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PSEGLI Associate Solution Architect/ Principal Solutions Architect

Date: Jan 2, 2019

Location: Bethpage, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  53504 

Job Function/Category:  Information Technology 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 

 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

 

 

(Associate Solution Architect, Solution Architect, Sr. Solution Architect, Principal Solutions Architect)

This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across grades as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. 

Internal candidates selected for this position will move laterally at their current grade level and will not be eligible for a promotion at the time of accepting this position.  This applies to candidates moving within the same career path (e.g., analyst, supervisor, engineer), or to a different career path (e.g., analyst to engineer, supervisor to analyst).  The selected candidate will have an opportunity to be promoted within the career path during an annual review.

 This position is a direct report to the PSEGLI Manager of IT Product Planning & Implementation.   The Solution Architect is responsible for the design of technology solutions in support of core business functions by evaluating end user needs, client goals, budgets and existing applications to define system requirements and technical standards.  These IT positions will support different line of business within PSEG such us Transmission & Distribution, Customer Operations, and Enterprise systems.

The selected candidate(s) will serve as an expert for the Systems & Platform Architecture domain in any one of the areas listed above and maintain a broad understanding of the other Architecture domains (e.g. Business, Application, Data, and Security domains).

• Understanding of architectural design and application delivery in technologies that include, but are not limited to: cloud, mobile, web, APIs/microservices, automation, Field work management, Telecommunications, GIS, SCADA, PI, T&D Control Room operations, continuous integration/continuous deployment.

• Lead architectural and engineering reviews of proposed IT investments/solutions to determine the strategic alignment and technical soundness.

• Assist with planning and architectural design, development, resolution of technical issues, and application rationalization.

• Design and maintain standard templates, reference architectures, and design patterns that assist solution architects to develop solutions to business unit requirements that use/re-use common technology platforms.

• Assess the viability and feasibility of 3rd party solutions to meet business goals.

• Collaborate with other Solution Architects and Developers to provide technical design guidance that will align with the strategy and applicable technical standards.

• Provide strategic leadership in identifying new concepts, ideas, techniques, and technology assistance (best practices, guidelines and design patterns for supported technologies). 

Associate Solution Architect

Required Education & Experience:   Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Engineering or Business Administration with a concentration in one of the mentioned disciplines, with minimal years of professional experience within the information technology field. Recent College Grads are encouraged to apply.

Solution Architect

Required Education & Experience:   Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Engineering or Business Administration with a concentration in one of the mentioned disciplines, with a minimum 2 years of professional experience within the information technology field or an industry with reliance on technical expertise.

 

Senior Solution Architect

Required Education & Experience: Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Engineering or Business Administration with a concentration in one of the mentioned disciplines minimum 4 years of professional experience within the information technology field or an industry with reliance on technical expertise.

Principal Solution Architect

Required Education & Experience:  Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Engineering or Business Administration with a concentration in one of the mentioned disciplines with a minimum 8 years of professional experience within the information technology field or an industry with reliance on technical expertise.

Required Skills and Competencies:

Knowledge and experience with designing of technology solutions in support of core business functions by evaluating end user needs, client goals, budgets and existing applications to define system requirements and technical standards for business systems and how they align with user needs.

Technical knowledge of software & hardware solutions used in large enterprises including Cloud, SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions; Solution architecture experience with proven experience designing solutions for core business functions; Experience with designing software & hardware solutions used in large enterprises including 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; more senior level - Ability to manage multiple medium -large sized projects ensuring solutions align with enterprise architecture.

This position requires driving to company locations and off-site assignments and events, applicants must possess a valid driver’s license with a safe and satisfactory driver history.

Preferred Education Skills & Competencies: 

Preferred Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Discipline Certifications (i.e Technical certifications, AWS); Ability to proactively communicate technical topics in a clear, succinct, and relevant way. 

Experience working within a team; Excellent teamwork, facilitation, relationship building, and negotiation skills; Ability to think strategically about business, product and technical challenges;  IT professional with utility and/or customer systems experience such as Customer service and operations (Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Interactive Voice Recording (IVR), Billing, Automatic Meter Infrastructure (AMI) Meters, Customer facing apps, etc.)

Transmission distribution operations (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA), Distribution Management systems (DMS), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Outage Management System (OMS), Energy management Systems (EMS), Work Management (WMGMT), Pie Historian PI, CYME is load forecasting tool)

Enterprise systems and technology (Cloud, Admission Web Service (AWS), IPAAS, Asset Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Big Data, Analytics, Mobility)

 

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As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, 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.

This site (http://www.pseg.com) is strictly for candidates who are not currently PSEG employees. PSEG employees must apply for jobs internally through empower which can be accessed through the mypseg homepage by clicking on the employee center tab, then under the empower header, choose careers.

 

Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

 

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, 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.

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