Business Analyst

Location US-MI-Detroit
Requisition ID
Business Area
Position Type
Permanent employment

Local Unit & Position Description

DNV GL – Energy’s Sustainable Use group is seeking a Business Analyst to join our energy efficiency team. The successful candidate will provide analytical and Business Requirement Documentation Support for the Detroit, MI office, supporting the DTE Energy Efficiency program for businees, and others as needed.

This position could be based in our Detroit, MI office or in a remote location.


Tasks May Include

  • Compile and analyze program and project level data such as energy savings, incentives and application status
  • Manage and perform quality control on program operation databases
  • Develop complex databases and spreadsheets with accompanying detailed data dictionaries for internal, client, and regulatory submissions 
  • Develop monthly reports, regulatory reports, pipeline forecasts and invoices
  • Identify and create specifications for database improvements
  • Develop reports, processes, graphs, and dashboards to track key program performance metrics
  • Develop, streamline, document and automate energy efficiency program processes
  • Perform critical analysis of program data to identify operational and data anomalies and exceptions
  • Quickly translate data and accompanying analysis into internal, client, and management presentations
  • Travel to Albuquerque and to Tucson on a quarterly basis for up to one week at a time

Position Qualifications

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience compiling and analyzing data and producing data-intensive reports
  • A proven and demonstrable grasp of data analysis tools such as Access, Oracle, SQL Server 
  • High Degree of Proficiency with Excel inclusive of Pivot Tables, Data Management Tools, VLOOKUP tools
  • A proven and demonstrable understanding of key application specific analytical tools including, but not limited to data filtering, functions, charts, pivot tables, and macro’s
  • Demonstrated analytical abilities to develop and implement resolutions for business challenges and issues
  • Willingness and ability to travel, via airplane, as required up to approximately 30% of the year
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills 
  • We conduct pre-employment drug and background screening

Preferred Skills

  • MBA degree in analytical discipline 
  • Over 3 years of energy efficiency experience
  • Prior experience in market research inclusive of market analysis, market assessment, and market segmentation
  • Familiarity with energy savings analysis and modeling tools
  • Proficiency and understanding of financial evaluation models including NPV, ROI, IRR, and net payback
  • Familiarity and experience with data reconciliation applications (e.g. month-end accounting reconciliations, accruals, inventory reconciliations, etc.)
  • Prior project experience on developing IT business requirements and/or participating in complex database management system projects.
  • Prior project experience on data mining and/or analytics initiatives
  • Pro-active approach to analytical tool and analytical model development

**Immigration-related benefits (for example, visa sponsorship) are not available for this position**


Opportunities Beyond Business


Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future. DNV GL offers a congenial working environment, competitive salaries, and an exceptional benefits package.


DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


DNV GL delivers world-renowned testing and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply.

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