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Systems Analyst – Information Technology

Maple Grove Great River Energy

Application Deadline – Extended to October 15, 2019

Systems Analyst, Information Technology Division

Maple Grove, Minnesota

“Awesome work environment!”“Great company, great benefits; a place to be proud of.”

These are a couple quotes from our employees at Great River Energy (GRE). As a consumer-owned generation and transmission company, we are Minnesota’s second largest electric utility.

We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing an engaged, innovative and inclusive workforce.

General Summary

We are excited for you to apply to our Systems Analyst-Asset Management position within our Information Technology Division. This position will be responsible for the administration and support of our enterprise asset management solutions and related software.

We are looking for talented professionals to succeed with us as we create unique, effective, efficient and economical solutions for our customers. We value innovative and creative people who are looking for a challenge and are able to adapt to rapid and continuous change. As a valued employee, you must be flexible and able to meet any challenge that comes your way. Success in this role will be measured by effectively and efficiently performing the following duties:

Works with business areas to identify specific business requirements and determine system and/or process needs to ensure project deliverables meet customer expectations.
Designs and develops business solutions based on business requirements to provide business improvements.
Develops and conducts quality assurance testing to ensure quality products are delivered.
Supports, enhances, and maintains existing business applications to ensure their availability, reliability, and performance.
Establishes and maintains application development and support processes to improve application reliability for the business.
Establishes strategic direction for business applications and corresponding technologies to meet GRE’s long-term goals.

To qualify, you should have:

Bachelor’s degree in a technology related field and 1-3+ years of experience designing, developing and supporting business systems or applications OR 2+ years post high school education in a technology related field and 3-5+ years of experience designing *, developing and supporting business systems or applications.
*Please note: Designing may or may not be a job responsibility of this role. It will depend on the level of systems analyst that is hired.
Experience in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) is required.
Experience with translating business requirements into usable business solutions within Maximo.
Experience with IBM Maximo 7 including application installation, configuration, and tuning is preferred.
Experience in integrating data from other software applications with Maximo.
Experience with designing, developing and supporting mobile solutions is preferred.
Expertise in designing and developing reports with IBM Cognos is preferred.
Experience with relational database technologies including Oracle and database languages including SQL and PL/SQL is preferred.
Experience with IBM WebSphere administration and tuning in a high availability environment is preferred.
Experience with web development technologies (Java, Python, XML, and CSS) is preferred.
Utility industry experience is strongly preferred.
Knowledge of enterprise asset management lifecycle processes and best practices is preferred.
Knowledge of Maximo Business Objects (MBOs) and how they are used within Maximo, with integrations, and with reporting.
Knowledge in web application infrastructure architecture including protocols, scalability, and security.
Skill in systems analysis, design, programming, testing, implementation, integration and support.
Strong analytical, facilitation, project management, problem-solving and communication skills.
Ability to establish credibility, build relationships, and partner with all levels of the organization.
Ability to organize and interpret data; strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing business environment, multi-task, and provide strong customer service.


Qualified professionals will find we have a lot to offer: competitive compensation, continued education, an on-site workout facility, generous retirement plan, along with many more benefits. Qualified candidates, please apply at under the Careers tab by October 15, 2019. GRE is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets Employer.

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