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Sr. Developer, Technology Services

Job in Irving - Dallas County - TX Texas - USA , 75061
Company: Vistra Energy
Contract position
Listed on 2021-02-25
Job specializations:
  • IT/Tech
  • Software Development
Job Description & How to Apply Below
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.

Job Summary

The Sr 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 relationships with business and technology users to learn the business processes the applications support. They play a pivotal role in 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.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities

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.

Coordinate daily operational activities and measure process quality and compliance.

Identify, evaluate, and implement automation and continuous improvement ideas supporting ITIL-aligned processes.

Partner with business users, process owners, architecture, and application teams to support data needs that follow Vistra standards.

Create policies, standards, guidelines and procedures in order to ensure data is available, responsive, and achieving business outcomes and objectives.

Analyze code for non-standard practices, errors, and security vulnerabilities and present detailed plans to improve them.

Build unit tests to support a test-driven development approach.

Support the analytics platforms and provide development and testing to help deliver data needs.

Successfully deliver cross-team initiatives related to the platforms supported by the team.

Drive positive working relationships with technology teams, business teams, and vendors in order to promote alignment between functions.

Design and create metrics for improved measurement and reporting.

Understand and apply the value drivers for Vistra to deliver innovative value creation ideas.

Train the TS and end user community to assist with the adoption and communication of TS processes.

Participate in agile ceremonies.

Provide domain guidance to less experienced team members.

Apply understanding of financial principles impacting the applications supported by the team.

Education, Experience, & Skill Requirements

7-10 years professional experience in a technology or business field

Extensive knowledge of C++, C#, .Net, Java

Extensive knowledge of SQL Tools and relational databases (Oracle/MS SQL)

Full Stack Develop

Professional certifications a plus (e.g., ITIL, CSM, AWS)

Proven ability to analyze code for non-standard practices, errors, and security vulnerabilities and present detailed remediation plans.

Experience delivering cross-team initiatives related to the platforms supported by the team.

Proven ability to identify, evaluate, and implement opportunities for automation and continuous improvement of ITIL-aligned processes

Demonstrated ability to be trustworthy and dependable

Ability to learn quickly, be self motivated to improve knowledge and tackle new challenges

Exceptional organizational skills, communication skills, and attention to detail required

Skilled at creating leadership-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 resolve challenges.

Proven ability to build support among peers and create relationships with peers and stakeholders.

Key Metrics

System availability

Process compliance

Data availability

Data quality

Agile delivery proficiency

Ticket volumes and trending

Job Family

Information Technology


Vistra Corporate Services Company


Irving, Texas


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.
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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