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Associate Software Engineer

Date: Nov 12, 2022

Location: Edison, NJ, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 72784

PSEG Company: PSEG Services Corp.    

Salary Range: $ 67,500 - $ 128,300 

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.

 

Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire.  "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Job Summary

The Associate Technology Engineer is a direct report to the Senior Technology Engineer in the IT Utility Technologies department. Understanding of business goals, business processes, technology expertise in one or more domains, technology solution design and implementation. Involved in the full technology life cycle and responsible for designing, coding, configuring, testing, implementing and supporting software applications. Works closely with business analysts and product owners to understand the business requirements that drive the analysis and design of technical solutions. May be assigned to either implementation or support functions. Implementation involves creating new technology-based solutions whereas support involves upgrades, maintenance or issue resolution of existing applications.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities are:
•    Analyzes end-user needs and perform design, configuration, development and testing of technology solutions to satisfy business demand.  
•    Partners with business analysts to translate business requirements to technology solutions. 
•    Evaluates existing technology solutions and platforms, provides recommendations for improving technology performance by conducting gap analysis, identifying feasible alternative solutions, and assisting in scoping of system modifications.
•    Collaborates with stakeholders such as solution architects, application developers, cybersecurity and infrastructure engineers to integrate applications and hardware.
•    Ensures that technology design and implementation meets security and QA standards. Recommends fixes to application defects by doing a thorough analysis of root cause and impact of such defects.
•    Provides technical support for resolution of escalated support tickets. Applies operation break fixes and performs other proactive maintenance activities until permanent solutions can be implemented. Supports and participates in the solution deployment process for new functionality/ subsystems/modules, upgrades, updates and fixes to the production environment.
•    Makes solutions production-ready by following the standard change management processes, completing required forms, following procedures, completing version control documents, etc.

Specific responsibilities include:
•    Analyzes end-user needs, and designs, configures, develops and tests technology solutions to satisfy business demand. Performs build versus buy analysis for business demand.  
•    Partners with business analysts to translate business requirements to technology solutions. 
•    Evaluates existing technology solutions and platforms, provides recommendations for improving technology performance by conducting gap analysis, identifies feasible alternative solutions, and assists in scoping the needed modifications.
•    Collaborates with stakeholders such as enterprise architects, software developers, operations, cybersecurity and infrastructure to integrate applications and hardware.
•    Ensures that design and technical specifications meet best practices, security and QA standards. Recommends fixes for application defects by performing root cause and impact analysis.
•    Provides technical support for resolution of escalated support tickets. Applies operation break fixes and performs proactive maintenance activities until permanent solutions can be implemented.
•    Makes solutions production-ready by following the prescribed change management processes, completing required approval forms, following procedures, updating run-books, etc.
•    Supports and participates in code deployment process for new application features, enhancements, system upgrades, and bug fixes.
 

Job Specific Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field 
•    Minimum 2 years of experience in analysis of end-user needs, professional technology solution engineering  and development
•    Demonstrated technology solution ownership and adoption, projects or other work experiences. 
•    Demonstrated track record of implementing technology solutions using structured methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall.  

Required Competencies:
•    Experience in configuration, development and maintenance of technology solutions, preferably related to work management applications.
•    Experience in development of reporting solutions using ETL tools, SQL, Data Warehouse, etc.
•    Experience with production support of mission critical technology solutions
•    Experience documenting technical solutions and system process flows using applicable methods such as Use Case Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, Program Logical Flows, etc.
•    Demonstrated understanding of technology projects from the perspective of business user, cyber security and technology day-to-day operations.
•    Strong analytical ability, excellent problem solving skills, and ability to learn new technical concepts.
•    Strong oral and written communication skills, and good facilitation skills to foster working relationships with client departments, cross-functional IT teams and software service providers
•    Understanding of technology architecture, technology platforms and ability to explain technical concepts to the business users in the context of business requirements. 

Desired Qualifications:  
•    Graduate degree or MBA
•    Certification in AWS, Power BI, or other modern technologies
 

Minimum Years of Experience

2 years of experience

Education

Bachelor in Computer Science

Certifications

None Noted

Disclaimer

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Candidates must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidates must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.

 

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG LI, 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.

 

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to 10 CFR Part 810 controlled information.  If the position does require access to this information, the Talent Acquisition representative will provide further details upon making an offer.

 

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.

 

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

 

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PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES:

PSEG is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities.  If you have a disability and need assistance applying for a position, please call 973-430-3845 or email accommodations@pseg.com.  If you need to request a reasonable accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job, email accommodations@pseg.com. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

 

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