Systems Analyst

National Grid • Syracuse, NY 13201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

National Grid is one ofthe largest investor-owned electric and gas utility companies in the world.We are committed to being an innovative leaderin energy management and in safeguarding our global environment.

We are currently looking for experienced softwareengineers who will help rebuild our in-house IT technical project deliverycapabilities. These individuals must be self-starters, energetic and havea passion for delivering value through technology. Selected candidateswill perform activities ranging from software solution design, operatingarchitecture integration, and selection of computer applications in order to meetthe needs of our business.

We offer:

* Competitive and robust benefits and compensation package with bonus potential

* Opportunity to be part of a growing team, building the Information Systems group

* Growth potential through company leadership programs

* Numerous wellness programs and Company-endorsed community programs

Responsibilitiesincluded but not limited to:

* Performcomplex analysis, design, development, testing, and debugging of computersystem application software

* Performactivities ranging from software design, operating architecture integration,and selection of computer systems.

* Applyknowledge of one or more technologies, and of one or more platforms andprogramming languages. (ex: UNIX, Mainframe COBOL, CICS, C/C , OracleCIS/Fusion, MQ series, JCAPS)

* Applyintegration and custom development expertise in industry standard programminglanguages to convert functional and technical requirements into businesssolutions.

* Create system design work products including conceptual designsand logical technical designs

* Review and validate high level estimates for IS InvestmentPlans/Projects

* Work effectively with 3rd party suppliers

* Perform project tasks following National Grid approved SystemsDevelopment Framework model

* Concurrently manage multiple project assignments

* Support transformation of the IS organization into a proactive,value-added, business-focused service provider

* Demonstrate Valued Business Partner capabilities and behaviors inall interactions with colleagues, vendors and business stakeholders

* Perform other duties as assigned by management

* Knowledge & Experience Required:

* Collage degree in a relevant discipline or an equivalentcombination of education, training, and experience

* Five (5) to ten (10) years of professional experiencedemonstrating responsibility for developing solutions in support of large scalesoftware development projects

* Experience delivering large scale projects, including developmentof technical requirements, testing and integration plans

* Experience with both Waterfall and Agile SDLC methodologies

Desired Skills:

* Functional knowledge on Meter-to-Cash (i.e. Billing, Service Orders, Finance,Credit and Collections)

* Experience with Customer platform i.e. Customer/1 (CSS), CRIS

* Experience with UNIX, Mainframe, COBOL, CICS, C/C

* Self-directed and motivated. An impeccable reputation for honesty,integrity, and for doing the right thing - a role model for others

* Able to clearly communicate technical concepts to both technicaland non-technical audiences

* Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate withthird party suppliers/vendors

* Possession of excellent critical thinking skills

* Possession of excellent oral and written communications skills

* Possession of excellent interpersonal, team, andrelationship-building skills

This position is one of National Grid's career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

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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