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Software Systems Engineer or Senior Software Systems Engineer - GIS

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

There are three positions which will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidates education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Dominion Energy’s GIS IT group is looking for a Software Systems Engineer or Senior Software Systems Engineer to join their team. These positions will be responsible for providing feasibility studies, systems analysis documents, QA walkthroughs and project estimates. The incumbents must be able to design complete solutions for new enterprise applications and provide improvements for existing solutions. These roles work with multiple business units, in multi-platform environments, on multi-project assignments. These positions require strong analytical, communication, coordination, planning and organizational skills. Positions will be available which will be filled at the level commensurate with the successful candidate’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Responding to system failures and performance events, take appropriate steps to reduce system downtime.
  • Planning and overseeing the implementations of releases
  • Formulating or defining system scope and objectives, based on user needs
  • Devising or modifying procedures to solve complex problems, considering computer capacity and limitations, operating time, and desired results
  • Guiding and advising less experienced Software Systems Engineers 
  • Troubleshoot, debug and maintain (patch) web applications, services and batch scripts (Python and/or .Net)
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Software Systems Engineer: 

3+ years of related IT or GIS IT experience (Note:  A Master's degree will count as one year of experience.  A partial year of six months or more will be rounded up to one year)

Senior Software Systems Engineer: 

5+ Years of related IT or GIS IT experience (Note:  A Master's degree will count as one year of experience.  A partial year of six months or more will be rounded up to one year)

Additional Skills Desired (both levels):

Configuration of Windows Server (2012, 2016, 2019)
Web server (IIS) and application configuration

Esri ArcGIS Enterprise Platform Deployment, Administration, Monitoring, and Optimization
Schneider Electric’s ArcFM product suite 
Server load balancing for scaling for performance optimization, resiliency and high availability
Related enterprise services, including networking, security, virtualization
Enterprise DBMS - Oracle and/or SQL Server
Configuring and optimizing ArcGIS PRO, APR, Utility Network
Esri Utility Network and associated data models and tools
Configuring, publishing, and managing Map/Feature/Geoprocessing Services
Configuring and optimizing ArcSDE (10.x and beyond), versioning and replicas, ArcFM Geodatabase Manager and ArcFM Process Framework

Python 2.7 or 3, with exposure to python libraries such as ArcPy, Flask, and SqlAlchemy 
ETL platforms such as FME and development of scripts/workbenches
Full software development lifecycle, from interpreting requirements, developing solution designs, implementation, testing, deployment techniques, and production support.
C#.Net, VB.Net with exposure to ArcObjects API
Javascript, with exposure to JQuery, DoJo, Esri Javascript API, and Boostrap.css
Relational data modelling and SQL

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

Preferred Disciplines: Computer Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Information Systems

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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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.
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·17,000 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

Our Commitment to NetZero by 2050

We’ve cut carbon emissions from our electric generation business by approximately 43% (since 2005) and methane emissions from our natural gas business by 32% (since 2010) — and we're just getting started . By growing wind, solar, and renewable natural gas and pursuing innovative technologies, we expect to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. We’ve also committed to reducing the emissions of our suppliers and customers — so we can all move forward together.

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