Job ID: 40403
Business Systems Analyst
Our client is seeking a Business System Analyst to join their team in Vancouver, WA. This Business Systems Analyst position will support the Transmission Field Services, Business Controls, and Information team and specifically, the Asset Data Management team. This group provides an accessible, reliable and comprehensive asset data register. This position will assist in achieving the team’s goals of providing accurate and complete data to enable improvements in asset management capabilities. A valid U.S. drivers license is required and up to 5% local travel to/from meetings. Up to 5% over time is anticipated.

Business Systems Analyst Responsibilities
Provide Cascade technical support for all users of the software, with emphasis on the Power System Control (PSC), Substation Maintenance, System Protection Control (SPC) and Transmission Line Maintenance (TLM).
Provide ongoing communication to customers and stakeholders of the ADM team, including communicating process changes, system usage support, and task status.
Update and develop documentation used to implement new/upgraded tools and business processes.
Assist with training new and existing personnel on the ADM team, as well as other system users.
Analyze requests for non-routine changes to supporting systems and provide recommendations for configuration changes that meet all business needs and are sustainable.
Perform routine testing to validate that upgrades and enhancements meet requirements and do not negatively impact the business; alert the manager of any system concerns.
With the manager review and approval, perform routine system configuration changes, maintenance order management, and data update tasks within TF Operations & Maintenance asset and work management systems.
Perform data analysis during daily activities that may generate change requirements or have compliance implications; recommend solutions from compiled information to ADM team for awareness and further analysis.
Query data and run reports specific to the analysis being conducted; present report results with customer/partner, and Management.
Communicate technical information (supported systems data, analysis results, etc.) verbally and in writing to a wide variety of technical and business experts, as well as non-technical users, in both individual and group settings.
Use a variety of diagrams and other tools (such as Visio) to explain and simplify complex problems.
Collect, organize, and validate data and model results to establish data completeness, accuracy, and quality.
May participate on process improvement/development and data analysis projects/initiatives, as requested.

Business Systems Analyst Qualifications
An Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business Management, Organizational Development or closely related field is preferred.
With an applicable Bachelor’s degree, 2+ yrs of experience is required.
With an applicable Associates degree, 4+ yrs of experience is required.
Experience should be consistent with the specific requirements of business systems analysis and demonstrate proven skills in process analysis, re-engineering and optimization Experience should include direct work experience and knowledge of project management planning and execution principles.

Required Technical Skills & Experience 
Specific experience conceptualizing and planning initiatives for data integration, gathering, and organization experience.
Intermediate proficiency with Sharepoint.

Preferred Skills & Experience
Energy/utility experience in asset management or maintenance.
Cascade Software proficiency, preferably analysis skills related to implementation and use of Cascade.
Strong technical writing skills and the ability to present information in various forms.
Demonstrated expertise with logical process modeling concepts.
Experience in asset management, analyzing data and developing strategies.
Knowledge of ‘Requirements Engineering’ and software development lifecycle.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.”


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