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PPL Corporation Senior Developer in United States

Company Summary Statement

PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a leading U.S. energy company focused on providing electricity and natural gas safely, reliably, and affordably to more than 2.5 million customers in the U.S. PPL’s high-performing, award-winning utilities – Louisville Gas and Electric, Kentucky Utilities and PPL Electric Utilities – provide an outstanding service experience for our customers, consistently ranking among the best in the U.S. Our companies are addressing energy challenges head-on by building smarter, more resilient and more dynamic power grids and advancing sustainable energy solutions. PPL provides energy for millions of customers while providing challenging and rewarding careers for thousands of employees.

Overview

Job Summary

The Developer designs develops, and tests solutions based on the functional and technical specifications to meet quality & performance requirements. They are expected to be proficient in a variety of technologies and languages (MEAN, MERN, C#, Java, C++, etc., Microservices, Cloud Architecture and API’s) to develop applications. The developer approaches software holistically, catering to both user experience and functionality. The developer dabbles in emerging technologies (e.g., machine learning, internet of things and Artificial Intelligence etc.) to develop solutions that improve business performance (e.g., proactive customer service, outage management, grid balancing, fraud detection, IoT security).

The Senior level performs assigned tasks under minimal guidance from Team Leader.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

  1. Advance in depth emerging technology and software delivery knowledge

  2. Collaborate with business users, system analysts, developers, and ecosystem partners to bring innovative ideas from conception to launch at scale.

  3. Assist in analyzing and researching new and existing products, procedures, and/or workflow needs associated with business systems.

  4. Work in an iterative/Agile environment and be a strong team player.

  5. Adopt emerging technologies and launch products / services faster with rapid prototyping & iterative methods.

  6. Proven ability to take prototypes to production, following engineering best practices.

  7. Build, configure, or customize the technical solution (reusable components, preconfigured solutions, cloud solution and services)

  8. Work very closely with the System Architect and multiple Technology teams to champion the adoption of patterns, platforms, and tools to support the usage and conformity of solution architecture.

  9. Manage automation and monitor application integration as code iteratively goes through assembly and product tests.

  10. May be assigned an Electric Utilities emergency and storm role. This is a special assignment that comes into play during storms and other emergencies when the company needs to restore power or respond to other issues affecting customer service. This role may necessitate the need to work after-hours, outside of your normal schedule.

  11. The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related work experience OR 8 years of related work experience

  2. Background in software development and is familiar with one or more software languages such as C#, Java, Python etc.

  3. Excitement, curiosity, and passion for shaping the future through digital technology.

  4. Familiar with the latest technologies, trends, standards, products, and applicability

  5. Ability to effectively adapt to rapid technological and business change while maintaining enthusiasm and displaying sound judgment.

  6. Strong problem solving and analytics skills to be able to develop technology solutions that solve business problems quickly.

  7. Ability to collaborate with internal and external teams to unblock critical issues during product development.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Master's Degree in relevant technology/industry areas

  2. Ability to collaborate with team members across different functional domains and technologies.

  3. Working knowledge in one or more of emerging technologies (e.g., Microservices, DevOps, Multi-Cloud technologies, IoT, Intelligent Automation, RPA, Test automation, artificial intelligence, etc.)

  4. Self-starter mentality and an ability to spin up, configure development and test environments.

  5. Utilities industry experience

  6. Excellent interpersonal relations skills

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Remote Work

The company reserves the right to determine if this position will be assigned to work on-site, remotely, or a combination of both. Assigned work location may change. In the case of remote work, physical presence in the office/on-site may be required to engage in face-to-face interaction and coordination of work among direct reports and co-workers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Our company is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identify, genetic information, disability status, or any other protected characteristic.

Job Locations US-Remote

ID 2022-4992

Category Technology, Digital Products & Cybersecurity

Position Type Regular

# of Openings 1

Full Time/Part Time Full-Time

Experience Level Professional

Company PPL Services Corporation

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