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Eversource Energy IT Senior Software Engineer - Field Mobility in Berlin, Connecticut

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Eversource is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to support the transition of our mobile technologies used by our electric and gas operations workforce including construction, maintenance, inspection, emergency response and metering work to a new platform. These technologies include tools to schedule work, to get and update work results as well as providing supporting policies and procedures.

In the role, the senior software engineer will design and implement new systems and features, as well as modify and maintain existing systems for adaptation to business and/or technology changes. They will engage directly with IT management, development teams, technical delivery teams, and vendors to ensure the successful design, development, and delivery of technology-based solutions.

They will drive the software change and release management processes, assisting with the overall maturity of the software development lifecycle. And will work independently with little supervision to ensure that software deliverables comply with quality standards and are completed on time.

Essential Functions:

  • May manage moderately sized projects or processes.
  • Typically viewed as subject-matter expert within discipline.
  • Has advanced to expert knowledge of work area.
  • Problems faced are difficult and often complex.
  • Minimal oversight from manager.
  • Coaches, reviews, and delegates work to lower-level professionals; Mentors lower level engineers.
  • Influences others regarding policies, practices and procedures.
  • Works to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on work area.
  • Contributes to the development of goals of the discipline and planning efforts (budgets, operational plans, etc.).
  • May manage moderately sized projects or processes with moderate impact on the achievement of discipline results.
  • Work is performed with minimal oversight.
  • Typically, responsible for coaching, reviewing and delegating work to lower-level professionals.
  • Provides measurable input to new products, processes, or standards in operational plans to implement business strategies.
  • Problems and issues faced are numerous and undefined, and require detailed information gathering, analysis and investigation to understand the problem.
  • Owns functional area; major portion of application development architecture, such as entire Front-End or Back-End
  • Problems are difficult and often complex.
  • Problems typically impact multiple departments or specialties.
  • Problems are typically solved through drawing from prior experience and analysis of issues.
  • Responsible for making moderate to significant improvements of processes, systems or products to enhance performance of work area.
  • Communicates with parties within and outside of own discipline.
  • May have responsibility for communicating with parties external to the organization (e.g., customers, vendors, etc.).
  • Works to influence parties within and outside of the job function at an operational level regarding policies, procedures, and practices.

  • Contributes to software development processes

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Independently scopes and implements larger user stories for their project/team.
  • Handles open-ended problems & ambiguity well.
  • Makes well-reasoned software design decisions, identifying potential issues, tradeoffs, risks, and the appropriate level of abstraction. (e.g. research spikes with results captured in ADR's, etc..)
  • Maintains awareness of industry trends and tools.
  • Stays current.
  • Can navigate and make legacy code maintainable.
  • Possesses a deep expertise in one or more areas
  • Elevates testing practices.
  • Contributes to the foundational good of their domain and engineering overall, defining patterns and canonical examples, plus paying down tech debt.
  • Shares their experience and expertise to help others grow.
  • Leads and coaches within their team where possible, trusted with team decisions.
  • Ensures docs exist for all critical systems.
  • Engages outside expertise (training, consultants, professional network)
  • Adds scripts to simplify developer onboarding
  • Automates
  • Shows inclusiveness by respecting different opinions acknowledging expertise and recognizing unconscious biases

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Advanced Degree in a related field

Experience :

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience
  • Requires advanced to expert knowledge of work area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after you have been made a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws.

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.

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