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Senior Software Engineer at Colonial Pipeline Company

Posted in Software 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Alpharetta, Georgia

Job Description:

  Job Summary   

This position is responsible for designing, developing and/or creating and maintaining internally developed and vendor-developed applications for business and operational functions utilized by Colonial Pipeline Company.

Conducts daily work in compliance with Colonial’s safety policies and procedures. Demonstrates Colonial’s core values of Safety, Personal Integrity, Respect, Innovation and Teamwork in completing work assignments.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

The responsibilities included represent typical responsibilities for this job and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed.  Management reserves the discretion to assign additional duties and/or to change job requirements.

· Responsible for Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) of software applications including development, testing, debugging, implementation and maintenance, as well as the related database objects and procedures.

· Understands business functions and operations technologies, and can oversee development of requirements for business applications and translate into technical specifications.

· Responsible for system documentation, support materials and developing training materials.

· Can function as technical lead for assigned projects.

· May be assigned as project manager for software development projects.

· Typically has some responsibility for directing and reviewing project work completed by junior level programmers/analysts to coach and mentor as necessary.

· May oversee development work of contract resources.

· Competent to work at the highest level of all technical phases of programming.

· Recognized as the knowledge expert for one or more systems.

· Provides technical support and leads effective resolution for business partner inquiries and production issues.

· Communication skills necessary to be the lead with business partner(s).

· Ability to work with historians’ data and analytics.

· Understands both operational and information technologies.

· Other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements



Minimum Required



Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related discipline) from an accredited college or university



7 years professional experience in software development and operations technologies


In lieu of Bachelor’s Degree and 7 years of experience, 9 years professional level experience will be considered

Experience with Historians and ICS


Certification & Licensure




Valid Driver’s License



Knowledge Skills & Abilities



· Understanding of the Pipeline industry (can be learned)

· Knowledge of Software Development Tools – Microsoft .Net, Oracle & SQL, Databases, JAVA, etc.

· Software Development Lifecycle Methodologies

· Computer skills (MS Office, Company software)


· Advanced Programming Skills – Skilled in multiple languages (Expert in C#)

· Database Skills – Oracle and SQL Server

· Advanced Application Troubleshooting Skills

· Process Mapping Skills

· Meeting Facilitation

· Data Analytics

· Industrial Control System Technologies

· Skilled with Historian Technologies (i.e. OSIsoft, PI)

· ESRI (Geospatial Technologies)


· Strong Communication Abilities - Written and Verbal

· Project Management

· Problem Solving

· Resourcefulness

· Innovative

· Customer Service

· Continuous Improvement Focus

· Teamwork and Collaboration across IT Towers and Business Functions

· Adaptability

· Strategic Thinking (Macro thinker)

· Detail Orientation (Micro thinker)

· Achievement Oriented

· Drive Change

· Personal Accountability, Initiative, and Ownership of Team and Results

· Positive / “Can-Do” Attitude