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Senior Software Engineer


Location: Rensselaer, NY US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: August 25, 2022
Reference Code: 1036
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 Senior Software Engineer.

The Senior Software Engineer will design, develop and maintain software products. This position will be responsible for participating in all phases of the product development lifecycle including analysis, design, testing, and integration of products; understanding the business and customer requirements that drive the analysis and design of technical solutions; resolving technical and functional issues with software products and identifying ideas for improvements and enhancements. The Senior Software Engineer is expected to assist in the development of product user manuals and to maintain appropriate technical documentation. This position has a rotation based on-call production support requirement.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems required or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years Java development and object-oriented design
  • Being passionate about developing quality software and ensuring it meets Business needs
  • A positive, flexible, and team-oriented attitude

Preferred hands on experience:
  • Java / J2EE / Groovy / Kotlin
  • SpringBoot / SpringData
  • JBoss
  • Angular / JavaScript / React / ExtJS
  • MyBatis / SQL
  • JUnit / Cypress / Protractor
  • Maven / Gradle
  • Git
  • Docker
  • Jenkins

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.