Employer: American Electric Power

Responsibilities include the following for large projects and/or enterprise programs

  • Strong understand of and experience working with Technology solutions development organizations
  • Experience developing Stakeholder communication and building relationships across business units and technology groups
  • Proven ability to generate project proposals and drive work initiation efforts including prioritization
  • Ability to navigate across multiple portfolios and work with staff at all levels including executives
  • Create and manage the technology roadmap – aligning tools and practices with the business technical vision
  • Leads business analysis on strategic enterprise projects across the organization
  • Partners with Enterprise Architecture to adopt a framework to transition artifacts between disciplines throughout the operating model and across the enterprise
  • Establishes enterprise business analyst skill set (experience in multiple business domains)
  • Utilizes significant experience planning and facilitating analysis workshops with multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrates the core competencies of innovation (creative thinking, problem solving, synthesis/reorganization, collaboration, etc).
  • Formulates business strategies, operations, and opportunities to develop technology capability roadmaps that are aligned with organizational business roadmaps
  • Develops and implements business analysis standards and ensures compliance with standards.
  • Creates and communicates capabilities and scope plans to all levels of business technical staff.
  • Leads the Community of Practice for business analysis
  • Coaches, mentors, and trains less experienced business analysts across the enterprise.
  • Provide an expert level of process redesign and support including using tools, responding to user questions, problem diagnosis, recognition and solutions for process improvements, research, troubleshooting, tracking and resolution.
  • Research best practices to develop innovative solutions for complex process improvement efforts or business needs.
  • Responsible for business unit relationships and overseeing, managing and leveraging the entire life cycle of information technology investments in systems for multiple departments or a small business unit – from defining and targeting the investment mix, to planning the portfolio structure and packaging, to communicating the portfolio plan and define actionable items to achieve results.
  • Plays the key role in the strategic planning process for the IT organization, acting as a lead advisor to senior business leaders, the IT leadership council, and governance committee.
  • Works with and advises these individuals and groups on how enterprise priorities link to technology investments, and the risks and benefits of specific portfolio activities.
  • Guides the IT organization and other stakeholders to develop, prioritize, and execute the information technology and business portfolio plan.
  • Analyzes portfolio performance, and promotes changes in investment mix to achieve goals.
  • Executes opportunities for optimizing information technology portfolio performance to lower cost of ownership and provide a competitive advantage to the business.

Job Type Full-Time

Relocation No

Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, business or related field of study;
  • Or Associate’s degree in computer science or related field of study with 2 years of relevant work experience;
  • Or High school diploma/GED with 4 years of relevant work experience.


  • In addition to any experience required above, 10 years of relevant work experience is required.

Additional Preferred Requirements:

  • Strong experience and skills with class estimation, requirements elicitation, AEP development lifecycle and processes
  • Understanding of agile and waterfall project delivery practices
  • Familiarity delivering data integration and analysis solutions
  • Ability to mentor and coach staff across the DAQIS organization
  • Understanding of development and testing automation tools and practices

Other Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience with any of these tools: Event Driven, API, WebMethods, Informatica, MFT, JIRA, Eggplant, PowerBI, Domo, Cognos, Hadoop, GitHub, Artifactory, SonarQube, PortfolioNow