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Lead Software Engineer

Location: Methuen
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

COVID Statement
In accordance with guidelines regarding companies classified as Federal contractors and consistent with our core commitment of safety, National Grid 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 religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.About us -At National Grid, we 're committed to delivering safe and reliable energy to the communities we serve, and we leverage a variety of digital products and cutting-edge technologies to enable our work. To help drive our ongoing digital transformation and successfully deliver these products, we recently built and launched the MVP for GridStack. GridStack is a cohesive technology ecosystem that consists of a suite of platform products and services designed to make building digital products as smooth as possible. It includes products for Infrastructure-as-Code, Continuous Testing and Deployment, API Management, and Modular Data Services (and more!). Moreover, GridStack provides the foundational capabilities to support autonomous delivery of business product teams.Job Purpose -If you 're motivated by gratifying and challenging work, then there 's a good chance that this opportunity (and a career with National Grid) is in your wheelhouse. As a valued member of the GridStack team, you 'll be given the opportunity to help shape the future of digital product delivery at National Grid by building a state-of-the-art platform of applications, data, and technologies. Keep in mind that you 'll be stepping into a legacy technology environment in need of modernization. Therefore, your work on this team will play a critical role in updating our infrastructure so we can deliver renewable energy efficiently and create innovative solutions for the power demands of the future.Key Accountabilities -What you 'll be doing

  • Leading an engineering team to build out and grow NG 's suite of digital products
  • Managing the end-to-end technology execution -
  • Define and manage the technology landscape and blueprint for entire solution stack
  • Ensure consistent best practices, processes, and procedures for software development, quality assurance, and maintenance
  • Identify technical risks and opportunities for each product
  • Actively engage in sprint planning, delivery and managing the releases
  • Provide hands-on technology leadership to the engineering team
  • Coordinate with Product Development team to align engineering, and business priorities -What will make you successful
    • Experience developing solution architecture and leading engineering teams for digital product development and complex (enterprise) system integration projects
    • Proven ability to set technical vision, build technical product roadmaps, and drive continuous product improvement
    • Familiarity with establishing product sustainability (disaster recovery, business continuity plan)
    • Experience with building service-based architecture including use of micro services frameworks
    • Strong knowledge of DevOps and cloud infrastructure services (Azure preferred)
    • A consistent record of rolling out digital products following Agile methodologiesQualifications
      • 5-7 years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages -
      • Demonstrated experience leading project teams, setting technical direction, and launching software products -More Information -This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across -bands as you develop and evolve in the position, gaining experience, expertise and acquiring -and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against -the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience. -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.

Keywords: NATIONAL GRID CO USA (NE POWER), Methuen , Lead Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Methuen, Massachusetts

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