Job Title: Senior Analyst, Business Systems
PVN ID: VA-2205-004823
Category: Managerial and Professional

Job Description

General Description

Through its partnership with the City of New York, CUNY’s Building Performance Laboratory is hiring qualified energy management professionals to serve as on-site consultants and fill critical staffing capacity needs at the Department of Citywide Administrative Services’ (“DCAS”) Division of Energy Management (“DEM”). For background, DEM serves as the hub for energy management for City government operations. DEM develops the City’s annual Heat, Light, and Power Budget; manages the City’s electricity, natural gas, and steam accounts; helps agency partners identify and pursue energy-saving opportunities; does energy efficiency and clean power generation projects across the City’s portfolio; and implements operations and maintenance best practices. Specifically, DEM is tasked with leading the City’s efforts to reduce emissions from City government operations 40 percent by 2025, 50 percent by 2030, and 80 percent by 2050 from baseline.  

For this specific role, on behalf of DEM, CUNY BPL seeks to hire a Senior Analyst, Business Systems to support the development of business systems, technology platforms, and data analysis processes that are required to effectively meet the City’s energy and emissions reductions mandates, including Local Law 97 of 2019. The person also will contribute to division-wide efforts to improve overall data collection, management, analysis, quality assurance, and reporting practices.

Other Duties

Under this assignment, the person’s responsibilities may include the following:

  • Developing and validating business requirements, including through both quantitative analysis and stakeholder engagement.
  • Documenting business requirements.
  • Substantively contributing to division technology goals.


The ideal candidate will bring the following skills and experience to this position:

  • A bachelor’s and ideally a master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, data analytics, operations research, or related.
  • 3-5 years of experience developing business requirements or equivalent experience.
  • Proven capacity to gather and write requirements and effectively present business concepts to technical audiences.
  • Familiarity with the project delivery lifecycle and experience in working in Agile and Waterfall environments.
  • Strong customer service focus and commitment to ensuring that products delivered meet business needs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to effectively engage and maintain strong working relationships with a diverse group of internal and external stakeholders, including business and IT executives, managers, and subject matter experts.
  • High level of productivity: able to meet and even exceed deadlines and handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Proven track record of completing projects within prescribed timelines and budgets.
  • High level of proficiency in Excel, Visio, and Power Point, with demonstrated ability to prepare templates, charts, diagrams, and other visual tools in support of requirements-gathering and other communications.
  • Project management or business analysis certification (i.e., Project Management Professional).

NYC residency may be required for continued employment 

Immigration sponsorship is not available

About the Research Foundation

The Research Foundation of The City University of New York (RFCUNY) was established as a not-for-profit educational corporation chartered by the State of New York in 1963. RFCUNY supports CUNY faculty and staff in identifying and obtaining external support (pre-award) from government and private sponsors and is responsible for the administration of all such funded programs (post-award).

RFCUNY stands between CUNY’s principal investigators (PIs) and the sponsors who support them and strives to fulfill its essential responsibilities to both groups. Working closely with individual PIs and Grants Officers on the campuses, RFCUNY oversees employment, accounting, audit, reporting, purchasing, and special responsibilities that include management of a planned giving program; liaison with governmental agencies and foundations; negotiation of agreements; facility construction and renovation; protection and commercialization of intellectual property; and compliance with applicable standards in research involving human subjects, animal care, environmental and radiological safety, and conflicts of interest.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Research Foundation of the City University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Americans with Disabilities Act/E-Verify Employer. It is the policy of the Research Foundation of CUNY to provide equal employment opportunities free of discrimination based on race, color, age, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest record, criminal conviction history, or any other protected characteristic under applicable law.

Key Features

DCAS, Division of Energy Management
Full Time
Annual Salary Range
$84,000.00 - $100,000.00
Closing Date
Sep 27, 2022 (Or Until Filled)
Bargaining Unit