Senior Technical Analyst/Prog Enterprise App (GIS) (ASC 62772) CT, ME or NY in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 20.07.2018
REFERENCE: 5095859802

Company: AVANGRID Service Company (ASC)
Department: GIS & BW Networks
Job Title: Senior Technical Analyst/Programmer Enterprise Applications (GIS)
Reports to: Manager - IT Applications and Support
Location: Orange, CT, Augusta, ME or Rochester, NY
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department


Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

The Senior Technical Analyst Enterprise Applications will collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders and
vendors to ensure quality deliverables relating to all aspects of the Enterprise GIS including, but not limited to, GIS
and non-GIS application development and maintenance, lifecycle planning, system architecture design and
application support.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

• Ability to operate in a fast-paced dynamic environment, multi-task, organize and manage multiple projects with
minimal supervision.
• Act as the technical lead for all GIS related requirements gathering in order to coordinate and achieve consensus
with Business Units while identifying best practices and process improvements, and lead product/application
evaluations as assigned.
• Provide technical support for geospatial data and database compliance.
• Identify and evaluate new technologies/services and establish/recommend strategic direction for the GIS
applications road map.
• Find solutions to complex technology issues, providing direction as required. Stay current on technologies within
assigned business area.
• Provide expertise in GIS best practices, methodologies, standards and suite of tools.
• Solve unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business.
• Lead the technical phases of major projects, establishing the technical plans, monitoring schedules, scope and


• Create and enforce standards while recommending policies and procedures.


Education & Experience Required:

This position requires a Bachelor's or Master's degree in IT, Engineering, GIS, Survey, or related field.
Consideration will be given to additional years of relevant experience and/or relevant technical certifications in lieu
of the degree requirement. Requires a minimum of six years of related work experience with GIS, and/or
Engineering, or a related field within the Electric and Gas Utility industry. Graduate-level training or technical
certification in GIS is desired.


• Experience and demonstrated understanding of enterprise GIS concepts and principles.
• Experience and demonstrated understanding of ESRI's suite of products including; ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro,
ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Apps and ArcGIS for Developers.
• Experience with enterprise GIS for utility networks (specific focus on electric and gas) including general
understanding and functional support for Schneider ArcFM products.
• Accountable for the successful delivery of assigned projects.
• Proficiency in enterprise GIS platform management and support including general GIS Server and application
administration on high-availability hardware.
• Experience and general knowledge in SAP HANA, SAP-CRM & B and SAP-ECC along with willingness to gain
experience in this area.
• Ability to interact with end users to define and/or refine business requirements based on functional designs for GIS
• Ability to interact with technical developers and provide input in-line with the application lifecycle management
process to deliver solutions.
• A general understanding of Electric Operations, Customer Service and Work Management practices and the
willingness to learn more in these areas.
• Preferred experience with design, setup and configuration of GIS desktop and server applications hosted on a
high-availability platform.
• Experience in ESRI ArcGIS Suite of products from version 9.3 up to 10.6.1. Knowledge of ArcGIS Pro and system
architecture requirements is a plus.
• Experience in coaching, mentoring, and training less senior team members.
• Assists in the development of project management plans, monitors timeliness of milestones and adequate
completion of deliverables.
• Experience with ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) principles and familiar with common DBMS platforms such as
Oracle and SQL Server 2008, 2012 and 2014.
• A desire to proactively identify and address technical and functional issues and omissions before they become
production defects.
• Proficient in use of Excel, Access, PowerPoint, knowledge of project management software such as SharePoint

and Microsoft Project and statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, R) preferred.
• Intermediate-level Python programming and model building.

Other Abilities:
• Effectively and concisely communicate (written and oral) within the team and senior leadership, including the
ability to explain complex GIS technology concepts to a non-technical audience.
• Collaborate, build consensus, and influence with and without authority.
• Proactively identify innovative solutions and determine way to implement them if able.
• Work independently and proactively
• Knowledge of best practices and advance experience with GIS technologies.

This opportunity will offer
AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to
employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local
law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,
veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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