Alliant Energy has an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Enterprise Application Developer to join the IT Work and Asset Management team in Madison, WI, or Cedar Rapids, IA as we are implementing an advanced Enterprise Asset Management application on cloud infrastructure, utilizing DevOps pipelines, Infrastructure as Code, extensive testing automation, and Agile methodologies. This application will have direct benefits for our internal and external customers through automation, increased transparency, process improvement, and drastic user interface improvements.
This is a superb opportunity to plan, analyze, design, code, test, implement and maintain moderately sophisticated, new, and less defined system projects, business applications, and purchased business system packages using products deployed on multiple technology platforms and on a corporate-wide basis.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work in both a team environment and on self-directed tasks are vital.
This is a hybrid position and will work remotely and report to the Cedar Rapids, IA or Madison, WI office. Candidates must reside in either Iowa or Wisconsin.
Builds and maintains applications using Agile principles and processes.
Relying on general direction from a manager, ensures systems are operating as designed, evaluates system processes and procedures, assesses requests for changes to applications, develops recommendations to solve problems and issues related to business system operations, and makes decisions involving detailed knowledge of operational issues.
Typically works on complex, new, and less-defined application projects to assess and refine user stories, formulate and communicate solutions, develop test plans, conduct testing, and implement systems and system improvements.
Communicate customer requirements into user stories using Agile tools.
Communicates methods for leveraging technology to improve business processes.
Regularly provides guidance to less experienced analysts.
Negotiates the statement of work and assists in developing technology road maps.
Develops and evaluates the effectiveness of system controls, e.g., reports and queries, modifying the controls and procedures as appropriate.
Handles complex inquiries regarding the technical aspects of applications by aiding and coordinating work with IT staff and other business units.
Designs and implements solutions to provide functional and end-user support including end-user assistance, system maintenance, and troubleshooting.
Documents procedures and maintains corporate compliance with mandated regulations by leading and in some cases owning the development, review, and update of appropriate policies, procedures, and standards, e.g., Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) compliance.
Supports on-call activity for system support needs.
Engages in other duties as needed that support Alliant Energy’s Values and helps deliver on our Purpose to serve customers and build stronger communities.
5 years of related experience.
Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis in information technology or related area.
Experience with Enterprise Asset Management systems (preferably IBM’s Maximo)
Experience maintaining containerized applications (preferably with Red Hat OpenShift)
Experience with Object Oriented Programming languages (preferably Java and Python).
Experience with modern DevOps frameworks and tools.
Experience working with Azure or other cloud infrastructure.
Experience with Microsoft Windows and Linux server environments.
Experience working in agile software development environments.
Experience with modern integration technologies and API's.
• Agile Methodology • API Integration • Artificial Intelligence • Cloud Architectures • Cloud Computing • DevSecOps • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) • Software Testing • Stakeholder Management • System Migrations • Systems Integration • Vendor Management