IT Business Analyst (Level II – Senior)

IT Business Analyst (Level II – Senior)

  • Full Time
Wage or Salary:
$73,120 - $106,100 based on the candidate's qualifications, skills and abilities


Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume. The resume should include both months and years of current and/or previous employment. Cover letter should detail interest in the community and summarize related experience as a Business, Management, or Systems Analyst, including experience analyzing and documenting business processes related to business systems

To expedite the process, combine your cover letter and resume into one PDF or WORD document and upload electronically when requested in the online application process.

Incomplete materials will not be considered.

Although the position is Open until Filled, applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The first review is scheduled for November 30, 2020. Apply online at


In addition to a competitive salary range, Chelan PUD employees also enjoy outstanding benefits which include the option of a zero cost medical plan (medical, dental and vision for all eligible dependents), short and long-term disability, Washington State Public Employee’s Retirement System, Deferred Compensation (with company matching funds up to 5%), 11 holidays and initial personal leave accrual at 21 days per year.

Introductory Period: New employees holding regular positions must complete an introductory period of twelve months.

The position will be filled at varying levels based on the candidate’s qualifications, skills and abilities.  Level II $73,120 – $91,400; Senior $84,880 – $106,100


Provides mid level to senior level IT Business Analyst support to the District by identifying and analyzing business needs, gathering requirements, developing business cases, modeling processes, developing automation, performing SQL-based report writing and enterprise software administration, and documenting and managing projects in areas such as project, portfolio, work, asset, content and risk management and regulatory compliance.

JOB FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function of the job satisfactorily. Essential functions are those activities that, if not performed, would significantly and fundamentally alter the position.

Business Practices and Documentation:  Analyze and establish business practices of high complexity.  Implement and document new business software work procedures.  Design, test, and document business software applications.  Develop, document, and revise system design procedures, test procedures and quality standards.

Reporting:  Develop reporting and enhanced data quality to support business processes.

Systems Administration:  Serve as system administrator / subject matter expert for a variety of business applications or functions.  Troubleshoot system technical and coding problems or errors.  Develop automated workflow processes and escalations.

Training: Provide basic to District-wide training on business applications.

Project Management: Senior level incumbents manage IT business software projects with large scope and business impact.  Develop timelines and resource requirement estimates.  Lead software and services procurement and contract administration. Level II incumbents manage small IT business software projects or pieces of larger projects.

Senior level incumbents train and mentor junior level staff; leads contractor personnel, if required.

Maintain regular and predictable attendance.  Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.  Comply with District policies.  Complete all required training. Maintain a working knowledge and comply with District safety procedures and specific safety requirements of this position, and those in accordance with applicable provisions of the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Washington Administrative Code (WAC).

QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications listed below are representative of those required, but reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Post-Secondary Education:

Bachelor’s Degree (B.S., B.A. from a college or university) in IT, Business Administration or Management Information Systems; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Level II requires a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a as a Business Analyst or closely related experience as a Management Analyst or Systems Analyst.  Senior level requires a minimum of 6 years’ experience as a Business Analyst or closely related experience as a Management Analyst or Systems Analyst.  Candidates with prior experience supporting and enhancing business applications in use at the District strongly preferred.

Specific KSA’s: A fully skilled incumbent will have the following specific knowledge, skills, and abilities:

• Basic technical knowledge of computer hardware, networks, security, and support
• System administration of Enterprise software
• Computer scripting in 1 or more scripting languages
• District software and process design standards
• Advanced knowledge of system analysis, customer needs assessment, requirements gathering techniques and related documentation standards
• In-depth knowledge of major software applications and systems in use at the District
• Understanding of functional and technical interrelationships between departments and databases at the District

• Work process modeling
• Solid SQL skills
• Active listening
• Reading comprehension
• Systems evaluation skills
• Project Management
• Enterprise software administration skills
• Advanced data analysis and report writing skills
• Training skills
• Strong leadership skills
• Advanced critical thinking and problem resolution skills
• Advanced verbal and written communication skills
• Financial analysis skills
• Negotiation skills

• Ability to communicate logically and clearly, both orally and in writing
• Ability to prioritize multiple priorities
• Ability to learn new systems from documentation and training
• Ability to model and analyze
• Must have the ability to learn new technologies
• Ability to design, test and document a variety of applications
• Ability to identify potential problems and use logic and deductive reasoning to develop solutions.
• Ability to lead cross functional teams

Language Skills:
Must be proficient in reading, writing and speaking English.

Computers & Equipment: A fully skilled incumbent will have the ability to utilize the following software, hardware, or equipment:
To perform this job successfully, an individual is required to have knowledge of PeopleSoft Time Entry/HRIS and General Office Equipment.  Depending on level, intermediate to advanced knowledge is required in Microsoft Outlook; Microsoft Excel; Microsoft Word and Microsoft PowerPoint, PeopleSoft Financials; Oracle SQL; Crystal Reports and Business Process Software.  Depending on level, advanced to developer knowledge is required in Maximo Order Processing and Maximo Asset Management.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; perform repetitive hand or arm motion, and talk, hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds above shoulder height unassisted.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level is usually moderate.


Pursuant to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) standards, Chelan County Public Utility District #1 conducts background screening of personnel who have access to the District’s critical physical and/or cyber assets.


The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility. This should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.


Chelan PUD is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and values diversity at all levels of the organization. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or other protected classifications as defined by law.

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Chelan PUD will not be offering any work visa sponsorship for this role.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-I.35(c)

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