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Senior Business Systems Analyst (Remote - US)

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United States
Base Salary
120k-145k USD
Energy Solutions

Job Description

Interested in joining a growing company where you will work with talented colleagues, enhance a supportive and energetic culture, and be part of the climate solution? At Energy Solutions, we focus on the big impacts. And we believe that market-based programs can be a powerful force to deliver large-scale energy, carbon, and water-use savings. Since 1995, we’ve harnessed that power to offer proven, performance-based solutions for our utility, government, and institutional customers.

We are currently seeking a Senior Business Systems Analyst to join our Information Systems team to liaison with our business counterparts and drive product development and implementation of our key, critical software platform. You will bring strong analytical strength and solid communication skills to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to define and support the development of software projects and platforms in partnership with our software development team. This position is perfect for individuals who have strong skills in communicating complex technical ideas into simple business language and can influence the decisions from the business as well as from engineers.

Persons filling this position can choose to work from our offices for a hybrid work environment in Oakland, CA, Orange, CA, Portland, Boston or New York City. We will also consider remote candidates in other parts of the United States as well.

**As a part of your application submission, please attach technical writing samples.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the process of collaboration with internal and external business stakeholders to clearly define the needs of the business
  • Participate and lead product prototyping and proof of concepts
  • Own the product backlog and prioritization of functional enhancements and prepare well-documented functional specifications and workflows for assigned projects
  • Analyze current business processes and make recommendations for improvements based on industry trends, business knowledge and software architecture
  • Research analysis for complex business flows and apply problem solving skills to ensure the functional design is signed off and accurate
  • Meet with business stakeholders to discuss application functionality related to enterprise-wide or specific program initiative due to contractual agreements
  • Conduct or participate in meetings to identify requirements in how an application looks and feels to the end-user and provide feedback to clients to ensure technology application supports the internal/external customer needs
  • Coordinate and provide estimates for complex projects or assigned components
  • Communicate status and results of product development efforts across the organization
  • Own and refine user stories and epics in Jira
  • Mentor junior Business Systems Analysts as needed
  • Work with software developers and participate in the software release process
  • Serve as test coordinator with QA
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (i.e., meeting minutes, emails, follow-up etc.)


  • A bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, or Computer Science or other engineering degree
  • Minimum of 10 years business analysis experience
  • Experience working in Agile software development life cycle.
  • Good technical analyst skills translating business needs into technical specifications
  • Strong communication skills – especially adept at communicating effectively between non-technical users and technical software developers
  • Energy related professional experience is a plus

Compensation to commensurate with experience with the pay band of $120,000 - $145,000k/Annually

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a generous retirement package. Energy Solutions provides an excellent benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, other pre-tax contribution plans and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).

Office Locations and a Remote Workforce

Energy Solutions is a predominantly remote workforce with offices in six different locations. At this time, we are not accepting applications from the following states (Alaska, Delaware, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Wyoming).

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility

We live out our mission day in and day out by helping our clients and communities generate clean energy solutions the world needs. Our success is dependent on developing a team of creative thinkers, innovators, and a workforce that reflects the diversity of our world. To that end, we’re committed to hiring, promoting, and retaining a diversity of talent, and infusing inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) throughout our business. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds and all walks of life to apply. Come grow with us at Energy Solutions!

Background Check Information

Information will be requested to perform the compulsory background check. A drug screen and authorization to work in the U.S. indefinitely are preconditions of employment. Energy Solutions is an equal opportunity employer.

Reasonable Accommodations

Energy Solutions is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. If you require accommodations in completing this application, interviewing, and/or completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please email [email protected].

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Advice from our career coach

As a Senior Business Systems Analyst at Energy Solutions, you will play a crucial role in bridging the gap between business needs and technical solutions. Here are some specific tips to help you stand out as an applicant for this position:

  • Highlight your experience in collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to define business requirements and drive product development.
  • Showcase your expertise in Agile software development life cycle and your ability to translate business needs into technical specifications.
  • Demonstrate your strong communication skills, especially in communicating effectively between non-technical users and technical software developers.
  • If you have energy-related professional experience, make sure to emphasize it as it is considered a plus for this position.
  • Include technical writing samples as part of your application submission to showcase your ability to communicate complex technical ideas in simple business language.

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