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Department Manager / 3H - 17-1011
Title: Department Manager / 3H
Organization: Information Technology
Department: AMI Implementation Team IT
Expires On: 12/31/2017

Job Code: 17-1011

Qualifications: For more than 180 years, Consolidated Edison, Inc. has served the world's most dynamic and demanding marketplace - metropolitan New York with over 9 million people using our energy. Con Edison employees have the privilege of lighting New York City’s five boroughs and Westchester County. We heat and illuminate operating rooms where medical miracles occur, we light up the lights on Broadway, and we energize one of the world’s largest mass transportation systems. We are the power behind Wall Street and the local corner store. By focusing on what we do best – delivering safe and reliable energy, we have grown into one of the nation’s leading utilities. To meet these ever-increasing challenges, we know our employees are at the center of all we do. Con Edison was recently named “Best Companies to Work For” by Forbes. Financial strength is also important to us. We are one of the nation’s largest investor-owned energy companies with $12 billion in annual revenues and approximately $41 billion in assets. We hold the record for being the longest listed stock on the NYSE and we have increased our dividends for 42 consecutive years. Although many people may think the delivery of Electric and Gas service does not change much, that is not the case. We are entering one of the most dynamic and exciting times for the utility industry. Through intelligent, connected energy devices, including the Internet of Things (IoT) and renewable energy, it is changing all aspects of our industry. At the center of this transformational change is Information Technology (IT). Many of the innovative ideas and projects that shape the industry and our company’s future are dependent on IT. IT employees are at the heart of these major transformation projects and provide not only technical expertise but also strong collaborative and leadership skills to execute the Company’s strategy. As such, the IT Department of Con Edison is seeking a Department Manager to lead a dedicated support team of managers and/or technical analysts that are responsible for developing and supporting complex and innovative IT solutions for the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) Project. The Department Manager is responsible for directing and leading a diverse team to successfully develop and implement business solutions to optimize the value of our AMI IT platform. In this role the Department Manager will provide thought leadership and deliver innovative IT solutions to support the implementation of AMI and extract value from the trove of operational and customer data that AMI provides. Candidates must have significant expertise in technology, experience managing technical teams, and the ability to drive innovation. Candidates are expected to leverage these skills to support assigned production systems and act as project lead manager for the development and implementation of new functionality. Candidates will develop, communicate and influence strategic direction and represent IT with supported lines of business. Candidates are expected to lead their team to develop and manage high quality, integrated IT solutions utilizing strong project management skills. The AMI Department Manager will partner with the AMI Project Business Team, interfacing Business System Development IT Teams, Customer Operations, Electric Operations, and Gas Operations to lead the support and enhancement of assigned systems. The Department Manager is responsible leading the team that will support core AMI systems such as the AMI Head End System (HES) and associated HES modules that will enable integration of various sensors and “smart city” devices into the AMI IT platform. The Department Manager will also be responsible for leveraging our new Enterprise Data Analytics Platform (EDAP) to develop cutting edge analytics using rich AMI and legacy system data. The Department Manager will be the business systems delivery partner for the AMI Business Team in developing innovate operational solutions to support the AMI Operations Center. The Department Manager’s team will also be responsible for partnering with the AMI Smart Cities team to develop innovative “smart city” applications to optimize the value of the AMI network for the Company and for third party stakeholders. The Department Manager will work with the Director and AMI Project System Integrators and vendors to build on the initial release of AMI systems to add new capabilities while ensuring ongoing production support. The Department Manager must have experience working on complex IT projects, have experience with AMI and smart grid systems and infrastructure, be a strong leader, and be able to lead stakeholders and vendors to a successful outcome. The individual must be highly organized and motivated and be willing to work in the dynamic environment of a large transformational project like the AMI project. The individual will manage and collaborate with multiple vendors and service providers, work with employees across IT and business areas, direct a dedicated project team, and engage with project sponsors. To be successful in this role the individual must possess the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships built on transparency and trust; must be able to manage cross-functional teams; consistently demonstrate inclusion in decision-making; and possess excellent communication skills, able to interact effectively and convey relevant information simply and clearly to all levels of the organization. The candidate must possess strong business and IT technical acumen. The candidate should be experienced with implementation methodologies including Systems Development Lifecycle, Agile and/or change management. The candidate must possess solid analytical and problem solving skills and should be experienced with directing the development of integrated software, managing issues, risks and dependencies. The candidate must be results oriented and possess high energy and emotional intelligence. Bachelor’s Degree and extensive experience (8 to 10 years) in business application services or transformative initiatives is required. The candidate must have strong leadership skills and a minimum of five years’ leadership or managerial experience. The candidate must possess high integrity and work ethic and must be committed to fostering a Zero Accident Culture, achieving Operational Excellence, developing an Inclusive and Engagement Culture, Enhancing Customers’ Experience, as well as implementing Human Performance Improvements (HPI).




Responsibilities: The candidate will be managing an energetic development team responsible for establishing the foundation, alignment, solution design and deployment, solution testing, and rollout of future phases of the aforementioned core AMI Systems. The candidate will be the AMI IT Team lead responsible for delivering innovative IT solutions to support the implementation of AMI and extract value from the trove of operational and customer data that AMI provides. The candidate will partner with the Department Manager of the AMI Operations Center and to develop new applications and business analytics to help manage the AMI project implementation and operation of the growing AMI network. The candidate will also be responsible for partnering with the AMI Smart Cities Group to develop innovative IT solutions to harness the power of the AMI network and the growing need to integrate various types of smart city sensors. The candidate will also be responsible for ensuring safe operation of the core AMI systems such as the Head End System and ensuring that all cybersecurity and operational controls are developed and maintained. The next phases of the AMI project will require a highly talented Department Manager to join the AMI IT team to help develop state of the art innovative solutions to optimize the value of our new AMI network. The candidate will work with the Director to direct and coordinate development activities, manage expectations, and communicate progress at high levels of the organization as well as monitor all aspects of the project to ensure strategic business and IT project management, technology, functional, compliance, and cost management goals and KPIs are met. The individual will help to monitor policy and compliance surrounding application security, cyber security, personal identification information, disaster recovery, Sarbanes Oxley, Corporate Risk Management, EH&S and software license and maintenance contracts. The candidate will champion change and effectively manage the implementation of new ideas throughout this project; be responsible for communicating with the business to identify emerging or changing needs and evaluate alternative solutions and scope change; develop strategies to stay on track; communicate strategy to the team; assign responsibilities to team members, review status reports, and address issues as appropriate; and manage the development, well-being, and success of the entire IT team working on the AMI Project.


Physical Requirements: The candidate must possess a driver’s license and be willing and able to travel within the service territory, including Orange and Rockland, to attend meetings and provide support as necessary.


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