Systems Analyst - DMS

  • Central Hudson
  • Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description


  • Competitive compensation

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with substantial company match

  • Life and Travel Insurance

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Wellness Reimbursement Program

  • Paid Holidays and Vacation

What is a Systems Analyst - DMS?

The Systems Analyst - DMS is a member of the Operational Technology (OT) team and supports all facets of the Distribution Management System including configuration, reporting, advanced applications, patching and hotfixes. The Systems Analyst - DMS works closely with the DMS vendor and Distribution System Operations to ensure availability and reliability of the DMS system and supports the company's Grid Modernization vision. Responsibilities may change as the needs of the department evolve.

The OT team provides technical and application support for Industrial Control Systems and supporting technology used to communicate with and secure these systems. Industrial Control Systems are used to monitor, control and optimize the Gas and Electric Transmission and Distribution systems. Design and support of internal communication networks are also managed by the OT team.

What does a Systems Analyst - DMS do?

Responsibilities include configuration, testing, analysis and operational support for all facets of the Distribution Management System, including but not limited to:

  • SCADA - Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition

  • Substation Onelines and database point mapping

  • DMS application specific troubleshooting

  • Custom programs, reporting and scripting

  • GIS and Model Management end-user support

  • Distribution System Operations end-user support

  • Vendor fixes and upgrades

  • Application alarming and alerting

  • Interfaces including ICCP and internal Information Technology & Operational Technology systems

  • Advanced DMS application support (e.g. state estimation, FLISR and VVO, sequential controls, operator training simulators)

  • Implementation of policies and procedures in asset tracking, information protection, change management, security monitoring, and controls and recovery to support compliance with internal cyber security standards and NERC CIP

What does it take to be a Systems Analyst - DMS?


  • A Bachelor's degree and related work experience in Information/Operational Technology. In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, an Associate's degree and at least 5 years of related work experience in Information/Operational Technology.

  • Experience supporting large scale software applications and projects

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with internal customers in an interactive team environment

  • Ability to multitask, pay close attention to detail, and adapt to a variety of support environments and assignments

  • Strong organizational, analytic, problem solving, and decision-making skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Valid driver's license


  • Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology or STEM field

  • Experience with system integration, including development of strategies and implementation of best practices

  • Technical understanding and/or working knowledge of supporting large application systems

  • Technical understanding and/or working knowledge of Windows Server (including Active Directory and SQL Server)

  • Programming and scripting experience

  • Experience in Energy & Utilities or services industry

  • Experience in a regulated and/or co-sourced environment

  • Master's degree

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Applications sent via e-mail and US Mail will not be accepted. No phone calls or agencies, please. All replies will be held in strict confidence.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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