Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Water Data Analyst
Job Number: 88333
Stanford University is one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.
We are Land, Buildings & Real Estate (LBRE)
Our work is founded upon the collective value of dedication, innovation expertise, teamwork, and continuous improvement. We are committed to serving the university's academic mission, as well as preserving and enhancing Stanford's 8,100 acres, and pride ourselves on supporting the teaching and research of the university as Caretakers of a Legacy.'
The Water Resources & Civil Infrastructure Group within Sustainability & Energy Management in LBRE is responsible for operation and maintenance of roads, bridges, dams, storm drainage, sanitary sewer, and the water distribution systems and is currently recruiting for a newly created Business Analyst position.
What you will do in this role:
You will continue development and implementation of water systems operations and use data collection, analytics and reporting processes and tools, working with the Water/Civil Group staff. The effort includes thorough review of metering data configuration, data flow continuity and categorization to facilitate trending, billing, reporting, and formulation of templates for documenting system changes, use variances/reports, and data adjustments.
Analyze and document current water business, operation and financial procedures, such as invoicing and PO vendor payment process, EBS utility billing functions/process, Oracle eAM (Enterprise Asset Management) for asset programing and preventative maintenance.
Work in partnership with Finance & Administration and SEM Business Systems focusing on water database communications and other related items.
Collaborate in UAT water application testing before go live of water applications such as Watersmart, LBRE-IT applications, EBS utility billing updates/patches, oBI reporting upgrades, mobile eAM application enhancements and eAM upgrades/patches.
Create reporting solutions based on business process and data use for Water Resources & Civil Infrastructure.
Conduct monthly water use and waste water in EBS, the utility billing system. Collect, review and administer billing system data. Responsible and accountable for entering, updating, correcting water use data into database system such as EBS. Create new meter sites, meter changes/updates, site removals, manual read/input. Verify water ITRON water metering management information. Download and upload monthly meter read data to/from handhelds and EBS Utility Billing System. Develop eAM asset management systems information into eAM, create PM activities and routes, create and assign PM schedules.
Back-up WO management functions, invoicing/PO, and timecard reconciliations as needed.
To be successful in this role you must bring:
Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in a quantitative discipline such as economics, finance, statistics or engineering.
Knowledge of software systems design and operating principles including business process mapping, system architecture, business rules development, database design, database administration, and other functions required to create and sustain operations of modern computerized business processes for the university facilities management and utilities industry.
Knowledge of project management principles and practices, especially as related to development of computerized business processes.
Possess a Bachelor's degree and three years relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge of computer system capabilities, business processes and work flow.
Understanding of the software development life cycle.
Experience with enterprise applications and understanding of database driven applications.
Skill in conducting interviews.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to bridge functional and technical resources by
Communicating effectively with individuals of varying systems expertise and business needs.
Listening, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to maintain good customer relations with clients and external vendors and partners.
Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are covered by this job description. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as appropriate.
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.
Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
May work extended hours.
Why Stanford is for You
Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Final offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of national criminal background check, national sex offender registry search and, where applicable, driving record.
Location: Land, Buildings and Real Estate, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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