Analyst - Military veterans preferred

2019-01-12
National Grid (https:\\careers.nationalgridus.com)
Defense Contracting

/yr

  full-time   employee


Syracuse
New York
13202
United States

About us

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

 

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business

Job Purpose

This role will support the Geographic Information Systems (GIS - GE Smallworld) suite of applications at National Grid to ensure the overall provisions of services required by customer groups in the business are performed.  This role will deliver day to day business user support via help desk functionality, application configuration and user access request processing while working towards becoming subject matter expert for supported applications. 

 

This position will work with key business users in the provisions of services; analyze data and activities to provide relevant and up to date information to support decision-making and the effective working of National Grid.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide business driven user support to ensure the timely response to business questions and issues to foster a productive environment and application knowledge, i.e. help desk Tier 2 & 3 phone support and application access request processing to ensure compliance and controls.
  • Analyze National Grid business processes related to the use of systems and identify/implement opportunities for change to maximize efficiency and value of the system to the users.
  • Develop test plans and documentation for application upgrades and other changes and perform user acceptance testing to ensure changes are effectively tested meeting business requirements to mitigate risk.
  • Collaborate with technical groups to investigate and resolve issues

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Geography, Engineering, Business or other technical or  related fields and up to 5 years of related experience, or equivalent work experience
  • Experience working in a help desk environment
  • Strong knowledge of GIS applications (GE Smallworld or ESRI preferred)
  • Proficient with computer applications including demonstrated skills in spreadsheets, databases and query tools
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, able to articulate information to technical teams and business key stakeholders

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

 

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

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