Programmer/Analyst IIs are responsible for the development, support and maintenance of computer applications and enterprise databases used by the Operations staff, Operators, Engineering and Business Services. Programmer/Analyst IIs will generally focus on a specific set of applications as a primary area of specialization. Many of the supported applications have significant economic impact and ensure against loss of life and property. The accurate and reliable functioning of the supported applications is critical to the operation of Southwest Power Pool and its members. The Programmer/Analyst II will also provide guidance to other members of the Applications Teams based on experience. The position ensures the effective operation of all systems; installs and configures systems; recommends hardware and software acquisitions and upgrades. The Programmer/Analyst will develop centralized, efficient methods for managing end user systems to minimize downtime, utilizing IT standards.
Programmer/Analyst IIs are responsible for supporting the review of system architecture and recommending improvements to service delivery processes; Applying business/technical support concepts to identify, analyze, and resolve application/usability/strategic problems.
The Programmer/Analyst II will function as the liaison with SPP Departments, IT, and external vendor staff to ensure that end user and organizational needs are met.
This hands-on position is responsible for the development and support of all custom built software solutions. The Programmer/Analyst II is focused on analyzing and debugging code, troubleshooting software and providing overall support for internal software applications.
Coordination with the SPP Operations Department management team and staff is expected. The Programmer/Analyst II is expected to work with minimal supervision, exercising good judgment in helping develop implementation project plans, prioritizing assignments and resolving issues.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related field, or equivalent work experience
Three (3) years’ experience of Information Technology Development/Support experience
Effective working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Unix or Linux operations systems, and database management systems
Effective written and oral communication skills
Understanding of, compliance with and enforcement of SPP Policies and Procedures
Two (2) or more years applicable utility industry experience
Job requires working at a computer for long periods of time
This position requires minimal travel (approximately 10%)
Should you elect to apply for this position SPP will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.
Southwest Power Pool is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category