Power Industry Jobs

The most used job board by electric power industry professionals.

Manager, Software Development


Location: Rensselaer, NY US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: January 26, 2023
Reference Code: 1100
Job Summary and Essential Functions

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) works to make the power grid smarter by developing and deploying innovative information technology solutions to meet New York's dynamic energy needs. The NYISO's Information Technology department invites applications for a full-time Manager, Reliability Technologies on the Software Development team.

The Manager, Software Development is responsible for managing a team of software engineers and QA professionals in all phases of the Software Development Lifecycle related to the development, maintenance, testing, and implementation of the software products for Reliability Technologies. This individual is responsible for the on-time delivery of high-quality software changes that meet functional requirements and adhere to IT best practices related to software development, security, and test automation. In addition, this individual will coordinate and collaborate across the IT organization to ensure strategic and tactical objectives are successfully performed in a timely manner, providing strategic technical direction on Reliability Technologies applications. Lastly, this individual is responsible for managing the team's production support on a continuous (24x7x365) basis to ensure ongoing business operation.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering or related technical field.
  • Minimum seven years related experience in software development and/or project management.
  • Minimum two years experience leading a team of software engineers/developers or other technical specialists.
  • Minimum three years experience working in mission critical/enterprise information technology environment.
  • Minimum five years experience in a full software development life-cycle environment.
  • Background in the energy/utilities industry highly desired.

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.

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.