MidAmerican Energy Company Software Engineer I in Des Moines, Iowa

Design, code, test, document, implement and maintain application programs. (50%)

Enhances existing systems; participates in client walkthroughs and technical design reviews. Aids in systems development planning and monitoring. Participates in design reviews and peer code walkthroughs. Provides client and application support. (10%)

Provide customer support for package software and associated interfaces. (10%)

Perform software development and ensure conformance to performance optimization and interoperability standards and requirements. Work in adherence to secure development lifecycle practices and policies. (5%)

Performs or assists in the research and fact-finding to develop or modify application programs. Includes working with vendors to review quality, adaptability and compatibility of their products. (5-10%)

Collaborate with IT teams from applications and infrastructure to identify technology deficiencies and improvement opportunities in practices and procedures. (0-5%)

Stay current with industry standards techniques for software development, and apply them to development, testing, integration and reporting processes where appropriate. (0-5%)

Assist in the research and fact-finding to develop or modify application programs. (0-5%)

Perform basic system analysis and design functions. (0-5%)

Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning. (0-5%)

Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. (0-5%)

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function)

The software engineer I participates in the design, programming, testing, documentation and implementation of computer applications and systems. Evaluates software packages, provides recommendations to management and business clients, and identifies best technology solutions. Identifies future needs for key technologies and techniques and develops plans for adoption.

Bachelor's degree in management information systems (MIS), computer science, or related technical field; or equivalent work experience.

Eighteen months of work and/or intern experience in business software application development.

Basic knowledge of programming in client/server and/or web development environment Basic knowledge of integration and application security models; and proficiency with a variety of software development tools.

Experience in the industry, or in an environment whose scope, size and complexity are comparable.

Basic knowledge of open systems object design methodologies, architecture methodologies, security practices and integration techniques. Basic knowledge of relational database technology, structured analysis concepts, and software design patterns.

Basic project management skills and ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

Business analysis aptitude including communications and interpersonal skills enabling an understanding of client's needs.

Able to work in a zero-code-ownership environment where the team members can modify any source file at any time.

A basic understanding of deployment topologies (i.e. ensuring secure, highly available systems).

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

Availability for periodic on-call responsibilities.

Experience integrating Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) solutions within an environment with strong change and release management processes and procedures.

Technical knowledge with hands-on experience in Oracle and Microsoft SQL database development.

Technical knowledge with hands-on experience in .NET and other current computing programming languages.

Technical knowledge with hands-on experience in Microsoft BizTalk Server, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft SQL Reporting Services and Oracle business intelligence / reporting.

Understanding of company┬┐s existing IT environment and of applicable company policies, practices, and procedures.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job: *Information Technology

Organization: *Information Technology

Title: Software Engineer I

Location: IA-Des Moines

Requisition ID: 1900049