Sr. Business Analyst

About Us

Aquilon was founded with the idea of bringing efficiency and transparency to the wholesale energy industry through innovative technology solutions. By working side-by-side with traders, settlement analysts, and financial professionals, Aquilon has developed a Software as a Service solution, Energy Settlement Network (ESNTM), for wholesale energy participants to reconcile all their transactions through one platform. 

Aquilon looks for individuals that demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit and curiosity. Potential candidates can expect a fast-paced, fun, and challenging work environment surrounded by passionate and talented team members and industry experts.

Position Summary

The Senior Business Analyst will work closely with the Manager of Product and internal stakeholders to formulate a business vision for improvement and new feature projects. This individual will be responsible for owning the requirements process and act as the communication and collaboration between the business and IT.

We are looking for someone who is highly inquisitive and curious. Knowledge of the industry is not as important as the demonstrated ability and willingness to proactively figure out and learn the process. 

Essential Functions and Duties

The following duties and responsibilities reflect the essential functions for this position but do not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time based on business needs. To be successful the Senior Business Analyst must:

  • Work with key business and project stakeholders to formulate the business vision and project scope, including initial requirements for the Development team.
  • Perform requirements analysis, verification and validation, clearly documenting and communicating results.
  • Lead the definition, design, testing, training, implementation and support of system requirements.
  • Translate requirements and results between the Development team and project stakeholders, ensuring understanding at all points of the process.
  • Break down technical and architectural complexities so that project stakeholders can easily understand any technical issues.
  • Develop wireframes, testing scripts, release notes, and user guides.
  • Represent project stakeholders throughout the process to ensure product solutions meet the business needs.

Required Skills/Qualifications

  • 5-7 years in a Business Analyst role.
  • Thorough understanding of business analysis principles, processes, and techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of requirements gathering, use case analysis and user acceptance testing.
  • Strong analytical skills and experience in understanding technology processes of information and data.
  • Experience identifying and modeling process, data, business rules, and test requirements.
  • Experience facilitating requirements sessions, scoping projects, writing use cases, and improving business processes.
  • Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communications.
  • Some experience with UI/UX and wireframing tools such as Balsamiq preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field preferred.
  • Some knowledge of either the energy trading industry, and/or the settlements process.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience in the energy industry – specifically, experience executing process improvement or automated parts of the power settlement process.
  • Technical experience or training in computer science related fields.
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Our Lisle office is easily accessible from I88 and is walking distance from the train station. We're close to many restaurants and have ample parking.
1001 Warrenville Road , Lisle, IL 60532

Insider's spotlight

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Aquilon tailors its work-life balance with the individual in mind. As a software engineer, I’m crazy for coding; we get to tackle fun and challenging problems. But I’m also a family man. And my family is what it’s all about. Aquilon understands that not all challenges are the same and gives me the tools to help create an optimized work-life style.


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Even as a recent college grad, I work directly with people of all levels across Aquilon. This kind of collaboration and communication is rare! I have relationships with my fellow colleagues in and out of work. It is the best part of my job.


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How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Since coming to Aquilon, I’ve learned so much. There’s always an opportunity to develop new ideas and it’s extremely rewarding to see the direct impact of your work as we solve real problems for our customers. Being surrounded by such an incredible group of talented, creative individuals inspires me to achieve more.


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Our team is built upon the “best idea wins” mentality. No matter if you are just out of school or a seasoned 30 year veteran, a good idea can come from anyone. We encourage ideas to come at any time, from anywhere – and when one hits we strike quickly to collaborate, refine and transform that idea into action.


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The office is always light and cheery, even during “crunch” times. Everyone’s approachable and always willing to collaborate. With a collection of experts from different fields and different experiences, there’s always something new to learn. From collaborative meetings to fun company events, everyone exudes both a professional and familial vibe.


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Perks of working here

Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
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Dental Benefits
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Onsite Gym
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