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Lead Analyst - Ops & Compliance AMI (ASC 71430) Augusta, ME, US in Augusta, ME at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 06.02.2019REFERENCE: 5109696901

Company

Company: AVANGRID Service Company (ASC)Department: Operational Smart GridsJob Title: Lead Analyst – Ops & Compliance AMIReports to: Director – Smart MeteringLocation: Augusta, ME, USCross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and DepartmentASC-ME-Augusta General OfficeAugusta,ME

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

Responsible for prioritizing the daily operations of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Networks managed bythe Operations Technologies organization, AMI Head End Systems (HES) and other Operations Technologiesresponsibilities to include network monitoring, scheduling, system maintenance, analysis, and reporting.Responsible for network troubleshooting support to meet business requirements and works closely withdepartments and third parties to resolve issues in a timely manner. Responsible for the accuracy and quality of AMInetwork data, asset information and system performance reporting. Responsible for prioritizing Advanced MeteringInfrastructure (AMI) Head End Systems, AMI Networks and Operations Technologies team responsibilities relatedto design, configuration and ad hoc/custom reporting capabilities to meet business requirements. Serves as primarycontact for AMI HES users and process owners to understand ongoing data and system automation requirementsand enduring integrity of the systems to meet business requirements., Primary contact for data and technicalsystem automation requirements associated with AMI HES, Network, System monitoring, DBMS, Web Servicesand other applicable environments within Operations Technologies.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Leading role in all data and system automation enhancements requirements in the AMI Head End Systems, AMINetworks and other applications in Operations Technologies. Ensuring systems are implemented to achieveattainment of system performance, availability, recoverability and all compliance requirements.

2. Leading role in solutions and/or configuration changes to meet ongoing end user requirements. Implementschanges as required and prepares specifications for approved changes performed by AMI support and Operationsand Compliance analysts.

3. Leads support team responsibilities related to configuration and ad hoc/custom reporting capabilities of all HESdata and responsible for prioritizing database integration between HES databases to web and programapplications, coordinating system upgrades and issue resolution with vendors.

4.Leads coordination with end users and process owners to understand ongoing requirements (changes,modifications, improvements) and ensuing overall data, system automation, web service, integration integrity withOperations Technologies, IT and business users. Ensuring timely and accurate solutions to the business areas,including tracking and addressing unresolved user requests.

5. Lead role in creating and maintaining documentation, change management principles, data integration, datatrend analysis, management and integration of different data sources, data mining, training and compliancematerial.

6. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending training, participating in user group meetings, andworking collectively to support various areas of business.

7. Responsible for supporting Disaster Recovery, storm events and other related duties, and other duties asassigned.

Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Experience/Education Requirements:


• Associates Degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required. Bachelor’s Degree with aminimum of 3 years relevant experience preferred.
• Technical knowledge of SQL, Linus/Unix/Windows, cron and XML desirable.
• Previous work experience with AMI utilities and AMI network and field management tools desirable.

Skills/Abilities:


• Leadership experience preferred.
• NERC CIP certification as appropriate.

This opportunity will offer

AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action toemploy and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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