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Entergy Data Scientist I-III in Benton, Arkansas

Data Scientist I-III

Date: May 29, 2024

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Company: Entergy

Posting End Date:

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, LLC

This posting may be used to fill multiple positions within the Meter to Cash organization. These positions can be filled as a Data Scientist I - III depending on relevant experience, and can be located in Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, or Mississippi.

Job Summary/Purpose

The data scientist will support the growing analytical needs of the company as data collection efforts expand and use cases are identified. The primary duties of the position will include enhancing and optimizing current analytical techniques through business unit collaboration, development and deployment of higher order analytical techniques (and software) necessary to extract additional value from company-held data (data at rest as well as streaming) and assist with broadening the analytical knowledge base of the company.

Analysis performed by the position will be shared within Entergy to support the various initiatives underway that have an analytical need which will ultimately impact Entergy’s generation assets, load resources, customer view, and product and services offered to the customer.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Develop, manage and deploy analytical solutions/tools that enable business units to unlock additional value from company-held data.

  • Be a champion for Entergy’s Analytics efforts both inside and outside of the organization, promoting collaboration and communication through business unit driven use cases whilst building the Entergy brand in the analytics space.

  • Represent Entergy on various industry forums such as UAI, EPRI, EEI, etc., and assist with developing and maintaining the internal POV on internal as well as external analytical capabilities from a build or buy perspective.

  • Be a thought-leader at Entergy for analytic issues and assist with developing and guiding citizen data scientists throughout various Entergy business units.

Minimum Requirements

Education required of the position:

  • B.S./B.A. Degree in economics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, finance, engineering or other analytical field.

  • Preferred: Masters/ Ph.D. in economics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, finance, engineering or other analytical field.

Experience required of the position:

  • Data Scientist I: 0 - 2 years in a data analytics role utilizing mathematics and/or machine learning techniques to solve real-world problems

  • Data Scientist II: 2 - 3+ years in a data analytics role utilizing mathematics and/or machine learning techniques to solve real-world problems

  • Data Scientist III: 3 - 4+ years in a data analytics role utilizing mathematics and/or machine learning techniques to solve real-world problems

Experience preferred of the position:

  • Preferred: 1+ years of programming or forecasting experience (machine learning algorithms, clustering techniques regression analysis etc.) using analytical tools such as SAS, SPSS, R, Python, Matlab, Java etc.

  • Preferred: 1+ years’ programming/forecasting experience working in the electric and/or gas utility sector.

  • Ability to coach and train others on how to develop analytical insights.

  • Awareness of vendor-provided analytical solutions in the utility sector.

Skills and abilities required of the position:

  • Strong background in a data driven environment that demonstrates ability to develop, build and deploy analytical solutions (machine learning algorithms, regression analysis etc) that create actionable insights.

  • Strong communicator both at technical and strategic levels.

  • Experience discussing complex topics in a simple, easy-to-understand way.

  • Demonstrated teamwork skills.

  • Strong, demonstrated writing and presentation skills.

Certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position:

  • Prefer candidates with programming /coding certificates in traditional analytical software such as SAS, R, Python, SPSS, Matlab,Java etc.

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Job Function : Professional

FLSA Status :

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NBU

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114899

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere (https://jobs.entergy.com/content/EEO/?locale=en_US) to view the EEI page, or see statements below.

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, sex, 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, sex, 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.

Accessibility: 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. If you are an individual with a disability and you are in need of an accommodation for the recruiting process please click here (humanr@entergy.com?subject=Accessibility) and provide your name, contact number, the accommodation requested and the requisition number that you are requesting the accommodation for. Employee Services will contact you regarding your request.

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.

Entergy Pay Transparency Policy Statement: The Entergy System of Companies (the Company) will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). Equal Opportunity (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/manual/fccm/2l-equal-opportunity-clauses-and-other-requirements/2l00-equal-opportunity) and Pay Transparency (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf) .

Pay Transparency Notice:

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision (dol.gov) (https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf)

The non-confidential portions of the affirmative action program for individuals with disabilities and protected veterans shall be available for inspection upon request by any employee or applicant for employment. Please contact HRCompliance@entergy.com to schedule a time to review the affirmative action plan during regular office hours.

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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