Entergy IT Consultant, Sr - Oper Tech in Killona, Louisiana

Date: Oct 5, 2017

Location: Killona, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Louisiana-Killona

Job Function :Information Technology

MRV Minimum Salary :$94,000.00

MRV Maximum Salary :$142,000.00

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 74103

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

Job Summary/Duties:

Designs, modifies, codes, tests, debugs, and documents plant control/process/security systems and related software including system interfaces, applications, operating systems components, software tools, and utilities. Support Cyber Security aspects for process equipment maintenance and operation.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Designs, modifies, codes, tests, debugs, and documents plant control/process/security systems and related software including: system interfaces, applications, operating systems components, software tools, and utilities. Provides 24-hour system support of plant process and security systems via call outs. Performs data backups of plant process and security computer systems.

  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on plant process and security computer systems and data acquisition equipment and system hardware. At some sites this role may be performed by Maintenance-I&C personnel. Designs and maintains operations technology (OT) system network and associated components associated with plant process computer systems. Manages and conducts system troubleshooting activities for failures in plant process systems. Conducts system performance monitoring related to system ownership of plant process systems.

  • Performs project management and system integrator activities for new, replacement, or upgrades of plant process and security systems ensuring projects come in on time, within budget and are in compliance with the nuclear engineering configuration and control procedures. Oversees complex projects requiring a wide-range of specialized technical knowledge such as complex database migration, operating system resource management and interface development, physical and cyber security methods, software quality control testing and analysis, and multi-language application development.

  • Prepares and executes disaster recovery plans for plant process and security computer systems. Implements plans required to ensure OT applications and equipment meet regulatory requirements and corporate policies.

  • Solves complex or ambiguous systems software engineering issues. Analyzes, develops, and implements solutions for system enhancements. Conducts a wide-range of quality-control tests and analyses to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and end-user requirements. Analyzes designs, creates, and implements complex databases including access methods, device allocations, validations checks, organization, and security.

  • Performs other duties specific to plant type (e.g. Nuclear, Fossil), including serving as an advocate for safe operations and continuous improvement and implementing the Corrective Action Program for site OT.

  • Performs other duties specific to plant type (e.g. Nuclear, Fossil), including serving as an advocate for safe plant operations, being a member of the emergency response organization, being knowledgeable and responsible for implementing portions of the cyber security and software quality assurance programs, and engaged in the implementation of the corrective action program for site OT.

  • Supports Cyber Security program which includes maintenance and monitoring of firewalls, Cisco Network components, and tools such as anti-virus, network uptime, network packet inspection, log forwarders and log analysis and alert analysis.

  • Able to write and review procedures related to Cyber Security, IT equipment, and software operation. Able to review proposed engineering changes to IT and digital systems for functional adequacy and fit into existing infrastructure.

Minimum education required for this position:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience required.

Minimum experience required of the position:

Six or more years with strong track record of relevant technology delivery with Subject Matter Expertise for OT at a generating site. Experience leading and mentoring others in technology environment.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

Excellent Communication Skills, Self-directed. Technical Competence should equal Mastery in IT or OT services.

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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