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Technical Lead

Job Title: Technical Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cork
REF: 87539
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, an energy company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Technical Lead for their site.

Technical Lead

Role Purpose
  • Reporting to the I-SEM Programme Manager, the I-SEM Programme Technical Lead has responsibility for ensuring the implementation and integration of the I-SEM suite of applications are planned and delivered in line with corporate IT standards.
  • The I-SEM programme goes live in Oct 2017 and the Tech Lead is a key role required to assist with delivery of the system implementations and enhancements to ensure successful Day1 Go-live in the new I-SEM market.
  • The Tech Lead will work across multiple work streams including ETRM, Power Ops & Settlements, Data & Reporting and Modelling Tools.

  • Manage the Technical Design Authority to ensure all key technical decisions are made at the appropriate time with the appropriate people and documented accordingly
  • Ensure all technical deliverables on the programme are fully planned, resourced and costed appropriately
  • Manage the overall I-SEM architecture and solution design(s)
  • Ensure successful integration of all applications in line with BGE IT standards and I-SEM market milestones.
  • Work with analysts and business teams on the I-SEM programme and deliver the technical designs and specs required for each implementation
  • Proactively manage and co-ordinate all technical resources and deliverables on the programme
  • Actively manage all programme technical risks and actions with the senior members of the programme and other stakeholders as required
  • Liaise with BGE vendors and strategic IT partners to plan and manage delivery of all technical aspects of each work stream
  • Ensure valid and fit-for-purpose DR solutions are developed and implemented across each Work stream
  • Work with the programme management team to ensure technical resources are managed through programme capacity planning activities

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Minimum 6-8 years' experience of similar roles elsewhere
  • Enthusiastic self-starter with a proactive approach to problem solving and systems development;
  • Strong ability to work to project deadlines and project plans;
  • Knowledge of industry-standard methodologies, tools and environments;
  • Experience in Energy Trading environment and familiarity with front/middle/back office processes is desirable,
  • Experience in Energy Trading systems is desirable, e.g. ETRM, settlement and market and auction platforms/interfaces.
  • Experience in applying Agile methodologies to volatile requirement space with tight regulatory deadlines
  • Extensive experience in developing and maintaining design/environment documentation required
  • Experience in managing Technical Design Authority and technical resources, with strong stakeholder management skills needed
  • Experience in mixed operating system environment (Windows and Linux)
  • Experience in Systems Integration
  • Must be able to demonstrate experience in Data Analytics and Reporting


For further information on this Technical Lead role in Cork please contact Ros Lomasney on 0212066287 /
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