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Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market:based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. To learn more about American Water and additional career opportunities, visit amwater.
Primary Role
The Principal Technologist solves very, complex technology problems in a specific domain technology area (e.g., GIS, data, mobility) or more broadly across a line of business in order to enable a specific customer group (e.g., solutions for finance, operations, HR). They define and evolve the technology direction for their domain or line of business areas of accountability. They maintain a technology roadmap that enables business outcomes and are able to reliably forecast business needs in the 3:5 year horizon. The Principal Technology is able to lead projects that execute against this roadmap. This includes development from concept through commercialization including line extensions, new products, quality improvements and productivity improvements. They also contribute to the development of new products and applications for a chosen domain area or line of business. The Principal Technologist adheres to technology standards and the governance framework set by leadership. They work collaboratively with other technology domains and with customer enablement teams to develop innovative business solutions. The Principal Technologist demonstrates the value of prototyping as an integral and regular step in the design process of conceptualizing, refining, and finalizing an inventive solution, service or product. They are comfortable with driving innovation from a technical point of view, pushing the boundaries of complex services and solutions that are simple, relevant, and human centered.
Key Accountabilities
:Technology Roadmap Development Drive the effort to develop plans that match short:term and long:term business goals with specific technology solutions to help meet those goals. The plan applies to a new product or process or to an emerging technology.
:Working with the line of business leaders and industry experts, ensure the plans help 1) reach a consensus about a set of needs and the technologies required to satisfy those needs, 2) provide a mechanism to help forecast technology developments, and 3) provide a framework to help plan and coordinate technology developments.
:Team Development Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members.
:Promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high:levels of quality for the team.
:Perform as a team of strategic, creative, and technical professionals who partner with our clients to solve business problems and meet meaningful business goals.
:Technology Expertise Act as an expert in a particular field of knowledge (this may be a
business/functional area and/or a particular technology) and provide detailed information and advice as necessary in that specialization in order to achieve business outcomes.
:Develop and/or promote technical solutions which support the business requirements within their area of expertise. Be accountable for specific deliverables in relation to software or web development and/or support.
:As needed, lead the technical activity within their area of specialization.
:Product Owner Support: Support the Head of Technology
Enablement/Customer Enablement in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communicat


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