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PPL Corporation Technical Analyst Lead 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 Lead Technical Analyst will work directly with the Tech Developers and Business Team to implement and support technical solutions to meet organizational objectives. The Tech Analyst will assist the Product Team with prioritizing user requirements, overseeing system changes and researching new tools in alignment with industry trends. The position will develop, analyze and amend technical specifications for delivery to the development team. The Analyst will address and (working with the developers) solution any relevant problems or roadblocks and ensure high levels of performance and security. The Lead Tech Analyst position may be required to supervise and grow a team of junior level Technical Analysts. The position will report directly to the Technical Manager.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with developers to build and implement technology solutions that meets business needs.

  • Coordinate and assist the Development Team with application support (quarterly releases, defects, change management).

  • Work across cross-functional domains including Cloud, Infrastructure, and Security to ensure proper engagement of the development team when architecting, building, and supporting application architecture and integration.

  • Document the integration of multiple systems (new and legacy) while reconciling the needs of other cross-functional teams or product portfolios.

  • Communicate with stakeholders as needed to understand their functional requirements.

  • Define, develop, and review technical specifications.

  • Keep abreast of technology trends and developments.

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.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Comp Sci, Engineering or a related field and 7+ years of related work experience.

  • Proven experience as an IT Systems, Product, or Business Analyst (or similar role).

  • Strong relationship management skills, with the ability to work on cross-functional teams.

  • Experience working in a solution delivery environment.

  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to explain technical details.

  • Excellent analytical skills with strong problem-solving aptitude.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in relevant technology/industry areas.

  • Prior Electric Utilities industry experience.

  • Familiarity with programming languages like C#, Java, VB.

  • Knowledge of databases, system security and troubleshooting.

  • Experience in multiple project management methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, etc.).

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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 2022-4908

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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