IT Programmer Analyst III (Houston, TX)

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Job Summary:

  • This role will be working closely with multiple business functions e.g. Plant Operations, Safety, and Environmental to understand their business needs and translate their challenges into technical solutions. This will include, but is not limited to:
    • Design & development of both short-term and long-term solutions
      • Build and optimize web/mobile applications for evolving business needs
      • Maintain communication with team members
      • Code and script applications
      • Perform ongoing maintenance
    • Ability to support commercial off the shelf applications (working with vendors)
    • Automation of reporting when applicable
    • Ad-hoc data requests

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Collaborating with management, departments, and users to identify requirements and specifications
  • Producing code based on requirements
  • Testing and deploying programs and applications
  • Troubleshooting, debugging, maintaining, and improving existing software
  • Should be proactive in identifyingissues and challenges
  • Compiling and assessing user feedback to improve software performance
  • Developing technical documentation to guide future software development projects
  • Support Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) platforms
    • Engagement with vendors to drive development priorities for enhancements and resolve production support items

Working Conditions:
  • Hybrid home office and open office environment.
  • Some overtime is required as special projects arise.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field. Experience may be substituted for education.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of hands-on development in web and mobile applications
  • Proficiency in coding languages including Python, Java, JavaScript, Microsoft/.NET, and C++,
  • Excellent knowledge of the software development life cycle
  • Strong problem-solving and communications skills
  • Knowledge of Object-Relational Mapping frameworks
  • Experience with stored procedures
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum development methodologies
  • Experience with Oracle and SQL Server databases
  • Proficient in SQL, able to write complex SQL to create reports and analytics
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently or as part of a team

  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with data sets, pulling and aggregating disparate data from systems for analysis
      • creating reports and dashboards
    • Experience with working in creating tables, views, functions
    • Skilled in Advanced Excel, power query, pivot table
    • Experience with Data warehouse & Business Intelligence
    • Knowledge of Power BI
    • Knowledge of ColdFusion



    NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

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    Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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    Nearest Major Market: Houston
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    NRG Energy operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Houston, TX and Princeton, NJ. NRG Energy was founded in 1989. It has 5093 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 53 open jobs at NRG Energy, click here.
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