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Constellation Platform Architect - Remote in Houston, Texas

COMPANY OVERVIEW

As the nation's largest producer of clean, carbon-free energy, Constellation is a company purposely-built to meet the challenges of the climate crisis. Constellation has been the leader in clean energy production for more than a decade and we are growing our company and capabilities. Now, we're accelerating, speeding our low-carbon or no-carbon power to more people in more places, day and night, providing our customers and communities with options to buy, manage and use energy as part of their decarbonization mission. The race is on to confront the climate crisis and Constellation is ready to meet the challenge. Come join us as we lead energy, together.

TOTAL REWARDS

Constellation offers a wide range of benefits and rewards, designed to help our employees thrive professionally and personally. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a bonus program, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase program; comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, including a robust wellness program; paid time off for vacation, holidays and sick days; and much more.

Expected salary range of $159,300 to $177,000, varies based on experience, along with comprehensive benefits package that includes bonus and 401(k).

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

Partner with IT and business teams to provide the necessary leadership to drive technology solutions by weighing advantages of technology standards, market availability of products, and risks and benefits of technology introduction into Constellation's computing environment. Provide comprehensive consultation to business unit and IT management and staff at the highest technical level for assigned architectural domain. Operates independently with little or no supervision.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Provide technical expertise to IT and business teams to identify technology solutions and strategies to achieve business results. Ensure appropriate implementation of technology within both the development and production environments.

  • For architecture: Design and develop enterprise-wide architecture and strategy for assigned architectural domain in alignment with the business strategy. For engineering: Perform engineering and design functions for software applications and infrastructure in support of the corporate-wide strategic information technology plan; oversee the introduction of new technology into the operations environment by utilizing Constellation's standard governance process.

  • Provide technological expertise and advice to IT leadership in the development of strategic information technology plans to support business strategies.

  • Establish, maintain and enhance relationships with business and IT partners. Communicate status to key stakeholders on a regular basis.

  • Maintain awareness of trends and issues in area of technical expertise, evaluate new technologies or technology opportunities, and provide analysis of their potential impact to advantage the business.

  • Provide input to IT managers on performance of IT personnel to assist in performance evaluations, career development, and recognition.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline and typically 8 to 10 years in solid, diverse experience in IT, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Appropriate technical skills.

  • In-depth knowledge of business unit functions and applications.

  • Comprehensive understanding of change management techniques associated with new technology implementation.

  • Experience producing an economic business case.

  • Demonstrate leadership ability.

  • Strong judgment, excellent analytical ability and consulting skills.

  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work effectively with all levels of IT and business management and with vendors.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate degree in area of technical specialty.

  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Windows Group Policy for centralized management and configuration of user and computer settings.

  • Understanding of Microsoft Intune for secure management and control of mobile devices, apps, and PCs.

  • Knowledge and experience in Unified Communications systems, such as Microsoft Teams, for seamless communication and collaboration.

  • Familiarity with Entra ID or similar physical access control systems for door access control and security measures.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft 365 suite of cloud-based productivity and collaboration tools including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.

Constellation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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