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CIP Applications Engineer/Specialist Job Family

NiSource - Hammond, IN

ResponsibilitiesJob Summary:
Java Developer using Spring Framework.
Perform on-going maintenance and enhancements to relational databases and applications, utilizing applications and change-management methodology and architectural standards.
Complete and maintain overall application documentation including application design, functionality, architecture, and day-to-day application changes.
Formulate and define system scope and objectives for assigned projects, by working with end-users to understand business requirements.
Perform on-going maintenance, including backup and enhancement to existing schemas.
Identifies database requirements by interviewing customers; analyzing department applications, programming, and operations; evaluating existing systems and designing proposed systems.
Recommends solutions by defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, database security, data back-up, and recovery specifications.
Installs revised or new systems by proposing specifications and flowcharts; recommending optimum access techniques; coordinating installation requirements.
Prepares users by conducting training; providing information; resolving problems.
Provides information by answering questions and requests.
Supports database functions by designing and coding utilities.
Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Design, install and maintain database and application software as needed.
Prepare cost estimates and project timelines for completing recommended solutions.
Communicate application and project status, identifying potential opportunities or issues.
Evaluate all software changes and updates that are supplied by vendors, before installation.
Participate and support change-management process as required.
Develop and maintain application documentation and source code management.
Provide post-implementation support for newly implemented systems.
Provide end-user support for applications.
Develop solid understanding of business area and/or functions for which assigned applications are designed.
Evaluate and recommend technology opportunities; arrange and facilitate vendor demonstrations.
Evaluate vendor responses to RFP, RFQ, RFI and support vendor selection process.

QualificationsThis position will be filled as an Engineer or Specialist depending on education and experience.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Java Spring Framework
Relational Database Maintenance, Performance Tuning, Database Security
Working knowledge of Linux OS.
Demonstrated abilities in the area of applications development and support in web-based applications.
General understanding of application maintenance, development, and change management methodologies.
Must be proficient in the use of command line and GUI interfaces for personal computers.
Demonstrated ability to identify, communicate and solve complex problems.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Full technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Education/Work Experience:
Prefer BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent and two or more years of experience with Oracle and programming experience using Java, C , HTML and ColdFusion etc.

Mental and Physical Requirements:
Occasional travel, including air travel.
The ability to perform duties effectively under emergency situations.
Must be available to participate in weekly 24x7 on-call rotation.
Ability to work overtime and weekends, when needed.

Inclusion & DiversityValue inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.How To ApplyFor immediate consideration, please apply on-line at on or before January 3rd!Equal Employment OpportunityNiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.

9 days 16 hours ago



CIP Applications Engineer/Specialist Job Family NiSource - Hammond, IN, United States


Location: Hammond, IN

Company Profile:
At NiSource (NYSE: NI), our aspiration is to be America’s premier regulated energy company, providing customer-focused energy solutions, investment-driven growth opportunities, and sustainable value for our customers, investors and employees. Underpinning this effort is our unwavering commitment to top-tier safety and reliability, collaborative stakeholder relationships, inclusive and engaging work environments, strong governance and transparency, and forward-looking environmental practices and stewardship.