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IS Business Analysis Lead

Company: Calpine
Location: San Diego
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page:Calpine Corporation is America's largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with operations in competitive power markets. Its fleet of 76 power plants in operation and one under construction represents nearly 26,000 megawatts of generation capacity. Through wholesale power operations and its retail businesses, Calpine serves customers in 22 states, Canada and Mexico. Its clean, efficient, modern and flexible fleet uses advanced technologies to generate power in a low-carbon and environmentally responsible manner.The company was established on the premise that a strong commitment to the environment is inextricably linked to excellence in power generation and corporate responsibility. Since its founding in 1984, Calpine has led the power industry in its unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship. In addition, its renewable geothermal plants use steam generated deep below the earth's surface to produce clean, renewable electricity.Job Summary (includes but is not limited to the following, other duties may be assigned)The person in this role will lead a small group of business analysts responsible for the development, support, and enhancements to assigned products and platforms. -Job Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, and manage the functions of this team.
  • Develop and mentor analyst staff, and playing a key role in scheduling the effective utilization of staff resources based on priorities of the CCA Management Team.
  • Work closely with internal and external business users to identify business needs and develop solutions.
  • Actively participate in the analysis and design of technology solutions to meet the business need.
  • Responsible for continually documenting and enhancing the procedures and processes followed in completing the activities of the team.
  • Acts as liaison between the business users technical, operational and sales teams.
  • Applies expert knowledge of Calpine Energy Solutions' technology and business processes to solve complex business problems.
  • Leads and mentors a small but growing team of junior and senior business analysts to ensure Calpine Energy Solutions remains the leader in existing markets and grows into new markets.Provides oversight of individual contributor employees, contractors and third party consultants, using advanced business analysis expertise to 1) mentor junior employees and ensure their growth and 2) ensuring third party consulting partner resources are appropriately utilized and produce the quality and timeliness of work expected 3) manage multiple scrum, product or project teams, and 4) assisting with the recruiting and interviewing process for new candidates to continue our commitment to hiring top talent.Job Requirements Education
    • Requires a bachelor's degree, preferably in information systems, computer science, engineering, business or equivalent experience. -
    • Certifications in Agile Methodology, Product or Project Management a plus.Experience
      • Previous team leadership experience.
      • Experience with and Subject Matter Expertise in line of business preferred
      • Experience with third party vendor management a plus
      • At least 8 years of relevant experience and/or verified proficiency in performing related functions.Skills/Knowledge/Abilities -
        • Requires excellent verbal and communication skills.
        • Must be self-motivated, goal oriented, and able to learn independently.
        • Must possess initiative, advanced decision-making skills and problem-solving abilities.
        • Must be able to handle multiple requests at the same time and be able to prioritize another resource(s) workload.
        • Mature, experienced, innovative professional.
        • Strong technical knowledge of Excel and data manipulation and analysis skills.
        • SQL skills highly preferred.
        • Python or other data analytics language skills a plus.
        • Business Intelligence tools (Power BI / Tableau) skills a plus.
        • Previous experience in a Product Owner role preferred.
        • Using comprehensive knowledge of a seasoned professional, serves as a working supervisor for team or work group; day-to-day leadership while performing escalated or complex duties.
        • Identifies and takes ownership for developing ideas for technical or business improvement initiatives that impact department/division.
        • Must be able to assess priorities and make difficult decisions related to schedule, plans, design, and tactics for current and future business processes, systems, or related applications.
        • Results significantly impact Calpine's CCA business, both in terms of ensuring current CCA clients' satisfaction with Calpine's products and services, as well as ensuring our overall platform remains best in class for future clients.Fiscal Responsibilities
          • Responsible for analyzing project estimates and providing cost estimates to management team as needed.
          • Responsible for monitoring project and team costs to a budget as needed.
          • Responsible for identifying new technology and support contractors, negotiating from discovery through completed contract alongside our legal teams. -Physical Requirements
            • Sitting and standing for long periods of time.Salary InformationSalary Range 84,263.00 -to -164,313.00Additional Calpine Information
              • Vaccination Information: Calpine requires an individual who is newly hired into this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 within the first 28 days of employment - if not already vaccinated prior to starting employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Calpine's HR department after a decision has been made about whether or not to make you a conditional offer of employment. Calpine does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.
              • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
              • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to . Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP -here Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Calpine, San Diego , IS Business Analysis Lead, Other , San Diego, California

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