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Business Analyst Job

Company name
Xcel Energy Inc.

Location
Minneapolis, MN

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Location(s): MN - Minneapolis; WI - Eau Claire

 

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you're looking for.

 

 

Position Summary

Serves as primary liaison with regulatory and other business groups to develop requirements and manage time dependent activities related to successful rate design and implementation. With cultivated business acumen, supports business activities by building relationships, validating and clarifying business needs, and supporting the implementation of innovative solutions to positivity impact business results. Responsible for multi-level and timely status and communication, issue management, and risk mitigation for rate related activities.   Work with business to ensure Regulatory commitments such as Discovery, reporting, data analysis, consistency and integrity are consistently represented. Responsible for alignment of change with business stakeholders, process owners, IT services delivery teams, project teams and all pertinent committees. Supports concurrent work assignments across applications, Operating Companies, States, and diverse user groups.

Essential Responsibilities

 

 

*Business Process Analysis - Responsible to establish core understanding of business needs. Work with subject matters experts of respective business areas to elicit and document requirements. Assist with the identification, investigation and solving production problems. Understand best practice business processes to ensure compliance and end user support in a regulated environment. Lead cross-functional process teams and continuous process improvement efforts. *Requirements Management - Translates end user business needs to design, configure and document software application solutions across multiple functional groups. Elicits requirements using interviews, documents, storyboards, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios competitive product analysis, task and work workflow analysis. Writes requirements specifications according to standard templates. Gains approval for business and technical requirements. Maintains record and traceability of requirements. Responsible to ensure functional, operational, and architectural requirements are addressed within the project or application change request. Utilize standard enterprise tools to document and manage requirements. Documents configuration and system support materials including functional and technical specification for use within IT. Work with IT service delivery teams to help plan and prioritize application changes. *Test Planning & Coordination - Establish and document testing approach and test plan documents. Facilitate defining test scenarios and scripts with business subject matter experts. Document test scripts and corresponding results. Test changes of software application solutions across multiple functional groups. Engage with business stakeholders to identify and articulate the user acceptance test scenarios. Oversight of successful test execution within agreed upon timelines. *Relationship Management - Maintains and develops internal business relationships to influence successful project outcomes. Builds and maintain effective working relationships project team members, subject matter experts and internal IT support teams. Interact with management, customers, vendors and other stakeholders through verbal and written communication.

Minimum Requirements

 

 

 

 

*Bachelor's degree in business, information technology or related field or equivalent experience. *Four years' experience developing and managing requirements. *Minimum of 8 years' Systems Analysis role experience, preferable with Energy industry experience. *Strong problem solving and analytical skills to identify and proper technical and non- technical solutions. *Demonstrated ability to build subject matter and tools expertise, drive consistency in processes. *Excellent relationship management, communication and strong collaboration skills required.

 

Preferred:

Utility regulatory experience

 

 

 

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As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

 

Posting Notes:  MN - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis; WI - Eau Claire || United States (US) || Utilities and Corporate Servic || 66063:IT Account Mngmt - Corporate || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 9108

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

Company info

Xcel Energy Inc.
Website : http://www.xcelenergy.com

Company Profile
Our name reflects our core value — excellence in energy products and services. We are committed to customer satisfaction by continuously improving our operations to be a low-cost, reliable, environmentally sound energy provider. We have been successfully proving this to our customers for more than 130 years and will work hard to continue with this commitment in the future.

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