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We’re recruiting a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team in a Business Analyst role. The role will function as part of a growing, fun and engaging team to work across functional verticals in delivering technology solutions. Solutions delivery will span the full Software Development Lifecycle from conceptualization through delivery and support. Projects will include packaged software selection, vendor engagement, and delivery as well as customized proprietary solution creation.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Business Analysis
=Meet with User groups, product managers, and /or project sponsors to review, define and document the Business requirements to facilitate solution development and testing on technical projects.
=Work independently as needed to analyze complex business and financial models (e.g. in Excel) to infer and draft requirements. Must be able to think creatively and analytically.
=Analyze the requirements and work with other team members including business personnel, technical personnel, and vendors to identify potential solutions.
=Function as a liaison between business users, management, software developers, and software vendors throughout the full project lifecycle.

• Project Management
=Lead the planning and implementation of both business and technical projects across multiple departments and business units.
=Meet with project sponsors and/ or product managers to determine project scope, including financial, operational and time constraints. Review solutions and gather final approval and confirmation of resources from sponsors and participating teams.
=Define and documents project requirements including project milestones, phases, test cases and other elements; Assist in forming project team and establishing project budget. Develop and document a project plan which includes project tasks, timeline and communication strategy.
=Use project management tools for tracking project requirements, project tasks, and project metrics. Manage projects through completion and provide regular updates defining project progress, problems and solutions to applicable parties.

• System Implementation
=Learn new systems quickly, adopt and apply energy subject matter context.
=Translate business requirements into system configuration requirements. Perform complex and granular system configuration work with an intense attention to detail and accuracy.
=Conceptualize, design, and recommend process and system driven improvements such as automation, reporting, and integration.
=Document and execute system test cases - unit, string, integration, user, performance, functional and technical testing.

• Assist with other projects as assigned by Management

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

• Bachelor Degree in a business, science or technical discipline such as Information Systems.
• 2 – 5 years of previous related work experience; Energy industry experience preferred with a Back Office focus.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong analytical abilities and problem solving skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Project, Visio, and Access
• Experience designing and executing efficient SQL queries
• Ability to analyze information, solve problems and present fact-based recommendations
• Ability to quickly gain proficiency in multiple systems which support Freepoint Energy Solutions customers

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

• Adaptable and flexible.
• Ability to thrive in a fast paced start-up environment where multi-tasking and prioritizing is required
• Ability to build strong partnerships with the internal and external teams, including employees at all levels within the organization
• Must be a self-starter, able to work independently with a proactive working style
• Strong team player. Is willing and able to stretch outside of assigned duties to accomplish the business goal.
• Strong interpersonal skills - Personable and can quickly stimulate confidence and influence others in the organization.
• Highly organized and detailed oriented
• Strong ability to execute and make decisions within designated levels of authority
• Satisfy acceptable adherence to Freepoint Energy Solutions LLC and Freepoint Commodities LLC policies
• Flexibility to adjust schedule and/or an ability to work overtime as needed.
• Strong Intellect - Combines analytical reasoning, creativity, conceptual ability and judgment.
• Results driven - An energetic, resourceful and hands-on individual with a strong service orientation, who commits himself/herself fully to the job, and is dedicated to developing and delivering outstanding work.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to careers@freepointsolutions.com with the subject Business Analyst.

Freepoint is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

• Location: Houston

• Post ID: 49217773 houston
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