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Sr System Specialist, Salt Lake City, UT #109795

Date: Mar 2, 2023

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

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

Provide advice and counsel to management and client organizations. Conduct special studies and analyses, develop alternatives, present recommendations to management and influence management decisions. Research, analyze, develop, and implement new strategies, programs, and/or processes in response to changing internal and external conditions.


•    Analyze and design complex processes and systems within various business and technical environments.
•    Gather and analyze business requirements and write program specifications for complex segments of systems. 
•    Deliver high quality solutions to clients in response to complex business requirements.
•    Investigate application systems to diagnose problems and offer solutions. 
•    Provide analytical ability and creativity in developing and implementing solution deliverables for medium to large sized projects or major segments of a larger project. 
•    Lead application developers and business partners in research, problem solving, and investigation of new procedures, software, equipment and operating systems. 
•    Consult with user departments and provide recommendations for new software and hardware implementation and usage. 
•    Act as the subject matter expert in this discipline. 
•    Collaborate with other IT groups on projects and initiatives. 
•    Deliver solutions on time and within budget by balancing client’s expectations with technical feasibility, internal process, and overall corporate benefit. 
•    Develop in-depth knowledge of business processes supported by install base and capabilities/deficiencies of the install base. 
•    Work with plants to ensure compliance with cybersecurity and ISMS programs
•    Special projects and other duties as assigned


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
•    A minimum of seven years of experience with implementation of projects for applications, and software packages. 
•    Knowledge of current systems architecture and Power Supply business processes.
•    Program and design skills including development of interventions, processes, or new or modified programs to meet customer needs.
•    Communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to establish trust, maintain confidence, and understand social behavior and interactions. 
•    Ability to work with all organizational levels to influence actions and negotiate outcomes. 
•    Ability to listen and communicate effectively through oral and written means.
•    Proficient with the use of personal computers to gather, analyze, and summarize data. 
•    Project management and leadership skills including the ability to work as a team member, maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments.
•    Knowledge of research, analysis, and consulting techniques, Company policies, procedures, practices, and applicable federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.
•    Ability to travel



•    Industry knowledge of Energy Trading or Energy Utility Environment.
•    PMI/PMP Certification.
•    Working knowledge of any of the following operational technologies; GE, ABB, Honeywell, Ovation, Allen Bradley, and Siemens.

Additional Information

Req Id: 109795
Company Code: Pacificorp
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY    
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: Days
Personnel Subarea:Exempt
Hiring Range: 113,100-133,000 


This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00% of salary.   


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.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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