Business Analyst

Ameresco   •  

Islandia, NY

Industry: Energy & Utilities

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5 - 7 years

Posted 4 days ago

Fueled by a dedicated workforce, Ameresco is an innovative technology company specializing in energy solutions. Customers benefit from our ability to design, develop, finance and construct solutions to increase energy efficiency, optimize operations, leverage renewable energy assets, and plan for a resilient future. Our unique position enables us to deliver objective solutions for measurable cost savings and sustainable roadmaps for energy generation. Drawing from decades of experience, Ameresco develops tailored energy projects for the commercial, industrial, government, education, healthcare and public housing sectors.

Responsibilities

Applied Energy Group (AEG) is seeking a Business Analyst to join the Project Services team within the VisionDSM IT Software as a Service Group. This position requires knowledge of utility energy efficiency programs, consulting experience, an understanding of the SDLC, and task management. The Business Analyst will work with Sr. Business Analysts and/or Project Managers to support the delivery of medium to large size Energy Efficiency IT projects, to include managing the configuration of our proprietary tracking and analytics system. This position is located in Islandia, NY, and may require occasional travel for in-person client meetings.

Work on small to medium sized IT projects;

Work with Project Managers, Sr. Business Analyst and/or clients to define system requirements and design approach;

Enter support requests;

Perform minimal acceptance testing activities;

Support users through training, as well as provide one-on-one technical assistance;

Support UAT activities;

Develop an understanding of the client processes and procedures and assist with making recommendations on appropriate configuration;

Work with Project Manager or Sr. BA to define tasks and estimates for project plan;

Facilitate meetings both in-person and on the phone;

Work with stakeholders, Project Manager, or Sr. BA to define design approach;

Generate requirements specifications, use cases, process flow diagrams, user interface designs, and other system documentation;

Translate business requirements into technical requirements;

Track scope and changes throughout implementation, keeping stakeholders notified of anticipated completion dates;

Coordinate project activities across multiple resources;

Monitor customer satisfaction and escalate where appropriate;

Identify new opportunities;

Mentor Jr. team members;

Qualifications

Minimum Qualificiations:

BS/BA in Engineering, Computer Science or related field

5+ years of professional experience

2+ years of Business Analyst experience

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to translate business needs/requirements into technical requirements/solutions

Experience working independently

Understanding of the full SDLC

Able to identify and elevate risks

Able to work with various resources

Experience with MS Excel, MS Word, Visio

Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Able to work in a fast paced and changing environment

Strong customer service skills

Consulting skills are a plus

Valid Driver License in good standing, issued by resident state required

Travel Required