Entergy DDI Engineer in Houston, Texas
Date: Sep 12, 2023
Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States
Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid
Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC
The official title for this role will be 'IT Consultant Sr'
This position may be filled at any location within Entergy's service territory
This position ensures the stability and integrity of DDI services and enhancements. This is achieved by planning, designing, and developing DNS, DHCP and IPAM management tools across the organization. This position is also responsible for analysis of network characteristics and recommendations for removals, and modifications to network components.
Provide overall design guidelines for DDI integration, performance, reliability, operating, and innovation. Support business units in the creation of project business cases (e.g., success criteria).
Capture business capability requirements, functional requirements, and expected service levels from business unit to create an actionable IT-Networking roadmap (a long-range plan for the business that identifies specific IT investments in infrastructure to support business objectives).
Support infrastructure leadership in identifying opportunities for emerging technologies, through collaboration, to enable business strategies. Provide an advisory role with the client on the impact of new technologies on their existing technical and network environment.
Work with BA and PM teams to review strategies and requirements. Ensure business and functional requirements are maintained throughout the development/configuration process. Review and analyze results to validate the functions of the delivered solution.
Maintain strong understanding of networking technology needs and solutions for the business unit. Regularly visit business units to assess satisfaction and identify follow-up opportunities. Consider alternate delivery models for meeting business needs.
Liaise between the client, vendors, project management and the technical teams on questions, issues, and revisions to the solution architecture.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. Master’s degree is a plus.
8+ years of DDI support and management experience is needed
5+ years Designing/Build/Migration experience of complex DDI systems in enterprise environments
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Expertise designing, transforming, managing, and migrating complex Infoblox Environments.
Been technical lead with hands on Infoblox implantations/migrations.
Expert understanding of Network Services, DNS, DHCP, ISC BIND, NTP and TCP/IP
Experience architecting, implementing, and configuring OEM platforms especially InfoBlox. BlueCat or VitalQIP is a plus.
Deep understanding of IP addressing design
Experience with Microsoft DDI and Open-source DDI (ISC BIND and ISC DNS, etc.) Desired.
Proven experience planning and executing migrations to or from any of the various DDI OEM platforms
Perl and Python scripting is desired
Knowledge of switches, routers, load balancers and firewalls and their interactions with DDI is a must.
Network Operating Systems: MS Active Directory, Linux, UNIX, etc.
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required of the position
Certifications in InfoBlox is a plus
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Job Function : Information Technology
FLSA Status : Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings : 1
Req ID: 112899
Travel Percentage : Up to 25%
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