Solutions Architect - Profield

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Herndon, Virginia

Job Type: Not Specified

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Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Position Overview

The general purpose of this role is to support the application of a web-based Enterprise Mobile Workforce Management platform, ProField, to large smart metering deployment projects for electric, water and gas utilities.

ProField covers every aspect of field force management. Its feature-rich modules include asset management, training and certification, real-time, remote management of field operations, fault resistant workflows, quality assurance, and real-time reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understand the customer’s requirements and project scope.
  • Engage with customers to refine specifications; lead technical workshops at customer locations.
  • Turn meetings with clients into requirement documents and functional designs that are efficiently communicated to the internal and external organizations.
  • Develop the solutions, including work instructions, flow charts (Visio) and Wireframe diagrams (Balsamic).
  • Conduct walk-through of the solution to field operations and software development team.
  • Ensure that the Aclara’s WOMS (Work Order Management System) customization conforms to the requirements document.
  • Conduct UAT (User Acceptance Testing) & coordinate SIT (System Integration Testing) with the client for the project.
  • Coordinate with the software and field operations team for the project to go live.
  • Monitor field deployment of software and propose improvements to boost productivity and quality.
  • Serve as a technical expert in evaluating design alternatives and recommending solutions for future product and process enhancements.

Skills and Experience

Required:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in electrical or industrial engineering, computer science or related technical discipline.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working as a Solutions Architect, Business Analyst, or similar position tasked with the duties & responsibilities listed above.
  • Previous experience in the utilities space strongly preferred, especially with smart grid/smart metering.
  • Experience using Visio and Balsamiq or similar workflow and wireframing tools essential.
  • Knowledge of .NET platform and popular mobile platforms such as Android, iOS, and Windows Mobile
  • Experience with multi-language software products.
  • Naturally structured thinker.
  • Ability to conceptualize efficient, fault-resistant work processes.

Preferred:

  • Experience with enterprise-level 3rd party vendors and CIS applications (SAP, NISC, Oracle CC&B or similar)

Physical Demand:

  • Ability to travel 25%-50% via ground or air.
  • Normal office activities.

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Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

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