Entergy IT Consultant in New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: Sep 15, 2017
Location: New Orleans, LA, US
Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
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: 73587
Travel Percentage :Up to 25%
Responsible for the following technologies: Laptop/Desktop, Remote Access technologies, Print, Mobile Device Management, Productivity Applications, and Unified Communications. The role is also responsible for development/maintenance of the end user computing (EUC) platform including: Personal Computing Services, Print Services, Application Packaging, Remote Computing Services, Facilities Technology Services, and Collaboration Services. The role is responsible for delivering assigned projects on time, on budget, with first time quality, and adherence to business requirements while standardizing/rationalizing technical platforms.
Coordinate with Program Managers, individual Solution Architect (SA) leads, and vendors to develop/enhance EUC platforms in a timely, cost effective manner.
Build strong relationships with internal and external resources to ensure coordination across multiple products.
Provide oversite to the supporting vendor(s) to ensure they are meeting stated services levels (requirements & quality) and aligning to Entergy stated standards (e.g., security, architecture, quality).
Provide operational oversite for supported technologies.
Provide technical expertise, in support of ongoing projects, new product selection and lifecycle management
Assist in the piloting and testing of new services and functionality designed to improve employee efficiency, engagement, maintain compliance, and extend business capabilities.
Minimum education required of the position
Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience. Advanced degree preferred.
Minimum experience required of the position
5+ years of end user infrastructure experience (desktop, laptop and user applications)
Desired: Experience with automation, utilizing scripting tools,such as VB Script, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, or other scripting language.
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
Strong working knowledge of infrastructure and software development lifecycle and methodologies, knowledge of all areas of the end user platforms listed above.
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the organization. Ability to lead using informal authority to drive organizational objectives (internal and external resources).
Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
ITIL Certification preferred
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: New Orleans
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