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Director IT Operational Technology PSEG LI

Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: Bethpage, NY, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  70682 

 

Job Function/Category:  Information Technology 

 

Employment Type:  Exempt Full Time 

 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.

 

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 employment.  "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

Required

  • 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

Education

Bachelors

Certifications

None Noted

Disclaimer

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Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

Certain positions at the Company may require you to have access to Part 810-Controlled Information.  Under the law, the Company is limited in who it can share this information with and in certain circumstances it is necessary to obtain specific authorization before the Company can share this information.  Accordingly, if the position does require access to this information, you must complete a 10 CFR Part 810 Export Control Compliance Nationality Request Form, a copy of which will be provided to you by Talent Acquisition if an offer is made.  If there is a need for specific authorization, due to the time it takes to obtain authorization from the government, we will likely not be able to further proceed with an offer.

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, 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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