Business Analyst

Job Locations US-NY-Islandia
Job ID
2018-1219
Category
Information Technology

Overview

Fueled by a dedicated workforce, AMERESCO is the premier provider of energy efficiency and renewable technology solutions.  From conservation to renewable energy generation, AMERESCO employees have developed and implemented over $5 Billion in energy savings solutions that help our customers utilize clean and sustainable resources. Applied Energy Group (AEG) is an AMERESCO company that provides a wide range of energy efficiency related management services to assist clients in designing and implementing programs for their customers.

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.  Responsibilities and project tasks will change over time.  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
Ability to identify and elevate risks
Ability to work with various resources
Experience with MS Excel, MS Word, Visio
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Strong customer service skills
Consulting skills a plus

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

U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident status required

 

Interested individuals are encouraged to visit http://careers.ameresco.com to submit your resume, cover letter, sample project history, and salary information.  DIRECT Applicant Response Preferred.

 

AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including people-oriented insurance, investment, and incentive plans. 

 

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Women/Minorities/Veteran/Disability

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