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Organization: Tucson Electric Power
Title: Programmer Analyst I - III (GIS Applications)
Location: Tucson, AZ

Posted: 2024-03-12
Application Deadline:

Position Description:

UNS Energy Corporation , headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a subsidiary of Fortis Inc. , the largest investor-owned electric and gas distribution utility in Canada. Our public utility subsidiaries, Tucson Electric Power Company, UNS Electric, Inc. and UNS Gas, Inc., power our economy by providing electric and gas service to nearly 700,000 customers in Arizona.

We embrace a spirit of giving, dedicated to improving quality of life in the communities we have served for generations, and in TEP’s case, since the 1890s. We’re building a cleaner, greener grid, with more wind and solar power than ever before, while maintaining safe, reliable, and affordable service.

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Our culture is rooted in shared core values that define how we work and who we are. Our team of innovative professionals bring their authentic selves to work each day to power our vision and make a difference. Be Part of Our Story.

We Create Opportunities For Employees To Thrive Through:

Continual growth: In an industry changing faster than ever before, our commitment to professional growth and leadership development means we never stop challenging ourselves to explore new possibilities.
Active Engagement: We support a collaborative environment, with peer-to-peer learning and employee-driven groups that foster an inclusive culture.
Total compensation: UNS Energy Corporation also offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a generous company match, a company-sponsored pension plan, affordable individual and family health insurance plans, tuition assistance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance and much more.

Job Description - Programmer Analyst I - III (GIS Applications)

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We are excited to announce an exceptional opportunity for the position of GIS Programmer Analyst I, II, or III In Tucson, AZ, USA. We are seeking a talented and innovating individual who can create new custom solutions to integrate enterprise applications both internally and with vendors and partners, ensuring on-time, cost-effective delivery with minimal system and business impact while maintaining compliance with IT and product architecture.

What You Will Do:

Responsible for supporting complex enterprise-wide IT applications used by multiple business units and external partners.
Assists IS personnel and consulting with business clients in the use of information technology and application systems.
Collaborating with application vendors, application service providers, SaaS, and cloud computing providers to meet UNS business needs will be a core part of your role.
Work closely with the IT enterprise Architecture team to ensure application architecture is consistent with overall IT architecture direction.

What You Will Bring:

Enterprise GIS administration
Principles of Cartographic Design
Understanding of vector and raster GIS data types
Relational Database Management and SQL
Experience managing enterprise spatial data

Preferred Product Expertise:

ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Experience Builder, ArcGIS Dashboard, Survey123, Utility Network for ArcGIS, ArcGIS Runtime SDK for .NET, Electric Utility Experience, IBM Maximo, Work and Asset Management systems, SBS'S Automated Utility Design, AutoCAD, SQL Server, Windows Server, IIS

Preferred Technical Skills

ArcGIS Enterprise Administration, Utility Design Administration, Python, JavaScript, ARCADE, T-SQL, .Net, C#, ArcGIS Enterprise Administration, ArcGIS API for JavaScript, Spatial database administration.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to showcase your skills and contribute to a dynamic team, we encourage you to apply for this position.

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Position-Related Responsibilities

Designs, develops, troubleshoots, supports, and configures information systems to support business processes across multiple departments and business units.
Develops designs, program specifications, data access, output reports, and input specifications. Assures that the design, programming, testing and documentation for assigned systems are correct, complete and up-to-date.
Designs, develops, troubleshoots, and maintains software interfaces to enterprise systems using approved SOA middle-tier tools as defined in the IT corporate standards.
Reviews work requests from clients and develops estimates for work to be performed based on industry standard estimation methodology.
Gathers business requirements and recommends solutions to clients for the improvement of existing or proposed systems to enhance the functionality being delivered.
Works with off shore partners under a global delivery model as required.
Collaborates with IS infrastructure, network and security teams to develop technical requirements necessary to implement a successful project with minimal risk.
Educates clients in understanding the operations and capabilities of their information systems.
Participates in a team environment and performs assignments as requested by the group or team lead. Executes multiple project assignments and coordinates priorities with team leads and clients.
Continually increases the understanding of utility business functions and processes and functionality in chosen technology track.
Efficiently utilizes Information Services standards, tools, equipment, and training.
Conforms to corporate procedures and Information Services guidelines.
Works with internal and external auditors to validate application controls and compliance.
Develops software testing, validation requirements, and use cases during the design process.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned by management.

Programmer Analyst II – III:

Performs feasibility evaluations, estimates system analysis and programming time, computer resources, and related costs.
Performs the project leader role for small projects, directing and reviewing the work of team members.
Serves as a mentor to other IS personnel to enhance their capabilities.

Programmer Analyst III:

Designs and writes complex functional specifications and programs.
Creates new custom solutions when supported applications don’t include required functionality.
Improves application proficiency.
Utilizes project management techniques to develop project plans and track progress to optimize project resources. Coordinates project priorities with team members, team leaders and other IS Department groups.
Performs the project leader and/or technical lead role for small to medium projects by assigning, directing and reviewing the work of team members.
Works closely with chosen technology track vendors to understand the vendor application roadmap and potential impact on UNS business.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered)

Level I

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED.
Minimum 2 years programming experience or a Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related disciplines.
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, or equivalent education and/or experience.
Experience with products and functionality in chosen technology track.
Excellent Communication skills, both verbal and written.
Demonstrated aptitude for programing skills.

Level II

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum 5 years programming experience, with some demonstrated abilities in project management and business requirements definition.
Ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgement and discretion.
Good organizational, time management, customer service and problem solving skills and the ability to work accurately and meet deadlines with frequent interruptions.
General understanding of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications of Level I.
2 years' experience with products and functionality in chosen technology track.
Good understanding of systems integration principles.

Level III

Minimum Qualifications:

Typically has a minimum 8 years of experience in Information Technology with demonstrated experience in programming, project management, requirements definition, program development and systems design.
Demonstrated ability to envision new software solutions.
Demonstrated ability to make presentations to customers or professional peers.
Demonstrated ability to lead small project teams consisting of 2-4 technical resources, or serve as a project Technical Lead.
Good understanding of the business processes supported.
Detailed understanding of the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications of Level II.
5 years' experience with products and functionality in chosen technology track.
2 or more years of successful project management experience.
Good understanding of systems integration and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) principles.
Demonstrated aptitude for team leadership.

All employees are expected and required to adhere to the Company Code of Ethics and Principles of Conduct.

Pay Rate: Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience

All job offers are contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

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