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Lead Analyst / Programmer II

UGI Utilities, Inc., is a natural gas and electric utility serving over 700,000 customers in Pennsylvania.  The foundation of our success lies in the strength of our 1500 plus employees who serve our customers to ensure the safe and reliable delivery of energy every day.  As a company, we are very community focused and proudly support many community organizations in our service areas.

Job Summary

Collaborate on all phases of the system development life cycle focusing on the analysis, design, development and implementation of technical system solutions that fufil the business requirments of the company. Support the acquisition, installation, and modification of purchased applications. Work to ensure applications fulfill the customer needs and are available for use when the business users need them.

  • Supports the request and analysis phases of SDLC by assisting with documentation and estimates.  Executes the design, development, testing and implementation phases of SDLC by producing the prescribed deliverables, under the guidance of more senior staff.  Works with business unit analysts and other IT technical resources, to develop new systems and enhance existing systems to meet changing policy and legislative requirements. 
  • Troubleshoot incidents reported against IT applications. Assist in investigating issues to determine the rootcause of problems. Support and monitor daily batch processing, responding to job failures in a timely manner. Provide 24X7 primary and/or secondary support to core applications considered business critical.
  • Responsible for generating the required documentation through out the different phases of a project. This includes items such as project charters, technical specifications and technical test plans.  Follow established change management procedures to ensure that applications and modifications are implemented in a way that meets internal IT controls.
  • Manage applicable third party vendor relationships to ensure on-going interface and product support towards meeting the needs of the Company.
  • Keep apprised of current trends in the business marketplace with a focus on product and service development, delivery and support, and applying key technologies. Provides input and direction on business unit technology strategies.
  • Perform other duties as requested


Knowledge & Skills

  • Java / JavaScript / HTML
  • SQL Server
  • Hibernate, XML
  • Familiarity with Spring Framework, STS, Eclipse



Working Conditions


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information/Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent discipline
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in an IT development role
  • ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) Foundation certification (at hire or within 12 months in position)
  • Experience developing technical specifications based on the requirements provided from business units.

UGI Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  As such, the Company abides by the requirements of the Executive Order 11246, 41 CFR 60-741.5(a), and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.

Nearest Major Market: Reading PA

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