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NRG Energy, Inc. Commercial Programmer Analyst IV in Calgary, Alberta

Welcome to the intersection of energy and home services. At NRG, we’re all about propelling the next generation of leaders forward. We are driven by our passion to create a smarter, cleaner and more connected future. We deliver innovative solutions that make our customers’ lives easier—helping them power, protect, and intelligently manage their homes and businesses. To do this, we need creative and talented people to join our company.

We offer a dynamic work environment and a unified and inclusive culture. NRG fosters a strong sense of belonging that leads to better collaboration and business performance. Our company programs are designed to help employees develop the skills they need for success now and in the future. In everything we do, we aim to champion our employees and bring value to our customers, investors and society.

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We are seeking a developer to develop and maintain tools to support our Natural Gas trading, pricing and scheduling platform. Working with business team members and the IT team, the candidate will support our NatGas application platform. The candidate will utilize technical specifications to deliver technical enhancements to existing systems or deliver new custom solutions as a part of project delivery.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Work with business users and other IT team members to provide support for Natgas applications for trading, scheduling and pricing.

  • Devise support metrics to define uptime, incidents and resolution times.

  • Design and implement innovative technology solutions to reduce number of incidents. Use automation to reduce human intervention.

  • Work with the Project team to translate business requirements into technical specifications and perform development tasks to deliver solution. Work closely with the team, business, architecture and Infrastructure groups to integrate the solution, while adhering to company project management and delivery standards.

  • Technical work on small to medium sized projects.

  • Work independently or in a team, to design, code, test, document and debug programs of moderate to high complexity.

  • Train the business on the use of the new functionality and/or systems.

  • Maintain documentation as system changes take place.

  • Provide optimal business system solutions from both a business and an IS perspective.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • Hybrid role with some in office work requirement.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited educational institution (preferably in Computer Sciences, MIS or Mathematics) is required.

  • 8+ years of experience working on Microsoft .net Based Technologies.

  • 8+ years of experience in designing, coding, testing and debugging using Microsoft Tools.

  • 10+ years of experience working with SQL Server, Oracle or any similar relational database.

  • 10+ years of experience working with C# and/or Java.

  • 1-5 years of working with webAPI, Entity Framework, MVC and other related technologies.

  • Experienced in database design, performance evaluation and tuning, development of stored procedures, and referential integrity.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong verbal, written communication, and presentation skills.

  • At least a basic understanding of the Natural Gas industry in North America.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Good knowledge of performance tuning applications.

  • Experience in Agile Programming Methodology is an asset.

  • Knowledge of Gas Trading and scheduling concepts is a plus.

Why NRG is a great place to work:

  • Great company culture!! Voted as a BEST employer by Forbes

  • A competitive total compensation package, including annual incentive and/or commission

  • Stock Purchase Plan

  • Benefits on the first day of employment - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, and Short Term Disability, Wellness program, etc.

  • Company-paid life insurance and disability insurance

  • 401 (k) plan to help save for retirement

  • Generous FTO plan, plus 8 company holidays, and 3 floating holidays

  • Numerous discounts, including electricity discounts on NRG brands

NRG Energy is committed to providing broad access to employment opportunities for diverse job seekers and ensuring our workforce represents the diverse communities we serve. We abide by human rights legislation and accommodate applicants and employees in accordance with applicable law.

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DEML employs individuals in the Provinces of Alberta, Ontario, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. We regret that we will be unable to hire you for this role if your regular remote work location is not within one of these listed provinces. Please reach out to if you have any questions.