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Senior Systems Analyst - Data Analytics

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

Dominion Energy Information Technology (IT) is looking to hire an experienced Systems Analyst to join our Data Analytics group in Richmond.

This role:

  • Works independently on the most complex projects, at the highest technical level, of all phases of applications systems analysis activities.
  • Formulates or defines system scope and objectives, based on user needs.
  • Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems, considering computer capacity and limitations, operating time, and desired results.
  • Works with multiple business units, in multi-platform environments, on multi-project assignments.
  • Guides and advises less experienced Systems Analysts.
  • Monitored on projects' progress and results. Errors may cause delay, expense, and disruption.


Job Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist in the planning, design, development, of new applications and enhancements to existing applications.
  • Meet with decision makers, systems owners, and end users to define business requirements and systems goals, and identify and resolve business systems issues.
  • Create systems models, specifications, diagrams and charts to provide direction to system programmers.
  • Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems.
  • Provide orientation and training to end users for all modified and new systems.
  • Creates and delivers effective presentations to all levels of colleagues and peer groups
  • Document standards and procedures for various Analytic platforms.
  • Develop test cases and validates test results
  • Coaches and transfers knowledge to less experienced team members.
  • Proficiently performs assignments having the knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience needed to carry out all aspects of the job
  • Exercises independent judgment and decision-making in planning, organizing and conducting work assignments.
  • May receive instructions and guidance on unusual or complex problems and knows when to get others involved.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Minimum Requirements (Note: A partial year of related work experience of 6 months or greater will be considered one year towards the qualifications): 

  • Master's degree with a minimum 4 years of development and/or systems analysis experience on medium to large-scale projects OR
  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum 5 years of development and/or systems analysis experience on medium to large-scale projects OR
  • Associate's degree with a minimum 7 years of development and/or systems analysis experience on medium to large-scale projects OR
  • High school diploma or GED with a minimum 9 years of development and/or systems analysis experience on medium to large-scale projects


In addition to the above:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Data Analytics, Data Warehousing, and/or Date Science is required
  • Experience/knowledge supporting BI Platforms like Cognos BI, Business Objects etc. is required
  • Proficiency in writing SQL Queries is required.


Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong problem solving skills, and attention to details with the ability to work both independently, as part of team.
  • Outstanding communication, organization, time management, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of SDLC practices and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to organize materials and make presentations in front of a groups and senior management
  • Understanding and Experience in Data Science is highly preferred
  • Good project management skills.
  • Prior electric or gas utility experience is preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into systems issues and products as required.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Must be able and willing to collaborate in a team/cooperative environment as well as exercise independent judgment and initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work load and meet multiple project deadlines.
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor

Disciplines: Preferred: Computer Science, Information Systems, Data Science, or related fields


Working Conditions
Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Test Description
No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here


Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  


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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

1. Great Work Life Balance
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
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·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·18 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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