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Director IT Operational Technology PSEG LI

Date: Jan 10, 2023

Location: Bethpage, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition: 70682

PSEG Company: PSEG Long Island    

Salary Range: $ 135,300 - $ 270,600 

Incentive: PIP 25%   

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PSEG operates under a Flexible Work Model where flexible work is offered when job requirements allow. In support of this model, roles have been categorized into one of four work location categories: onsite roles, hybrid roles that are a blend of onsite and remote work, remote local roles that are primarily home-based but require some level of purpose-driven in-person interaction and living within a commutable distance, and remote non-local roles that can be effectively performed remotely with the ability to work in approved states.


PSEG offers a unique experience to our more than 12,000 employees – we provide the resources and opportunities for career development that come with being a Fortune 500 company, as well as the attention, camaraderie and care for one another you might typically associate with a small business. Our focus on combatting climate change through clean energy technology, our new net zero climate vision for 2030 and enhanced commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and supporting the communities we serve make this a particularly exciting time to join PSEG.


Consistent with our core commitment of safety, PSEG has made the decision to require all new hires to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated as a condition of hire.  "Full vaccination" is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a disability can request a reasonable accommodation.

Job Summary

The Director of Operational Technology is responsible for owning all planning of operational technology and maintaining a motivated and productive staff by providing sound leadership and direction, modeling appropriate behavior, rendering timely decisions, and providing coaching, feedback and recognition. They are charged with end to end management of mission critical IT/OT solutions in support of the business. The Director has overall responsibility for the performance of all IT initiatives, systems, teams, and personnel related to Grid Operations, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and Asset Management.

Job Responsibilities

  • Shape and oversee projects to support electric operations, including management of Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) system planning, implementation, and operation
  • Ensure 24/7 safe and reliable operations of key operational technology (SCADA, Energy Management Systems (EMS), Energy Resource & Trading Technology(ER&T)) and determine key SLAs
  • Ensure proper onboarding of new plants/systems/processes in the OT Service structure in coordination with field operations and other support organizations
  • Ensure execution of firm enterprise and IT policies, including compliance with NERC CIP and ISO / RTO protocols
  • Direct the selection, availability, and use of applications, systems, and tools to manage risk profile and SLAs of OT services
  • Create and deliver strategic portfolio for Operational Technology, including 5-year roadmap and annual financial plans
  • Manage team performance, coach and mentor team members, and develop a succession plan for the group

Job Specific Qualifications


  • Bachelor‘s Degree in Information Systems, Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in managing utility 
  • Regulatory Compliance utility experience in some or all of the following: Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), NERC Standards, Transmission and Substation Operations and Engineering, ISO / RTO Compliance, and/or Siting
  • Expertise in SCADA, DMS, EMS and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) 
  • Proven ability to influence and build positive and productive working relationships with all stakeholders to set standards and guidelines related to IT services and operations
  • Expert in interpreting and communicating technical information in business language and vice versa
  • Ability to manage and work with external vendors, including vendor selection, evaluation, and contracting
  • Possesses strong financial acumen and can help shape and optimize around $35-45M budget for the function
  • Knowledge of DevOps, product management, and modern IT delivery practices
  • Can anticipate change and effectively and efficiently deploy resources 
  • Able to take innovative approaches to problem solving 
  • Thinks strategically with a focus on business value; able to develop strategies while incorporating a broad organizational perspective
  • Makes decisions at the appropriate time, taking into account the needs of the situation, priorities, constraints and the availability of necessary information
  • Identifies inspiring goals and objectives, then motivates and leads others towards them

Minimum Years of Experience

15 years of experience




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Candidates must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidates must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.


As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG LI, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.


Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to 10 CFR Part 810 controlled information.  If the position does require access to this information, the Talent Acquisition representative will provide further details upon making an offer.


PSEG is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legally protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics include race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.


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