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Avangrid Lead Engineer - Software Application in Rochester, New York

Lead Engineer - Software Application



Rochester, NY, US



Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

Job Summary

With general direction, this role is responsible for all of the Integrated System Planning tools across Avangrid. These tools will support the Integrated System Planning process, related with the capital Investment Plan, development of Cyme Network Models, Load Forecast, Hosting Capacity and additional regulatory requirements. Responsibilities include training the users on the use and purposes of the tools, as well as evaluation and development of additional tools that could improve the accuracy and efficiency of the Integrated System Planning department. This position will coordinate with other departments during the tools development.


  1. Development, implementation and maintenance of the Integrated System Planning Tools across Avangrid related with:•Investment Plan•Load Forecast•Network Modelling•Hosting Capacity•Additional requirements (based on regulatory demands)•Provide technical support to the users of the tools.•Maintains established Department documentation and reporting retention requirements.

  2. Provide technical assistance and consulting to other departments as necessary.

  3. Other ancillary duties related to the core functions of the job as assigned.

  4. Assists during storm restoration.


Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:•BS Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent•5-7 years of relevant experience


Required Technical skills:

• Analysis and design of object-oriented solutions.

• Server-side: Proficiency with C# using Visual Studio.

• Client-side: Proficiency with HTML, JSON, javascript (jQuery framework a plus).

• Experience with Python.

• Experience with Sql Server (including spatial data):

o Data modeling, data management and data manipulation.

o Performance tuning.

Desired Technical skills:

• Cyme.

• Graph theory knowledge.

• Oracle and PostgreSQL databases.

• Version control tools such as Git, SVN.


  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Be a role model

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Be agile

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

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