IT Operations Process Engineer

Synergis IT

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IT Operations Process Engineer

Tucker, GA (onsite)

Contract to Hire or Direct Hire

$95K – 140K based on experience

The IT Process Engineer maintains, provides reporting, and improves the performance of services provided by Power Technology to reliably deliver power to the state of Georgia. This position requires a high level of experience and expertise in the areas of cyber-security, information technology and/or telecommunications.

 

Position Highlights:

• Challenging and exciting ground-floor opportunity to support operations for the power grid and rural broadband expansion

• Career growth opportunity working directly with high levels of leadership to improve operations

• Mentorships, tuition reimbursement, paid certifications (not required), and growth oriented corporate culture

• Very little or no travel required (some travel for training maybe required)

• Experience working in a high security environment

• Upon conversion or direct hire – Nationally competitive pay and benefits with up to 15.5% contributions to 401k (During your first year of employment, the company will match 75% of the first 6% of your 401k contributions per pay period, a maximum of 4.5%. After one year of employment the company contributes 11% per pay period to your 401k, resulting in a maximum company contribution of 15.5% per pay period.)

This position in Power Technology operations is responsible for performing analysis, reporting, and programmatic support for services provided by Power Technology Operations. This position will actively monitor our company operations and make recommendations to leadership about enhancing business processes and structure while working with the management team to identify opportunities to help increase performance of services provided by Power Technology Operations. This position is accountable for the timely completion of high-quality products. This position requires compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, industry standards, corporate policies, guidelines, and procedures, including but not limited to, RUS, OSHA, NERC, FERC and ITS requirements. Must be willing to engage and participate in an environment of compliance and continuous improvement to meet the Corporation’s goals and objectives. 

Our client centrally operates high security datacenters as well as a highly secure state-wide fiber optic network with a primary focus on operating the power grid across the state of Georgia. This is a unique opportunity to support and protect the largest machine on the planet, the electrical power grid. Because extensive fiber optic systems are needed to operate the power grid effectively, much of the electrical industry is quickly growing into becoming analogous to large telecom providers. This position represents a ground floor opportunity to work directly on 100GB/s+ transport systems as they are being rolled out to support grid operations and broadband initiatives. Many local power companies across the state of Georgia are quickly working to bring fast rural broadband internet solutions to their customers.

Our client offers the opportunity for growth into the areas of Leadership, Engineering, Cyber Security, and Industrial Control Systems with training programs that includes tuition reimbursement for college and paid training to obtain professional certifications. They are dedicated to the development of its employees and maintains a strong growth-based corporate culture, this is not only a great job with many possibilities, it’s also an investment in your future. Unlike many other IT opportunities, this position does not require travel. This position includes nationally calibrated competitive pay, opportunities for growth, mentorship, and great retirement benefits. They take both physical and cyber security very seriously, so candidates must be willing to work in a high security environment. In 2017, they were recognized as one of the best places to work by Georgia Trend magazine.

Job Duties:

• Provides technical expertise, guidance, and support to the Power Technology leadership team. Works with leadership to ensure that roles and responsivities are properly documented and regularly reviewed within the areas of Power Technology Operations ensuring alignment with programs, initiatives and organizational goals.

• Performs analysis of the performance of the services provided by Power Technology Operations, examples of these services include: telecommunications services, connectivity provided to client and other member companies, call center operations, network operations, telephony operations.

• Develops/maintains Cyber-Security procedures, engineering procedures, operational procedures, training documentation, and provides programmatic support for Power Technology Operations programs, such as the Security and Network Operations Center and Telecom and Technical Support departments. Suggests performance improvements and ensures programs and services are aligned with the goals of the organization, such as internal initiatives, projects, and corporate goals.

• Responsible for compiling and delivery of regular performance reports and metrics to customers of Power Technology and Power Technology Operations leadership based on the performance of the services delivered by Power Technology Operations.

• Works directly with engineering groups, operations groups, cyber-security groups, customers, other departments, and stakeholders to ensure developmental updates to processes and procedures are clearly understood and communicated. This includes developing training, presentations, drawings, and other materials as required.

• Facilitate the creation of SOWs (Statement of Work) to facilitate outsourced engineering and operational functions. Coordinates with 3rd party contracted resources for improvement projects as required.

Serves as a technical lead or expert, advising engineers, cyber security professionals, information technology professionals, and telecommunications professionals on highly complex problems.

• Serves as a technical lead, advising engineers, cyber security professionals, information technology professionals, and telecommunications professionals on highly complex problems.

• Uses advanced industry knowledge to coordinate engineering groups, operations groups, cyber-security groups, customers, other departments, and stakeholders to ensure developmental updates to processes and procedures are clearly understood and communicated. This includes developing training, presentations, drawings, and other materials as required.

• Leads department level analysis of the performance of the services provided by Power Technology Operations, examples of these services include: telecommunications services, connectivity provided to client and other member companies, call center operations, network operations, telephony operations.

Provides training and ensures alignment with other analysts in Power Technology Operations.

Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree with 6 – 15 years’ experience in the areas of Business Administration, Telecommunications, Industrial Control Systems, or Information Technology.

• Associates Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or related field with at least 8-13+ years of experience in any of the following areas: Business administration, Telecommunications, Industrial Control Systems, or Information Technology.

• 10-15 years of direct experience in the following areas: Business Administration, Telecommunications, Industrial Control Systems, or Information Technology.  

Specialized Skills:

• Expert level background in information technology, telecommunications engineering, and/or operations.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills, excellent organization and time management skills, analytical and creative problem-solving skills, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by the work.

• Ability to create and deliver presentations to a wide variety of audiences.  

• Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations: Georgia Driver’s License. Must obtain and maintain Bulk Electric System Cyber Authorized Status as defined in CIP Cyber Security Policy 301 and NERC Reliability Standard CIP 004 – Personnel Risk Assessment.

For immediate consideration, please forward resume to Denise Wicks at contact button below.

About Synergis

Synergis serves a myriad of clients across nearly all industries, from start-ups to Fortune 100 companies. The outcomes of these relationships are demonstrated in a growing list of more than 300 clients and industry recognition by Inc. magazine and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. From its foundation in 1997, Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals in all areas of information technology. Synergis has been successfully recruiting and placing IT professionals for over 20 years. For more information about Synergis, please visit the company website at www.synergishr.com.

 

Synergis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

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