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Colorado Springs Utilities Data Analytics Information Technology Supervisor in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Data Analytics Information Technology Supervisor

Job Type: Information Technology

Pay Range $129,688 to $136,800

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Date First Posted 6/3/22

Data Analytics Information Technology Supervisor

Who We Are... Colorado Springs Utilities, a four-service utility provider with a 100-year reputation of integrity, gives you an experience unmatched by other utility companies. We continuously strive to stay ahead of the business curve with our established priority to update and incorporate state-of-the-art technology and provide a work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy. In fact, we were recently awarded the Diamond Designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA), recognizing our utility for having some of the highest ratings in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvements among the more than 2,000 public utilities in the nation. Live and Work in Colorado Springs! (

We are seeking a Data Analytics Information Technology (IT) Supervisor who will manage and support the IT Data Analytics team and technologies. In this role, you will lead a technical team who support and administer critical systems including data storage, ETL, analytics, and governance tools. This team also develops solutions, provides systems analysis, and performs major data platform upgrades as well as data-oriented service enhancements.

Key Areas of Focus:

  • Ensure key business and operational goals are met and business value is delivered through the management and services surrounding our strategic data assets

  • Manage technology service levels and conduct regular service level reviews with business technology owners

  • Collaborate with business owners and stakeholders to capture incoming work requests, prioritize, conduct resource planning, and manage work in progress

  • Negotiate contracts, manage vendors and budget, provide strategic direction for system upgrades, roadmaps, application lifecycle and system implementations for assigned applications

  • Develop robust portfolio management plans and conduct strategic workforce planning to achieve the organizational mission, goals and desired performance measures

  • Lead the development of disaster recovery planning, coordinate tests and document results

  • Provide coaching, mentorship, develop training plans, and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; establish performance requirements and personal development targets; monitor performance and provide coaching for improvement

  • Ensure consistent and cost-effective delivery of technology projects and systems and confirm alignment with business processes and policies

  • Provide expertise and assistance to the business process owners for assigned applications

  • Provide support and formal response on applicable technology audits

  • Analyze and recommend process improvements for resource assignments, work in progress, and support requirements

  • Supports and/or leads enterprise-level initiatives

  • Ensure portfolio support for critical applications, 24X7

Who You Are… the most successful candidates for this role will have three to five years’ experience in a leadership role within a technology-related function. A bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or closely related field (or an equivalent combination of education and experience) and ITIL certification is preferred.

Additionally, the ideal candidate should demonstrate knowledge and experience with the following:

  • Understanding the power of transactional and analytical data in the utilities industry; this is a critical capability that has the opportunity to develop a strategic asset

  • Use critical thinking skills to solve problems, collaborate with others and make decisions

  • Direct experience in ITIL and Change Management, Release Management Processes

  • Project management fundamentals

  • Working knowledge of structure and behavior of standard programming languages, cloud-based software and data repository concepts and the systems development life cycle

  • A deep understanding of systems analysis and requirements gathering

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to communicate with audiences spanning a wide variety of technical knowledge and backgrounds.

What does this opportunity offer… if you are someone with a deep understanding of both on-premise and cloud-hosted data technologies, we want to hear from you! This position will provide you with an opportunity to create and pursue an enterprise data analytics vision, supporting an organization and a community in a very meaningful way.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you

  • The ability to stay ahead of the business curve with our established priority to continually update and incorporate state-of-the-art technology.

  • The opportunity to work for a pioneer in providing four utility services in one enterprise with a 100-year reputation for integrity.

  • A work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy.

  • The stability vital for growth-oriented careers.

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 $10.30 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 preventive care covered at 100%

  • 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 – 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

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  • 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