Smart Grid Analyst/Developer

Mount Waverley, VIC, AU, 3000

About us: 


We’re a team that cares about you and your community. United Energy (UE) is an essential service, supplying reliable, safe and affordable electricity across the east and south-east of Melbourne and the Mornington Peninsula, vital for our customers and a clean energy future.


In designing and delivering these services, our people are united by a real sense of purpose to empower customer choices in ways that are important for our communities and the environment. Using advanced analytics, knowledge built through years of practical expertise, partnerships with leading researchers, and the courage to experiment, our people are proud to be disruptive influencers amongst the electricity industry.  


Increasingly, our networks are connecting new large-scale renewable energy generators and integrating technologies like solar, batteries and electric vehicles as customers change the way they generate, use, store and share power. This demand is transforming the electricity market faster than any change we’ve ever seen before.  As a result, our people are at the frontline in developing and implementing innovative technologies and solutions necessary for the future of our industry not only in Victoria but globally. 

About the Role:


A rare and permanent Data Analytics Developer role reporting to the team Lead Data Analytics is now available within our Electricity Networks. This role is also known as Smart Grid Analyst/Developer. The main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Design and develop analytical use cases, applications, analytic tools, dashboards and reports to improve network reliability and management
  • Provide Cross Division Operational Support for day-to-day needs


What you’ll deliver: 


  • Be part of high-level design of solutions to ensure use case meets business requirements
  • Develop a Proof-of-Concept application, dashboards and reports and prove that the proposed use case is indeed going to work
  • Provide Subject matter expert guidance (database level) across all Dashboards, Metering, Asset and Network automation related systems 
  • Coordinate business requirements across the divisions and provide data extracts or self-serve reporting and dashboards where appropriate in support of our Intelligent Utility strategy
  • Translate application strategies and business requirements into operational design projects leveraging blended expertise from across the UE business
  • Work collaboratively with Information Technology (IT) to design supportable use cases and associated architecture while adhering to all the security guidelines
  • Liaise with the relevant SMEs and other technical and specialist resources where required


To succeed in this role you’ll have:


  • Degree qualification in Computer Science/IT
  • High level working knowledge of SQL databases and programming (Postgres and Oracle preferred)
  • Strong experience in building, delivering and maintaining business intelligence reports and dashboards using Tableau & SQL
  • Experience in Python programming preferred
  • Understanding of application automation, Release lifecycle knowledge and Code control methodologies
  • Experience in working with packages for data extraction and generating reports for business users
  • Ensuring accuracy and integrity of data and applications through analysis, coding, profiling and problem resolution
  • Building and maintaining the self-service BI applications that will inter-operate with databases, data marts and data warehouse
  • Innovative, solution orientated approach with a can-do attitude
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Ability to convey complex concepts in an easy-to-understand format
  • Good understanding of GIS Systems (Preference of Smallworld)
  • Good understanding of Asset management Systems (Preference of SAP)
  • Previous experience in the Utilities sector preferred


Your career with us:


We have a diversity of teams across our business, all contributing to great customer and community outcomes. Our people are our most important asset, and we continually invest in nurturing their capability. Working with us means being fully supported to make the most of new experiences, and to build a career through a range of opportunities to learn from the best and to grow in a safe, inclusive, flexible and collaborative environment. 


Our greatest priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and the communities we operate within. This includes their physical safety – ensuring everyone gets home safely everyday – as well as their psychological safety, by ensuring everyone has the resources and support needed to achieve a work-life balance and be the best they can be.    

If you possess the required skills and experience and you are looking for a fantastic career opportunity, please submit your application by COB Thursday 18 August 2022

United Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

OUR VALUES: Live safely, Be Customer and Community Minded, Succeed Together, Be The Best You Can Be, Improve Our Business

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