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Location(s): CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis; TX - Amarillo; WI - Eau Claire

 

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow?  A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

 

 

Telecommuting Policy: A plan has been created to officially rollout a hybrid work-from-home option that will take effect this fall 2021. This position will participate in this new policy. The policy requires working in the office 20% every week.

 

At the Digital Operations Factory, you'll work with inspiring, bold, and thoughtful digital natives to deliver transformational change in radically new ways. Using an approach grounded in agile and design thinking, we're designing and developing new technologies alongside teams dedicated to implementing those technologies in parallel with redesigned core business processes. We're modernizing Xcel's technology foundations, setting up a cloud environment that is able to launch new capabilities into production weekly, and delivering enhanced customer and employee experiences.

 

If you're looking for a career where you can make a difference, a team that is going to challenge the status quo, and an environment in which you can continue to grow and develop as a technical leader, look no further than Xcel Energy's Digital Operations Factory.

 

Want more information? Watch this video to learn more about our commitment to change and our roadmap for innovation. Watch Video 

 

Position Summary

The Digital Ops Factory (DOF) Cloud Tech Lead is responsible for the technical implementation and sustainment of the DOF cloud platform. This is a hands-on role crafting the cloud usage patterns with a strong focus on microservices, containers, immutable infrastructure and migrating existing workloads to cloud.  Would ultimately report to the DOF Tech Lead as part of a community of practice whilst working in partnership with the Platform PO to deliver this important enterprise capability.

 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Architectural Operations: Review and approve projects and work efforts to ensure that they are compliant with architectural standards. Track and manage exceptions to standards. Continuously improve operational processes. Assess, report, and make recommendations to eliminate operational risk related to technology or architecture.
  • Technical Expertise: Provide consultation and direction to delivery and operational teams on optimal architecture for respective solutions. Maintain state-of-the-art expertise of enterprise architecture technologies, frameworks, and industry innovations.
  • Leadership: Lead work cross-organizationally through coaching and feedback, and through significant interactions and influence with leaders. Govern work efforts to ensure alignment with reference architecture, IT strategy and policy. Collaborate cross-organizationally to influence alignment on and adoption of enterprise architecture standards.
  • Planning and Strategy: Participate in creation and renewal of an overarching IT strategy. Develop and enforce reference architecture standards that are aligned with IT strategies and principles. Contribute to architecture road maps and provide input to technology roadmaps. Ensure the domain IT Strategy align with Enterprise Architecture framework and standards.

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Science, Business or related field, or 4 years of experience equivalent to the position.
  • Ten years of related functional experience
  • Architecture acumen across multiple domains including network, infrastructure, software, hosting models, mobile platforms, and security
  • Exposure to diverse systems, technologies and processing environments in a large
  • Corporate setting Project solution architecture experience.
  • General knowledge of core aspects of enterprise architecture (Software, Hardware, Network, Integration, Data, hosting models, platform types, etc.)
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Extensive knowledge of future technology trends within area of expertise.
  • Demonstrated leadership on technical aspects of large-scale projects.
  • Excellent communication skills, effective with varying organizational levels and skill sets
  • Excellent Relationship Management and collaboration skills, with a track record of working as one team cross-organizationally to drive innovation and business results

 

Preferred

  • Seasoned developer or demonstratable tech lead experience

 

 

 

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As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, Xcel Energy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers across eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to be the preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. If you’re ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.
    

 

Posting Notes:  CO - Denver || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis; TX - Amarillo; WI - Eau Claire || United States (US) || Customer And Innovation || 56200:IT-Digital Ops Factory || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $94,500 to $134,166 per year

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Requisition Number: 35203

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply please contact us at recruiting@xcelenergy.com

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