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Sr IT Engineer - Automation and Tools Job

Job Grade: S
Hierarchy:  No - We can only hire at the posted level 
Union Position: Non-Bargaining

 

 

Position Summary
 

This role is a pipeline automation and developer tools support position and will be responsible for planning, development, design, implementation of code, and integrations.

 

The Sr. IT Engineer is responsible for leading technical aspects of IT solution delivery, strategic planning, and operational excellence. They are responsible for managing the overall health of the technology ecosystem and will manage and oversee the design of solutions to meet business needs and support the overall IT Strategy. They provide technical guidance in partnership with Architecture and with cross-organizational input and in accordance with business unit objectives. They are a consultant to business managers, architecture, security, and operations teams to drive cross-awareness of business needs and opportunities. They bring innovative solutions to the business line by leveraging their technical expertise. They identify and implement continuous improvement over the cost, security, operation, and functionality of the solutions in their domain.

Essential Responsibilities

 

  • Solution Delivery: Lead and support solution lifecycle technical activities. Ensure solutions are designed for great user experience and operational performance. Lead design, ensuring Enterprise Architecture, Security, Operations and Compliance aspects are continuously integrated into solutions. Provide input to cost and schedule estimation. Responsible for the overall integrity of system design and operation. Oversee vendor activities.
  • Relationship Management: Conduct peer reviews and approve system changes and technical solution design. Coach and mentor less experienced team members. Partner cross-organizationally to drive minimal costs on optimal solutions. Provide in-depth technical information to stakeholders as needed.
  • Strategy & Planning: Innovate through the usage of industry emerging capabilities and evolving customer needs. Provide input to the strategic roadmap and technical dependencies.
  • Subject Matter Expertise: Continuously stay current on, and apply, technical industry knowledge pertaining to the respective domain.
  • Operations: Review solution performance, and continually assess the health of systems. Track and drive awareness to operational and technical debt risks. Provide escalated support to the incident and problem management. Utilize analytics to improve availability, reliability, efficiency, and capacity. Oversee vendor activities.


Minimum Requirements

 

  • Ten years of related functional experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Technology, Science, Business or related field, or 4 years of experience equivalent to the position.
  • Excellent communication skills, effective with varying organizational levels and skill sets, and able to translate between technical and non-technical concepts.
  • Excellent Relationship Management and collaboration skills, with a track record of working as one team cross-organizationally to drive innovation and business results.
  • Expertise in managing the lifecycle of technical solutions.
  • Deep Subject Matter Expertise within the respective system domain products, platforms, processes, and architecture.
  • Broad and deep knowledge of technology architecture, infrastructure, network, security, and software principles and models.
  • Experience working in partnership with internal and external vendors.
  • Excellent 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. Experience coaching other developers in system deployment or operational troubleshooting.
  • Experience with delivery methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum) and operational models (ITIL).
  • Experience and understanding of core IT Service Management functions, such as Change Management and Incident Management.

 

Preferred

 

  • A solid background in pipeline automation and tools development, programming, troubleshooting, and system operations.
  • Experience with DevOps and Agile.

 

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Xcel Energy is committed to the safety of its employees and customers, and promotes a Safety Always culture. Because of this, we strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19; however, vaccination is not mandatory. After being hired, you will asked to report your vaccination status and dates of vaccination. This information will be maintained confidentially and disclosed only on a need-to-know basis. If you are not fully vaccinated or choose not to disclose your vaccination status you will be required to follow any health-and-safety rules applicable to unvaccinated employees.

 

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:  MN - Minneapolis || CO - Denver; MN - Minneapolis || United States (US) || Technology Services || 56774:IT-Platform Atmn Eng || Full-Time || Non-Bargaining ||
 

The anticipated starting base pay for this position is: $100,000 to $142,000 per year

 
This position may also be eligible for the following benefits and/or pay components: Pay - Annual Incentive Program, Medical/Pharmacy Plan, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Dependent Care Reimbursement Account, Health Care Reimbursement Account, Health Savings Account (HSA) (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Limited-Purpose FSA (if enrolled in eligible health plan and HSA), Transportation Reimbursement Account, Short-term disability (STD), Long-term disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Fitness Center Reimbursement (if enrolled in eligible health plan), Tuition reimbursement, Transit programs, Employee recognition program, Pension, 401(k) plan, Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Personal holidays, Volunteer Paid Time Off (VPTO) (full-time employees only), Parental Leave

 

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Requisition Number: 42527

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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

 

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