Jul 15, 2019

Analyst Sr., BSA (166) - Houston, TX

  • Boardwalk Pipeline Partners
  • Houston, TX, USA
Full-Time Energy Information Technology (IT) Management Other Program Management

Job Description

Job Description:

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE: BWP) is a midstream master limited partnership that provides transportation, storage, gathering and processing of natural gas and liquids for its customers. Additional information about the Partnership can be found on its website at www.bwpmlp.com.

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners is looking for an Analyst Sr., BSA for the Houston, TX office.


In this role, you will provide analytical expertise for the implementation and support of systems that meet requirements of the Commercial area, with an emphasis on the Liquids segment of the industry, via active participation in a cohesive team.

Duties include:

*Research latest industry practices and technology trends to assist Lead with providing advice to clients and members of the IT organization
*Assist in conceptualization and development of solutions (hardware, software, processes) that support business requirements
*Collaborate with the appropriate parties such as vendors, business users, or members of IT, in order to resolve problems or investigate opportunities as needed
*Participate in special projects and/or initiatives as needed which could be project management for small to medium initiatives
*Apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to ensure that projects deliverables meet required specifications
*Create process models, specifications, diagrams and/or charts based upon user requirements to provide direction to other team members
*Ensure all required system and compliance documentation is complete and accurate
*Escalate support and project issues to Lead and/or IT management team as they arise
*Provide data and input for generation of statistics and reports for management and/or team members to represent current status of initiatives
*Gather and analyze data in support of business cases, proposed projects and system requirements
*Generate and compile reports based on analytical findings, complete with probable cause and possible solutions to system issues
*Elicit, analyze, specify, and validate the business needs of project stake holders including interviewing stakeholders and compiling user requirements to convey to development teams throughout phases of the specifications
*For assigned projects, lead the definition, development, and documentation of business requirements, objectives, deliverables, and specifications on a project-by-project basis in collaboration with internal users and standards and serve in a role of Project Manager and utilize Boardwalk IT project management standards
*Design, develop, and perform test plans/cases to ensure that the system or application functions as specified
*Collaborate with business users and other team members to prioritize outstanding issues, enhancement requests, and projects on routine basis
*Assist with oversight for project management efforts of BSA serving in Project Manager role
*Work with IT Manager, as directed, to foster vendor relationship and participate in management of any contractual relationship terms such as support pool hours and scope designation
*Participate in on-call support rotation as required for functional applications supported
*Participate in the development or review of application training materials required to provide user community with a solid understanding of the functionality available to meet the business requirements and conduct training sessions as required
*Assist in building an application support knowledgebase by documenting issues reported by users and the associated resolution process as requested by senior team members
*Record, track and document the problem-solving process utilized while researching alternatives to resolve issues reported by users
*Perform post-resolution follow-ups to ensure problems have been adequately resolved
*Participate in the development and execution of business continuity processes as requested by senior team members


Job Requirements:


*3-5 years of minimum experience in developing and/or supporting applications in the Liquids segment of the Energy industry
*5 years minimum of in-depth, hands-on knowledge of developing/supporting enterprise/desktop applications
*5 years minimum working technical knowledge of project management methodologies
*3 years minimum of hands on experience working in integrated development environments
*Extensive experience with troubleshooting principles, methodologies, and software issue resolution techniques
*Solid working knowledge of current technologies
*Ability to conduct, compile, and present research in the following areas: software development and delivery concepts, application testing strategies, project management methodology trends
*College or university degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or related field of study or 7-10 years equivalent work experience


*Certifications applicable to the position are desirable
*Experience with specific phases and general knowledge of the entire software development life cycle
*Good understanding of the organization's goals and objectives
*Broad knowledge of programming languages and techniques
*Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws as well as industry specific regulations such as FERC, NAESB, DOT, SOX, etc.
*Demonstrated ability in developing application specification and requirements documentation
*Knowledge of technology trends relating to software application development and support
*Experience with commercial applications applicable to the Liquids segment
*Experience with Quorum's Pipeline Transaction Management system for support of natural gas pipeline operators
*Knowledge of VB.Net, ASP.Net, and Microsoft SQL-Server

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.




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