Prin IT Architect

National Grid   •  

Waltham, MA

Industry: Energy & Utilities


Not Specified years

Posted 40 days ago

About us

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

The Gas Business Enablement project is a major long-term investment in our US gas business to enhance compliance, improve customer service, rate case strategy and performance. This newly created project will be a significant undertaking for the business as we standardize and simplify our operational processes, upgrade the technical systems they run on, build on our compliance programs in a rapidly changing external environment, develop and enhance how we use technology in the field and ensure we have the right talent and resource plans to successfully deliver to our customers.

This role will be responsible for providing Maximo support for asset management and work management processes as part of the Gas Business Enablement project. The Maximo system is provided to National Grid in the cloud from IBM.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide business and technical support as it relates to the Maximo system being used by the Gas Business Enablement project
  • Manage relationship with IBM around environments. Work with SR and PMR systems.
  • Troubleshoot issues with technology stack listed above.
  • Quality Checks of IBM provided materials
  • Support testing, training in the Maximo environment
  • Manage the program's Maximo environment needs


  • IBM WebSphere Application Server Administration (Configuration, Installation, Troubleshooting)
  • IBM HTTP Server Administration (Configuration, Installation, Troubleshooting).
  • IBM DB2 Administration (Basic Database Concepts, Basic SQL)
  • General Infrastructure Knowledge (Hardware provisioning, resource allocation, capacity planning, etc)
  • Windows Server Administration
  • IBM Maximo Asset Management

Preferred Skills

  • Experience in US energy sector or similar utility organization
  • Coding and application configuration experience
  • Ability to understand technical concepts such as cloud computing and middleware interfaces

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.