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Sr. Software Engineer (Remote)

Company: Constellation
Location: Springfield
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionAt Constellation, a freshly independent and soon-to-be Fortune 200 company, we're providing the energy and services to transform our future. Combining next generation technologies and product offerings with the country's lowest carbon generating fleet, our company is purpose-built to meet the challenges of the climate crisis.

Constellation has been the leader in clean energy production for more than a decade. Now we're speeding delivery of low-carbon or no-carbon power to help families, communities, governments, and businesses meet their sustainability and decarbonization goals. Constellation provides 10 percent of total clean power and 22 percent of clean baseload power in the United States and is the leading competitive retail supplier of energy products, services and clean energy solutions. The race is on to confront climate change, and no company is more ready to meet that challenge.

We are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and believe in attracting, retaining and advancing employees who will best serve and represent our customers, partners and communities. We provide a workplace that ensures mutual respect, where each individual has the opportunity to grow and contribute at their greatest potential. Constellation will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and power a successful career.

Constellation offers a wide range of benefits, designed to help our employees thrive professionally and personally. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a bonus program, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase program; comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, including a robust wellness program; paid time off for vacation, holidays and sick days; and much more.

Join us as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future. Energize your career with Constellation.

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITIONLead activities relating to designing, building, testing, implementing and maintaining solutions, products and processes. Provide IT teams and business personnel with technology solutions by evaluating technology standards, market availability of products, risks and benefits of technology to deliver solutions that meet business/IT needs. Coordinate the tasks of less experienced engineers and collaborate across teams as needed. Independence level: Works independently with minimal guidance. Works closely with scrum masters, project managers, QA, Creative, and UX team members to ensure compliance with project needs. Your role will be centered on the development and improvement of new and existing features. Additionally, you will be reviewing the code of your peers, advocating for standard development methodologies, and participating in an inclusive, energetic and highly cross-functional team. The role encompasses architect, design, implementation, and testing to ensure building products right and to release them with high quality.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Engage with business partners to gather information, analyze requirements and deliver practical, efficient and cost-effective solutions that satisfy business needs. Writes product specifications and design documentation for assigned system components. (25%)
  • Design, develop and/or review complex code to ensure solutions meet the requirements of functional and technical specifications. Develop and/or review project technical architecture design and development. Solutions may include but are not limited to the development of various types of applications, web, mobile app, full stack or integrations hosted on premises data centers or in the cloud. Develop automated Unit tests and/or automated UI tests. (20%)
  • Lead engineering team and provide oversight for less experienced engineers; Stay on top of latest technologies and trends. Using error reports, establish priorities and assign out bugs to relevant team members for resolution. Support development of version control principles (e.g. Git and working within an agile environment), CI/CD pipeline and various automations. (25%)
  • Ensure all risks and issues that affect the project are captured following set process and are actioned appropriately. (10%)
  • Enhance knowledge of and compliance with preferred technologies, methodologies, standards and policies. Maintain technical knowledge and business acumen within own discipline or function. Strong debugging and problem-solving skills; lead peer code reviews. (10%)
  • Provide IT teams and business personnel with technology solutions by weighing advantages of technology trends, market availability of products, risks and benefits of technology to meet business/IT needs. Participate in IT architecture review and standards setting. Assist in the development of white papers, conducting presentations as needed to explain why a technology is being recommended by IT. (10%)
    JOB SCOPE
    • Maintain deep knowledge of technology and its application across our business areas or for our customers
    • Promote knowledge via seminars, presentations and publications within IT and Constellation
    • Participate in technological innovation to drive new business opportunities and solve complex business problems
    • Shape and advance core team processes to increase operational efficiency and quality.
    • Coach and lead other engineers assigned to their product or project team.
    • Considered highly skilled and proficient in discipline. Conducts complex, important work under minimal supervision and with wide latitude for independent judgment.QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      • Bachelor's degree (ex: Computer Science or related discipline) and 5 - 8 years of relevant experience (programming technologies) or minimum 9-12 years of relevant combination of education and work experience
      • Demonstrated ability to lead small to medium teams in delivering software solutions
      • Demonstrates strong software development capabilities coupled with the ability to work under tight deadlines.
      • Demonstrated strong teamwork skills with self-motivation to achieve success in a rapidly evolving environment.
      • Excellent communications skills - Able to effectively communicate highly technical information in non-technical terminology (written and verbal).
      • Strong knowledge of Operating Systems - Windows, Solaris or Linux; or strong knowledge of cloud platforms Azure, Amazon or Google
      • Strong knowledge of software development languages specific to your domain. Examples include Python, Perl, C#, Java, JavaScript, NodeJS, .NET, HTML, AngularJS, iOS Swift and/or Objective-C, Android Mobile, Xamarin
      • Strong knowledge of SQL or NoSQL databases - Oracle, SQL Server, Cosmos DB, MySQL, Redis, Splunk
      • Strong understanding of advanced programming concepts, data structure and algorithms
        PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
        • Prior experience in leading software development efforts, designing conceptual data models & system architecture, and user interfaces, is a major plus
        • Master's degree in CS (or equivalent field) plus 3 years of relevant experiences
        • Experience with Agile software development and test-driven development
        • Experience in automated testing including unit testing, UI testing and functional testing
        • Demonstrated understanding of what makes good software design, a deeper understanding of programming languages, and an ability to solve engineering problems of increasing difficulty. Shows initiative beyond pure implementation.
        • Experience building highly scalable applications
        • Experience working with SCRUM, Kanban or other Agile development environments
        • Self-motivated and able to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines
        • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation and collaboration skills
          Constellation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

          VEVRAA Federal Contractor
          Associated topics: .net, application developer, architecture, backend, design, expert, java, php, software architect, software engineer lead

Keywords: Constellation, Springfield , Sr. Software Engineer (Remote), Other , Springfield, Illinois

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