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Entergy Senior AI Data Engineer in Little Rock, Arkansas

Senior AI Data Engineer

Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

Work Place Flexibility: Hybrid

Legal Entity: Entergy Services, Inc.-ESI (OLD)

This position is a hybrid role, with in office work two days a week, and can be based out of The Woodlands, TX, New Orleans, LA, or Little Rock, AR. The preferred location is The Woodlands, TX. The selected candidate will need to live or be prepared to relocate near to the office locations. Relocation assistance is not available for this role.

Job Summary/Purpose

The Data Engineer Senior is an integral member of the product delivery teams, assisting the solution architect to drive end-to-end technical designs for AI projects to deliver AI products to business customers. The Data Engineer Seniorinteracts with the solution architect to understand the business stakeholder’s business and functional requirements and leads with the data engineers within the product team to design and deliver technical solutions, leveraging the data analytics platform where possible. TheData Engineer Senior’s key knowledge set includes system agile development life cycle, integration architectures, technology tools, database architectures, data management principles, data modelling techniques and methodologies, communication and problem solving. The Data Engineer Senior will assist the solution architect to design and implement large scale, enterprise-wide data processing solutions, database schemas and interfaces to relational and non-relational databases. Additionally, the Data Engineer Senior will design small, temporary architectural solutions to support product delivery schedules should the enterprise data analytics platform be unavailable at the time the product must be delivered to a business customer.

The Data Engineer Senior will act as a member of a product team, ensuring data engineers team members understand the Solution Architectures being designed and helps guide and oversee the implementation of solution architecture. The Data Engineer Senior will also implement and test the overall architectural solution by ingesting, cleaning, and organizing data into information used by analytics product.

The Data Engineer Senior will work with other team members on the data analytics platform team to create plans and strategies for adopting new tools, technologies, and alternative solution architectures including leveraging the cloud.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Prepare and maintain accurate solution design and architectural documentations for delivery, platform, and operations team.

  • Understand the complexity of data and design systems and models to handle different data sources/formats, which includes structured, semi-structured, and unstructured, as well as stream processing.

  • Address governance and security challenges associated with solutions.

  • Analyze data sources, design, and evaluate feasible data pipeline solutions. The solutions might include database modeling and design, relational database architecture, metadata and repository creation and configuration management.

  • Design and develop data pipelines or ETL processes.

  • Support and adhere to the development of data management policies, standards, and procedures.

  • Define integrated views of data drawing together data from across the enterprise, both in real-time and as extracts.

  • Package deployments and collaborate with IT to migrate code between Development, Quality Assurance (QA), and Production environments.

  • Support test automation, troubleshooting ETL job functionality, validating data, as well as create test data and table structures through use of SQL.

  • Must be able to work in an agile, rapid delivery environment.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position.

Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a data-centric field: Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems, Information Processing, Engineering, etc.

Experience required of the position.

Minimum experience required of the position.

6-8 years of experience as a data engineer utilizing standard data management principles.

Technical Capabilities

  • ETL experience

  • Cloud Based Computing such as AWS or Azure

  • Big data technologies

  • Data warehousing, mining, analysis, self-service, or machine learning

  • Data Governance

  • Structured and Unstructured Data

  • SQL and NoSQL database technologies

  • Data Modelling

  • Python, SQL, Spark

  • Airflow

General Capabilities

Skills and abilities required of the position.

Functional Knowledge

  • Requires conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines.

  • Strong communicator at the technical levels.

  • Strong, demonstrated writing and presentation skills.

Business Expertise

  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrated with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the market.


  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.

Problem Solving

  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information.


  • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensus.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the positi on.

  • Proficiency in PC Windows environment (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)



Primary Location: Texas - The Woodlands Arkansas : Little Rock || Louisiana : New Orleans || Texas : The Woodlands

Job Function : Information Technology

FLSA Status : Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code : NON BARGAINING UNIT

Number of Openings : 1

Req ID: 114972

Travel Percentage : Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please clickhere ( to view the EEO 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 ( 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 ( and Pay Transparency ( .

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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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