Colorado Springs Utilities Business Systems Analyst in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Business Systems Analyst
Job Type: Information Technology
Pay Range $80,000 to $89,000
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Date First Posted 11/16/22
Business Systems Analyst
***A Hybrid Telework Schedule will be considered for this position; hybrid is defined as a pre-determined blend of working from home and in the office.
Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, Colorado Springs is the perfect blend of mountain and city living. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, you will enjoy nature at its finest. From snowboarding to biking to the theater to community service to food and wine festivals, Colorado Springs offers something for everyone.
Colorado Springs Utilities is seeking a Business Systems Analyst to play a fundamental role in the operations of our IT Intake Team. In this position, you will solve problems collaboratively with internal stakeholders as you gather/analyze business requirements, understand functional needs, provide consultative guidance, and help identify appropriate technical solutions. Your expertise in premise-based and externally hosted cloud technologies and your ability to bridge functional and technical teams will ensure our stakeholders have the tools needed to support ERP systems and a wide variety of applications.
Key Areas of Focus:
Review, analyze, and match business requirements to information systems’ capabilities
Work collaboratively with partners in IT, business areas, and vendors to understand, document, and enhance business requirements to create technical and functional specifications
Understand and communicate the impact of requests and initiatives of the Portfolio
Serve as the liaison between functional, technical, and project teams
Ensure service delivery and provide life cycle support by driving requests and deliverables for major initiatives through required processes
Apply technology rationalization to requests for new functionality or improvements by evaluating existing solutions to best scale Colorado Springs Utilities technology footprint
Leverage/collaborate with other BSAs on best practices and consistent processes
Determine product and service operational objectives by understanding business functions and processes; gathering critical information; evaluating output requirements and formats
Establish and maintain productive working relationships with the portfolios’ key stakeholders
Work with stakeholders to develop and maintain a catalog of technology services supporting key business processes
Effectively communicate to ensure stakeholders and portfolio teams have a shared understanding of business requirements, and key processes and understand the status of requests/initiatives and production support items
Drive innovation for the Portfolio by identifying deficiencies/inefficiencies caused by aging technologies and/or technical misalignment with business requirements
Who you are… You will bring your experience working as a business systems analyst, supporting multiple applications in technology-oriented environments. An associate degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a closely related field of study (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) is preferred along with IIBA or PMI BSA certification, and ITIL certification. We are also interested in the following so please make sure to highlight the skills on your resume:
Systems analysis, requirements gathering, and application testing
Develop solutions, and create technical designs and documents through visualization tools
Direct experience in ITIL and change management and release management processes
Manage small to medium size projects using standard Project Management methodologies
Working knowledge of the structure and behavior of standard programming languages, cloud-based software concepts, and the systems development life cycle
Problem-solving to identify challenges and implementing procedures and processes to overcome them
Experience with change and release management process and software development life cycle
The military job codes/duty codes most closely related to this role are: 25A, 25G, 26A, 26B, 36B 37A1, 37A2, 37A3, 37A4, 17C1 6421, 6423, 6425, 6427, IT 9635, 9934, 9975, 9985
Who we are…
Colorado Springs Utilities cultivates a work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy. Our employees know they make a difference every day by providing critical services to the public while living and working in a city consistently rated as one of the best in the United States. We utilize today’s talent to build a better tomorrow. Be part of history by creating energy solutions for a cleaner, greener tomorrow.
Our Commitment to our Employees…
Our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. They keep the lights on, gas flowing, water coming in, and wastewater leaving. We do not just say people are important – we prove it! That’s why we are honored to invest in protecting the health and financial security of our employees and their families through our rich benefits program.
Time Off – Because everybody needs time off to recharge
Vacation – New employees accrue 13 days of paid time off to start, while our more tenured employees accrue 24 days per year
Personal Leave –3 days per year of personal leave
Paid Holidays –10 paid holidays per year
Sick Leave – Accrue 12 days of sick leave annually for those days when you or a family member is feeling under the weather
Vacation Buy – Purchase up to 40 hours of additional vacation time
Pension Plan – Looking forward to a comfortable lifestyle once you’re done working? The Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) provides you with retirement benefits and peace of mind when you retire
Medical – Select from three comprehensive medical plans, starting at $5.00 a month. Employees also enjoy access to a Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Wellness Program – Voluntary wellness program that allows you and your spouse to each earn up to $500 to use towards healthcare expenses, $100 in Visa gift cards, and up to $400 in gym membership reimbursements
Dental – Select from two dental plans, with in-network PPO preventive care covered at 100% and access to orthodontia coverage
Vision – Voluntary plan that covers full vision care services and discounts on LASIK eye surgery
Retirement Saving Programs – Supplement your pension plan with voluntary retirement programs such as the PERAPlus 401(k) and MissionSquare’s Roth IRA and 457 plans
Disability Coverage – Short-Term (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD) insurance available for purchase
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Makes the going a little easier by aiding with mental health, stress management, work-life balance, financial and legal matters, and much more
Long-Term Care Insurance (LTC) – Whether it's due to an accident or a serious illness, LTC insurance is available for purchase to help you and your loved ones
Life Insurance – Company-paid life insurance and supplemental coverage are available
Curious about joining our team? Learn more at https://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/jobs/
All positions will be posted for a minimum of 5 calendar days.
Starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.
Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B, or TN visas). Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.
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Job Type: Information Technology