Utility Chief Information Officer, El Paso, Texas

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Created 05/17/2019
Reference 292128
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City El Paso
Salary $103,025.36 - $181,324.63 Annually

Candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in information technology, management information systems, computer science, and six (6) years of supervisory system administration or supervisory system design, analysis and implementation experience.

Licenses and Certificates: Texas Class "C" Driver's License or equivalent issued by another state.

General Purpose

Under administrative direction, plan, direct, and oversee the Utility's information technology functions and Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition systems (SCADA) to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, and ensuring the evaluation, prioritization, deployment, and sustainment of current and future IT systems across the organization.

Typical Duties

Oversee the design, development, implementation and maintenance of centralized information technology systems and SCADA systems.Involves: Provide leadership and direction to key short and long-range technology initiatives pertaining to systems development, network security, communication and records management systems. Analyze and confer with managers and supervisors to maximize utilization of current systems, implement and integrate new and updated systems and provide alternative solutions for increasing efficiency. Evaluate feasibility of testing, repairing, performing preventative services and upgrading computer systems with minimal disruptions of Utility services.Oversee provision of end user support services, training, and security precautions. Review security and emergency planning of network and SCADA systems for approval and implementation. Prioritize, and evaluate SCADA system operations and projects, identify risks and develop strategies to manage and mitigate those risks. Manage budget expenditures, and analyze project budget reports to calculate project expenses and identify excessive expenditures. Develop, implement and review policy and procedures to assure adherence of internal controls. Present before management and the Public Service Board on information technology and SCADA initiatives.

Direct department administration.Involves:Provide strategic direction, develop and measure organization performance goals.Conduct cost-benefit or other analyses.Prepare and manage annual budget. Prepare bid specifications, evaluate vendor responses, recommend new equipment or software and evaluate contractor/vendor performance. Review and approve invoices to initiate vendor payments and contract compliance. Maintain inventory, personnel records and procurement documents. Direct preparation of project and technical specifications.

Supervise assigned staff.Involves: Schedule, assign, instruct in, guide and check work.Appraise employee performance and review evaluations by subordinates.Provide for training and development; enforce personnel rules and regulations and work behavior standards firmly and impartially.Counsel, motivate and maintain harmony. Interview applicants and determine hiring, termination, transfer, discipline, merit increases or other employee status changes.

General Information

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Salary Range: $103,025.36- $161,749.81per year.
The starting salary is at the beginning of the range.
Please note: This is an unclassified contract position.

Note: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. This position will close whena preset number of qualified applications have been received.

Note: Applicants with a foreign degree must have all relevant documents translated and evaluated by a College, University, or Credentials Evaluation Services Department prior to submitting them to the Human Resources Department.

Closing Date/Time: 5/21/2019 11:59 PM Mountain

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