Programmer Analyst I – Web Development

Programmer Analyst I – Web Development

LocationDuluth, MN
Posting DestinationInternal / External – Non Union
Application Close Date3/14/2017

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Who is ALLETE?

ALLETE is an innovative company with more than a century of experience engaged in transforming the energy landscape in the upper Midwest. Our businesses include:  Minnesota Power, the largest electric utility in northern Minnesota; Superior Water Light and Power of Wisconsin; North Dakota-based BNI Energy, ALLETE Properties; and ALLETE Clean Energy. To find out more, watch a short introductory video about ALLETE and visit

What will I do?

If hired, you would join ALLETE’s highly collaborative Web Development team. This team is responsible for performing a wide range of IT functions, including: developing, maintaining, and monitoring large-scale .NET websites, custom application development, maintaining the corporate Intranet, and supporting/extending existing enterprise applications. Whatever your IT interests, if you are a motivated self-starter with a passion for digging in and finding creative ways to solve problems, we would love to talk to you about this opportunity.

What sort of candidate are you looking for?

The ideal candidate requires:

  • An insatiable desire to learn.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to be flexible in an environment with rapidly-changing priorities.
  • Very strong interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Business, Accounting or related field.

Prior experience is not required.  However, the ideal candidate would possess experience with the following:

  • Microsoft Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server
  • Microsoft Server 2012, 2008 and/or Windows 7
  • Microsoft Azure
  • JavaScript, C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, Visual Basic, C++, ASP, VBScript, PHP, Java, IIS, HTML, AJAX, JSON, CSS, XML
  • MSSQL Database querying or modeling
  • API Integration with 3rd party systems
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Previous web development experience

For this position, occasional travel to other company locations and the ability to provide occasional off-hour emergency support is also required.

Where will I be located?

You would work in the ALLETE HQ located in the heart of downtown Duluth near the shores of Lake Superior. You would join a team of highly-talented & creative Programmer Analysts to continue making a positive impact on ALLETE customers, businesses and fellow employees using your technical and social skills while leveraging the latest technology.

When should I apply?

You should apply before March 14th 2017. This position has been posted both inside and outside the company. Internal candidates must apply through the intranet homepage and notify their current supervisor of their intentions. External candidates must apply online at

Why should I apply?

For your hard work and contributions, you’ll receive a strong compensation package that offers flexibility and choice in the things that matter to you:  your money, your health, your time and your career. The compensation package includes a competitive salary, robust retirement plan, medical and dental benefits, generous vacation and holiday time off, and numerous professional development opportunities.

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