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Data Performance Analyst Job

Location(s): MN - Roseville; CO - Denver


Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills and talents to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.



Position Summary

This position leads the program development, implementation, and management to capture, maintain and analyze data and work processes supporting the business needs of HomeSmart. This position leads efforts to enhance processes while ensuring data accuracy and consistency for operational and customer requirements across Xcel Energy. Subject Matter Expert regarding reliability data capture/analysis/reporting and business process development. Primary liaison to Business Systems for the analysis, development of data driven by compliance/corporate policies.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Responsible for obtaining, creating and analyzing data from various functional areas to monitor business performance and generate operational reporting. Identify performance trends and areas for improvement and efficiency. Leads the development and implementation of technology, information systems and strategies targeted at the maintenance and tracking of data. Liaison to other organizations regarding data quality and use for business reporting. Directs the formation, development and implementation of applications specifically designed to improve the accuracy, timeliness and integrity of data.
  • In cooperation with leadership, make recommendations for business area improvements and help implement and manage change initiatives. Track and report performance results and refine actions to improve performance on a continuous basis. Manage change management within the business to prepare for and adopt business changes.
  • Oversees the development and maintenance of appropriate project tracking tools. Responsible for providing oversight and guidance for data system enhancements supporting the capture, maintenance and tracking of data. Supports cross-functional collaboration in the development and tracking of business improvements supporting data management processes.
  • Finds new opportunities in statistical analysis, predictive analytics, and transforming data into information. Investigates complex data table structures to identify data relationships and the location of required data. Validates accuracy of the extraction or query results. Stratifies results to provide meaningful insights and key messages. Leads the development and implementation of technology addressing the gathering of data with regard to Capital improvements, equipment removal, ongoing maintenance and operation of assets.
  • Recognized as the key Subject Matter Expert with leadership to understand business challenges and forge a partnering relationship for problem solving. Offers suggestions for improvement and/or further research into data findings or process issues. Clarifies data requirements, manages expectations, and enhances organization’s credibility within Xcel Energy and its vendor relationships. Provides direction and guidance to other staff as needed. Ensures all analytical and reporting responsibilities have identified backups who are trained as required. Supports an environment of continuous improvement and learning to foster skill development.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, Engineering, Engineering Technology, Math, Finance, Statistics or related scientific fields (or combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge)
  • 5-7 years related work experience demonstrating mastery skill levels with database structures, query and report building, data analysis, data research, data quality review, data requirements development, flowcharting, and data graphing/presentation
  • Knowledge of Business Objects, Lean or Six Sigma training and experience desirable




Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.


As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.


Posting Notes:  MN - Roseville || MN - Roseville; CO - Denver || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 45800:HomeSmart XES || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $77,000 to $109,666 per year

This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave


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Requisition Number: 46461

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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