Principal Metering Systems Development Analyst #45072

Company Name: Puget Sound Energy
City: Bellevue
State/Provence: Washington
Zip: 98009
Job Title: Principal Metering Systems Development Analyst #45072
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Information Technology / IS and Application Support
Posting Start Date: April 13, 2017
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Year
Work Time Type: Hours


Principal Metering Systems Development Analyst #45072

Puget Sound Energy’s Metering Systems and Data Analytics team enables the use of metering data for a variety of applications such as billing, outage detection & recovery, fraud detection, finance, energy efficiency, customer care and a variety of other analytics.

This department is central to PSE’s business and provides service to a broad group of customers throughout the enterprise. We are looking for a multi-talented individual who is equally comfortable with software technology, data analysis, defining business requirements and working directly with internal customers and will help us develop the next generation of metering technology and applications and help coach and mentor our development team. One of the key tasks for this individual will be to take a lead role in developing the multiple phases of Advanced Metering Infrastructure implementation in the next few years.

The successful candidate will have built and maintained applications with SQL Server, Oracle, Unix and will have knowledge of C#, .Net framework, scripting, batch file processes, SFTP and web services. Experience with analytics, billing & metering processes, metering systems and the utility industry is a plus but not required.

At the discretion of the hiring team, this position may also be filled at the senior, intermediate or associate level depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams.  Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1886.  Today we’re building the Northwest’s energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

At PSE all employees are valued, respected and provided with the opportunity to excel professionally. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive cafeteria-style benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Experience Required:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Business Administration or equivalent hands on experience
  • 9+ years IT experience, including several years of systems development experience in the design and development of department-wide or enterprise-wide applications.
  • Deep experience with minimum of 8 years hands-on systems experience in one or more of these software technologies and with working knowledge in one or more of the metering systems (from list below) solutions: Unix/Linux, PL-SQL, SQL server, C++/C#, Websphere, Java, Oracle
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve complex production issues.
  • Deep understanding of office applications (e.g. Microsoft Office).
  • The successful candidate must also know at least one of the following: Landis and Gyr MDMS, Itron MV90, Honeywell DC2009, Landis and Gyr Command Center and Utilinet Service Center, SAP BusinessObjects (BOBJ)
  • Experience with at least two full upgrades of metering systems and experience in dynamic support environment
  • Able to accurately estimate work effort based on functional or technical specifications.
  • Experience with Microsoft Project or other project tools
  • Experience programming interfaces using various transport protocols.
  • Experience with telephony and IP protocols
  • Experience with database query development, report/dashboard development, advanced analytics such as data mining.
  • Knowledge in metering systems processes such as VEE, Meter reset, Demand, Manual read processes, billing processes, un-billed processes
  • Knowledge of MDMS parameters and functional modules (DSE, Meter reads, VEE, VME, SD-OM, MDW, MRM, MRA, NAV, WAVE, iWAVE, NPM, SOE, ODE)
  • Extensive knowledge of metering systems table structure and data
  • Ability to work with all levels of the organization, both technical and non-technical
  • Knowledge of AMR and AMI technologies
  • Deep understanding of batch processes and web services
  • Experience with configuring integration middleware such as Websphere


  • Ability to quickly learn and improve technologies such as programming languages, data management systems, enterprise application suites, and development operations scripting.
  • Experience working with engineers and engineering data.
  • Strong ability to learn, analyze data and develop data analytics solutions
  • Experience with .Net, SSIS/ SSRS framework
  • Experience with SAP-MDUS, SAP-ECC, Prepay and TOU implementations
  • ITIL certified
How to Apply:

PSE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage persons of diverse backgrounds to apply.

Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at or 425-462-3017.

Please visit our website at to apply.

Posting End Date: May 11, 2017