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National Grid Solutions Engineering Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts

About us

National Grid is hiring a Solutions Engineering Manager for our Gas Business Enablement group in Waltham, MA.

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

With GBE, National Grid is making a significant investment in our people, processes and IT systems—all designed to overcome these challenges and drive our leadership in our rapidly changing industry.

We are utilizing the agile development and DevOps methodologies to deliver projects delivering business value across multiple applications including Salesforce, MuleSoft, Maximo, ESRI / GIS and WorkForce.

If you are looking to join a dynamic, growing and challenging environment, GBE is the place for you.

We are looking for a Solutions EngineeringManagerto manage a team of talented software & systems engineers, business systems analysts, application architects and to be responsible for the architecture, design, development, maintenance and support of our API & Middleware platforms.

Key Accountabilities

You will provide leadership and direction for the internal platform roadmap within Waterfall and Agile environments, ensuring the platform meets the needs of the business and even exceeds expectations. You will have a strong experience of managing scope of work, govern processes for change controls and drive to adhere to excellent quality controls in all aspects of Software Development life Cycle. In addition, you will have solid Technology design experience (including architecture, performance, security, availability, as well as operations, monitoring and support) and had success in delivering medium-large scale projects in complex environment fully engaged with stakeholders.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with credibility and gravitas to influence and lead thought at the senior level.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree with 15+ years of experience in Information Technology, Software Engineering, Technical Application Development or related fields

  • Extensive experience in software development

  • Experience delivering complex integration solutions using EAI Patterns & Frameworks, Oracle Fusion Middleware, MuleSoft, REST API and Web Services.

  • Experience in leading complex software development teams as part of a large multi-year, business-critical technology program

  • Proficient in Agile software delivery models (Kanban, Scrum, SAFe, etc.)

  • Technical leadership, experience in high performing, agile teams.

  • Experience in building and growing an engineering team.

  • Great communication skills to collaborate cross-group and work effectively within the team and across the broader organization.

  • Disciplined, follow processes to thrive on Quality delivery.

  • Demonstratable experience of adopting standards, processes, controls change & scope.

  • Influence and provided leadership within Team and stakeholders to drive change.

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.

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