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Data Analyst, Management Data Analysis at National Grid

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Location: Syracuse, New York

Job Description:
About us

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

The Data Process & Improvement department at National Grid is seeking an Analyst in our Syracuse, NY location.

Job Purpose

Support needs related to gathering, maintaining and governing asset data across the business. Add value by analyzing system and process challenges and delivering solutions.

Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities (including, but not limited to):

  • Provide subject matter expertise and support for electric distribution asset information - including reporting, data updates, analysis, development and testing responsibilities (as appropriate)
  • Utilize existing GIS and asset database tools to deploy solutions to meet business challenges
  • Monitor, investigate, remediate and communicate data quality issues
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to identify business process and system changes and enhancements
  • Embed best practice while promoting security, consistency, availability, standardization and accuracy of information

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Sciences - Technology or equivalent OR in lieu of a degree, equivalent work experience
  • Experience working with utility asset information – particularly electric distribution
  • Proven experience working with diverse teams to gather user requirements and translate those into an action plans
  • Demonstrated understanding of geospatial data and systems
  • Demonstrated understanding of process, workflow and data analysis
  • Exceptional and demonstrated customer service and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Exceptional and demonstrated analytical skills, problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
  • Highly motivated with ability to take an assignment and progress independently
  • Ability to travel throughout the National Grid service territory as needed (20%)
  • Must have a valid driver's license and safe driving history

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience working with utility GIS models and systems – Smallworld GIS and/or ESRI
  • Experience working with systems including work and document management
  • Process/system analysis, development, testing and ability to produce related documentation

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.