Analyst I - Sr (CUBE)

Date: Apr 12, 2019

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy

Company introduction:

At Entergy, we’ve been planning for the future for more than 100 years. We’ve experienced a lot of change, generating power first from sawdust to now splitting atoms, harnessing sunlight and using abundant, clean and efficient natural gas.

 

We are on the verge of a monumental technology convergence, where reality swiftly catches up to possibility. The utility of the future does much more than keep the lights on and the gas flowing. It’s knowledgeable and skillful workforce will solve challenges and fuel a brighter, smarter, more prosperous future for everyone.

 

Having the lowest retail electricity rates of any utility in the United States drives economic growth within Entergy’s region, a key ingredient to sustained growth for any utility. We believe a diverse team, committed to personal and professional growth, is critical to our success. We place a high priority on developing talent to meet current and future needs, creating the environment for employees to grow their careers their way.

 

CUBE introduction:

The CUBE is a new group within Entergy being established to innovate and disrupt current ways of thinking with customer-focused solutions.

 

This group will work in a startup environment to quickly identify, develop, and release new products, etc.

 

If you are passionate about innovation and rolling up your sleeves to develop products and services, then apply to work in the CUBE!

Job Summary/Purpose

Responsible for defining the field of opportunity and scope for a product; drives continuous viability assessment for product, considering capital required, return of and return on investment as well as customer acquisition costs to provide sound financial considerations for making go/no-go decisions

 

Job Duties/Responsibilities

1. Develop business plan for product

  • Partner with product manager to adopt a lean start-up approach to defining and building a minimum viable business and go-to-market strategy
  • Define the business model options and case for new ventures, products and services
  • Test and validate assumptions while creating a sensitivity analysis for key drivers
  • Perform trend analysis, and statistical analysis as needed
  • Communicate insights from analysis across multiple stakeholders to drive decision making
  • Have a view of exit option, multiples and funding for products in the commercialization phase

2. Manage operational requirements

  • Define legal and operational requirements for product through its lifetime and identify partners required to deliver
  • Review service-level outcomes across support partners, ensuring accountability and providing feedback for change where required
  • Foster an environment of innovation and customer centricity, institutionalizing agile innovation practices and a customer insight to action culture

3. Outline Business development and IP creation path

  • Create intellectual property, points of view and industry/ topic platforms
  • Contribute to the development of thought leadership across a range of emerging business, technology and design topics

4. Shared Accountabilities and collaborations

  • Collaborates with team on sprint planning, impediment removal, and team velocity

5. Key Performance Indicators

  • Deliver strong business case to back product milestones
  • Coordinate with stakeholders within and outside the CUBE to collect and analyze data required for decision making

 

Minimum Requirements

Minimum education required of the position

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Business, Psychology, Economics, Strategy or equivalent from a top-tier institution preferred)
  • Entrepreneurial, experience in the start-up scene and/or with innovative tech firms

 

Minimum experience required of the position

  • Desired: 5+ years’ experience in financial analysis

 

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

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

 

Other Attributes

Functional Knowledge

  • Experience with strategy development, business planning and future visioning, as well as quantitative and economic modeling preferred
  • Design or product development expertise

Business Expertise

  • A background in product prototyping and testing
  • Forward thinking, innovative; curiosity for technology, UX/UI, applications
  • Experience with or strong eagerness to learn/adopt Agile ways of working

Leadership

  • Team oriented and flexible with proven track record in collaborating with multiple stakeholders and driving results, especially via influence management

Problem Solving

  • Experienced in working with executives and influencing across the organization

Impact

  • Must be self-motivated, have high integrity and credibility and be able to work independently
  • Must be flexible and have ability to interface with a diverse group of individuals and cross-functional teams

Interpersonal Skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both digital and business settings

 

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Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans
Job Function: Professional
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 85678
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

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