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Lead Developer - Data Services

Company: Vistra Energy
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

If you have what it takes to become part of the Vistra Energy family and would like to start a promising career with a global leader, take a look at the exciting employment opportunities that are currently available and apply online.

Job Summary

The Lead Developer will be responsible for supporting multiple platforms and utilizing a broad range of software development approaches to ensure the timeliness, quality, and accuracy of the data and platforms. The role is expected to develop and utilize relationships with business and technology users to learn the business processes the applications support. They will also play a pivotal role in delivering data needs, identifying and driving documentation and process improvements, performing support activities for Technology Services, and engaging technology and business users for ideas to improve the user experience.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

Drive the maintenance of systems, creation of technical designs, development and deployment of front-end and/or back-end systems, integration of the data warehouse with enterprise applications, and/or implementation of user access controls and data security measures, where appropriate.

Lead daily operational activities and measure process quality and compliance.

Identify, evaluate, and implement automation and continuous improvement ideas supporting ITIL-aligned processes to address technical debt.

Manage the creation and implementation of solutions or enhancements to improve overall Vistra data architecture; conduct research and make recommendations on new data management processes and innovations.

Engage business users, process owners, architecture, and application teams to define and understand data needs to achieve key performance indicators and service level agreements that benefit Vistra and its objectives.

Drive creation of policies, standards, guidelines and procedures that mitigate risk and optimize performance in order to ensure data is available, responsive, and achieving business outcomes and objectives.

Approach development with a test-driven mindset, utilizing well structured unit tests.

Analyze code for non-standard practices, errors, and security vulnerabilities and present detailed plans to improve and transform the code to optimize performance and ease of use.

Manage cross-team initiatives related to the platforms supported by the team.

Apply the value drivers for Vistra to deliver innovative value creation ideas.

Identify opportunities to increase the adoption and communication of TS processes through training and engagement.

Participate in agile ceremonies.

Provide domain guidance to less experienced team members.

Apply understanding of financial principles impacting the applications supported by the team and contribute to the business case development for new ideas.

Education, Experience, & Skill Requirements

10-12 years professional experience in a technology or business field

Professional certifications a plus (e.g., ITIL, CSM, AWS)

Proven experience analyzing code for non-standard practices, errors, and security vulnerabilities and presenting detailed remediation plans.

Experience managing and delivering departmental initiatives related to the platforms supported by the team.

Experience driving the maintenance of systems, creation of technical designs, and development and deployment of front-end and/or back-end systems.

Demonstrated ability to be trustworthy and dependable

Ability to learn quickly, be self motivated to improve knowledge and tackle new challenges

Superior organizational skills, communication skills, and attention to detail required

Skilled at creating executive-level communications and presenting to and interacting with leaders

Must demonstrate an energetic, hands-on, enthusiastic, results-oriented approach as a team player, capable of adding significant value to the existing team.

Must be comfortable sharing ideas and finding innovative ways to resolve challenges.

Proven ability to build support among peers and create relationships with peers and stakeholders

Key Metrics

System availability

Process compliance

Data availability

Data quality

Agile delivery proficiency

Ticket volumes and trending

Job Family

Information Technology

Company

Vistra Corporate Services Company

Locations

Irving, Texas

Texas

We are a company of people committed to: Exceeding Customer Expectations, Great People, Teamwork, Competitive Spirit and Effective Communication. If this describes you, then you will have a good career here!

If you currently work for Vistra Energy, TXU or Luminant please apply via the internal career site.

Keywords: Vistra Energy, Irving , Lead Developer - Data Services, Other , Irving, Texas

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