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Sr IT Portfolio Analyst - GS&P Job

Location(s): MN - Minneapolis; 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
The Sr. IT Portfolio Analyst is responsible for owning and operating a set of IT business processes. They will work cross-organizationally to ensure their processes are lean, valuable to users and to the organization, and compliant. They will support the budget and expenses relating to their process or service, including forecasting and variance explanation activities. This person will be a key contributor in the management of the IT Department, ensuring that Xcel Energy optimizes their processes and services, and drives benefit and compliance across the enterprise. They will provide proactive internal compliance reviews to assess any potential risks. They provide first-level support in the event of any support or audit pertaining to their process or service(s).

Essential Responsibilities

  • Service Lifecycle: Manage intake of process requests. Process requests in a timely manner and provide high service levels to customers. Track and report performance of the process. Provide reporting to leaders to ensure awareness of volume, efficiency, and ultimately value of the process.
  • Operations: Responsible for forecasting costs and providing expense variance explanations. Works with leaders and stakeholders to establish budget for needed costs, and continuously seek ways to reduce cost. Reviews and renews related contract/maintenance agreements in a timely manner. Monitors related contracts for compliance.
  • Relationship Management: Serves as the initial and ongoing contact with customers and vendors/providers on process initiation and any subsequent issues. Is the primary contact for compliance and audit reviews of the process. Works closely with other organizations as needed to support and continuously improve their respective processes and services.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Science, Business or related field, or years of experience equivalent to the position.
    • In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, an equivalent combination of education, certification, and experience is also acceptable: Associate's Degree AND 8+ years of experience, or High School Diploma/GED AND 11+ years of experience.

  • Five years of related functional experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated project, product or process management skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational skills.
  • Knowledgeable regarding Application Lifecycle Management.
  • Strong communication skills, effective with varying organizational levels and skill sets.
  • Strong Relationship Management and collaboration skills, with a track record of working as one team cross-organizationally to drive innovation and business results.


Preferred Requirements

  • 1+ year of PowerBI experience
  • 1+ year of ServiceNow experience
  • 1+  year of SharePoint, Nintex, and MS Flow
  • 5+ years of project management experience





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 - Minneapolis || MN - Minneapolis; CO - Denver || United States (US) || Technology Services || 56101:IT-Governance Strat Perf || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $79,000 to $113,000 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: 51405

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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