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Associate Software Developer


Location: Rensselaer, NY US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: November 22, 2022
Reference Code: 1069
Job Summary and Essential Functions

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) applies cutting-edge technology to operating a reliable electricity system, managing competitive markets for wholesale electricity, and planning for the Empire State's energy future. The NYISO's Information Technology department invites applications for a full-time Associate Software Developer.

An Associate Software Engineer performs full stack development, including front end, back end, and database work where appropriate, under the guidance of senior staff. The individual will also participate in all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle under the guidance of senior technical staff and their team Supervisor and participate in a 24x7x365 on-call support rotation for production applications.


  • Bachelor's Degree (BS), Computer Science or Information Systems required.
  • Experience performing software development in a multi-dimensional team setting desired
  • Experience with the following desired:
    • JBoss
    • Java, JavaScript
    • Experience with Transactional BI reporting systems - design, development and production support
    • SQL, Oracle PL/SQL
    • Git/other Source Control technology
    • Jenkins/Build Automation
    • Unit test automation - ability to understand requirements and write automated tests
    • Agile development methodologies

The NYISO takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and innovative reward programs.

The NYISO offers the flexibility to work both in the office and remotely, providing our employees with an enhanced work life balance. While the majority of the responsibilities of this role can be performed remotely, in most cases, employees will have periodic on-site requirements based on business needs. Full remote opportunities may be available in some cases.

NYISO requires a COVID vaccine as a condition of employment but complies with all state and federal laws. All offers of employment will be made contingent upon the successful completion of a drug screening and background check.

The NYISO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
About this Employer

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is responsible for the reliable operation of New York’s nearly 11,000 miles of high-voltage transmission and the dispatch of more than 500 electric power generators. In addition, we administer bulk power markets that trade an average of $7.8 billion in electricity and related products annually.

As a not-for-profit independent system operator, we are governed by a 9-member Board of Directors. Participants and Stakeholders in New York’s electricity markets play a significant role in our unique shared governance system.

We employ more than 550 people and occupy two locations in New York's Capital Region. Given the technical complexity of our mission, over a quarter of the company’s staff are devoted to the development and support of information technology. We have a diverse and engaged workforce, and have been recognized as a top employer in the region.