Central Hudson Gas & Electric Operational Technology-Technical Systems Analyst in Poughkeepsie, New York


  • Competitive salaries
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Wellness Reimbursement Program
  • Travel Insurance
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation

What is Operational Technology?

The Operational Technology team provides technical and application support for Industrial Control Systems and supporting technology used to communicate with and secure these systems. Industrial Control Systems are used to monitor, control and optimize the Gas and Electric Transmission and Distribution systems. Design and support of internal communication networks are also managed by the OT team.

What does an OT Technical Systems Analyst do?

  • Responsible activities include configuration, testing, analysis and support of the infrastructure for key Operational Technology Systems including but not limited to:

  • Network hardware such as routers, switches, and firewalls

  • VM support for the Network Operations Center (NOC)

  • OS level patching and cyber security hardening for Windows and Linux servers

  • Remote interactive access security and controls

  • Situational awareness video wall solutions

  • End-user workstation support

  • Critical and support servers

  • Tasks also include implementation of policies and procedures in asset tracking, information protection, change management, security monitoring, and controls and recovery to support compliance with internal cyber security standards and NERC CIP.

What does it take to be an OT Technical Systems Analyst?


  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering or related STEM field

  • Experience with Windows and Linux server support (including Active Directory and SQL Server) and network device management including firewalls

  • Strong skills in any layer-2 and layer-3 networking concepts (e.g., TCP/IP, MPLS, OSPF, VPLS, and VLANS)

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with internal customers in an interactive team environment

  • Ability to multitask, pay close attention to detail, and adapt to a variety of support environments and assignments

  • Well-developed written/verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills

  • Strong analytic, problem solving, and decision-making skills

  • A valid driver’s license


  • Experience with system integration, including development of strategies and implementation of best practices

  • Technical understanding and/or working knowledge of supporting large application systems

  • Prior gas and/or electric utility experience

Please go to www.centralhudson.com/employment. Click the “Search Career Opportunities” button. Follow the directions to submit an application and upload your resume for the desired position. Applications sent via e-mail and US Mail will not be accepted. No phone calls or agencies, please. All replies will be held in strict confidence.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation takes affirmative action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


Location: Poughkeepsie, NY

Employment Duration: Full Time