Business Applications Specialist
Iberdrola Renewables - Portland, OR

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The Business Applications Specialist is responsible for designing, developing and implementing application and process solutions for a wide variety of business needs. The chosen candidate will also participate in trading infrastructure and analytics activities as directed.
      Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
      • Work with customers to determine business application and or process requirements and develop specifications with a focus on feasibility, functionality and ease of integration with existing systems.
      • Prepare ad-hoc reports as needed and identify opportunities to improve processes.
      • Design, develop, test and implement software packages for web sites, desktop applications, services and other platforms.
      • Review and revise existing business applications.
      • Address technical software and setup issues for internal customers .
      • Perform troubleshooting activity, when required.
      • Implement workaround procedures when standard methods have failed .
      • Provide technical training.
      • Prepare extensive electronic or written documentation that include but is not limited to; functional specifications, technical designs documents, technical user guides, etc.
      • Complete multiple projects from inception to completion with limited supervision.
      • Trade entry, validation and reconciliation between systems.
      • Reconcile and correct trading positions.
      • Work closely with Mid and Back Office Personnel to assist in resolving discrepancies.
      • Adhere to effective internal controls.
      • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
      • 3 years’ experience as a programmer.
      • Specific knowledge, skill and ability is needed with all of the following: SQL, SSIS and SSRS, .NET Framework1.1/2.0/3.5/4.0, C, Objective C , C#.
      • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and excels at communicating shifts in prioritization.
      • Ability to analyze and solve problems and explain the underlying assumptions and ideas.
      • Ability to operate independently in a complex, rapidly changing business environment, often within restricted budget and limited time constraints.
      • Demonstrated interpersonal, oral, and written skills.
      • Knowledge implementing software across heterogeneous hardware and software configurations.
      • Knowledge designing and developing web portal technology (both internet and intranet solutions)
      • Knowledge regarding architecture or design techniques for logical and physical database structures inside operational and data warehouse.
      • Ability to travel up to 10%.
      Preference may be given to candidates with the following:
      • Energy experience.
      • Experience with DTS/SSIS/BCP programming or equivalent ETL tools and techniques for data movement/transformation.
      • Experience with building data warehouse structures and interfaces leveraging; Excel and Office VB, MS SQL Server, MS SSIS and SSRS.
      • Familiarity with multiple software development methodologies including SCRUM or similar agile methodology.
      • Experience with any of the following:, WCF, .NET web services. Web application development including HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, Jquery, WPF and Silverlight, SharePoint development including Workflow, Web part development, Master pages, Page layouts, Themes, Content types, Custom site columns, Client object model, LINQ to SharePoint, Event handlers , BCS, Extending SharePoint search, Microsoft Sql Server development including DTS, SSIS, SSAS Cubes, Service Broker, Database design, Index optimization, Query Optimization, SQLCLR.

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