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Ameren Software Engineer in United States

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About The Position

  • Analyzes, designs, codes, tests, configures and modifies software projects and/or products or enhancements using various programming languages, technologies and development methodologies.

  • Designs, develops, tests, debugs and implements application, software and/or operating system components, software tools, and utilities; conducts performance testing.

  • Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented and monitored to guarantee availability and increase efficiency.

  • Completes technical documentation for multiple functions, including but not limited to testing, QA, training, troubleshooting, operating, and/or procedures for installation and maintenance.

Key responsibilities include:

  • ·Works across multiple modules on projects and supports groups of modules/module areas

  • ·Implements and tests moderately complex code changes to fix identified defects in existing software products (e.g., identify and debug an application)

  • ·Moderately enhances new/future software releases and/or creates new software applications

  • ·Strengthens understanding of on premise solutions and cloud-based solutions/environments; configures components of new systems/technologies to cloud-based solutions

  • ·Troubleshoots moderate bugs within code (within own component); performs actions as designated in the remediation plan

  • ·Assists and provides additional support in solving software/systems monitoring issues and escalations which require moderate technical expertise to troubleshoot

  • Reviews requirements and researches and identifies alternative technical solutions

  • Develops understanding of Ameren’s business to ensure successful implementation and support of project efforts

  • Understands the Digital organization’s objectives, and the impact on own projects; contributes to development of new technology integration and enablement plans

  • Works in an agile environment and engages in development practices such as peer programming and test-driven development

  • Works closely with business analysts to gain understanding of basic requirements and translates into one or more API-led connectivity solutions (integrations, interfaces, proxies, objects, shared code library, etc.); reviews options to identify best solution and provides design for selected solution

  • Understands and is familiar with relevant technologies in order to design, develop, document, and support simple to moderately complex integration solutions utilizing design patterns, reference architectures and best practices

  • Collaborates with various stakeholders to test new and modified application solutions, utilizing test-driven development when possible

  • Provides assistance to other developers for designing integrations, interfaces, proxies, business objects and business service as needed

  • May be required to work off-hours for project needs, support/upgrade/outage reasons, and systems implementations


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in engineering, mathematics, computer science or business

  • 2+ years of relevant experience required

  • Will consider candidates without a degree if they show/demonstrate having 4 years of equivalent, relevant experience in tools, systems and initiatives leveraged by Ameren

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Good analytical, communication, leadership and human relations skills required.

  • Preferred skills:

  • Programming Languages: Visual Basic, .NET, Java, PowerShell

  • Web Technologies: HTML/HTML5, CSS2/CSS3, JavaScript, AJAX, JQuery, JSON, Typescript, Karma, Jasmine

  • Database Management: SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, MySQL, SQL Server

  • Tools: Visual Studio, Visual Source Safe, Eclipse, Anypoint Studio

  • Platforms: Windows Server, Unix

  • Scripting Technologies: JavaScript, jQuery

  • SOA : Web Services, WCF

  • Version Control: Git

  • Application Servera: Apache Tomcat, IIS

  • Data Interchange:RESTful API, XML

  • Contact Center and/or Telephony experience preferred; experience with Genesys or Avaya a plus

Additional Information

Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include candidate testing and/or an individual aptitude or skill-based assessment. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.

Our workforce is dedicated to keeping the lights on and the gas flowing – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That same kind of dedication and longstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has helped us build an "All-In" supportive and accepting diverse culture where opinions are shared in an environment where all are respected and the best solutions are put into action.

Our vision is "Leading the Way to a Sustainable Energy Future" and our mission is "To Power the Quality of Life." Our company values include safety and security, integrity, respect, diversity equity and inclusion, accountability, stewardship, teamwork and a commitment to excellence. Our "All-In" culture reflects how we care, serve with passion, deliver for customers, communities and shareholders and win together.

Ameren's co-workers spend thousands of hours each year giving back to their communities. The company supports their donations of time through a Dollars for Doers program and also offers a Matching Grant program for donations made to postsecondary schools.

Ameren has an unwavering commitment to sustainability. That includes how we perform as a steward of the environment, how we manage our relationships with customers, communities and workforce and provide robust governance and oversight of our practices. We are committed to clean energy. The company has established a net-zero carbon emissions goal by 2050 across all its operations in Missouri and Illinois. In addition, Ameren laid out plans for its largest-ever expansion of clean wind and solar generation that maintains the reliability and affordability that customers have come to expect. Interim carbon emissions goals include a 50% reduction by 2030 and an 85% reduction by 2040, from 2005 levels.

St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric transmission and distribution service and natural gas distribution service. Ameren Missouri provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services, as well as natural gas distribution service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois operates a rate-regulated electric transmission business in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. For more information, visit ( , or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp , , or .

Ameren is committed to equal employment opportunities and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by applicable law.