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National Grid Graduate Development Program, Associate Engineer, Software Engineering in Waltham, Massachusetts

About Us

The world of energy is changing faster than ever. At National Grid, the work you do will touch lives and shape the way we use and consume energy for generations to come. Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry. To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. Were planning, innovating, and working to be as vital and relevant as ever before for our customers and communities. Join us and be at the heart of clean energy transition.

About the Graduate Development Program

National Grids Graduate Development Program (GDP) (https://careers.nationalgridus.com/graduate-development-program) is an in-depth training and development program for high achieving recent college graduates who aspire to take on future leadership roles in a dynamic, ever-changing industry. Graduates are the future of National Grid. Bringing fresh thinking, new perspectives, and enthusiasm to our team, well give you real responsibility and an opportunity to make an impact from day one putting the power to supercharge your career in your hands.

Graduates start their careers at National Grid with an in-depth 4-week in-person Orientation which gives you exposure to all parts of the company, allows you to network with your Graduate cohort, GDP alumni, and senior leaders, and provides you with the opportunity to travel throughout our service territory in the northeast US. Following Orientation, Graduates begin working in their hired position and take part ongoing development activities through your first year including monthly development sessions, active mentorship, and a Capstone Project at the completion of your first year with National Grid.

Information Technology and Digital Graduate Rotations

Advancing our Technology capabilities are vital to National Grids ability to realize our vision to be at the heart of a clean, fair and affordable energy future. IT & Digital seeks to attract and develop high potential recruits, to enable the clean energy transition for all, deliver for our customers efficiently and ensure we maintain resilient, secure and compliant technology solutions. Our student programs help you develop technical and leadership skills and build core competencies that will shape the future of how National Grid leverages technology. This position gives you the opportunity to participate in our IT Graduate Development Rotational Program, an 18-month experience consisting of three 6-month rotations in varying IT departments. Your rst rotation will be in the role outlined below and you will return to this role following two broadening 6-month rotations where your knowledge of IT at National Grid will be expanded.

About the Position

As an Associate Engineer, you will be involved in the product development process from ideation to launch, working closely with software engineers, product managers, UI/UX designers, and key stakeholders across the organization to deliver the best digital experiences for our users. You will actively contribute to the success of the team by innovating, participating in technical discussions, and contributing to the development of products that will transform the organization.

This is a hybrid role with flexibility on in-person days in the office.

What You'll Do

You will:

  • Be a part of an Agile team, working collaboratively to use modern technology to help our commercial customers.

  • Support basic flow of data through their applications.

  • Assist with the role of testing, manual and automated, in validating work.

  • Discusses technical challenges with other engineers on the team, with the goal of contributing to the engineering roadmap

What You'll Need

  • Previous programming/software experience

  • Bachelor or Masters degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related numerical degree is preferred from an accredited institution

  • Graduated between May 2022 and June 2023

  • Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program May 30, 2023 or June 26, 2023

  • Valid US drivers license

  • Proven leadership experience

  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Applicants for the Graduate Development Program must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (such as sponsorship for an H-1B, TN, O, L, STEM OPT, or other employment-based work authorization)

It would be awesome if you had

  • Experience with React, C Sharp

Salary

Waltham, MA $71,000 - $84,000 a year

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

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