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.
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.
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
Identify, evaluate, and implement automation and continuous
improvement ideas supporting ITIL-aligned processes to address
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
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
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
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
Professional certifications a plus (e.g., ITIL, CSM, AWS)
Proven experience analyzing code for non-standard practices,
errors, and security vulnerabilities and presenting detailed
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
Proven ability to build support among peers and create
relationships with peers and stakeholders
Agile delivery proficiency
Ticket volumes and trending
Vistra Corporate Services Company
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.