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Senior Business Analyst - Energy Asset (f/m/d)

Date:  29 Mar 2024
Job ID:  8343
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Experienced professionals
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

Step into a role that is crucial to the heart of energy generation as a Business Analyst in our IT department, with a special focus on processes around energy generation. Your role will center around own or 3rd party assets, analyzing data and systems to optimize their performance. Your work will not only improve efficiency and sustainability but also contribute significantly to the operational excellence of our core energy assets. Be part of a team that ensures the lights stay on and the future of energy is greener and more efficient.


Your main responsibilities

  • Leading stakeholder interviews and workshops to elicit and prioritize clear and aligned business requirements for both demands and projects.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to identify and communicate business needs.
  • Creating detailed business requirements documentation, such as functional specifications, user stories, use-cases and business processes.
  • Working closely with architects to propose solutions for business requirements, ideas and problems in line with target architecture and roadmap.
  • Acting as SME on business requirements specifications during design, build and test phases, as well as managing business requirements throughout the project lifecycle. 
  • Assisting in quality assurance and testing processes as a key reviewer.
  • Foster a collaborative and goal-oriented environment, contributing to the overall success of IT projects and initiatives within Alpiq.

Your profile

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent certification, preferably in electrical engineering, computer science, or related discipline.
  • At least 5 years of relevant business analysis experience within the energy sector.
  • Hands-on experience of agile methodologies and tools, proven knowledge of the software development lifecycle.
  • CPRE certification, and familiarity with modeling tools such as BMPN, is a strong plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to convey complex technical information to diverse audiences.
  • Analytical mindset with strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to analyze and interpret data for decision-making.
  • Fluency in English, knowledge of German, French or Spanish is an advantage.
Your benefits
  • Generous annual leave incl. bridge days and free working days between Christmas and New Year
  • Opportunity of 5 days flexible leave
  • Very good social benefits and excellent pension fund contributions, optional additional savings contribution (tax free)
  • Financial contribution to daycare center costs and voluntary family allowance
  • Free barista coffee and fruit
  • Various flexible work models
  • Financial and/or time support for further education
  • Complete benefits overview

What is also important to us:

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Data protection and process
At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.  

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Alina Tauscher



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