Sr Technology Solutions Architect

Date: Mar 28, 2024

Location: Bethpage, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 77911

PSEG Company: PSEG Long Island    

Salary Range: $ 88,400 - $ 140,000 

Incentive: PIP 10%   

Work Location Category: Remote Local  

 

PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.

PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.

Job Summary

The Solution Architect is responsible for the design of technology solutions in support of core business functions by evaluating end user needs, business goals, budgets and existing applications to define system requirements and technical standards.

This position delivers:

•    effective communication of IT activities, processes and solutions within the IT department
•    solution architecture for IT projects,  ensuring project delivery exceeds customer needs and expectations 
•    strategic thought leadership which drives IT & Business adoption and usage of technology resulting in increased benefit realization, value creation, and the achievement of ROI.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities are:

•    Responsible for developing solution architecture framework to support product solutions for core business functions, ensuring alignment with other products as well as in alignment with overall IT enterprise architecture standards and practices.   
•    Provide leadership, oversight and guidance on application design and development, serving as an expert on technical capabilities. Provide vision; define system and application architecture, problem anticipation and problem solving ability across the landscape.
•    Design, document and maintain system processes, report on common sources of technical issues or questions and make recommendations to product team. Establish a deep understanding of our customers’ business and technical needs and communicating key insights and findings to product team.Provide deep software/hardware technical architecture expertise to ensure proper solution design.
•    Align and support with strategic direction of broader IT organization. Provide strategic vision/plans/roadmap to stay current with vendor products, promote innovation and product enhancements that improves customer experience and simplifies the current application landscape.
•    Develop an understanding of our existing IT infrastructure while actively searching for improvement areas
•    Responsible for establishing strong partnerships with vendors and setting clear expectations. This includes negotiating agreements, establishing service level agreements, and ensuring contracts are in place to support the product needs.
•    Facilitate and coordinate external benchmarking/best practice efforts and relationships with other business organizations
•    Provide specific contributions as directed by Product Leader
•    Available for after hour calls/incidents and troubleshooting
 

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

•    Bachelor degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
•    A minimum of 4 years relevant experience within the information technology field or an industry with reliance on technical expertise.  
•    Must possess demonstrated leadership skills
•    Ability to manage multiple medium sized projects ensuring solutions align with enterprise architecture
•    Minimum 4 years solution architecture experience with proven experience designing solutions for core business functions
•    Minimum 4 years of experience with designing software & hardware solutions used in large enterprises including Customer CRM(i.e Salesforce), Customer Billing and payment applications, Analytics/Big Data, Cloud, SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions
•    Proven experience with aligning project solutions to overall corporate enterprise architecture 
•    Work and communicate with a wide range of people – peers, vendors, staff members, broader functional and business leadership, and others. Consistently demonstrate professional, positive, and approachable attitude, demeanor and discretion
•    Ability to proactively communicate technical topics in a clear, succinct, and relevant way.
•    Demonstrated ability to perform assigned work proficiently.
•    Excellent teamwork, facilitation, relationship building, and negotiation skills.  

Desired Qualifications:  
•    Advanced degree, e.g. Bachelors in Information Technology
•    Experience in a team lead role through projects and other work planning experiences
•    Good understanding of IT methodologies and IT processes
•    Familiarity with coding languages, operating systems, and databases
•    Strong leadership and influence skills. Ability to work through issues independently with successful outcomes  
•    Proactively identify key features, capabilities and areas of improvements needed within the products 
•    Excellent teamwork, facilitation, relationship building, and negotiation skills.  
•    Understanding of ITIL and ITSM concepts
 

Minimum Years of Experience

4 years of experience

Education

Bachelors

Certifications

None Noted

Disclaimer

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PSEG is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legally protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics include race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

 

As an employee of PSEG you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

 

For all roles, PSEG’s drug and alcohol testing program includes pre-employment testing, testing for cause, and post-incident/accident testing. For employees in federally regulated roles (including positions covered by USDOT, PHMSA, or NRC regulations), this also includes random testing. Although numerous states throughout the country have legalized marijuana/cannabis products recreationally and/or medically, it is prohibited for employees in federally regulated roles. Employees who are hired or transfer into a federally regulated role are subject to drug and alcohol testing, inclusive of marijuana. Please note that the use of CBD products may result in a positive drug test for THC/Marijuana and such use is not a legitimate medical explanation for such a positive result.

 

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