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Lead Analyst - CCS Business Support

Company:  CENTRAL MAINE POWER CO
Location: 

Augusta, ME, US Binghamton, NY, US

 

Responsibilities

Applies detailed SAP Industry Solutions – Utility (IS-U) / CCS Systems integration knowledge relating to the design, configuration, and testing of production resolutions and project enhancements within the 3 SAP Customer Care and Services Systems throughout AVANGRID Networks.  Collaborates with business organizations, vendors, and IT Leads throughout AVANGRID including: Customer Service, GIS & Business Warehouse, Electric & Gas Operations, Web/Portal Applications, Compliancy & Security, Networking, Infrastructure DBA, and Production Control. (25%)

Leads the development of technical projects in the areas of: Billing and Invoicing, Front Office, Financial and Contract Accounting (FICA), Retail Access, and Device Management.  Such projects relate to functionality enhancements in the areas of: Customer Relationship & Billing Systems (i.e. Smart Care), Advanced Meter Infrastructure Systems, Siemens/OMS Systems, Customer Rate Cases, ESCO Regulatory Orders, Accelerated Web enhancements, and IVR Upgrades. This effort includes analysis, project schedule, requirements /design documentation, test plans,

  1. testing, test results documentation, implementation, and post implementation support tasks of a project. Including cost and resource estimates for major projects, along with complex calculations for the selection and evaluation of in-house technical solutions and external vendors. (25%)
  2. Utilizes extensive business and technical expertise across the enterprise (NY, ME, CT/MA) in the prioritization, analysis, innovative solution determination, testing, and efficient deployment of AVANGRID Networks application resolutions.  Provides explanations of complex concepts and risks both simply and accurately to non-technical end-users. (20%)
  3. Provides direct technical leadership and guidance to key business areas such as: Back Office Billing, Back Office Credit & Collections, Supplier Relations, Call Centers, Field Customer Service, Meter Services, and Corporate Cash Management; in their decision making, process improvement initiatives, and in support of their efficient business operations.  (10%)
  4. In collaboration with senior management and stakeholders; designs and develops accurate data analyses regarding production issues, project supporting details, regulatory proceedings, and internal/external audits. (5%)
  5. Ensures timely meter data, billing/invoicing accuracy, revenue collections, improving customer satisfaction levels, improving the customer experience, adherence to regulatory impacts/deadlines, and the review of public service commission orders. (5%)
  6. Leads team in developing, maintaining, and updating standard documentation including business requirements, technical designs, test plans, project timelines, test cases, test results, business process procedures, reference and training materials. (5%)
  7. Ensures that effective change control, quality assurance procedures, and corrective actions are incorporated within the department operations. (5%)

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

 

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field with a minimum of 5 to 7 years relevant experience preferred. Associates Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field with a minimum of 8 to 10 years relevant experience required. High School/GED with a minimum of 10 to 15 years advanced experience in this specific field.

Requires demonstrated experience with SAP IS-U/CCS (Customer Care and Services) Utility System Architecture, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) knowledge, and collaborating leadership skills with technical applications and business processes.

 

Skills/Abilities:

 

Strong knowledge of SAP including but not limited to the functional areas of: Billing and Invoicing, Front Office, Financial and Contract Accounting (FICA), Retail Access, and Device Management.

Technical experience in areas such as: SAP Business Warehouse (BW) data pulling, using Structured Query Language (SQL), and developing Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Self-motivated and results oriented.

Ability to manage multiple concurrent assignments.

Strong detailed orientation, analytical, and planning skills.

Strong interpersonal skills.

Strong and efficient leadership skills.

 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Waterville
Nearest Secondary Market: Augusta Maine

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