Clearway Energy Group is accelerating the world’s transformation to a clean energy future. With more than 4.1 gigawatts of solar and wind energy assets in 25 states and a development pipeline across the country, we are offsetting the equivalent of nearly 9 million tons of carbon emissions for our customers. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in Carlsbad, CA; Scottsdale, AZ; Houston, TX; and New York, NY. For more information, visit www.clearwayenergygroup.com.
The IT Senior Systems Specialist designs, implements, administers, and supports Clearways Operational systems and reports to the Director of Operations IT. Responsibilities include design, development, implementation and support of Renewables Operations IT Systems, collaborate with business stakeholders to enhance existing systems and contribute to the team and organizations continuous improvement objectives.
Principle Responsibilities/Key Results Areas
+ Participate in the implementation of technical solutions for Business Operations.
+ Coordinate to identify, prioritize, and manage Operations IT projects and technology tasks.
+ Contribute to project planning efforts including project definition, success criteria, risks/issues, requirements definition, technical design, testing procedures and documentation, system documentation, user training, and production delivery while coordinating and communicating with business resources.
+ Implement system enhancements and new systems through the project life cycle insuring appropriate documentation and processes to ensure compliance.
+ Manage projects for delivery of systems and applications to support Realtime Operations, Performance Engineering and Data Analytics, Asset Management, Operations and Maintenance business functions of Clearway’s renewables fleet operations.
+ Implement and enhance systems and applications related to Generation Management System, Energy Market Interface System, Meter Data Management System, Energy Settlements, Realtime and Historian Systems, Operations Business Intelligence Systems.
+ Consult with business and IT partners to strategize, plan and implement needed projects within designated time and budget constraints using existing project management tools.
+ Proactively recognize and document business process gaps, propose and implement improvements.
+ Effectively communicate project and technology delivery expectations to cross-functional team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
+ Reviews deliverables to ensure quality of projects before delivery to the business or production support.
+ Maintain appropriate status reports, meeting minutes, and follow-up with business partners, vendors and internal resources.
+ Ensures project, and technology documents are complete, current and stored appropriately.
+ Participate in 24x7 weekly on-call rotation for production support up to one week per month.
Knowledge & Skills
+ Extensive knowledge of application and systems interfaces, integrations and process flows.
+ Solid understanding of SDLC and experience in adopting and working in multiple project management methodologies.
+ Advanced skills in application development using Microsoft technology stack ie., .NET Framework, ASP.NET, C#, MS SQL Server and T-SQL.
+ Intermediate level skills in implementing, supporting, enhancing and maintaining complex large-scale production critical applications in Cloud and data center hosted environments.
+ Excellent verbal and written communication/presentation skills with a strong focus on customer interaction, customer service, and presentation.
+ A motivated self-starter with capability to operate on their own with little direction and/or monitoring.
+ Capability to help deliver quality business solutions within restricted timelines while appropriately communicating/escalating risks, issues, or constraints as necessary to business and/or IT management.
+ Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, business partners, and other departments.
+ Ability to effectively prioritize with organizational skills to execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
+ Ability to read communication styles of team members, business partners, and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines and be able to change delivery of communication accordingly.
Experience & Education
+ Bachelors degree in Information Technology or equivalent experience (minimum 5 years)
+ 5+ years of systems and applications design, development, testing and deployment experience.
+ 3+ years’ experience with array technologies including Microsoft technology stack, .NET Framework, ASP.NET, C#, MS SQL Server, T-SQL.
+ 2+ years’ experience in designing complex databases, writing complex SQL queries and stored procedures.
+ 2+ years’ experience in developing and managing small to large projects through project life cycle working directly with business resources.
+ 2+ years’ experience working with iterative style development life cycles such as rapid application development, extreme programming, or agile development.
+ Knowledge of Energy Management Systems and Data Analytics platforms is preferred.