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Software Developer Analyst II or Senior

Location: Council Bluffs, IA, United States
Job ID: 34737
Date Posted: Mar 2, 2023
Salary: $73700 to $110600 Annually

Job Description

Job Specifications

As a Software Development Analyst in the IT Business Applications Department, you will have the ability to work with several programming languages to successfully design, develop, and test software applications. In this position, you will have full access to the software development lifecycle from requirement gathering through system change control and implementation.    

PAY RANGE:   (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.)

  • Level II: $73,700 - $110,600
  • Senior: $86,550 - $129,900

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:   IT Business Applications Supervisor

LOCATION: Council Bluffs, Iowa


  • Responsible for the Billing System maintaining, enhancing and extending the system through applications development, technical management, and support of enterprise applications. 
  • Design, develop and test software applications in large, complex systems, database structures, and data migration/conversion techniques. 
  • Work closely with end-users and business experts in defining requirements, testing, and in coordinating system enhancements and configuration requests. 
  • Implement technical solutions to improve and streamline business processes and procedures that support company priorities and initiatives. 
  • Follow company established coding standards, naming conventions, and documentation requirements. 
  • Provide follow-up to ensure successful implementation of designs and enhancements. 


Level II:

  • Minimum of (3) three years of development experience in developing/programming required.
  • Associate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.


  • Minimum of (5) years of development experience in development/programming required.
  • Associate degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.


  • Knowledge of programming languages such as C++, Natural, Cobol, Eztrieve, Linux scripting, SQL.
  • Demonstrated degree of creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to work on projects as part of a team. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and work within challenging situations. 

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the agreement will apply.

About our Company: We are a customer, growth and safety focused utility company that is dedicated to our communities. We improve life with energy as an energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture fuels unique perspectives, opening doors to new insights and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 3000 employees and serve 1.3 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Enjoy our Comprehensive Benefits Package!  Annual discretionary bonuses, 401(k) (6% company match and up to 9% company retirement contribution), tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off benefits, including paid holidays and parental leave, company paid life insurance and disability benefits (short and long term), an employee assistance program and well-being benefits, and competitive medical, dental and vision insurance.

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Black Hills Energy does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran.  If you require reasonable accommodation, please visit for more information.   

Wage: 73700 to 110600
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