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Senior Manager, OT

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1 Joplin, MO, US, 64818 Joplin, MO, US, 64801 Joplin, MO, US, 64804 Londonderry, NH, US, 03053 Joplin, MO, US, 64801 Downey, CA, US, 90241 Joplin, MO, US, 64804

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

 

The Senior Manager, OT manages all aspects of the organization's OT -Operational Technology that enables and supports energy generation, transmission, and distribution. They will be responsible for the technical design, operation, tracking, and remediation of all NERC requirements and provide strategic options and roadmap for the OT practice , as well as the operational guidance and goals ensuring the department resources are effectively and efficiently aligned. We are looking for a People Leader who can lead staff of 5-15, as well as utilize and manage external managed services where required to ensure the effective and efficient delivery and support of OT services, within defined SLAs. 

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Accountabilities

 

  • Review, manage, protect, and optimize configurations, capacity, and performance
  • Manage appropriate DR, high-availability, replication, redundancy, failover, backup and recovery 
  • Enforce all IT cyber-security measures, and NERC requirements
  • Manage on-call 
  • Provide full operational monitoring and reporting
  • Monitor, and manage all budget for the group, including but not limited to both capex and operations spend, providing monthly variance reporting 
  • Provide recommendations for improvements in the delivery/operation/maintenance of service      
  • Provide full implementation, support, and optimization of applications supporting OT platform
  • Provide technology architecture collaboration, and deployment architecture, collaborator and co-approver of technology systems architecture.
  • Provide final direction on assessment/advisement/planning on all patches, bug-fixes, revisions, and upgrades ;  provide the platform plan to implement and manage technology roadmap.   
  • Manage day-to-day vendor relationships; Accurate tracking of vendor activities; Track license agreements and license usage for vendors in your portfolio; Establish release plans/upgrade paths/release compliancy plans for the next 3 years out

Education and Experience

 

  • Minimum of 5-15 years working in IT , with at least 3-5 years at a managerial level encompassing   OT infrastructure, OT platforms, OT applications -such as Envision-; managing groups of at least 5-15 staff, and managing all aspects of Networks/Servers/Databases/Infrastructure Services/Applications                                                                                                                                                                              
  • Demonstrated experience with IT incident/change/problem/CAB management
  • Ability to translate technical requirements into business terms
  • Strong, effective, and pervasive communication skills a must
  • Strong presentation skills, and strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in the Energy/Utilities vertical sector, including specific NERC experience
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, and/or P. Eng./P.E. preferred                                                                                                   
  • Project Management Skills a plus.                                                                                                                                       
  • Demonstrated Technical Experience in one or more of: Microsoft server/compute technology; Cisco Network technology; DELL Commvault & Compellent platforms; VMWare & Citrix. 
  • Industry recognized certifications / courses in OT/NERC a must.

    

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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