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Entergy Data Engineer II or Data Engineer, Sr in Woodlands, Texas

Date: Oct 7, 2020

Location: Woodlands, Texas, United States

Company: Entergy

This position will be filled as a Data Engineer or Data Engineer, Sr based on candidates experience level.

This position may be filled in any of Entergy's operating areas (including areas in LA, TX, MS, AR)

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE

The Data Engineer will help develop and support the overall enterprise analytics initiative with a primary focus on improving the data integration of current utility systems or record (data lake creation) as well as ensuring the approach adopted is agile enough to ingest additional data streams such as smart grid technologies, distributed energy resources (DERs) and customer channel information as they become available.

The Data Engineer will understand the strengths and limitations of various data storing, data transformation and data distribution mechanisms and help identify the appropriate data sources, manipulation tools and techniques (including data enrichment/automation) for a particular analytics use case as a function of data quality (including availability) and work collaboratively with data scientists and business units to help solve their analytical needs.

The Data Engineer will also assist with the over-arching enterprise goal to create various layers of data accessibility with a specific focus on an agile, secure and reliable data collection and distribution strategy that is driven by business unit needs, analytical solution requirements and human capital considerations.

Analysis performed by the position will be shared within Entergy to support the various initiatives underway that have an analytical need which will ultimately impact Entergy’s generation assets, load resources, customer view, and product and services offered to the customer.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, manage and deploy best in practice data collection, data governance, storage and manipulation techniques (extract, transform and load) that ultimately enable business units to unlock additional value from company-held data.

  • Work with data analysts throughout various business units to produce data products to support business intelligence initiatives.

  • Act as an expert on 2 or more data domains controlled by the Enterprise Data & Analytics group.

  • Be a champion for Entergy’s Analytics efforts both inside and outside of the organization, promoting collaboration and communication through business unit driven use cases whilst building the Entergy brand in the analytics space.

  • Work with the data scientists to acquire, manipulate and cleanse data required for advanced analytics use cases.

  • DE Sr - Act as a technical lead for small to medium sized data warehousing and analytical use case projects. Includes eliciting requirements, data modeling, system design, construction, and implementation of the data product.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education required of the position

  • B.S. Degree in a data-centric field (Economics, Computer Science or other science field), Information Systems, Information Processing or engineering.

  • Preferred- M.S. in economics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, finance, engineering or other analytical field

Minimum experience required of the position

  • 2 to 8 years of experience in data validation or complex data intensive analysis that utilizes data modeling, manipulation and processing techniques (SQL, Informatica Power Center, Python etc.) to ensure (connected) datasets are of high quality and therefore fit for analysis/reporting purposes.

  • Preferred: Experience working in big data environments

  • Preferred: 2+ year developing with Informatica, SSIS, or other ETL tool

  • Preferred: 1+ years’ experience working in the electric and/or gas utility sector

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required of the position

Strong expertise in developing and utilizing tools that prepare, extract and manipulate data to create connected datasets (data warehousing) that can be utilized for analytics purposes.

As a minimum this must include strong SQL skills and proficient in an ETL tool (Informatica, SSIS, Talend, etc).

Strong communicator at the technical levels.

Experience discussing complex and new topics in a simple, easy-to-understand way.

Demonstrated teamwork skills.

Strong, demonstrated writing and presentation skills

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Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 100523

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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