IT Consultant
Entergy Corporation - Port Gibson, MS

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Designs, modifies, codes, tests, debugs, and documents plant control/process/security systems and related software including: system interfaces, applications, operating systems components, software tools, and utilities.
Undertakes and oversees complex projects requiring a wide-range of specialized technical knowledge such as complex database design, operating system resource management and interface development, physical and cyber security methods, software quality control testing and analysis, and multi-language application development.
Leads or assists in the resolution of Nuclear plant issues utilizing plant performance data.
Ensures all plant control/process/security systems and other real-time computing systems conform to all NRC and Industry standards and regulations.
Manages and conducts system troubleshooting activities for failures in plant control/process/security systems.
Solves complex or ambiguous systems software engineering issues. Analyzes, develops, and implements solutions for system enhancements.
Analyzes, designs, creates, and implements complex databases including access methods, device allocations, validations checks, organization, and security.
Conducts a wide-range of quality-control tests and analyses to ensure that software meets or exceeds specified standards and end-user requirements.
Assists with project management for new, replacement, or upgrades of plant control/process/security computer systems ensuring projects come in on time, within budget and are in compliance with the Nuclear Engineering configuration and control procedures.
Conduct System Performance Monitoring and Maintenance Rule engineering duties related to system ownership of plant control/process/security computers.
Ensure system modifications and software support activities are conducted using Nuclear work planning, Nuclear Software Quality Assurance (SQA) processes, hardware/software standardization, and training.
Implementation of the site Cyber Security Plan to ensure it meets Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and site licensing requirements for plant control/process/security computers.
Conducts in-house training on control/process/security computer hardware or software as needed.
Participate in benchmarking and self-assessments to improve site and system performance.
Provide input and assist in the development of the Nuclear IT Annual Budget Plan, including business case justifications. Manage and reconcile Entergy Procurement Card purchases.
Participate in an Emergency Response Organization (ERO) position (EOF, JIC, TSC etc.).
Qualifications
B.S degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience.
Technical understanding of process monitoring systems used in an Industrial Environment.
Available for 24 hour call-out rotation including Emergency Response Duties.
Ability to work long hours under high levels of stress in a fast pace and dynamic environment, including work outside of normal business hours.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience programming in C and Fortan in a UNIX and Windows Environment.
Experience with legacy communication protocols.
Additional Responsibilities
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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