Exelon Corporation

Sr. Systems Engineer II

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We're powering a cleaner, brighter future.

Exelon is leading the energy transformation, and we're calling all problem solvers, innovators, community builders and change makers. Work with us to deliver solutions that make our diverse cities and communities stronger, healthier and more resilient.

We're powered by purpose-driven people like you who believe in being inclusive and creative, and value safety, innovation, integrity and community service. We are a Fortune 200 company, 19,000 colleagues strong serving more than 10 million customers at six energy companies — Atlantic City Electric (ACE), Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), Delmarva Power & Light (DPL), PECO Energy Company (PECO), and Potomac Electric Power Company (Pepco).

In our relentless pursuit of excellence, we elevate diverse voices, fresh perspectives and bold thinking. And since we know transforming the future of energy is hard work, we provide competitive compensation, incentives, excellent benefits and the opportunity to build a rewarding career.

Are you in?


The IT Sr Systems Engineer II position serves as a senior technical role within the IT department. It requires demonstrated experience of information technology, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work effectively both independently, as a mentor and as part of a team. Candidate will possess the self-motivation, experience and skills to serve by providing technical insights driving the design, implementation, and optimization of complex systems under the guidance of a Principal Engineer or Manager. Collaborates with IT architecture to define strategy and work with various teams to implement high quality systems to meet business requirements. Delivers and supports IT infrastructure, product and platform solutions. Designs and delivers complex IT system initiatives, to include cloud, non-cloud and hybrid-cloud systems. Influences other IT teams, leadership, enterprise business partners, vendors and project/design teams, in all aspects of the secure & reliable hosting of applications throughout Exelon's large & complex enterprise and real time operational environments.


  • Independently coordinates and leads discussions with business partners and vendors to gather information. Consults with leadership, architecture, project teams and end users to identify system requirements and perform feasibility analysis on potential changes related to existing and future security and technical architectures. Writes and disseminates system specifications, logical & physical architecture diagrams, and implementation plans. Delivers practical, efficient, and cost -effective solutions that satisfy business needs, including hands-on configuration, troubleshooting and optimization and supporting metrics for the same. (30%)
  • Work closely with others to develop future plans, resource requirements, migration strategies, and project schedules. Creates and delivers presentations to Engineering , Architecture Review Boards, and business partners. Possesses a deep understanding of current technologies and service offerings within the industry. Provides coaching and oversite for less experienced engineers (25%)
  • Design, support and maintain custom system integration with other platforms, specific to the needs of the customers. Maintain relevancy and knowledge in current and evolving emerging IT systems technologies. Provide emerging technology recommendations to solve business problems. (20%)
  • Ensure all risks and issues are identified and are captured following set process and are actioned appropriately. Responsible for providing supporting data to leadership and peers. (15%)
  • Maintains knowledge of and ensures others are compliant with preferred technologies, methodologies, standards and policies. Maintain technical knowledge and business acumen within own discipline or function. Advanced debugging and problem-solving skills; lead peer code reviews. (10%)


Designing, implementing, supporting, and documenting infrastructure systems Maintains deep knowledge of technology and its application across our business areas or for our customers Leads in technological innovation to drive new business opportunities and solve complex business problems, inclusive of partner, vendor and other IT professionals. Requires advanced skill set and proficiency in technical discipline. Conducts work assignments of higher complexity, under occasional supervision with latitude for independent judgment Creates and contributes to a development-centric work environment where employees are challenged, coached and engaged. Will lead and supervise interns and apprentices and will serve as peer coach for system engineers.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Networking 4-7 years' experience in IT infrastructure design, application design, cloud computing, disaster/recovery, or in lieu of degree, 7+ years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with system administration.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and document processes & procedures.
  • Has led operational hand offs.
  • Maintained experience with Citrix Remote Access solutions, Citrix Studio (MCS), Citrix ADC appliances (AKA NetScalers), and Citrix Profile Management.
  • Expertise in delivering virtualized applications and virtual PCs to a large corporate environment
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems.
  • Expert in articulating sensitive and mission-critical information to a wide variety of target audiences (written and verbal, inclusive to senior leaders).
  • Demonstrates ability to help team members make informed decisions in alignment with the sub-department strategic plans.
  • Proactively comprehends what a business partner is requesting and develops a strategy to address.
  • Demonstrates ability to influence up, down, and across the organization.
  • Drives innovative process and improvements by leveraging alternative perspectives and emerging technologies to deliver creative solutions across many teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver work aligning to project management principles & framework.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide financial impact analysis, inclusive of assessing cost optimization opportunities.
  • Troubleshooting & Monitoring: Demonstration of advanced capabilities to apply monitoring tools.
  • Independently makes informed decisions on monitoring settings such as sample size, level of criticality, and self-healing opportunities.
  • Cloud Technologies: Develops white papers, conducting presentations as needed.
  • Security Basics: Applies solutions against current security requirements and future industry trends.
  • Scripting & Automation: Proficient in PowerShell, Ansible, or other appropriate scripting tool. Able to independently create, modify, and troubleshoot scripts for automation, reporting, and monitoring tasks.


  • Certifications such as NERC-CIP, FERG, AZ900
  • Deeper understanding of programming languages, and an ability to solve engineering problems of increasing difficulty.
  • Shows initiative beyond pure implementation.
  • Experience building highly scalable applications
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a broader perspective.
  • May contribute to the development of research articles or reference reports that inform the decision-making process.
  • Solid working level knowledge of IP networking, Windows PC and Server Administration, Azure IaaS, Azure RBAC, Azure WVD, ControlUp, AD Group Policy, and PowerShell
  • Excellent communications skills – Able to effectively communicate highly technical information in non-technical terminology (written and verbal).
  • Understanding of change management principles associated with new technology implementations.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Understands and applies project management principles when leading and directing work
  • Promotes knowledge via seminars, presentations and publications within IT and Exelon
  • Participates in technological innovation to drive new business opportunities and solve complex business problems
  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Able to travel domestically (minimal travel required)

Job Summary

Joliet, IL, United States Location
Full Time Job Type
Exelon Corporation

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