Sr. Business Systems Analyst
Company: Portland General Electric
Posted on: August 17, 2019
For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served
Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our
commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of
rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the
heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are
committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we
know and love.
PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply
themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team
members who will grow their skills, their career and their future
Sr. Business Systems Analyst - R-19-1529
Acts as a liaison between IT and the business to elicit, document,
analyze and validate requirements for new systems and enhancement
of existing systems. Analyzes business processes/problems to be
solved with automated systems. Identifies gaps and provides
expertise in business requirements for system specifications and
scales new and current systems, processes and procedures in a
You will support our journey by:
Business Analysis - Takes responsibility for investigative work to
determine business requirements and specify effective business
processes, through improvements in information systems, information
management, practices, procedures, and organization change. Applies
and monitors the use of modelling and analysis tools, methods and
standards, giving special consideration to business perspectives.
Collaborates with stakeholders at all levels, in the conduct of
investigations for strategy studies, business requirements
specifications and feasibility studies. Prepares business cases
which define potential benefits, options for achieving these
benefits through development of new or changed processes, and
associated business risks.
Requirements Definition and Management - Facilitates scoping and
business priority setting for large or complex changes, engaging
senior stakeholders as required. Selects the most appropriate means
of representing business requirements in the context of a specific
change initiative. Drives the requirements elicitation process
where necessary, identifying what stakeholder input is required.
Obtains formal agreement from a large and diverse range of
potentially senior stakeholders and recipients to the scope and
requirements, plus the establishment of a baseline on which
delivery of a solution can commence. Takes responsibility for the
investigation and application of changes to program scope.
Identifies the impact on business requirements of external impacts
affecting a program or project.
Consultancy - Manages provision of consultancy services and/or
management of a team of consultants. In own areas of expertise,
provides advice and guidance to consultants and/or the client
through involvement in the delivery of consultancy services.
Engages with clients and maintains client relationships.
Establishes agreements/contracts and manages completion and
Business Process Improvement - Analyzes business processes;
identifies alternative solutions, assesses feasibility, and
recommends new approaches, typically seeking to exploit technology
components. Evaluates the financial, cultural, technological,
organizational and environmental factors which must be addressed in
the change program. Establishes client requirements for the
implementation of significant changes in organizational mission,
business functions and process, organizational roles and
responsibilities, and scope or nature of service delivery.
Benefits Management - Identifies specific measures and mechanisms
by which benefits can be measured and plans to activate these
mechanisms at the required time. Monitors benefits against what was
predicted in the business case and ensures that all participants
are informed and involved throughout the change program and fully
prepared to exploit the new operational business environment once
it is in place. Supports senior management to ensure that all
plans, work packages and deliverables are aligned to the expected
benefits and leads activities required in the realization of the
benefits of each part of the change program.
You will bring the following skills to our team:
Requires a bachelor's degree in business, computer science,
engineering, management or other related field or equivalent
Typically, eight or more years in related field.
Preferred experience in or knowledge of specific line of business
and/or IT environment.
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP) certification
Advanced knowledge of business analysis framework.
Expert knowledge of discovery techniques and requirements
Expert knowledge of requirements documentation.
Advanced knowledge of client relationship management techniques and
client service models.
Advanced knowledge of business process improvement frameworks.
Join us today and power your potential!
PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is
an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against
any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color,
national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age,
religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other
characteristics protected by law.
To be considered for this position, please complete the following
employment application by the deadline:
If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at
PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total
compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions
to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and
professional development, both now and into the future.
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