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Position at Southern Company Plant Vogtle 1 &2

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Job Description – IT Engineering Analyst Sr, SNC (SCS2010994) (


The key responsibilities of this position is in charge of completing engineering design for Local Area Networks (LANS), wireless voice, servers, switches, firewalls, paging and radio systems, organizing and managing projects, understanding cyber security and remediation techniques. In this function this position reports directly to the site IT manager.  This position requires on-site/day to day support, working either 4-10’s or 5-8s.  Telecommuting is very limited and only approved on a case-by-case basis.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Technical field such as Computer Systems Technology, Network or Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and/or Information Technology is preferred.


  • Successful candidate will serve as Information Technology’s point of contact in support of various plant systems including integrated computer system, DECT, LAN (Cisco), Telex and other digital systems as they become available. Per the Information Technology support model, this position will be responsible for troubleshooting, repairing and upgrading operating systems/network and hardware as need
  • Successful candidate must attend and pass site engineering training program for SNC engineering personnel.
  • The engineer will develop telecommunications system change packages non-design change packages (DCPs) under plant engineering approval
  • The engineer will actively attend plant system and IT design meetings and will serve on the project implementation teams
  • Strong background in telecommunications and infrastructure operations, preferably with CISCO hardware.
  • The engineer will be responsible for strategic and tactical plans and engineering designs for facilities at Vogtle including data and voice communications equipment: WLANS, wireless voice, servers, switches, firewalls, paging and radio systems
  • Proven ability to organize and manage projects
  • The engineer will be the liaison between the Nuclear Technology Organization and the engineering organization.
  • Responsible for assisting in the management and prioritization of functional and capital budgets for network and telecommunications improvements in concert with long range planning, business case development and engineering designs
  • Responsible for complying with company standards in data and voice communications. This includes documentation, product, lifecycle plans and design packages.
  • Responsible for coordinating supplemental engineering service providers and/or contractors performing engineering design for data/voice network projects.
  • Responsible for providing frontline maintenance (reactive, preventative, and, quality assurance) support as well as backup maintenance/installation coverage related to the local network and associated equipment.
  • Candidate will be on-call for one week, every ten weeks. Responsibilities include assisting with the troubleshooting and restoring IT related business apps and hardware.
  • Occasional travel will be required (two to three times per year or less as needed). 

Secondary Responsibilities may include:

  • Ability to learn in a dynamic and fast paced environment. Must also be capable to learn computer applications in a quick
  • and efficient manner
  • Performing primary system administration for servers or applications (support, requirements gathering, security, analysis,
  • design, implementation, maintenance, backups, troubleshooting, etc.)
  • Support the life-cycle management of software applications and systems within the portfolio through implementation,
  • support, maintenance and retirement of applications to ensure maximum value and reduced cost.
  • Intermediate project Management experience with the ability to lead and manage Nuclear Technology Organization
  • staff and resources in accordance with Nuclear Technology Organization Business Plan. For projects: Experience with
  • planning and managing scope, schedule, and budget for defined deliverables in accordance with Nuclear Technology
  • Organization project management standards and in accordance with service level agreements at agreed upon budgets.
  • Provide routine desktop support, including installation, break/fix, general troubleshooting and client support
  • Experience with being primary support for fleet applications which includes implementing, integrating, and supporting
  • vendor application solutions
  • Ability to develop, write, edit, review and organize technical documentation related to computer systems such as users’
  • guides, technical manuals and instructional materials to ensure that the text can be understood by non-technical users.

Behavioral Attributes:

  • Must demonstrate “Southern Style” behaviors of unquestionable trust, superior performance, and total commitment
  • Must also exhibit the traits of creativity, leadership, motivation, respectability, initiative, and professionalism
  • Must be able to communicate with various levels of management and engineering as needed.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills with the ability to convey complex technical issues in business terms
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively manage multiple project responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Team-oriented with a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to build relationships, to communicate and work with all levels of management, vendors, and other internal groups and customers and exhibit positive influence at all levels.
  • Strategic thinker that can embrace, influence and lead change. 

Experience Requirements:

  • Candidate must be knowledgeable in hardware/network troubleshooting
  • Experience with TCP/IP Network communications. use of VoIP and Microsoft Server system administration
  • Although rare, the candidate must possess the ability to work in plant conditions that may include limited exposure to radiation and/or radioactive contamination
  • Ability to walk through the plant to the computer rooms and to handle computer hardware
  • Demonstrate personal computing skills (i.e. Word, Excel, Access, etc.)
  • Must become proficient at developing documentation to meet Southern Company Services and Southern Nuclear standards (i.e. drawings, as-builts, field change notices, and condition reports)
  • Success completion of Southern Nuclear background investigation (including credit history/check) is required for employment
  • Participation in random drug/alcohol testing is a requirement of employment.
  • Establish highly credible relationships with customers and team members.
  • Ability to provide on-call support

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