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Business Systems Analyst

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    Portland, Oregon
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A Business Analyst job in Vancouver, WA is available courtesy of Modis Engineering. This contract role will work in our client’s Transmission Services organization and will provide support for projects under the Transmission Technology Controls and Communications Program. The position will guide business stakeholders and facilitate gathering and analyzing information using standard tools and approaches to: help clarify business operations, functions, perform gap analysis, document/map the current and future states, identify solution alternatives, evaluate the alternatives, and define processes. In addition, this position concentrates on collecting and analyzing data, analyzing workflow, and developing process analysis and decision support information and documents.


Facilitate large teams in problem solving, improvement opportunities using industry methodologies (i.e. Kanban, GE Workout or like tools/models).
Perform organizational maturity analysis, assess gaps, and draft maturity roadmaps based on management goals and objectives. (examples; ITIL, P3M3, CMMI).
Provide analysis and support in the development / draft and recommendation of tools for organizational alignment, strategic content, alignment of capabilities and work, and a roadmap for success.
Research background and interview end-users, stakeholders and other interested internal parties (customers) to gather and understand customer / end-user requirements, which may include software solutions and/or business process, procedure or workflow development; present solution recommendations for management, executive, stakeholder consideration and approval.
Collaborate with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), other analysts, specialists and teams to perform root cause analysis and lessons learned, as part of identifying opportunities to apply business or process improvement strategies.
Information Quality Control and Stewardship
Data Call and Survey Coordination
Asset Strategy Support


Associate’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering or a directly-related technical field is preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering or a directly-related technical field is highly preferred.
Required Experience: Direct work experience and knowledge of business analysis and change management principles and methodologies with a solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process.
Minimum Related Experience: 12 years of demonstrated analyst work experience as a change manager, business analyst, strategic business partner or directly-related experience is required without a degree. (10+ years with an Associate’s degree as defined above; 8+ year with a Bachelor’s degree as defined above).
Demonstrated experience with project and change management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle is desirable.
Experience in the telecommunications or electric utility industry is desirable.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products, including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Project (MS Office 2010 proficiency required).
Intermediate proficiency in Visio (flowcharts), MS Project, Access, and SharePoint is required.

If you are interested in this Project Manager job in Portland, Oregon then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about this position, please contact Thomas Grider at 832-325-3361 or

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