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Alliant Energy SCADA Analyst / IT Analyst II - Hybrid in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build stronger communities. We are passionate about powering beyond the market challenges of today, while powering what’s next in energy. When our employees say “I am energy,” it means they take pride in the work we do when disaster strikes, as well as all the days in between. We reward our highly hardworking and dedicated teams and give them the support they need to ensure their safety, wellness and financial security for themselves and their families.

If you enjoy challenges, have strong communication skills and are passionate about the work you do we invite you to consider Alliant Energy.

What sets us apart?

  • Alliant Energy offers a full compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Employer Cash Contribution, Long and Short-Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

  • ​Year after year, Alliant Energy is recognized by major publications and foundations as a top employer and leader in the areas of equity and sustainability. This includes Newsweek’s list of Most Responsible Companies, Forbes list of Best Midsize Employers , a perfect Corporate Equality Index Score as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality and being named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index.

  • Our employees make a difference through their work and personal activities. In 2021, employees, retirees and our charitable foundation collectively contributed $11.5 million and volunteered over 75,000 hours.

Alliant Energy has an opportunity for a SCADA Analyst / IT Analyst II to join the team to provide technical support for applications in our Generation and Grid Performance department. In this role you will operate as part of a dedicated team of IT professionals that analyzes, designs, codes, tests, implements and maintains mission-critical business applications (SCADA, Outage Management, Distribution Management, DERMS) using tools and products deployed on multiple technology platforms and on a corporate-wide basis.

This position offers a blend of working from home and in the Madison, WI or Cedar Rapids, IA office. “Work for your day” provides flexibility to work where you are the most productive. The individual must reside in either Iowa or Wisconsin.


  • Assists in the design, development and implementation of changes to the Advanced Distribution Management suite of products to support operational changes and engineering projects.

  • Following general instructions, ensures critical review points and quality assurance controls are included in application development projects.

  • Assists in analyzing, testing, and troubleshooting general application issues and reported problems.

  • Assists in defining user stories and participates in workshops, data and process modeling, and prototyping sessions.

  • Assists in ensuring business and technical needs and opportunities are identified and satisfied throughout solution development.

  • Assists in the gathering and analysis of information required for technical design, including the identification and evaluation of purchased package solutions.

  • Works with infrastructure teams to ensure design of system databases and appropriate integration with other corporate data.

  • Assists with analyzing information and business process flows to integrate new applications with existing applications.

  • Performs testing for moderately sophisticated systems and assists other analysts in testing systems. Helps develop critical measures to test function and system performance improvements.

  • Assists business team in identifying training requirements to support application and other information technology use.

Required Qualifications:

  • 3 years of related experience.

  • Ability to participate on afterhours on call rotation.

Preferred Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Information Technology.

  • Experience with one or more of the following: C#, Testing automation, Linux, Unix, SQL, .Net, Java, Python.

  • Experience supporting applications like SCADA -Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition, ADMS - Advanced Distribution Management System, OMS - Outage Management System, DERMS - Distributed Energy Resource Management System or Responder Callout Roster.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

  • Knowledge of concepts of information technology.

  • Ability to implement standard analysis, programming, and testing techniques.

  • Ability to determine the use of appropriate current information processing technology, applies logical reasoning to moderately complex situations, and analyze problems of a moderately complex nature and derives workable solutions.

  • Ability to develop and maintain business applications using application development tools as defined.


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Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.


The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Alliant Energy and subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Applicants in need of a reasonable accommodation for any part of the hiring process, please email

It's an exciting time to join Alliant Energy! Our innovative thinking and fresh, sustainable approach to energy sets us apart. If you're looking for a place that values diverse backgrounds, offers flexible work options and wants to build better communities and a better tomorrow, consider a career with Alliant Energy.

At Alliant Energy, our employees make a difference by delivering an essential service for our customers and communities every day. We care about our employees. We want them to be safe, happy and healthy.

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