JOB SUMMARY Develops, deploys and administers Utility Systems analytical reports and rules to support water and electric operations utilizing automated metering infrastructure (AMI), GIS,SCADA, utility billing, and other utility information systems (Yukon, MeterSense, ESRI ArcGIS, Maximo, mCare, NorthStar, and upcoming technologies). The role includes AMI system design, data analysis, quality assurance, and application support. The position will also support Meter Operations with all software setups, implementations, integrations and upgrades but with the main focus on the AMI. Collaborates with Utility staff, other departments, and vendors to coordinate upgrades and recommends new technology solutions that affect Utility Systems operations. Leads specific work activities of other staff, interns or temporary personnel during special projects and performs other related duties. The analyst will be the functional expert on the Utility Systems applications.
Must have the ability to apply analytical thinking to a variety of inputs and quickly discern cause and effect. Must be able to develop solutions to challenging technical issues. Must have the ability to resolve computer hardware/software issues.
Leads specific work activities of other staff, interns or temporary personnel during special projects; leads Utility Systems projects during software upgrade testing.
Bachelor's Degree in computer technology or a related field is required.
Two (2) years SQL query and business reporting experience is required.
Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.
Three (3) years utility experience preferred.
Four (4) years relational database. Oracle and SQL preferred.
Strong understanding of radio signals as is used in an AMI system.
Knowledge of Meter Data Management System (MDMS).
ESRI ArcGIS desktop, SDE, and Server software (version 10 or higher) experience.
IBM Maximo Asset Management software (version 6.x or higher) experience.
Knowledge of GIS scripting language (Python and SQL).