Posted on: May 6, 2022
The 2-year Global Graduate development program is designed to
develop critical skills by providing participants an opportunity to
experience a range of placement assignments as they establish broad
experience within Engineering. These carefully structured
experiences will expose participants to a view of the "big picture"
and capabilities in areas important to engineering. Rotations could
include experiences in one Iberdrola location in Spain, Scotland,
Brazil or Mexico and 2 rotations in the U.S. (Orange, CT,
Rochester/Binghamton, NY and Augusta/Portland, ME).
For each assignment, participants will be required to meet specific
outcomes and execute project plans. Along with rotations, members
also are given opportunities to work on Process Improvement
projects that relate to their rotations.
This role will be responsible for the Technical Solutions
Architecture and the execution of the Enterprise Technology
Strategy for AVANGRID IT. The Technical Solutions Architect will
support the business and applications teams as part of the global
The Technical Solutions Architect will assist in the evolution of
the Technology Strategy, contribute to the development of
application architectures used by the digital transformation team,
and contribute to the development of new capabilities as required
by the applications and business teams.
This role will also contribute to the innovation effort within the
AVANGRID IT team, identifying and contributing innovation ideas,
supporting the execution of PoCs, and managing the documentation
required for the Innovation Process in collaboration with Global
Architectural Standards definition. Assist in the alignment of
projects with the Technology Strategy. Technology Research and
Awareness. Analyze business requirements and drivers to identify
opportunities for technology advancement. Identify critical
deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement. Collaborate
with applications teams in the evaluation of innovative solutions.
Collaborate with infrastructure and application teams in the first
implementations of new technologies and engaging with partners to
ensure technology platform readiness. Assist in the definition of
Application Development Frameworks, including code quality and
security frameworks through collaboration with QA and Security
teams. Assist in the evaluation and selection of new technologies
that reinforce and evolve the global enterprise architecture model.
Be accountable for the definition, creation, and socialization of
end-to-end designs for business solutions. Participate in project
design reviews to ensure design adherence to architecture
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or a
related study, or equivalent related job experience. Graduate: 0-2
Years Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of different architectures, such as Cloud, Digital
Channels (Smart Mobility and Web), Advanced Analytics (Big Data),
Robotic Processing/Bots, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning,
Social & Collaboration, IoT, Blockchain, etc---). Understanding of
new digital technologies and capabilities required. Vendor
management skills. Ability to build relationships within Local and
Global IT departments. Goals orientation and presentation skills.
Ability to translate business needs into architecture requirements
and estimate the financial impact of alternative architectures.
Ability to quickly learn and comprehend the function and
capabilities of new technologies. Ability to multitask multiple
projects with diverse technologies and processing environments.
Willingness and ability to travel internationally. Problem solving
and analytical skills. Proven team player with ability to build
team working relationships. Interpersonal skills, including
teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation. Good leadership skills.
Good written and verbal communication skills. Experience in Azure,
AWS, Google Cloud Platform, or other Cloud platforms nice to have
Experience with one or more Diagramming Tools, e.g., Microsoft
Visio, Sparx EA, Draw.io Management of external staff nice to have
About the Company
AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable
energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT
with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S.
states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid
Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight
electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million
customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and
operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities
across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000
people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of
the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate
citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for
its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves.
The company supports the U.N.'s Sustainable Development Goals and
was named among the World's Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the
third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more
information, visit www.avangrid.com
This job has been posted by TalentBoost on behalf of Avangrid.
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