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Senior Software Systems Engineer

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

This position is responsible for managing multiple technical projects relating to IT infrastructure including managing projects from design to implementation & keep abreast of industry trends/practices. provides direction to IT support function including overseeing support activities or plans organizes security functions ensuring data systems are protected from unauthorized users or response/diagnoses IT product/service problems and resolves issues or works on infrastructure integration projects. Plans/directs large complex technical projects or conversational by determining personnel/resource requirements, schedules, assessing impact on other system and coordinating implementation with other areas. Or works on firewall theory. Configurations, or acts as project manager in planning/directing multiple projects from testing, staging to production environments.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of related experience 
  • Note: A partial year of related experience of 6 months or greater will count as a full year towards the qualifications. 


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Possesses and applies thorough knowledge in primary infrastructure analysis .
  • Experience with: Microsoft Windows Server; Linux Redhat; Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager; VMWare ESXi; VMWare VCenter; Solarwinds Orion
  • State of the art knowledge or technologies, processes and practices
  • Recognized Subject Matter Expert/Point of Authority
  • Must have thorough communication skills including in person, by phone and in writing;must have thorough grasp of sound infrastructure analysis principles and skills
  • Must have thorough interpersonal skills and be able to communicate the principles to all levels of the organization
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team
  • Must have thorough analytical, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Must have computer knowledge and skills including Microsoft office products and software/hardware assigned specific to projects
  • Must have strong project management, time management and organizational skills
  • Must have strong leadership, coaching, and mentoring skills
  • Ability to assess problems and develop/implement creative sound solutions with little or no precedent
  • Ability to understand client requirements and how the translate in application features
  • Collaborate with a team of IT professionals to set specifications for new applications
  • Design creative prototypes according to specifications
  • Troubleshoot and debug applications
  • Evaluate existing applications to reprogram, update and add new features
  • Develop technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code
  • Proven experience as application developer
  • Experience in designing and buidling applications
  • Ability to program in at least one programming language such as C#, Java (J2EE) etc.
  • In depth knowledge of programming for diverse operating systems and platforms using development tools
  • Excellent understanding of software design and programming principles
  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience as outlined above


The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined above.

Education Requirements

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor , Other Education: Business, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or related discipline.

Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

1. Great Work Life Balance
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
Join us!

·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

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