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Entergy Nuclear Operations Tech / Engineer in Russellville, Arkansas

Date: May 19, 2020

Location: Russellville, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy

This position will be filled as an IT Specialist II or IT Specialist Sr depending on experience.

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.

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.

Minimum education required for this position:

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

Minimum experience required of the position:

IT Specialist II: 1-2 years with strong track record of relevant technology delivery with Subject Matter Expertise for OT at a generating site.

IT Specialist Sr: 2-4 years with strong track record of relevant technology delivery with Subject Matter Expertise for OT at a generating site.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

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

Primary Location: Arkansas-Russellville

Job Function : Information Technology

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 97546

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

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.

Please note: Authorization to work in the United States is a precondition to employment in this position. Entergy will not sponsor candidates for work visas for this position.

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