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DNV GL Business Analyst in Okemos, Michigan

Brief Team and Position Summary

DNV GL - Energy's Sustainable Energy Use is seeking a Business Analyst to join our Program Delivery and Implementation (PDI) team. PDI helps commercial and industrial utility customers save energy and money.

The successful candidate will think strategically and apply skills in project management, business analysis, requirements gathering, functional testing, change management, troubleshooting and training to implement business processes and applications. This position is based in our Okemos, Michigan office.

Tasks May Include

  • Business Requirements documentation

  • Interview business stakeholders to gather detailed product requirements (scope, background, business case, etc.)

  • Define business rules and objectives, current operational procedures, risk, input and output requirements, system access, etc.

  • Translate Business Requirements into functional requirements by developing As-Is and To-Be process documentation, use case scenarios, data models, logic details, work instructions, etc.

  • Create test case documents to facilitate quality assurance and user acceptance testing prior to product release

  • Project Management

  • Manage projects, including client interaction

  • Meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing budgets; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions

  • Data Analytics & Reporting

  • Analyze data from energy efficiency programs, including energy savings, incentive calculations, technology cost impacts, and application processes/statuses

  • Perform a variety of quality control checks to maintain and assure the accuracy and consistency of data in tracking systems

  • Perform database queries (SQL server) and program data analysis as requested

  • Gather and prioritize user requirements

  • Write reporting requirement documents, create product specifications and technical mock-ups for new business intelligence tools to support decision making and performance tracking

  • Maintain existing reporting tools, identify enhancements, track and promote usage across company

  • Perform and/or manage user acceptance and regression testing

  • Write user manuals, train users, and provide technical support on reporting tools


  • Minimum of 1 year of professional experience working as a data analyst or data scientist is required

  • High school diploma, or equivalent, required

  • Bachelor’s degree in an analytical discipline, such as engineering, mathematics, statistics, finance, or computer programming is strongly preferred

  • Experience in writing business requirements documents, software design, documentation, and maintenance are required

  • A proven grasp of database and analysis tools such as SQL and Excel, including demonstrated analytical skills to solve business issues. In Excel, familiarity with pivot tables, vlookup, and sum functions are required.

  • Create, interpret, and maintain complex SQL queries

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple deliverables, while remaining flexible

  • The successful candidate should also have excellent written and oral communication skills, and is able to translate complex concepts concisely

  • Most importantly, this individual should display a positive, team-oriented attitude to match our friendly work environment

  • Willingness and the ability to undergo a background investigation and drug screening

Preferred Skills

  • Energy efficiency experience is preferred, and the ability to learn how energy savings are calculated is required

  • Experience with data manipulation and visualization tools, such as R, Python, Power BI, or Tableau

  • Previous experience in business intelligence is highly preferred

Immigration-related benefits, such as visa sponsorship, are not available for this position

Opportunities Beyond Business

Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights under the law, see: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf

Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping customers in the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables and other industries to make the world safer, smarter and greener.

DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

Requisition ID: 2020-14177

Location Details (Displays to Candidates): Okemos, MI

Posting Position Type: Permanent Employee

External Company Name: DNV GL AS

External Company URL: http://www.dnvgl.com/

Street: 2150 Association Dr. Suite 200