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Virtual Power Plant IT Solutions Manager (R1-19-0444)

Portland General Electric, Portland, OR

Job - Corporate/Business

Close Date: 04/06/2019


For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love.

PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.

Virtual Power Plant IT Solutions Manager (R1-19-0444)

Manages all aspects of Virtual Power Plant projects in the Smart Grid Operations Division, typically involving multiple disciplines in the IT function. Acts as an IT consultant and liaison for the Smart Cities, DSG, Storage and Grid Products and Product Development departments. Utilizes expertise and leadership skills to direct staff and resolve issues to ensure project goals and requirements are met. May employ Agile techniques and project management practices.

Your journey includes the following responsibilities:
Program Management
Business Analysis
Project Management
Portfolio, Program and Project Support
Methods and Tools
Data Analysis
Financial Management
Business Process Improvement
Portfolio Management
Systems Development Management

For detailed descriptions of the responsibilities listed, please refer to the full job description.

Bring the following skills to our team:
Knowledge of the software development and system implementation process, including requirements gathering.
Knowledge in system design techniques, testing, implementation, release and version control and training approaches.
Knowledge in establishing detailed work plans and staffing needs for each phase of the project. Arrange for the assignment or recruitment of appropriate project personnel.
Knowledge of standard project management tools and techniques.
Knowledge in developing and updating project plan, schedule, risk management plan, change management plan and communications plan.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, engineering management or other related field or equivalent experience. A master’s in business administration is preferred. Typically, eight or more years of experience in the development, implementation and maintenance of large-scale IT systems, with five or more years in a project management role. Experience in an Agile/Scrum software development environment highly desired. One or more of the following certifications are highly desirable: PMI Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Join us today and power your potential!

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. 

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: R1-19-0444. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

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Talent Acquisition Contact:
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Complete details: R1-19-0444