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National Grid Lead Software Engineer, Technical Delivery in Waltham, Massachusetts

About us

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

The primary role of the Technical Lead will be to lead a team of technical professionals consisting of internal and external partner resources in the development and delivery of project solutions. The Technical leads will oversee a team focused on software development, technical issue resolution, and delivery of the final solution.

The Technical Lead will work hand in hand with Project Managers to plan, roadmap and deliver on environment build-outs. The Technical Lead will be the interface between the development team and the project management. He/she will support the creation and execution of business critical or complex technical solutions that meet user needs and improve business performance by providing technical analysis, problem solving, and troubleshooting as part of a project development team.

He/she will support the creation and execution of business critical or complex technical solutions that meet user needs and improve business performance by providing technical analysis, problem solving, and troubleshooting as part of a project development team.

Key Accountabilities including, but not limited to:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or similar field; or equivalent work experience; 8-10 years of Technology Lead/Project Management experience

  • Experience building out/standing up environments from an infrastructure perspective for delivery; Experience working as a strategic liaison/technology consultant between portfolios and business units

  • Ability to manage vendor relationships and hold vendors accountable for specified results

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to influence and build relationships and demonstrate team leadership in all interactions

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Communicates effectively with stakeholders to identify needs and propose alternative solutions

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with integration frameworks

  • In-depth knowledge of infrastructure, application development and networking

  • Familiarity with Agile, DevOps, CI/CD pipeline frameworks

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or similar field; or equivalent work experience; 8-10 years of Technology Lead/Project Management experience

  • Experience building out/standing up environments from an infrastructure perspective for delivery; Experience working as a strategic liaison/technology consultant between portfolios and business units

  • Ability to manage vendor relationships and hold vendors accountable for specified results

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to influence and build relationships and demonstrate team leadership in all interactions

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Communicates effectively with stakeholders to identify needs and propose alternative solutions

  • Thorough knowledge and experience with integration frameworks

  • In-depth knowledge of infrastructure, application development and networking

  • Familiarity with Agile, DevOps, CI/CD pipeline frameworks

Experience building out/standing up environments from an infrastructure perspective for delivery; Experience working as a strategic liaison/technology consultant between portfolios and business unitsAbility to manage vendor relationships and hold vendors accountable for specified resultsAbility to manage multiple projects simultaneouslyAbility to influence and build relationships and demonstrate team leadership in all interactionsExceptional written and verbal communication skillsCommunicates effectively with stakeholders to identify needs and propose alternative solutionsThorough knowledge and experience with integration frameworksIn-depth knowledge of infrastructure, application development and networkingFamiliarity with Agile, DevOps, CI/CD pipeline frameworks

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

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 team.

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