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National Grid Senior Software Engineer in Syracuse, New York

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Req ID: 17293

Location: 300 Erie Blvd. West, Syracuse, NY 13202

Playing a key role in the applications/solutions design and development projects for National Grid using SDLC process in a project implementation setting and utilizing such technologies as IBM Mainframe Technology (COBOL, DB2, JCL, CICS), Unix, C, and C++; including providing support and technical direction for the design, development and integration from definition phase through implementation; Designing business system solutions to meet specific business needs that are fit for purpose, compliant and adhere to all National Grid operational and design standards; Supporting the creation and execution of business critical and complex technical solutions/applications that meet the user needs and improve business performance by providing technical analysis, problem solving and troubleshooting; Applying in-depth knowledge of industry trends and developments to improve applications and service delivery for internal and external stakeholders; Analyzing and identifying application/solutions deficiencies and implementing effective solutions and ensuring that the delivered solutions/applications meet the stated requirements and specifications; Creating and enabling technical plans and revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements; Working closely with the Project Managers on defining the detailed scope of the solutions/applications and identifying risks and planning mitigation action with the Project Managers; and Performing testing and validation of the delivered applications/solutions, including and troubleshooting and resolving issues and providing status update.


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering or a related field, or foreign equivalent degree; plus five (5) years of software development experience utilizing IBM Mainframe Technology (COBOL, DB2, JCL, CICS), Unix, C, and C++; must include experience using Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) process in a project implementation setting; and functional and technical experience of the customer billing system using Customer/1 or Customer Service System (CSS) and meter to cash.

Other Req.: Occasional travel for company events and meetings within National Grid offices in NY, MA and RI.

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National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid and troubleshooting and resolving issues and providing status update.