Entergy Mgr, IT - Telecom in Little Rock, Arkansas

Date: Sep 15, 2017

Location: Little Rock, AR, US

Company: Entergy

Primary Location: Arkansas-Little Rock

Job Function :Information Technology

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 73752

Travel Percentage :None

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

Responsible for providing management and supervision for Entergy's transport network engineering and operations, including all activities related to the design, engineering, installation, operation and maintenance of transport network systems across multiple geographic regions. The Manager is responsible for positions in the Design Network Engineering sub-function of Transport Network Services.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversees an Entergy technical and administrative staff in Transport Network Engineering. Coordinates and oversees all contract personnel that may be required to support transport network infrastructure. Ensures that all supervised employees and contractors utilize standardized processes in the execution of the roles and responsibilities of the group. Ensure safe work practices for Entergy and contract personnel.

  • Oversees an Entergy technical and administrative staff in Transport Network Engineering. Coordinates and oversees all contract personnel that may be required to support transport network infrastructure. Ensures that all supervised employees and contractors utilize standardized processes in the execution of the roles and responsibilities of the group. Ensure safe work practices for Entergy and contract personnel.

  • Oversees an Entergy technical and administrative staff in Transport Network Engineering. Coordinates and oversees all contract personnel that may be required to support transport network infrastructure. Ensures that all supervised employees and contractors utilize standardized processes in the execution of the roles and responsibilities of the group. Ensure safe work practices for Entergy and contract personnel.

  • Leadership of IT initiatives to deploy and support technology solutions for business needs and to increase customer satisfaction. Provide input and support to IT engineering personnel to ensure project designs meet Corporate requirements.

  • Evaluate performance compared to recognized standards with a goal of top decile performance and conduct yearly departmental Internal Process Reviews to ensure standardized best practices and continuous value improvement is utilized throughout the IT system.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required. Desired: Advanced Degree.

Minimum experience required of the position

Formal training and/or extensive experience in transport networks, systems and technologies, including:

  • Fiber: Alcatel 1648, Nortel Optera 3400/3500, Adtran 6100

  • Two-Way Radio: Motorola SmartZone trunked two-way radio systems

  • Microwave: Alcatel digital microwave radio systems and analog microwave equipment

  • Digital Multiplex Systems

Network design, implementation and operation experience in a telecommunications environment preferred.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Experience in delivering technical services to a distributed customer base, experience in managing diverse projects, supervisory experience 3+ years, strong decision making ability, strong telecommunications knowledge/background, ability to manage multiple responsibilities and deliverables, excellent written and verbal skills, strong computer skills, experience in preparing and managing large financial budgets, basic understanding of electric utility and SCADA operations, understand IT best practices, must be capable of functioning effectively in a highly-complex and fluid environment, requires strong analytical and problem-solving skills, good interpersonal, communication, leadership and organizational skills are required in the conduct of daily business, must be a proactive and self-confident customer focused self-starter, and must be a process oriented individual with strong coaching skills.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Be able to maintain a valid Driver's License, CCA/PEL access card or other applicable required license, background check, or ID.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Employee must be able to lift shipping containers up to 40 pounds, as the role requires the movement of hardware from site locations to other buildings in accordance with predetermined hardware utilization plans. 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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

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