Are you ready to power up your career with a position at Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC)?
We are currently looking for a Business Applications Analyst to work in our Electric System Development division. This position will support organizational objectives by identifying opportunities to improve business process through applying and integrating software technology and supporting, maintaining, and testing software applications. This position will also monitor data integrity of NOVEC software systems and act as a point of contact for employees and departments who utilize the system and/or data from the system. Other duties will include collecting and prioritizing division information requirements and developing plans and activities that will result in the automation of these requirements.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Reviews user requests for system modifications, processes improvements, reports requirements, and recommends best solution for achieving desired results in consultation with the outsourced IT vendor technical services. Assists with developing specialized reports. Meets the established requirements documented for functionality, interfaces, and reports.
Coordinates and conducts business process reviews to capture the current state of the process, identify problems, develop and evaluate solutions, and apply new process to software systems.
Understands and manages data integrity of their application and the relationship of data with all corporate applications
Has the ability to become a 'super user' of the business application to serve as a liaison between the business users and IT staff.
Prepares documentation related to end user use of the system. The outsourced IT vendor will maintain documentation for the outsourced IT vendor's procedures.
Conducts initial system troubleshooting and recommends resolution to end-user and forwards technical resolutions issues to the outsourced IT vendor.
Conducts software orientation workshops and seminars and coordinates development, training, communication needs for employees.
Writes and maintains NOVEC software systems documentation and provides reference materials and support/help desk to end users.
Configures, updates, and edits system administration tables to support process requirements, maintain data integrity and meets users' needs.
Conducts initial system troubleshooting and recommends resolution to end-user and forwards technical resolutions to the outsourced IT vendor.
Develops business case for new software releases and upgrades.
Tests upgrade of software modifications; and coordinate the installation of new releases to end-users with the outsourced IT vendor, ensuring compatibility with all corporate applications.
Works continually towards self-development to stay current on system operations, information management software and computer science related procedures and practices.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in a related field (i.e. Business, IT or Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Finance) or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. One to two years of related experience and/or training is required, including business analysis, the administration of client-server software applications, relational databases, table structures, end-user support, training, troubleshooting, project management, cost benefit analysis, conducting business process reviews, and workflow modeling. Experience with Oracle, Crystal Reports and analysis software is highly preferred.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated ability to function independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of a team.
Demonstrated knowledge of all company policies and procedures as well as all applicable federal, state, and local laws.
Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and mathematical skills.
Demonstrated proficiency with general computer operation and Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge of relational databases, table structures, querying functionality, report writing; software troubleshooting.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and efficiently with all levels within the organization.
Demonstrated ability to anticipate and meet rapidly changing customer and business needs by quickly refocusing and realigning strategic and operational direction.
Demonstrated business and technical writing skills.
Demonstrated ability to research and understand issues, identify and solves problems, and to think analytically and logically.
Demonstrated ability to adapt to rapidly changing technology to meet business needs.
If you're ready to take the next step towards advancing your career, apply today! NOVEC is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. We do not provide sponsorships for our positions.
About Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) is a locally based and locally owned electric distribution system headquartered in Manassas, VA. NOVEC provides reliable electric service to more than 167,000 homes and business located in Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William and Stafford counties, the City of Manassas Park and the Town of Clifton (all in the state of Virginia).