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Lead Engineer - Software Application


Rochester, NY, US Orange, CT, US Kirkwood, NY, US


  • With general direction, this role is responsible for all of the Integrated System Planning tools across Avangrid.
  • These tools will support the Integrated System Planning process, related with the capital Investment Plan, development of Cyme Network Models, Load Forecast, Hosting Capacity and additional regulatory requirements.
  • Responsibilities include training the users on the use and purposes of the tools, as well as evaluation and development of additional tools that could improve the accuracy and efficiency of the Integrated System Planning department.
  • This position will coordinate with other departments during the tools development.

Development, implementation and maintenance of the Integrated System Planning Tools across Avangrid related with:

  • Investment Plan
  • Load Forecast
  • Network Modelling
  • Hosting Capacity


Additional requirements (based on regulatory demands):

  • Provide technical support to the users of the tools.
  • Maintains established Department documentation and reporting retention requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance and consulting to other departments as necessary.
  • Other ancillary duties related to the core functions of the job as assigned.
  • Assists during storm restoration.
Financial Responsibility:
  • Manage Spending  
  • Approximate Budget Responsibility
  • Develop Budget
  • Manage Spending
  • Efficiency
  • Create Revenue Enhancements
  • Approximate Budget Responsibility
Skills and Abilities:

Required Technical skills:

  • Analysis and design of object-oriented solutions.
  • Server-side: Proficiency with C# using Visual Studio.
  • Client-side: Proficiency with HTML, JSON, javascript (jQuery framework a plus).
  • Experience with Python.
  • Experience with Sql Server (including spatial data):
  • Data modeling, data management and data manipulation.
  • Performance tuning.


Desired Technical skills:

  • Cyme.
  • Graph theory knowledge.
  • Oracle and PostgreSQL databases.
  • Version control tools such as Git, SVN.
Education & Experience Required:
  • BS Degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5-7 years of relevant experience
Competency Requirements:

It is preferred that for this job, the candidate fulfills the requirements in terms of levels indicated below.  For details of the competencies and the different levels, refer to the Iberdrola Competency model below.


1. Delivering for the Business:

  • Global view of the Business –COMPETENT
  • Achieving Results and Continuous Improvements -   ADVANCED
  • Initiative –ADVANCED
  • Innovation & Creativity -  EXPERT


2. Global Relationships:

  • Flexibility & Globalization -  COMPETENT
  • Customer Focus -  ADVANCED
  • Communicating & Influencing COMPETENT
  • Team Work -   COMPETENT


3. Managing People:

  • Team Management –  COMPETENT
  • Developing Others  -   COMPETENT



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Nearest Major Market: Rochester

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