IT Business Analyst/Project Manager (Allegro) in The Woodlands, TX at DISYS

Date Posted: 10/5/2018

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IT Business Analyst / Project Manager


Client is seeking an experienced IT Business Analyst/Project Manager to join the US Business Value team in a key role required for shaping, and defining fit-for-purpose IT technologies, solutions and services with our US business partners.

The candidate will have significant experience in the Energy Trading business area and ETRM systems (i.e. Allegro) and will be able to converse fluently with business and IT personnel alike. The role will entail taking significant responsibility for conceptualizing and delivering activities for technological solutions that will help the business achieve its objectives. The candidate will be proactive, have strong stakeholder management skills and be a pragmatic problem-solver.

The IT Business Analyst/Project Manager will interact with IT Services areas (BAs/PMs/Architects) in order to obtain the necessary support in the analysis, design and development of projects undertaken. The role will engage and collaborate effectively with North America business stakeholders, as their IT business partner, and with IT colleagues in Canada, United States and Spain to assure IT services align to the company’s overall strategy and value drivers.


•         Gather and document business requirements that will be used for functional and technical design analysis.

•         Develop business case conceptualizations to help achieve the strategic business objectives including the definition of value measurements metrics to validate that expected benefits would achieve.

•         Align the local activities with the central team’s efforts in order to take advantage of synergies between the different businesses that the team supports and within the IT trading group.

•         Participate in the preparation of the annual budget comprising projects and IT services plans.

•         Work with business stakeholders and IT colleagues to manage the pipeline of IT investment opportunities, develop priority opportunities that establish clear business cases with appropriate detail to enable decisions.

•         Identify, assess and help prioritize the needs of the Trading business (requirements) for the effective development of projects (term, acceptance of the proposal, progress, etc.) ensuring a correct understanding by the rest of the IT organization.

•         Participate and ensure proper execution of projects led by other areas of IT, guaranteeing consistency with existing business processes and participating in the relationship with the rest of stakeholders involved.

•         Maintain communication with the business, promoting forms of collaborative / trust work, managing change and informing and facilitating decision-making to help achieve the objective of adding value.

•         As IT representative and trusted advisor, actively manage relationship with business teams to represent IT matters in business forums, be informed of business activities and share relevant information with colleagues in other IT areas.

•         Participate in the development of IT Roadmaps, analyzing improvement opportunities to provide greater efficiency and better services in alignment with the business strategy.

•         Maintain communication with external service providers, coordinating the execution of tasks in the form and term to ensure quality service.

•         Work with business stakeholders to facilitate business change management as required to implement new or evolved services successfully.

Job Requirements


•         US citizen or permanent resident.

•         Bachelor’s degree (minimum 4 years undergraduate) preferably in Computer Science or Information Management.

•         Business Analyst experience minimum 5+ years and PMI-PBA certification is desirable.

•         Project Management experience minimum 4+ years and PMP certification is desirable.

•         A strong grasp and understanding of Gas Energy Trading business with proven 8-10 years of ETRM, this experience is essential preferably in Allegro.

•         Experience of having worked on large implementation projects as a Business Analyst and/or Project Manager.

•         Strong stakeholder management, facilitation, analytical and some technical skills with the ability to design solutions and troubleshoot issues.

•         Experience in the management and delivery of issue resolution, end user training and requirements gathering.

•         Excellent communication skills both oral and written are required (Spanish language skills are nice to have).

For further details, please connect with:
Vivek Shukla


Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.