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Mobile Application Developer, Associate
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PG&E Corporation | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

Company Based in San Francisco, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. And we
deliver some of the nation's cleanest energy to our customers in Northern and Central California. For PG&E, "Together, Building a Better California" is not just a slogan. It's the very core of our mission and the scale by which we measure our success. We know
that the nearly 16 million people who do business with our company count on our more than 24,000 employees for far more than the delivery of utility services. They, along with every citizen of the state we call home, also expect PG&E to help improve their
quality of life, the economic vitality of their communities, and the prospect for a better future fueled by clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer
that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected
veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.
Department Overview Information Systems Technology Services is a unified
organization comprised of various departments which collaborate effectively in order to deliver high quality technology solutions.

The Enterprise Mobility Center of Excellence ("EMCOE") is a new enterprise team that is responsible for working
collaboratively with the lines of business (e.g., Gas Operations, Electric Operations, etc.) to implement consumer grade mobile solutions across various user groups (e.g., field users, office workers, etc.). Our goal is to deliver solutions with an intuitive user
experience that will improve employees' day-to-day tasks. We take the time to understand our partners' needs and translate those into solutions that will help each employee work efficiently. Establish/govern multi-year, integrated roadmap for mobility at PG&E

We are a "start-up" department within IT and building a team of driven and creative mobile developers. You will take us from conception through implementation, build our framework to create innovative and scalable solutions, and will continue to improve
as our future needs evolve.

The technology team within EMCOE consists of a staff of highly skilled product managers, project managers, native application/platform developers, QA testers, and application/platform support resources.
Summary ** Temporary location will be Berkeley, CA and will most likely move to San Francisco or Oakland in the next 6-9 months.

This position in the EMCOE team will design, develop, modify, configure, debug innovative mobility solutions by
leveraging emerging technologies and trends on one or more mobile platforms (iOS, Android, Hybrid frameworks etc.) for the lines-of-business. Using Agile-type methodology, this role assists in the definition, development, and documentation of project deliverables.
Unit-test for robustness, including edge cases, usability, security and general reliability. Work on bug fixing and improving application performance. Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency

It is
required that the successful candidate be a self-starter, quick learner, think independently, have the ability to collaborate well with internal and external stakeholders and support staff, and ensure that client satisfaction objectives are met. The successful
candidate must be a safety champion and must be able to maintain and handle inventory up to 20 pounds. It is possible that approximately 10% travel may be required.
Qualifications Minimum Education/Skills:
- BA/BS in Computer Science,
Management, Information Systems, or equivalent experience and/or field of study;
- iOS/ Android/ Hybrid Mobile App Framework development experience
- Strong analytical expertise, including the ability to analyze data
- Familiarity with mobile
interfaces, mobile interaction guidelines and best practices
- Design knowledge of standards, trends, and software development process and prototyping/design practices
- Strong debugging skills
- Must have excellent communication and interpersonal
skills with the ability to work in a collaborative environment

Desired Education/Skills:
- Ideally should have apps published in the App Store (apple or Google Play)
- Familiarity with remote data (via REST and JSON) and knowledge of the HTTP
- Familiarity integrating Restful services (APIs)
- Familiarity with Jenkins, JIRA and SVN
- Familiarity with modern JavaScript frameworks
- (JQuery, Angular.js Ionic.js, backbone.js)
Responsibilities Primary
- Design/building of advanced applications for mobile platforms (iOS, Android, etc.), as well as, collaboration on design of new features. Designs and implements solutions that scale, exhibit elegant software design and ensure a great user
- Works with outside APIs and data sources, performs unit testing, troubleshooting/debugging apps, and participates in Agile/SCRUM meetings
- Work with platform team to define needs and APIs that will provide the best integrated experience
- Understands business requirements and applies them to programming and analysis. Follows and collaborates on existing Application Development Frameworks and Coding Standards
- Independently plans work to meet assigned general objectives with minimum
guidance; progress is reviewed upon completion and solutions may provide an opportunity for creative/non-standard approaches.

About PG&E Corporation

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (Utility) is a public utility operating in northern and central California. Utility engages in the businesses of electricity and natural gas distribution, electricity generation, procurement and transmission, and natural gas procurement, transportation and storage. As of December 31, 2008, the Company served approximately 5.1 million electricity distribution customers and approximately 4.3 million natural gas distribution customers. (Source: 10-K)