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Senior Software Engineer (Energy Delivery)

Omaha Public Power District Omaha, NE

Job Description



OPPDs technology team is looking to add a Sr. Software Engineer to the application and delivery team in support of its mission of providing reliable, affordable, and environmentally sensitive energy services. In this role, you will be looked upon to deliver full-stack solutions in an Agile/DevOps environment.

This role will primarily provide expertise and support in applications used by the energy delivery areas that are responsible for power transmission and distribution functions. A few of the products you will be accountable for include, but are not limited to:

  • Intergraph G-Tech (Geospatial Information System)
  • CGI Pragma Suite (Outage Management, Distribution System Mapping, Mobile Workforce Management)
  • MicroStation CADD product
  • Numerous custom developed web applications and web services, most of which are in Java or Grails with a few applications still in Oracle Forms and .NET flavors
  • Oracle PL/SQL packages, stored procedures, and functions

The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of the field, including operating systems, infrastructure, networking, and security, but that will get you in the door. What will separate you from the pack is demonstrated expertise with the following languages and tools:

  • GeoSpatial Information Systems (GIS) and mapping APIs
  • Mobile WorkForce Management products
  • Java, Groovy, Grails, Oracle PL/SQL, MS SQL Server T-SQL, .NET
  • JUnit, Spock, and Selenium test frameworks
  • Tomcat, Glassfish, Microsoft IIS administration
  • Ansible, Jenkins, Chef, Puppet

The District is undertaking a massive technological transformation, and in order to pull it off, we need the best. You can expect to dig into a rewarding career with one of the most reputable employers in the entire state of Nebraska. We care about our employee's well-being; not only are we committed to providing a fair salary, but will also load you up with one of the most competitive benefits packages in the region. Last but not least, you'll be coming to work for a company where our mission, vision, and values are more than just a piece of paper. Because of our unique position, we get to live them out every day and leave every night knowing the work we put in is worth doing.




  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in computer science, system analysis or related field, or a combination of education and work experience that provides the necessary skills to perform the essential job functions.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience of design and implementation experience in IT, with a deep knowledge in the following technical disciplines: middleware, database management, software development
  • Strong understanding of objected oriented programming
  • Must be familiar with C#, C++, Java
  • Strong knowledge of multiple development languages
  • Very strong knowledge of personal computer software and hardware, particularly Windows 7, Windows 10, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office product suite, Active Directory and Exchange.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are required, including the ability to communicate clearly and professionally, both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be able to work independently and collaboratively with minimum supervision. Requires exceptional organizational skills, problem solving skills, and flexibility in changing priorities.
  • Be a team player with the ability to share knowledge and develop colleagues for the overall benefit of the team and organization


  • Experience as a Software Architect
  • Familiar with tools and platforms such as Confluence, Jira, GIT, Jenkins, Ansible.
  • Good working knowledge of  PLSQL, PowerShell, PeopleCode, CSS, HTML, Python, JavaScript

Closing Statement


Salary Grade: S5

Minimum: $83,593 

Midpoint: $104,491

VisionLeading the way we power the future.
MissionTo provide affordable, reliable and environmentally sensitive energy services to our customers.
ValuesWe have a PASSION to serve We HONOR our community We CARE about each other.

Org Marketing Statement


EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply


Apply online at on or before September 13, 2019.

Recruiter: Laura Fritson -

**PLEASE NOTE** - Your application has not been submitted unless you have applied for a specific requisition.  If you have not chosen a specific opening, your application will remain in DRAFT form and will not be viewed by our Human Capital staff.

Job Details

Date Posted August 13, 2019
Date Closes October 12, 2019
Requisition 295854
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00