CPS Energy is the Largest Municipally Owned Energy Company in the Nation Providing Both Gas and Electricity to San Antonio and surrounding communities. For over 80 years CPS Energy employees have provided for the energy needs of over 600,000 industrial, commercial and residential customers in the greater San Antonio, Texas area. We have a strong history of industry leading, financial performance, customer satisfaction, and participation in economic development, and community involvement.Thanks to our status as a community-owned, not-for-profit energy utility and our diversified mix of fuels, we are able to provide our customers with reliable and more affordable energy services than many other companies.
We also offer a competitive compensation and benefits package with excellent career opportunities for both professional and personal growth.Presently, CPS Energy is hiring for a Web Developer (1 - 4) position. See how CPS Energy can ~ work for you! “
Designs, develops, tests and maintains software programs based on customer requirements, using development standards and software development lifecycle processes. Daily tasks may include requirements analysis, design, planning, programming, testing, documentation, error/exception handling, performance improvements and business process implementation. Tasks may also include analysis, research and recommendations for process implementation, performance and technology improvements. Demonstrates technical expertise through maintaining primary technical programming skills for assigned job, developing new skills as required, developing guidelines and standards, and demonstrating best practices and leadership.
•Designs, develops, tests and maintains software solutions to meet customer requirements. Tasks required to complete this often include requirements analysis, documentation, error/exception handling, business process implementation, performance analysis/improvements and technology research.
•Provides software development work estimates and work scheduling, in coordination with project management.
•Plans work schedule, including assessment of work prioritization.
•Maintains technical skills through hands-on experience, independent research, training and/or conferences.
•Performs supervisory duties as may be expected for senior-level personnel. The Senior Level Application Developer is expected to lead a team to design and implement solutions within the target schedule, with high quality, security, performance and maintainability. This includes overseeing junior developers work, providing alternate solution recommendations and communicating to CPS Energy management.
•Performs other duties as assigned.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering from an accredited university or Relevant technical programming experience
• Professional Experience in web based IT solutions
• Demonstration of at least one primary technical skill area listed here:
o Java and/or web programming, including JSP, Servlets, JDBC, web services, mobile and HTML web development
o Relational database design and application development (i.e. Oracle, DB2, etc), including SQL queries, PL/SQL, Oracle APEX, DB2, etc.
o Hands-on developer application server experience, including Apache Tomcat, WebSphere Application Server or other (preferred)
• Object-oriented programming experience (preferred)
•Hands on work with one or more development methodologies (i.e. waterfall, Agile, Rational Unified Process – RUP, etc.)
•Demonstration of critical thinking problem solving skills on a semi-routing basis for creative and innovative solutions.
•Demonstration of decision-making and communication skills to address customer issues, as well as analysis and clarification a new project assignments.
•Strong interaction and team work with a development team.
•Demonstration of technical writing skills
•Demonstration of customer service and situation-appropriate, professional customer communication
•Demonstration of time management and multi-tasking skills.
•Demonstration of independent judgment based on level of developer. Responsibilities are primarily project oriented with general guidelines and references available.
License & Certification
•Java Developer Certification(s) (preferred)
•Oracle or DB2 Certification(s) (preferred)
1.Critical to this position are: problem solving, critical thinking, communication, teamwork, active listening, judgment and decision making, writing, detail-oriented, self-starter
Employees must exhibit and adhere to all of our CPS Energy Core Behavioral Principles. The CPS Energy Behavioral Principles most in line with this role are:
One Company Mindset
•Focuses on our whole business, putting CPS Energy first, and looking beyond the interests of department, location, or individual
•Reaches across organizational boundaries to share resources, form high performance teams, and produce results for CPS Energy
•Standardizes on process, procedures and best practices
Accountability and Attention to Detail
•Produces results despite obstacles; no excuses
•Holds herself/himself and others accountable, without flinching
•Stands behind all commitments; we do what we say we will do, and we do it well
•Ensures all work is correct and accurate
•Sets objectives and standards that stretch the organization and require performance beyond what is known to be attainable
•Targets and achieves large improvements in results; is not satisfied with incremental progress
•Maintains uncompromising standards of excellence
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