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Date Posted: Sep 9, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Job Summary: 


To design, develop, maintain and enhance application programs supporting SAP- ECC/IUT, CRMUI, CRMIC, SAP-J2EE/JAVA/UI5 for customer enrollment, customer interaction, account maintenance, customer inquiry, billing and invoicing, remittance processing, credit and collections, intercompany data exchange, etc. Interface with clients to determine requirements, resolve issues and determine cost estimates.  Provide production support for system issues that arise in the daily operations of the system. Provide subject matter expertise to the Operations groups in order to assist with problem solving and as a resource for training development.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:


  • Design, develop, maintain and enhance application programs working within a team-oriented environment using various development toolsets, such as SAP, ECC/IUT, CRM, SAP-J2EE/JAVA/UI5, Visual Basic, and other development toolsets.
  • Develop and maintain application programs providing business functions, such as online screens, batch reports, creation of applications interface files, and basic WEB knowledge.


  • Determine detailed system requirements based on business requirements provided by the Operations groups.


  • Configure and test ECC/IUT modifications to support new system development, enhancements, and production support modifications.


  • Provide functional specifications to the ABAP personnel for customized modifications that cannot be delivered through ECC/CRM configuration.


  • Test ABAP program changes.


  • Provide subject matter expertise for the impact assessment and testing of SAP AOPs (Add on Packs) and SAP Release upgrades.


  • Develop string test scripts in order to test a group of related functionality.


  • Support the development and execution of Enterprise Test scripts.


  • Investigate problems reported by the end-users to the Help Desk, resolve the associated problems, and close the Peregrine ticket.


Working Conditions:

  • Open office environment.
  • Standard business hours, some overtime required as special projects arise.
  • 24-hour on-call support will require some nights and weekends.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education
    • Bachelor’s degree in an accredited four-year college or university or equivalent work experience.
  •  Experience
    • 0 to 2 years of IT experience:
  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


Preferred Qualifications:

    • SAP configuration experience and testing experience.
    • Experience working with end users, taking their business problems and translating them into system requirements.
    • Lead / Coordinate a small, well-defined portion of a project or work process.
    • Conducting system testing to ensure application meets specifications.
    • Working within a system related or operations related front office environment.
    • Strong understanding of the energy customer lifecycle.


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to prepare and or make presentations.
  • Process-oriented and analytical, quality-oriented thinking is a must. The individual will be required to identify logical, rational approaches to business solutions.




NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability
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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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