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Application Engineer

Omaha Public Power District Omaha, NE

Job Description



OPPDs Business Technology division is looking to add a 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.

A couple of the products you will be accountable for include, but are not limited to:

  • SharePoint
  • Operational Ticketing System

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

  • C#, Java, PowerShell, Groovy, Oracle/MSSQL PLSQL
  • Weblogic, Glassfish, WebSphereMQ

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 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 3 years of experience in a similar position
  • Experience in software development and coding
  • Strong understanding of objected oriented programming
  • Must be familiar with C#, C++, Java
  • Strong knowledge of at least one development language
  • 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 software architect.
  • Familiar with tools and platforms such as Confluence, Jira, GIT, Jenkins, Ansible.
  • Familiar with PLSQL, PowerShell, PeopleCode, JavaScript, Python, HTML, CSS

Closing Statement


Salary Grade: S4

Minimum: $78,265

Midpoint: $97,831



We 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 August 26, 2020.

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 July 15, 2020
Date Closes September 13, 2020
Requisition 296088
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00