Xcel Energy Systems Analyst Job in Township of Monticello, Minnesota

Location(s): MN - Monticello

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Xcel Energy has an exciting opportunity for a Systems Analyst to join our team at the Monticello Nuclear Generating Plant. Individual will have responsibility of maintaining and troubleshooting infrastructure/network systems as well as participate in deployment of new systems and/or network infrastructure networks at the Nuclear Facility. Work closely with system/network administration to deploy and monitor recommended optimizations and address any security vulnerabilities.


Plans, coordinates, implements and delivers information technology business solutions in a fast-paced environment. Provides technical coordination with fellow developers in accordance with business unit IT objectives. Provides tactical input to business unit management regarding systems development. Consults with business unit managers to identify requirements and coordinates with technical staff to fulfill those requirements.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Supports, maintains and develops installation and rollout plans for Business Unit technologies and ensures plans are met. Interacts with clients to determine business requirements and project objectives. Identifies gaps and resolves. Presents system level solutions.

  • Works with users to determine requirements of mission-critical systems. Provides support and maintenance for critical and non-critical business applications. Guides team members and monitors budgets and expenditures.

  • Analyzes, plans, designs, develops, tests, implements, supports, and maintains information systems solutions using client server, n-tiered and web-based technology. Ensures that projects installed are effectively adding value to the business area.

  • Provides technical guidance to development staff in conjunction with business area software products and instructs developers on technical decision points.

  • Keep abreast of technology, industry and business trends to ensure that appropriate technologies are being considered in the planning process that meet organizational requirements.


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Bachelor's degree in Management, Information Systems, or Computer Science (6 years related experience may substitute for the degree)

  • 5 years of enterprise wide system implementation related maintenance or development experience

  • In-depth knowledge of development technology as well as industry's business and operational software

  • In-depth understanding of how all Information technologies can be used and applied to the business unit

  • Ability to understand changes in technology in detail, and determine how best to source technology to meet the clients needs

  • In-depth knowledge of object-oriented technology and implementation techniques Ability to understand business processes and coordinate with other developers in system deployment

  • Ensures that all technology projects are prioritized and properly planned within the business unit, and that all relevant factors and issues have been considered and resolved


  • At least two years of experience in system/network design and operations

  • Knowledge and experience with Windows Operating Systems

ERO requirement, remaining Monti/PI positions:

Must live within 90 minutes to ensure proper implementation of Emergency Response plan.

A condition of employment will be successfully obtaining and maintaining General Security Clearance and a Nuclear Security Clearance for unescorted access to Xcel Energy nuclear plants including successful completion of nuclear General Access Training (GAT) and the nuclear security screening process (typically consists of an alcohol/drug screen, a criminal history check, a psychological assessment, initial credit and background investigation and periodic credit & criminal history checks).

This position requires continuity in your new role for 24 months. During that time, you will not be eligible to apply for or request to be moved to any other job at the Company until the continuity timeframe has been met, unless otherwise approved by senior leadership.

As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.

Posting Notes: MN - Monticello || MN - Monticello || United States (US) || Utilities Group || 56726:Nuc Process Controls Monti || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

Requisition Number: 14391

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com