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Applications Development Consultant (Sugar Land)

  • Address:Sugar Land, TX 77478 (map)
  • Date Posted:06/12/14
  • Job Type:Contract
  • Description:

  • Job Details:
    Job Title: Applications Development Consultant
    Location: Sugar Land, TX 77478
    Duration: 6+ months (Strong possibility for extension)

    Job Description / Requirement:
    A company, is a leading business solutions provider offering enterprise software, energy markets data, and advisory services. Client offerings comprise a broad range of solutions to address the most critical needs of utility, power, and communications companies, including asset management, customer care, energy analytics, energy operations, energy trading and risk management, mobile workforce management and network management.

    Job Description:
    The Software Developer is responsible for developing and enhancing NM-DMS product for Distribution Automation (a part of the SmartGrid solution used by utility companies for automation of distribution operations and improved network efficiency).

    Primary Responsibilities:
    •Work on electrical network modeling, network security and switching, crew management and integration the product with AMI, SCADA and other systems to make the power grid smarter. Creating technical designs
    •Work directly with customers to understand business rules and requirements and transform them into technical requirements and features for the products.
    •Perform high level design and development of enhancements and core product improvements.
    •Develop solutions to integrate product with AMI/AMR technologies to form a platform for intelligent monitoring of power statuses and customer usage, to enable real-time detection of, and action upon, power failure and restoration events.
    •Work to integrate NM-DMS system with SCADA system to enable real-time flow of network data into the system for use in outage analysis, network security analysis and switching, also for future network modeling.
    •Support customers during FAT/SAT/rollout and maintenance.
    •Developing software and writing unit tests
    •Troubleshooting issues
    •Mentor new hires and lead teams through detailed implementation and testing.
    •Developing product and industry expertise
    •Act as engineering representative at sales or marketing events.
    •Assisting other team members

    Education and/or Experience:
    •Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
    •Five years experience as Software Engineer, Programmer/Analyst or in Software Development
    •Extensive experience with C/C++ on Unix/Linux platforms, Pro*C/OCI; Java, XML, MFC, VC++, C#, Perl
    •Experience with RedHat Linux, HP-UX, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris
    •Experience with TIBCO Smart Socket, EMS; WebSphere MQ, WebLogic, BM
    •Experience with Clearcase, ClearQuest, Eclipse and Visual Studio
    •Experience with working and integrating third party open source tools/libraries.
    •Ability to analyze business requirements and designs to thoroughly identify technical requirements.
    •Ability to produce detailed and complete technical designs based on business requirements
    •Ability to identify technical issues with the software and communicate them effectively to the development team.
    •Ability to query Oracle databases to troubleshoot issues and verify functionality requirements
    •Ability to delve into client and server-side development
    •Ability to efficiently manage assigned tasks. Accurately estimate work efforts, and meet scheduled deliverable dates.
    •Proactively raise issues during development so that development milestones are always achieved

    Language Skills:
    •Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
    •Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
    •Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.
    •Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

    Reasoning Ability:
    •Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    •Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

    Physical Demands:
    •The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    •Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    •While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and talk or hear.
    •The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
    •Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

    Work Environment:
    •The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    •Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    •The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Ad ID: 22066284
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