IT Specialist I or II (SCADA Apps)

Date: Apr 24, 2019

Location: The Woodlands, TX, US

Company: Entergy


This role provides support for real time specific applications for the business unit. The primary responsibility is to provide operational model maintenance and support of Entergy’s DMS/OMS system.


Primary Duties & Areas of Responsibility:

  • Provide operational support, ensuring production systems and devices are online and available
  • Provide System Architecture Support and maintenance of the following for the DMS/OMS System:
    • DMS/OMS Configuration
    • Habitat database
    • Permit Builds
    • Alarm Management
    • System Builds
    • Security Server and Software Patching
    • Process Manager updates
    • Configuration Manager, Replication Services, and Environment Variable updates
    • Version Control and Vendor Version Upgrades
    • SCADA Workstation Support
  • Provide modeling server support for the DMS/OMS Operations team
  • Effectively communicate technical information, concepts, and ideas verbally and in writing
  • Provide project and vendor oversight and facilitate communications with other internal organizations including, but not limited to compliance, security, legal and procurement
  • Conduct business analytical studies to integrate business needs into system wide development plans to ensure the System Business Unit needs are met
  • Analyze user processes and requirements to identify, design and implement process improvements
  • Participate in the team 24 hour on-call rotation



This position will be filled as an IT Specialist I or II depending on experience.

  • 0-4 years’ experience (or 2 years w/advanced degree) of relevant technology delivery with Subject Matter Expertise for Operations Technology
  • Track record of relevant technology delivery
  • Design, development and testing of real time systems applications and enhancements
  • Understanding of client business needs and objectives
  • Other position that would support the development and progression into this position would include the following:  IT Specialist


Critical Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to work in a fast pace and dynamic environment, including work outside of normal business hours
  • Ability to support real-time systems
  • Knowledge of the operation of the electric power and/or distribution systems
  • Ability to support cyber security activities such as, system hardening, patch management, and configuration management
  • Ability to support of fraud and computer forensics research


Leadership Style/Characteristics:

  • Highly motivated and ability to work with little direct supervision
  • Effective Teamwork and Inclusion (e.g. works collaboratively, builds collaborative relationships)
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to act as a lead or technical expert


Minimum Educational Background and Physical Requirements Required to perform Job:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical degree or Equivalent Experience



Primary Location: Texas-The Woodlands
Job Function: Information Technology
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT
Number of Openings: 1
Req ID: 85249
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%


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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.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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