Lead Programmer - Operations Smart Grids

Avangrid Augusta , ME 04332

Posted 2 months ago

Location Note

This job is based in Augusta, ME but it may be possible to work from any Central Maine Power office in ME if you can travel to Augusta as needed.

Job Summary

Responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and continual development of Operation Technologies Outage Management systems (OMS). This application suite includes a core OMS system (Java/NetBeans), and several web based systems (Tomcat, JavaScript) that interface with it. The core OMS system is integrated with the Siemens Spectrum EMS/SCADA system and provides automated outage management capabilities to the Energy Control Center. The web based systems provide a rich array of reports, situational awareness and light outage management tools for the larger user community. Moving forward, additional web based programs will need to be designed and developed, including one for the planning, approval, scheduling, and execution of planned outages.

Major Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to OMS users, both inside and outside of the Energy Control center, especially during storms.

  • Design, development and implementation of applications and interfaces integrated with a relational database

  • Working with staff, contractors and business area management to integrate new versions of programs.

  • Relational database skills including writing and tuning queries, data manipulation/cleansing

  • Creating, updating, and disseminating application usage policies.

  • Helping to coordinate training activities for application users and the Trainers in the business areas.

Education & Experience Required

  • Associate Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Technology or a related field. Bachelor's Degree preferred. Equivalent work experience may be substituted.

  • At least 5-6 years of related experience in a technical environment.

  • Experience with Information/Operations Technology design and implementation

  • Experience with Java programming preferred.

  • Experience with web application development tools like Tomcat, Apache, JavaScript, Spring

  • Experience with mainstream IT Technologies, such as products from Sun (Oracle and Solaris), IBM, Knowledge of electrical theory preferred.

  • Working knowledge of computer applications and communications equipment.

  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and policies.

  • Experience with Real Time systems such as Electric and Gas SCADA and infrastructure subject to regulation a plus.

  • Experience with network, server and desktop hardware and software technologies

  • Experience with Microsoft, Cisco technologies and products and Open Source products (Linux)

  • Experience with Oracle preferred.

  • Understanding or ability to learn relevant Compliance Regulations and Policies. (NERC-CIP, Etc.)

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong analytical, complex problem solving and successful negotiation skills

  • Experience and proactive mind to work as an application developer and capacity to lead discussions with managers and senior technicians within the organization to meet priorities and resolve issues

  • Good working knowledge of programming languages

  • Design, development of web based applications

  • Design, development of client-server applications

  • Interfacing with API libraries, web services

  • Familiarity with software repository programs

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Competencies

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

  • Technical Skills

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID's employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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