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Bonneville Power Administration

Information Technology Specialist (Systems Analysis), GS-2210-12/13

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Portland, Oregon
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US Citizens
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Permanent - No time limit
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Full Time

Agency Marketing Statement:

  • BPA has been powering people and careers for 75 years. We provide clean, emissions-free electricity to the Pacific Northwest and maintain a high voltage transmission system to deliver that electricity. We are a leader in sustainability and environmental stewardship, promoting energy efficiency, renewable wind and hydropower, the smart grid, fish and wildlife protection and initiatives to address climate change. We are a visionary and innovative agency that values diversity and creativity and encourages continuous learning. We are located throughout the Pacific Northwest with opportunities in cities, smaller communities and in the field.

    BPA is a not-for-profit federal electric utility. Our high-voltage transmission grid comprises more than 15,000 miles of lines and associated substations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. BPA markets more than a third of the electricity consumed in the Pacific Northwest. The power is produced at 31 federal dams operated by the Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation and one nuclear plant in the Northwest and is sold to more than 140 Northwest utilities. BPA purchases power from seven wind projects and has more than 4,700 megawatts of wind interconnected to its transmission system.


  • About the Critical Business Systems Development and Operations organization. (Org Code: NJC)

    This position is located in the Critical Business Systems Operations and Development (JC) organization of Information Technology (J), Internal Business Services (N), Bonneville Power Administration (BPA).

    Functional Statement:

    Critical Business Systems (CBS) Development and Operations provides 24x7 operations, monitoring, support and trouble-shooting of Bonneville's identified CBS portfolio; and the design, development, and enhancement of Critical Business Systems. This requires a sound, fundamental understanding of Power and Transmission business in order to provide customer focused system support. The organization is composed of multi-disciplined personnel to concentrate capabilities and improve service responsiveness. Additionally, the organization provides direction and leadership in the planning, development, and enhancement of Critical Business Systems and work processes.

    Applicants are responsible for reviewing the OTHER SIGNIFICANT FACTS section of the vacancy announcement. This section can be viewed by navigating to the Public Notice Vacancy Announcement link after you have logged in to the system.

    All United States citizens are eligible to apply. Candidates will be considered under a variety of appointing authorities including Delegated Examining, Merit Promotion, VRA, and VEOA (if applicable).



  • Performs work involved in applying analytical processes to the planning, design, and implementation of new and improved information systems to meet the business requirements of customer organizations.

    Performs needs analyses to define opportunities for new or improved business process solutions. Consults with customers to identify and specify requirements, and to develop overall functional and systems requirements. Develops cost estimates of new or modified systems and plans their implementation.

Contact Information:

Human Resources NHQ-1
503-230-3230 or 877-975-4275
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