DTE Energy IT Software Developer in Detroit, Michigan

Job Description

IT Software Developer-11541

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are the largest electric and gas utility in Michigan with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America. We are a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Detroit, Michigan with businesses in 26 different states.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.

We care for our employees and prioritize their health and safety first. Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

· Gallup Great Workplace Award for 5 consecutive years

· 7th on Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award

· Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For

· J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award

· Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”

· Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT

· Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award

· Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Job Summary:

Assists with all aspects of requirements gathering and analysis, application development, and testing. This individual will provide input and recommendations on development tools and participate in the design, development, testing, and implementation of application software. The Developer will provide support for production application environment level 2 issues, participate on projects, and create ap- plication code. Work is self-directed. Assignments are received in the form of results expected; within operating policies and procedures. Incumbent has the discretion to select from alternative approach-es; decisions may involve changes to normal work processes. No supervisory responsibilities.


  1. Develops application code, queries, scripts, web pages, and develops and executes unit tests.

  2. Designs reusable application components.

  3. Participates in the design, development, deployment and level 2 & 3 support of applications.

  4. Provides planning and time estimates for own assignments.

  5. Keeps abreast of technology trends and DTE Energy strategies, standards, and guidelines in order to select technologies that are appropriate and cost beneficial and applies each to ITS operating procedures.

  6. Mentors Associate Developer; perform code reviews, explain technical concepts, and pair pro-gramming.

  7. Participates in system, unit, Prod_Integration, and regression testing.

  8. Assists and develops formal presentations; conducts informal presentations.

  9. Works on multiple teams in a collaborative environment.

10.Creates/ prepares design documentations (UML Diagrams, environmental configuration).


Minimum Education and/or Experience Requirements:

Bachelor's degree preferred, & 2 years of experience

OR an Associate's degree or De-veloper certification (equivalent to 2 years) & 4 years of experience

OR a high school diploma or GED and 6 years of experience in application development and design components.


-Experience in the utility industry with EMS (Electric Management System), OMS (Outage Management System), Power BI and/or ADMS (Advanced Distribution Management System)

  • Experience using most current program development technologies (i.e. Oracle, Java) preferred.

  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem solving skills and ability to recommend and participate in solution implementation in area of responsibility.

  • Demonstrated strong organizational skills and good oral/written presentation skills.

  • Internal or contractor targeted, i.e. Demonstrated knowledge of SDP and other DTE IT metho-dologies.

  • Broad understanding of IT industry, i.e. emerging technologies, industry standards, support ser-vices, architectures, systems design, systems Prod_Integration, and an in-depth knowledge of accepted IT processes.

  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed.

  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple teams concurrently.

This description is intended to describe the general nature & level of work being performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the right of any supervisory or management representative to assign, direct & control the work of employees under his supervision.

Job: Information Technology & Services

Title: IT Software Developer

Primary Location: Michigan-Detroit

Requisition ID: 11541