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Entergy Agile Analytics Portfolio Manager in The Woodlands, Texas

Date: Sep 19, 2019

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

This position can be located in Woodlands, TX; New Orleans, LA; or Little Rock, AR.

Job Summary/Purpose

The Agile Analytics Program Manager will be responsible for the management of in-flight analytics projects, as well as evaluation of future projects and monitoring of deployed solutions for the Utility Enterprise . The responsibilities for this position include overseeing the execution of analytics use cases, executive level project status reporting, management of the analytics use case portfolio, and coordination of both analytics and business resources to ensure successful use case prosecution .

Job Duties/ Responsibilities

Manage program and project performance (e.g. delivery on commitments, quality, responsiveness, reliability, service levels) and financial performance (e.g. business case) expectations.

Actively manage external vendor(s) in the execution of project tasks (e.g. business requirements, functional spec, use cases).

Establish and maintain appropriate business relationships, and act as a focal point for assigned Enterprise project-related activities.

Maintain awareness and oversight of project activities to ensure a timely resolution of project execution issues, including changes in scope, quality/reliability issues, and resource constraints. Responsible for project sponsor satisfaction with project delivery and functionality.

Utilize Agile methodology to ensure enterprise projects are developed and implemented according to customer needs, integrates with the existing technology infrastructure and architecture, and meets budgetary and time requirements.

Provide proper staffing, estimates of efforts, oversight, path for escalation, process compliance, and product quality.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's degree Business, IT or related STEM field or equivalent experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

Minimum of 5+ years of Program Management experience with Applications projects, preferably in an Agile, cloud-based environment

Preferred: 2+ years in Energy industry

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Experience with the issues and challenges associated with the Energy industry (e.g., regulation, technologies). Good awareness of strategic planning and analytics projects. Working knowledge in areas of advanced analytics (machine learning, regression analysis, big data technologies, SQL, ETL). Ability to communicate and present effectively with all levels in the organization. Strong interpersonal communications skills. Excellent writing and presentation skills.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Agile, Lean, Six Sigma, PMP or related certifications preferred


Primary Location: Texas-The Woodlands

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Level II

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 87916

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

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


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.

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