications:
None


Notes to Applicants

APPLICATION:
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We reserve the right to verify high school and college education for the top candidate(s).

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ASSESSMENTS:
Candidates selected for interview(s) will be required to complete an assessment(s) approved by Municipal Civil Service process, Rule 4.

GOOD STANDING COA EMPLOYEES:
Employees, in Good Standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employee must remain in Good Standing through the Top Candidate Selection phase at which time the Good Standing status will be re-verified.

VETERAN INTERVIEW PREFERENCE:
Military/Veterans must provide a copy of their DD214 verifying honorable discharge, at the time of initial interview to receive military/veteran interview preference.

TRAVEL:
This position may travel between various locations to meet with vendors as part of the regular job duties.

WORK HOURS:
Shift may change according to departmental needs.

Work hours may include after hours and weekends.

Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule.

CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECK:
The top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10 year criminal history background check.

FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT:
This position is considered FLSA Exempt.

Exempt employees are salaried employees and, except as provided, are not eligible for overtime compensation.

CLOSING OF REQUISITION:
Please note that Austin Energy may close the job posting at any time after 7 days from the date of the initial advertisement.

Pay Range

$32.84 – $44.75

Hours

Monday – Friday
7:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Shift may change according to departmental needs.

Work hours may include after hours and weekends.

Additional hours may be required to work outside of regular schedule.

Job Close Date
12/11/2018 Type of Posting External Department Austin Energy Regular/Temporary Regular Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable Category Technical Location 2500 Montopolis Drive Austin, Texas Preferred Qualifications

IT Business Systems Analyst Sr.
This position reports through the Advanced Technology group within Smart Grid and System Operation division in the Electric Service Delivery business unit. This position coordinates all Electric Service Delivery IT Projects & Technologies for reliability, asset control, and application support for engineering and field crews.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with utility enterprise applications, including but not limited to electrical design tools, AutoCAD, GIS and work management applications.
  • Experience working with interdepartmental groups, executives, vendors, and contractors.
  • Experience with gathering requirements and developing statements of work for business cases.
  • Experience conducting research on new and existing system upgrades and/or replacements.
  • Experience meeting multi-year software implementation projects.
  • Experience with ISO-9001 and/or business process development and improvements.
  • Experience participating in utility implementation projects.
  • Experience with project management methodologies such as scope schedules, budgets, and resources.
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. Partner with decision makers, system owners and end users to define business, financial and operations requirements and systems goals2. Lead requirements gathering sessions to elicit requirements, specifications, business processes and recommendations related to potential IT solutions3. Create more complex models, use cases, process flows, specifications, diagrams and charts to provide direction to developers, designers, and vendors4. Develop statement of work for use in requests for proposals5. Evaluate compatibility and interoperability of commercial off-the-shelf or in-house technology systems6. Review and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems  7. Perform cost-benefit and return-on-investment analyses to aid in making IT business decisions8. Conduct research on software and hardware products and technology services to justify recommendations and to support purchasing efforts9. 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:
May provide leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others
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• 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• Skill in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new concepts• 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 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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