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Avangrid Director - Digital Plan OT Systems in Rochester, New York

Director - Digital Plan OT Systems

Company: AVANGRID SERVICE COMPANY

Location:

Rochester, NY, US CT, US

Company Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $39 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com (https://www.avangrid.com/wps/portal/avangrid/home)

Purpose

This role will be focused in three major areas: functional evolutions in the Outage Management Systems (OMS); functional evolutions in the Advance Distribution Management Systems (ADMS) and improvements in the processes and tools that support the Network Operation business (automation, metering, control…). The job requires a very good understanding of the Network Operation business and of the technologies that support it. The required evolution initiatives should leverage value from global Iberdrola Networks experience to accompany project managers under his/her responsibility.

Responsibilities

The main tasks related to the job are:

  • Coordinate the execution of the initiatives related to OT included in the digitalization investment plans and track the achievement of projected benefits for Avangrid Networks and their customers.

  • Analyze and implement the required processes transformations to guarantee an effective integration and optimal exploitation of the whole digital model in the OT area.

  • Ensure that the development of the initiatives of OT area fulfill their planning and business objectives.

  • Provide and obtain technological guidance on the corresponding area of expertise from global and country experts. Promote global collaboration to facilitate best practices adoption.

  • Develop a strong relationship with other areas of the Digitalization Program insofar some of the initiatives under his/her responsibility have strong links with other areas of the Program.

  • Develop a strong relationship with internal areas in order to direct process change implementation (Customer Service, Processes &

  • Technology, IT, HR, Gas and Electric Operations).

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

Advanced degree in Engineering, Information Technology, Business Administration of other related discipline.

Background in Grid Management and/or Operations (Workforce management, incidence workflows, energy control centers.)

Broad understanding of technology applied to Energy business (mobile applications, automation, Supervisory systems -SCADA-, telecommunications, etc.)

Language level: English: high

Skills/Abilities:

Leader with a strong organizational and interpersonal skills in a

managerial role

Capacity, aspiration and commitment to assume bigger responsibility

Curiosity and openness to be developed in different knowledge areas

Negotiation, Persuasion

Compliance, Results oriented

Team management, Deliver results through the team

Strong communication skills

Competencies

  • Be a role model

  • Be agile

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link (https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com

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