Avangrid Principal Analyst RMS in Orange, Connecticut
Principal Analyst RMS
Company: THE UNITED ILLUMINATING C
Orange, CT, US
Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.
Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.
Formulate specific analysis methods of software systems from an operational standpoint to improve processes, enhance services, and efficiently and effectively process data. Lead moderate to high
complexity projects, including definition of scope, conceptual development, research design, project management and team leading. Establish analysis requirements for complex projects including upgrades
and integration to other systems. Describe a range of options, make recommendations and apply optimal solution based on operational, IT, corporate and regulatory requirements. Direct the research, analysis and communication of results of other team members, consultants and affected stakeholders. Identify process weaknesses and implement improvement. Serve as point of contact, subject matter expert and business operations administrator on various software systems such as MDMS, MV90, data repositories and case management systems, and automated meter reading systems. Develops and maintains professional working relationships with team members and all internal and external
customers/vendors/groups/contacts. Provide direction and mentoring to others as needed.
MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):
Resp. 1: Plan and perform quantitative analysis of data to provide solutions to requests from internal and external customers. Deliver presentations of results, trends and next steps to executive management and others in a clear and effective manner. Percent 1: 15
Resp. 2: Serve as point of contact, subject matter expert and business operations administrator on critical software systems such as MDMS, MV90, data repositories and case management systems, and automated meter reading systems. Percent 2: 15
Resp. 3: Resolve complex problems in non-standard situations and develop creative solutions. Lead operation of all data collection and analysis systems. Percent 3: 15
Resp. 4: Lead projects and analysis to meet the current and future needs of the department and company. Develop business cases in support of department goals/objectives and strategic initiatives and create appropriate project plans. Percent 4: 15
Resp. 5: Prepare reports to PURA, FERC, Regulatory, Finance, management, executives and elsewhere within and outside the company as required. Percent 5: 10
Resp. 6: Work with the stakeholders to establish needs, priorities, functionality, standards, procedures and documentation for technical solutions. Ensure that the business requirements of the proposed
solutions are incorporated into design specifications. Percent 6: 10
Resp. 7: Applies various statistical analytic techniques and methods to a high degree of statistical validity. Percent 7: 10
Resp. 8: Manage system upgrades and enhancements including planning, testing, risk analysis, contingency plans, schedules, and resources in order to meet department timelines. Communicate results to all stakeholders timely and effectively. Percent 8: 10
Skills and Requirements
Educational Level: BS/BA Degree
Additional Educ.: Requires a Bachelor's of Science Degree from an accredited college/university in an analytic field including but not limited to: Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, or Computer Science.
Graduate Degree or post graduate coursework highly preferred.
Additional coursework and education in analytical software (SAS, Excel, database management, Access) is highly desirable. A PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification desired.
Additional Experience: Minimum of 15 years experience performing data and quantitative analysis, preferably in an operational capacity. Strong quantitative problem solving skills combined with communication abilities (written and verbal) and the ability to lead meetings and make
presentations. The ability to perform statistical analysis and modeling with extremely large data sets is critical. Work is performed independently with minimal oversight. The Principal Analyst must
demonstrate independent judgment abilities and the ability to make procedural and systemic changes. The Principal Analyst must lead data analysis and system projects from concept to completion. High attention to detail and accuracy is required for success. Must be able to think strategically, develop and communicate a vision. Lead projects of moderate to high complexity. On occasion, substitute as Acting Manager of the team.
Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables
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