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IT Senior Software Developer


Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  5935

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve.  We have businesses in 26 different states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses.  Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers.  Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

* Gallup Great Workplace Award for consecutive years
* Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence
* Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running
* Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For
* J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award
* Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”
* Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT
* Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award
* Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Testing Required: Not Applicable


Job Summary

Designs and develops software solutions that utilize Microsoft Azure Cloud and other technical components.  Provides expertise and guidance on software development projects and their associated technical design.  Responsible for contributing, as a Developer, to the successful implementation of automation projects across the Enterprise, while ensuring development per DTE’s guidelines, best practices are implemented. Participates on projects and provides support to clients and business analysts in translating, defining, designing, and documenting requirements Supports efforts to determine and document requirements and provides guidance to developers regarding application design.

Key Accountabilities

  • Designs and develops application code, queries, scripts, web pages. Develops and executes unit tests; designs applications.
  • Responsible for technical design, technical development, and technical deployment of applications.
  • Provides planning and time estimate for own and others assignments.
  • Keeps abreast of technology trends and DTE Energy strategies, standards, and guidelines in order to select technologies that are appropriate and cost beneficial and applies each to ITS operating procedures. Incorporates standards into ITS operating procedures, and ensures they are kept up-to-date.
  • Mentors Associate Developer and Developer. Performs code reviews, explains technical concepts, and pair programming.
  • Participates in system, unit, integration, and regression testing. Provides input on automated testing approaches and plans.
  • Develops and conducts formal and information presentations.
  • Works on multiple teams in a collaborative environment.
  • Creates and prepares design documentations [UML Diagrams, environmental configuration, deployment (physical and logical), and domain diagrams].
  • Conducts translation of business requirements into technical specifications.

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree & 4 years of related job experience,
  • OR Associate Degree & 6 years of related job experience
  • OR a 2 year IT certificate from an accredited institution & 6 years of related job experience
  • OR a high school diploma or GED, & 8 years of experience in application development and design components

Other Qualifications


  • Degree in an Information Technology discipline
  • Full-Stack Azure PaaS Developer: 2 years
  • Rest API: 2 years
  • Extensive C#/.NET experience
  • Experience in Azure DevOps
  • Experience in Azure BOT Service
  • Experience in Azure Cognitive Services

Other Requirements

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to recommend and participate in solution implementation in area of responsibility.
  • Excellent organizational skills and excellent oral/written presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of SDP and other DTE IT methodologies
  • In depth understanding of IT industry, i.e emerging technologies, industry standards, support services, architectures, systems design, systems integration, and an indepth knowledge of accepted IT processes.
  • Ability to be self-directed and provide technical direction to others.
  • Ability to work on multiple teams concurrently; occasionally assuming leadership roles.

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit