Systems & Development Analyst 1/2/3 or Senior (Portland, OR) #111393

Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Under direct supervision, the systems and development analyst conducts analysis, creates system specifications, develops, tests and implements engineering, scientific and business applications, operating systems, and file/database servers. Utilizes existing or new technology in the automation of processes. Evaluates software packages and provides recommendations to management.



Responsibilities of the Analyst 1 position include the following:

  • Provides technical support; problem determination and investigation; implementation of software patches and upgrades for commercial (vendor) applications. Support client server packages both thick and thin clients, and web applications. Conduct research and fact-finding to develop or modify application programs; work with vendors to review quality, adaptability and compatibility of their products.
  • Provides some technical responsibility for an application involving multiple support personnel that is critical to the operation of the business. 
  • Designs, codes, tests, documents, implements and maintains moderately complex application programs and interfaces. 
  • Provide customer support for package software and associated interfaces. Work with vendors to resolve problems with software and respond to suggestions for improvement and enhancements. 
  • Consult with application users, evaluates user requests for new or modified computer applications and associated interfaces to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current systems and computer capabilities. 
  • Research and analyze strategies, programs, and processes across and between all corporate functions. 
  • Perform basic system analysis and design functions, handle critical development issues, research and analyze data. 
  • Provides technical input to assist in development of project planning.  
  • Performs any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

In addition to the above, Analyst 2, 3, Sr will include the following responsibilities:

  • Serves as a technical leader, or provides extensive knowledge and skill in a unique technical area.  
  • May guide other analysts in the completion of assigned projects. 



Requirements for the Analyst 1 position include the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in management information systems (MIS), computer science or related technical field or equivalent work experience. (Typically six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor's degree.) 
  • One year of work and/or years of experience in systems analysis or software application development. 
  • Basic knowledge of programming in client/server, mainframe or web development environment. 
  • Basic knowledge of relational database technology. 
  • Basic knowledge of information technology terms, equipment, systems, functions and major vendors. 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. 
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently. 
  • Availability for periodic on-call responsibilities. 
  • Experience integrating Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) solutions within an environment with strong change and release management processes and procedures. 
  • Technical knowledge with hands-on experience in Oracle and Microsoft SQL database development. 
  • Technical knowledge with hands-on experience in .NET and other current computing programming languages.

In addition to the above, Analyst 2 will include the following requirements:

  • A minimum of three years’ experience in systems analysis or software application development.

In addition to the above, Analyst 3 will include the following requirements:

  • A minimum of five years’ experience in systems analysis or software application development. 

In addition to the above, Senior Analyst will include the following requirements:

  • A minimum of six years of experience in systems analysis or software application development. 


  • Experience preferred with HR, Learning Management Systems, and compensation. 
  • General understanding of the relationship between HR, Benefits and Payroll.
  • Experience reading, validating and troubleshooting vendor interface file 

Additional Information

Req Id: 111393 
Company Code: PacifiCorp   
Primary Location: PORTLAND

Other Locations: IA-Sioux City, UT-Salt Lake City, NV-Reno, IA-Davenport, United States, OR-Portland, NV-Las Vegas, NE-Omaha    
Department: PacifiCorp Corporate 
Schedule: FT  
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $68,000- $115,500  

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: 


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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