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Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. IT Application Analyst II or III (IRC36526) in Westminster, Colorado

Brief Posting Description

Responsible for working with various departments to identify business application requirements, evaluate solutions and use project-management methodologies to design, implement, document, test and support the application systems. Responsibilities also include documenting business processes and providing application and business user support.

Note: There is one position available, and the position will be filled at one of two job grade levels: IT Application Analyst II, job grade NB19 or IT Application Analyst III, job grade NB21. This decision will be based on the qualifications and experience of the candidate selected, and Tri-State business needs at the time of hire.

Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Work Schedules, Life Insurance, Retirement Option, Long Term Disability (LTD), Short Term Disability (STD), Employee Assistant Program (EAP) and Paid Leave Benefits.

IT Application Analyst III

Hiring Salary Range: $81,000-$102,000

IT Application Analyst II

Hiring Salary Range: $ 67,000-$84,000

Actual compensation offer to candidate may vary outside of the posted hiring range based upon work experience, education, and/or skill level.

Job Requirements


  • Serve as the business systems analyst for Collaboration and Corporate safety systems

  • Analyze and define requirements and recommend solutions for business applications to the stakeholders based on input from the users.

  • Perform detailed end-to-end business process analysis and document core system processes and related applications.

  • Document specific business application software requirements for complex and changing business needs.

  • Support and manage collaboration and corporate systems such as SharePoint, and Cority - this includes, but is not limited to, design, testing, implementation, documentation, user training, support, and maintenance of new and existing applications.

  • Develop, maintain, and document various business processes and workflows

  • Perform/monitor user permissions for applications.

  • Stay up to date on the latest process and IT advancements to automate and modernize systems.

  • Conduct meetings and create presentations to share ideas and findings.

  • Monitor deliverables and ensure timely completion of project tasks.

  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software enhancements, patches, and upgrades.

  • Adhere to and demonstrate compliance with appropriate electric utility industry regulatory requirements. Attain knowledge and remain knowledgeable of development in regulations, laws, standards and best practices applicable to the functional area including, but not limited to, Standards of Conduct, Environmental, Employment Law, NERC Reliability Standards and Safety. Must be familiar with, and comply with, all aspects of Corporate Policy C-54, Compliance.

  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with Tri-State's culture embodied in the Cooperative principles and spirit and core values of technical competency, respect and dignity, accountability, integrity, trustworthiness, and servant leadership to empower or otherwise enable others to optimally perform their job responsibilities. Demonstrate and promote ethics and behaviors consistent with Tri-State's culture, Board policies, and business practices. Understand and fulfill the role and responsibility for all compliance programs within the company.

  • Because Tri-State is an electric utility with continuous service obligations to its customers, regular, reliable, and predictable performance of the essential functions and responsibilities is an essential function of the job.

  • Because Tri-State has an obligation to provide continuous, reliable electric service to its customers, the ability to work overtime at any time of the day or week is considered an essential function of the job.


Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Planning: Ability to think ahead and plan within timelines and resources; develop scope, plan and schedule work; set priorities and goals; anticipate and adjust for problems; evaluate workloads; measure and evaluate performance against established goals.

  • Time management: ability to successfully plan and implement objectives within established timelines and work schedules.

  • Ability to analyze problems and develop effective solutions at technical, strategic and functional levels.

  • Demonstrate behavior consistent with company values.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong team player: accomplishes tasks by working with others and being a good team player. Recognizes how his/her decisions may impact others; seeks input from others.

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal direction as a highly motivated self-starter.

  • Ability to collaborate with others and act in an objective manner in order to effectively solve problems and stay on track towards accomplishing organizational goals.

  • Detail oriented and ability to perform thorough analysis of assigned work.


Education and Training:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:

  • Two to five years' experience in business systems application assignment, preferably in a regulated industry.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of SharePoint, Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI and Teams.

  • Experience with Cority is a plus.

  • Familiarity with Web Services and 3rd party vendor integrations.

  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written with ability to explain complex issues in clear, concise, persuasive language.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Strong focus on customer service.

  • Highly motivated and self-directed; able to effectively prioritize and execute while under pressure.

  • Highly adaptable and flexible; able to adjust quickly to new situations and changing priorities.

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.


  • Five (5) to Eight (8) years of progressive business or enterprise applications experience. Note : The requirements above describe the experience and education qualifications for the IT Application Analyst III. Those with less experience will be hired at the IT Application Analyst II job grade level.


  • Willingness to travel as required. (Must possess a valid driver's license.)

  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to perform all of the essential functions of the position.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to sit for long periods of time and occasionally stand, walk, stoop, bend, reach above and below shoulder level. Incumbent is frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, talk and hear. Incumbent must have finger dexterity, good vision, good hearing, and ability to speak clearly.

  • Mental demands: While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is required to read, write, perform basic math, analyze data and reports, exercise judgment, develop plans, procedures and goals, and present information to others and work under pressure.

  • Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent works mostly in an office environment opening computer equipment.

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Company Description

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,480 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.

Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.

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