In 1934, in Austin, Texas our client founded their company as a community-driven company that produces and delivers electric power. They manage the water supply, and the public parks system, and support community development. Its mission is to make life better for its customers, employees, shareholders, and the communities they serve. Our client has been doing this for over 80 years and they are not done yet. They want to continue being a company that people can count on, whether it is for the electricity that powers our homes or businesses or for the water we drink.  

As their PROJECT ANALYST, you will play an integral role in helping analysis of their capital projects on the software and IT side. Your primary responsibilities will be to analyze financials and costs as well as validate forecasts and maintain schedules.

What YOU get to DO at this innovative company

  • Work with the project manager to track progress and maintain and update project schedules.
  • Identify, research, and document variances or discrepancies and monitor and communicate project status and information to project managers and work package managers.
  • Set up and maintain files in accordance with recordkeeping, record retention, and documentation guidelines
  • Maintain knowledge of standard project management tools and software, and train others on the use of these systems.
  • Reviews and analyze the business case with the project managers and team members.  

What you NEED to SUCCEED in this challenging role

  • 4+ years of project controls, business analytics, data analysis, or budget analyst experience in the software or IT space
  • A degree(s) in a related field or years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of project management methods and concepts
  • Knowledge of project scheduling principles
  • Knowledge of budgeting and cost management
  • Knowledge of work management systems and methodologies
  • Skill in planning, scheduling, prioritizing, and coordinating work within the assigned work area
  • Skill in analyzing and solving problems
  • Skill in verbal and written communication
  • Skill in using automated project management information systems and business information systems
  • Skill in articulating technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences

What's in it for YOU?

  • Strong health, dental, and vision plans
  • Student loan forgiveness programs
  • 401(k) with 8% employer match
  • Opportunities for cross-training and promotion
  • Hybrid position