Entergy Analyst II in Little Rock, Arkansas

Date: Sep 14, 2017

Location: Little Rock, AR, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Arkansas-Little Rock

Job Function :Other

MRV Minimum Salary :$57,500.00

MRV Maximum Salary :$86,500.00

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 73308

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

JOB SUMMARY

This position is in the Analytic and Data Governance portion of the Utility Analytics & Reporting group. UA&R is responsible for the analysis of performance data relating to all aspects of utility operations, the development and reporting of Key Performance Indicators used by leaders throughout the Utility and other Functional Units and the establishment and oversight of performance targets and incentives. The group supports internal customers charged with improving performance to achieve Entergy’s corporate objectives and the Utility Operations Business Plan goals. As a member of the Analytics team, the activities associated with this position could include extracting and reporting data pulled from multiple sources (e.g., AMFM, GeoTab, Customer Interactions), analyzing that data using business and statistical tools to support identification of improvement opportunities, understanding of performance drivers, root cause analysis and other analytical requests. The Analytics team also develops reports and other tools to monitor the effectiveness of investments and process improvement tools, and assists with the development of regular performance measurement metrics.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Utilize statistical and data mining analytical techniques within tools such as SPSS and Excel, along with knowledge gained from previous electrical system or technical operations experience to identify challenges and opportunities, develop innovative solutions and recommendations, and present findings to upper management.

  • Gain knowledge of utility data sources (such as AMFM/DFM, UDW, BW, Complaints) to understand what business questions can be answered by the data and what data issues exists. Query these data sources and prepare the data for analysis. SQL knowledge along with the use of tools such as SQL Server Management Studio and Oracle SQL Developer is required.

  • Utilize programs such as Cognos, SSRS, and ESRI to author reports that will be used by all levels of the organization in order to make informed decisions.

  • Know/learn the multiple aspects of the business well enough to be able to understand performance results, conduct analysis to identify issues with performance or processes, and participate in the development of suggested actions / plans to improve results.

  • Support the development and reporting of key measures that demonstrate the relative level of performance for the Utility and its individual units.  

  • Must be able to work in a team environment, manage multiple time critical projects simultaneously, and operate in a highly visible and rapidly changing work environment.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Requirements - Education

Bachelor's Degree in a technical or business related field required or equivalent work experience will be accepted. MBA is preferred

Minimum Requirements - Experience

2-4 years of professional experience

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Demonstrate a level of quantitative skills and comprehensive knowledge SQL, SSRS, Cognos, SPSS Modeler and Statistics or other business intelligence and analytical tools desirable, as well as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

None

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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