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Sr App Development Analyst

Date:  Nov 15, 2021
Job ID:  2239
Location: 

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

As a federal contractor, PSE is requiring that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – and provide proof. As a condition of employment, you will need to provide proof of vaccination. However, accommodations will be considered for those unable to be vaccinated due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice or observance.

PSE's IT Application Solutions team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Sr App Development Analyst position!

Job Description

Puget Sound Energy Bellevue, WA seeks Senior Application Development Analysts responsible for performing requirement gathering, gap analysis and risk analysis using Agile software tools including Jira, Rally and Azure DevOps and providing work and cost estimates for multiple business groups. Meet with various business groups to understand complex business challenges and requirements for them to better perform their jobs from a data and/or technical point of view.

Job Responsibilities

Convert business requirements to technical requirements. Create technical architecture to support these requirements on SAP Business Objects/PowerBI, SAP Business objects and Data services platforms. Analyze the gaps in existing architecture and document those gaps. Identify major risks associated with the requirements and discuss with program managements. Provide work and cost estimates needed to provide the solution to the business. Evaluating and implementing new technology to provide better technical solutions and great user experience. Analyse various new technologies (SAP Business Objects/PowerBI) to choose the most optimum, efficient and cost-effective solution for the various new and existing requirement. Create proof of concept (POC) and showcase to business and technical managers. After successful POC approvals, create implementation plan to deploy the technology. Perform necessary steps to implement the technology.  Train users and peers to use new technology. Designing, developing, modifying, debugging and evaluating programs for functional or operational areas. Create technical designs to analyze complex business problems and develop backend SQL systems using SAP Business Objects/PowerBI, ensuring most scalable and optimum back-end systems. Use SQL to perform complex coding, debugging and testing as required to provide solutions. Providing efficient production support, issue resolution, working on data requests, perform code and process optimizations. Provide production support and resolve incidents and any issues with SAP Business Objects /PowerBI and data services systems. Work on process improvements, technical performance optimizations, working towards more automated processes over manual ones. Use incident-tracking tools such as ServiceNow to document and resolve issues. Ensure issue resolution is within SLA's agreed with business. Developing testing methodologies, quality control standards and monitoring; writing testing scripts to test development before promoting to production. Develop testing scripts to validate backend and front-end reporting and analytical solutions via automatic and manual routes for big projects and numerous enhancements. Set up quality monitoring standards and develop alerts for these. Test deliverables thoroughly and document test results in TFS accordance to testing/audit standards. Accountable for successful application upgrades, system refreshes, data migration, support/security patch fixes. Work on creating use cases, project plan and estimates and upgrading existing systems to provide better user experience, more cost optimization and increase business productivity. Work on data migration to support multi-tiered SAP environment. Implement security or support patch fixes at earliest to provide stable secured technical environment such as applying/testing patches. Providing visualization, reporting and dashboard solutions to solve analytics needs of the various business groups. Work with business on various Dashboard requirements using tools such as SAP Business Objects/PowerBI, Web Intelligence and PowerBI.

Additional Responsibilities

Work with business users to understand their reporting needs and create Dashboards accordingly. Creating and/or updating technical development standards, including coding/visualization standards as well as strategy and governance documents, ensuring standards are met while developing solutions. Develop/update strategy and governance standards/templates. Document new technical changes and enhancements to existing systems to meet change control and audit standards. Update technical standards (such as coding, development, visualization standards) and create solutions to meet or exceed those standards. Work on incidents and resolve any open issues that financial planners may have.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires Bachelor’s (or foreign educ. equiv.) Degree in Engineering Field, Computer Science, Software Engineering or closely related field and five (5) yrs. (post-degree, progressive) experience in Job Offered or related.  Alternatively, will accept Master’s (or foreign educ. equiv.) Degree in Engineering Field, Computer Science, Software Engineering or closely related field and three (3) yrs. experience in the Job Offered or related occupation. Experience must have included: Performing requirement gathering, gap analysis and risk analysis and providing work and cost estimates for multiple business groups and convert business requirements to technical requirements using Agile software tools including Jira, Rally and Azure DevOps; Use of SQL to perform coding, debugging and testing as required to provide solutions;  Providing visualization, reporting and dashboard solutions to solve analytics needs of the various business groups; Test deliverables thoroughly and document test results using quality management software tools including HP quality Center and TFS in accordance with testing and audit standards; Providing production support and issue resolution and working on data requests using database tools including SQL server, Oracle, SAP HANA, Teradata and DB2 and perform code and process optimizations for database queries; Working with business on various Dashboard requirements using tools including SAP Business Objects/PowerBI, Web Intelligence and PowerBI; Creating technical designs to analyze business problems and develop backend SQL systems using SAP Business Objects/PowerBI, ensuring most scalable and optimum back-end systems; and Creating and updating technical development standards, including coding/visualization standards, as well as strategy and governance documents to ensure standards are met while developing solutions.  

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

 

At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.

 

Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

 

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.


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