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PACIFICORP | Portland, Oregon
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Job Description

General Purpose

PacifiCorp is seeking a Software Engineer for its Portland, Oregon office.


Designs, codes, tests, and implements complex programs; develops appropriate programs and systems documentation according to established IT standards. May act as senior contributor or technical lead on small to mid-sized projects. Enhances existing systems; participates in client walkthroughs and technical design reviews. Aids in systems development planning and monitoring. Participates in design reviews and peer code walkthroughs. Provides client and application support. Participate in development and ensure conformance to performance optimization and interoperability standards and requirements. Act as a subject matter resource and consult with clients and IT in support of the company’s IT strategy, overarching business requirements. Collaborates with IT teams to identify technical deficits and improvement opportunities in current practices and procedures. Applies industry standard techniques as appropriate such as automated unit testing, test-driven development, continuous integration and iterative development.


Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems or a related field.

Experience Requirements:  Five (5) years of experience in an application design, development, and implementation role, which includes:

  • Object Oriented Design.
  • C# .NET or Java
  • Development process methodologies such as Agile, Lean, Scrum or Waterfall.
  • Demonstrated understanding of working in a continuous integration environment.
  • Demonstrated understanding of integrating large enterprise-class systems in a robust, fault-tolerant manner consistent with industry standards.
  • Demonstrated understanding of structured analysis and technical design concepts.

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JOB # 21323

Sherri Frazier
825 NE Multnomah
Portland, OR 97232


Additional Information

Primary Location: Portland

Department: Pacific Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


PacifiCorp is a regulated electric company serving 1.7 million retail customers, including residential, commercial, industrial and other customers in portions of the states of Utah, Oregon, Wyoming, Washington, Idaho and California. During the year ended December 31, 2008, PacifiCorp owned, or had interests in, 74 thermal, hydroelectric, wind-powered and geothermal generating facilities, with a net owned capacity of 10,188 megawatts (MW). PacifiCorp also owns, or has interests in, electric transmission and distribution assets, and transmits electricity through approximately 15,800 miles of transmission lines. PacifiCorp also buys and sells electricity on the wholesale market with public and private utilities, energy marketing companies and incorporated municipalities in connection with excess electricity generation or other system balancing activities. (Source: 10-K)

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