Troops to Energy Jobs

Job Information

Tennessee Valley Authority System Analyst, Real Time Process Systems B - 511364 in CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee

System Analyst, Real Time Process Systems B - 511364

Job ID:511364Location:CHATTANOOGA, TNRegular/Temporary:


System Analyst, Real Time Process Systems B - 511364

Organization: Nuclear Power Group

Department: Computer Engineering

Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Posting Open: 06/07/2021

Posting Close: 06/21/2021

Salary: Competitive

Job Summary

  • Plans, coordinates, and performs work for the analysis, specification, design, development, installation, test, documentation, and maintenance of real time process monitoring/control computer systems, and related technical/scientific applications for power generating stations.

  • Typically, analysis and design work includes computer system hardware and software components but does not include specification and development of interfaces to plant process control systems and equipment.

  • Work assignments may, however, include the development and implementation of custom computer software interfaces with other computer systems.

  • Performs work requiring judgment in the independent evaluation, selection, adaptation, and application of analysis and programming techniques, procedures, and standards, but which may include a variety of conflicting requirements or constraints and difficult coordination requirements.

  • Interprets, adapts and applies software quality assurance requirements and programming standards to situations which are not straight forward and for which little procedural guidance is available.

  • May function as technical project lead for less complex software systems as assigned including coordinating the work of engineers, systems analysts, programmer analysts, technicians, and others who assist in specific assignments.

    Supervision Received

    Independently performs assignments with general instructions as to objective, scope, schedule, and expected results.

    Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems.

    Skills and Proficiencies

    Demonstrated proficiency in the following as applied to real time computer systems and related technical/scientific applications:

  • System specification and design

  • System installation

  • System configuration and integration

  • System development and maintenance

  • System analysis and troubleshooting

  • System testing (test case development)

  • Software code management/configuration control

  • Software quality assurance

  • Software/system documentation (including preparation)

  • Computer System Networks

    Demonstrated proficiency in the following typically used in real time computer systems and related technical applications in power generating stations:

  • Programming languages and operating system software.

  • Software tools used for software development and code management.

  • System hardware.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, mathematics, or related computer field; or equivalent education, training and experience.

    Four or more years of experience in systems analysis work.

    Membership in professional technical societies is desirable.

    Demonstrated working-level proficiency in the skills and proficiencies listed above. Demonstrated proficiency in technical writing such as software documentation, procedures, and technical reports.

    Must be able to obtain and maintain unescorted nuclear plant access.

    Must be able and willing to assume “on-call” rotational assignments which may include 24 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week availability.

    Must be willing and medically able to work rotating shifts and maximum overtime permitted by NPG procedures during peak periods. Must be able and willing to travel to plant locations as required when performing assigned tasks and, as necessary, to be temporarily assigned to a field location.

Equal Employment Opportunity

TVA values and embraces diversity. We encourage all individuals to apply regardless of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, sex, abilities/disabilities, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and age. We strive to be inclusive of all the people we serve across the Valley.

TVA is an Equal Opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws and regulations regarding equal employment opportunities. Any applicant or employee who believes s/he has a discrimination claim (including harassment or retaliation) must contact TVA’s Equal Opportunity Compliance office within 45 calendar days of the event or action s/he believes to constitute discrimination, harassment, or retaliation.

Drug-Free Workplace

All TVA Non-Nuclear employees are covered by TVA's Federal Drug-Free Workplace Program Plan, in accordance with Executive Order 12564, Public Law 100-71 and the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing. Information regarding the Drug Free Workplace Program can be found TVA Non-Nuclear employees in Testing Designated Positions, including those performing safety-sensitive duties are also subject to random drug testing. TVA Nuclear employees are subject to random alcohol and drug tests in accordance with 10 CFR Part 26 as mandated by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).

How to Claim Vet Preference

If you are a U.S. Military Veteran and would like to be considered a preference-eligible veteran for the purposes of your employment application to TVA, please take the necessary actions outlined in the application process. Please submit your military documents each time you apply for a position.

How to Submit Documentation:

1) Upload documents after you complete the application by clicking Careers Home, Cover Letters and Attachments, and Add Attachment, or

2) Email documents to [email protected]

Apply Now