Power Systems Analyst II at Alliant Energy in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:

Alliant Energy is currently recruiting for a Power Systems Analyst IIto join our Cedar Rapids, IA team.

This position will work with teams of engineers to identify new methods and tools that address the challenges of a changing utility industry. The Power Systems team monitors, maintains and updates Delivery System Planning tools, processes, procedures, and methodologies. In this role you will support Planning and Distribution Engineers with model building, data collection and analysis, GIS mapping, and finding new ways to support the important work we do to improve the system.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of and background in an electric utility and strong data analytical skills.

Recent team projects:
  • Modeling for virtual metering - creating a tool to desegregate the load and generation.
  • Creating a locational value DER assessment tool.
  • Automated our line prioritization process - this was put into use it as soon as completion to support the Derecho clean up in Iowa.
This position also values data analytical skills. There are administrative pieces to this position including: updating outage data and extracting power flow models.
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Job Qualifications
Education and Experience:
  • This position prefers a bachelor\u0027sdegree with an emphasis in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field. Fouryears of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proficient with computer skills including computer software programs (i.e., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management), database query tools and programming languages (i.e., SQL, VBA), demonstrated understanding on data integration, statistics concepts and regression analysis.
  • Working ability to develop applications and perform spatial analysis using ESRI's ArcGIS products and other related geospatial technologies.
  • Knowledge of electric utility operations, maintenance or construction practices.
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate information clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing with colleagues of a similar status, both formally and informally
  • Proficient in the creation and delivery of presentations to convey information
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse work environment.

Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.
*Note: This job is covered by the Department of Transportation regulations on drug and alcohol testing
(CFR 49, Parts 40 and 199), and is subject to drug testing according to said regulations.
We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.
Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Posting Title
Power Systems Analyst II

Talent Gateway Posting Details
Do you have a passion for electric utility and strong data analytical skills? If so, check out this position! We are looking for a Power Systems Analyst II to join our Power Delivery team supporting our Delivery System Planners and Distribution Engineers on the implementation of Iowa\u0027s Clean Energy Blueprint.