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Principal Solution Architect

Company: National Grid Co Usa (ne Power)
Location: Dracut
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

As part of National Grids continued commitment to safety, all new hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or medical reason can request a reasonable accommodation.About usNational Grid is hiring a Principal Solution Architect - API for our IT/Digital team in Waltham, MA. This role could be located in any part of National Grid's service area (MA, NY, PA, MD, NJ, CT, NH, RI, MN).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 PurposeThe Principal Solution Architect contributes to the design and development and maintenance of Interfaces and APIs for the overall NationalGrid IT Solutions. The Architect lead technical teams through multi-phased delivery projects and provide hands-on delivery guidance to influence technical standards for development, governance, and operational life cycle.

  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for owning and delivering design and development in one or more of the following Node js, Express js, Springboot, MuleSoft.
  • The candidate will own reviewing design elements and signing off on the overall technical design.
  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the system accurately meets the defined expectations of the business, ensuring that proper testing is implemented, and performance and security requirements are closely monitored by working with the project teams.
  • The candidate must also have experience providing level of effort estimates for technical portion of solutions.Key AccountabilitiesLead technical teams through multi-phased delivery projects and provide hands-on delivery guidance for API developmentParticipate in all phases of software development life cycle including development of technical requirements, prototyping, coding, testing, deployment and supportDefine and manage the technology landscape and blueprint for entire solution stackBuild, orchestrate, and deploy complex integration patterns between system, process, and experience layers of APIProvide programming and technical expertise to ensure business solutions are metEnsure consistent best practices, processes, and procedures for software development, quality assurance, and maintenanceIdentify technical risks and opportunities for each productEngage in sprint planning, delivery and managing the releasesWork with Product Development teams to align engineering efforts to business valueInterpret requirements to develop APIs and integrations using Agile methodologyDesign and Implement APIs as per the design specification and National Grid architecture standardsEnsure that code, configurations and other work products are thoroughly unit-tested prior to deliveryPerform code reviews and other quality checks as requestedParticipate in system/integration testing as appropriateSupervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required
    • Good stakeholder management and influencing skills at project stakeholder level
    • Good written and verbal communications skillsQualificationsBachelors degree in computer science or related field15+ years software development experience;5+ years API development in Cloud PlatformExperience architecting capabilities utilizing the following technologies: Linux OS, Enterprise Application Integration Design Patterns, Application Servers, Java, XML, JMS, MQ, and MavenExperience with:Azure PaaS and SaaS;App Service Fabric, App Service Environment, API ManagementJSON, REST, APIs and high scale performant service facadesAzure Identity Management and Security;Service Bus;Event Hub; Event GridAzure Artificial Intelligence and Machine LearningAzure Operational and Monitoring toolsAPI & WebService testing tools: SOAP UI, Postman, Advanced REST ClientDefining API specs, API Gateways, Mule Run Time Fabric, Anypoint Platform, Access Management, Mule Runtime, Mule SDK, MUnit, Dataweave, Runtime ManagerIntegration product architectureTechnology design that includes Performance, Security, Availability, Operations, Monitoring and SupportSQL, CosmosDB, Cassandra, Mongo DB, NoSQL, Managed File TransfersIntegration best practices, design principles for a range of application technologiesCI/CD via Azure DevOps ServicesMore InformationThis position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bandsas 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.Please be advised that due to the nature of this position, incumbents are subject to federal Drug & Alcohol safety regulations governing US Department of Transportation ('DOT') covered positions, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA). As such, the Companys testing programs and policies regarding the use of federally prohibited drugs or alcohol, for recreational or medical purposes, will remain in effect for these safety-sensitive, DOT covered positions.National Gridis an equal opportunity employer thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.by Jobble

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