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National Grid Software Engineering Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts

About us

Join National Grid’s digital transformation ! We are digital creators, continuous learners and daring innovators. We leverage digital innovative ways to create products and catalyze the transformation of National Grid's business units into more agile and digitally native organizations in our shared purpose of bringing energy to life. Come and join us on this incredible journey, We need you! (

We want to find an innovative, adaptable, and results-oriented Software Engineering Manager to help develop and evolve our capabilities for the National Grid Gas Transportation Information Systems application in Waltham, MA (Candidates may also reside in either, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, or Maine). These capabilities will allow us to provide an always improving experience to our customers while reducing our costs to serve them. If you yearn to be innovative, contribute new ideas, and play a critical part in our engineering organization for the US Gas business unit, we want to hear from you!

What you'll do

As a Software Engineering Manager, you’ll be part of the re-imaging of our gas retail choice product. The product is core for empowering customers to buy from 3rd party suppliers and supporting the business needs to track, manage, and report on usage for those customers and the 3rd party suppliers. Key responsibilities include the following:

  • Hands-on contributions with code development

  • Responsible for team output, in terms of code and architectural quality.

  • Ensure consistent technical direction.

  • Responsible for defining work process- refining agile process to work best for the team.

  • Work with their triad (product and design leadership) to ensure that team’s product development evolves in a healthy direction without sacrificing tech roadmaps.

  • Initiative and lead contributions to the engineering organization.

  • Gain visibility and recognition across the organization for technical competence and guidance.

  • Lead cross-team engineering initiatives.

  • Initiate and manage partnerships in other parts of the organization.

  • Lead and/or influences the architectural design of complex systems.

  • Write well-designed, testable, and efficient code.

  • Provide contributions to the engineering organization.

  • Contribute to the integration of software components into a fully functional software system.

  • Collaborate with business and technical stakeholders on the development of digital products.

  • Contribute to IT standards, procedures, and process.

What you'll need

  • Lots of enthusiasm!

  • 7+ years of experience in software development, either as a developer or as a manager (or at least 5 as a developer).

  • Hands-on technical experience with React, TypeScript, Node.js

  • Ability to collaborate with cross functional teams.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to manage a team of engineers.

  • Several years of technical contribution and leadership in a structured team environment.

  • Experience Architecting and leading the development of complex enterprise systems.

  • Strong stakeholder management.

  • Ability to give constructive criticism.

  • Ability to make decisions quickly.

  • Strong knowledge of the agile software development process.

  • Ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences.

  • Practical experience in building and using RESTful APIs is desirable.

What you'll get

  • Consistent growth potential through company leadership programs

  • Competitive compensation package including robust benefits with a yearly bonus

  • Numerous wellness programs

  • A multitude of company-endorsed community programs to participate in

More Information

Are you the right fit for this exciting role? You want to learn more about the position and National Grid's ambitious Digital Transformation? Then let's chat!

Our organization follows a hybrid work structure in our service territory (NY & MA and adjacent states) where employees can work remotely or from the office, as needed. Working from the office is encouraged when working on tasks that require a high degree of collaboration. We work with our employees to foster a work schedule that fits your flexible schedule.


At National Grid , we keep the lights on and homes warm. But it’s so much more than that. We keep people connected and society moving. This is no easy feat, and it takes all of us. But National Grid supplies us with the environment to make it happen. As we generate momentum in the energy transition for all, we don’t plan on leaving any of our customers in the dark. But we aren’t looking for external recognition – we already what we do is vital. We’re building a clean, fair and affordable energy future.


Brooklyn, NY $156,000 - $183,000 a year

Waltham, MA $145,000 - $171,000 a year

Syracuse, NY $130,000 - $153,000 a year

Salary is commensurate with experience and location

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. 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.