First Energy Corp. Microsoft Developer in Akron, Ohio
Location: Akron, OH, US, 44320
Job Function: Information Technology
Employee Type: Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID: 360
FirstEnergy at a Glance
FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation’s largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a diverse generating fleet with a total capacity of nearly 17,000 megawatts.
About the Opportunity
This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Company, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. [SC00]
FirstEnergy is currently hiring for the position of Microsoft Developer. The Microsoft Developer will work at FirstEnergy's West Akron Campus in Akron, OH and report to the Supervisor of IT Solutions.
Development and support of internal applications using Visual Studio, .NET Framework, Visual Basic, and C# syntaxes
Building and deploying web applications that are focused on ease-of-use, task-driven functionality, and a consistent user experience across multiple operating systems
Management of source code repositories, builds, and deploys using Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Driving the adoption of standards and governance to ensure FirstEnergy’s Microsoft development platform remains stable, reliable, and secure for all users
Providing development support for less experienced developers.
Actively participating in a collaborative work environment
Availability to work flexible hours in order to support our Microsoft application portfolio
Frequent interaction with business owners/stakeholders to gather requirements for new development projects, assist in defect resolution during testing, etc.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer/Management Information Systems, a related degree, or commensurate experience.
2+ years development experience leveraging the .NET framework (4.0 or later), C#, and Visual Studio 2012 or later.
Experience/Knowledge using Microsoft’s Team Foundation Server (TFS) to manage source code, manage developer task and bugs, and perform builds/deploys.
Experience developing against SQL Server 2008 or later, Oracle may also be required depending on the project/assignment
Working knowledge of ASP.NET MVC 5.0 or later
Proven ability to troubleshoot and solve problems in a production support environment; possess analytical skills to effectively resolve technical problems, identify and implement process improvements, and think creatively.
Must be skilled in both oral and written communications in order to contribute to meetings and capture requirements as well as write documentation, specifications, procedures and process flows.
Willingness to undertake assignments involving unfamiliar subjects, and possesses an aptitude to learn quickly.
Proven team player, contributes to team goals, encourages and supports team members.
Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, and be available for call-in and after hours support if needed.
Preferred Qualifications Include::
Has worked and been an active participant on a Scrum team or similar Agile methodology
User interface component development using tools like Telerik’s Kendo UI
Knowledge of rich client frameworks such as Knockout and Angular
Experience utilizing OData web services across .NET applications
Experience with Bootstrap mobile-friendly framework for web development
Automated unit testing using MSTest, nUnit, xUnit or similar testing frameworks
Experience with Fakes, Moles, Moq, RhinoMocks or similar mocking frameworks
Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity
At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at www.firstenergycorp.com to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.
Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.
FirstEnergy Human Resources Team
Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland
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