Colorado Springs Utilities Systems Integration Lead in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Systems Integration Lead
Job Type: Information Technology
Pay Range $98,176 to $122,720
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Posting Close Date 5/18/21
Systems Integration Lead
In 1924, Colorado Springs voted to create a four-service utility of electricity, natural gas, water, and wastewater services. Since then, as a municipal utility, our focus has been providing exceptional customer service while keeping costs low. Colorado Springs Utilities was recently awarded the Diamond Designation from the American Public Power Association (APPA). The Diamond status is the highest awarded by the APPA, recognizing our utility for having some of the highest ratings in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvements, among the more than 2,000 public utilities in the nation.
Come join our talented Integration & Access Management team within the Information Technology Services Department as a Systems Integration Lead . You will be responsible for providing leadership to Integration & Access Management staff, directing and guiding continuous improvement projects, developing operational strategy, and overseeing daily operations of applications/technologies in the Integration space.
Why should you apply to this role?
You are excited about the opportunity to lead the implementation of continuous improvement projects to upgrade and add to our integration platforms (Azure Cloud API Management and BizTalk) to enhance our agility, increase efficiency, and streamline configuration and application connectivity. You will also have technical responsibility for the architecture, design, performance, integrity, reliability, and system-wide integration of applications, data, and technologies in the Enterprise integration department and will formulate system scope and objectives for assigned applications and projects. Furthermore, you will lead a team of talented senior integration engineers toward continuous improvement and development of systems and applications on the Microsoft stack.
Your job responsibilities include...
Ensuring that Colorado Springs Utilities’ goals and strategies are supported by the design and implementation of software integrations
Maintaining technical aspects of business recovery procedures, including specific responsibility for successful backup and recovery of integrations and integration platforms
Planning and overseeing the development, installation, and maintenance of integrations and integration platforms
Implementing continuous improvement projects, upgrading integration platforms, API management, and providing leadership and direction to staff and projects
Providing advice, requirements, specifications, and evaluation of system purchases and replacements
Ensuring the completion of maintenance and upgrades
Planning and scheduling work assignments of the team to ensure appropriate utilization of resources and timelines are met
Conducting research on technical issues, providing input and recommendations on future technology directions for Colorado Springs Utilities, and researching and evaluating system-related software and equipment
Who you are...
You are likely someone who comes with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Management, or a closely related field, and/or extensive experience in integrations, software development or a related application development environment. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of and skill in Azure API Management, and experience with BizTalk and SQL Server Integration Services, or SSIS, is also beneficial. In addition to the technical aspects of this job, you are excited about the opportunity to work with other IT Software Integration professionals and interested in continuing to enhance the software applications used by Colorado Springs Utilities to support our long-term goals and strategies. You possess a demonstrated ability to learn quickly and excel at providing exceptional levels of service to others.
What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you:
The ability to stay ahead of the business curve with our established priority to continually update and incorporate state-of-the-art technology
The opportunity to work for a pioneer in providing four utility services in one enterprise with a 100-year reputation for integrity
A work culture dedicated to innovation, collaboration, and synergy
The stability vital for growth-oriented careers
Colorado Springs Utilities offers a comprehensive benefits program to help you and your family protect your health and financial security.
Medical – Select from three medical plans including a Health Savings Account compatible plan
Voluntary Wellness Program – Earn incentives, gift cards, and gym membership reimbursements
Dental – Select from two plans including orthodontia coverage
Vision Insurance – Voluntary plan covering a full range of vision care services
Health Savings Accounts – Tax-advantaged savings account used for healthcare expenses
Flexible Spending Accounts – Tax-advantaged spending accounts for healthcare and/or dependent daycare expenses
Disability Insurance –Short-Term and Long-Term coverage provides income replacement for illness or injury
Life Insurance – Term life coverage with the option to purchase supplemental coverage
Paid Time Off – vacation, personal leave, sick leave, holidays, jury and bereavement
Vacation Buy – Purchase additional vacation time
Pension – Colorado PERA retirement plan funded by both employees and the organization.
Retirement Saving Programs - Supplement your pension with PERA 401(k) or PERA Roth 401(k), ICMA Roth IRA, ICMA 457 or 457 Roth plan
Educational Assistance – Financial assistance for qualifying courses
Additional Benefits - Employee Assistance Program, and Long-Term Care Insurance
Colorado Springs Utilities is considered an essential business delivering critical services to our community. During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are hiring for a variety of positions. Interviews for many positions will leverage remote technology solutions, including the enhanced use of email, telephone, and video solutions where possible. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.
All postings will close at 11:59 pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled .
Starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.
Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B, or TN visas). Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.
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Job Type: Information Technology