The Infrastructure Specialist I – NTW ensures effective and efficient installation, change management, incident management, and problem management processes as part of the IT Telecom Field Operations function related to Ameren's¿ telecommunication systems which include, long-haul fiber optics, microwave, wireless mesh, private land mobile radio, advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), SCADA, and leased carrier services along with underlying support infrastructure (towers, tower lighting systems, batteries, emergency generators, HVAC ). Collectively these Smart Grid communication technologies will help drive next-generation grid modernization at Ameren. As part of the IT Telecom Field Operations function this position will work directly with both IT and operational design teams and field teams to deliver both project design and maintenance objectives.
Key responsibilities include:
Associate's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, or equivalent computer or business related degree from an accredited college or university, OR 60 credit hours toward completion of a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, or equivalent computer or business related degree from an accredited college or university. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree. Two or more years of experience in any of the following areas: TCP/IP networks, LAN/WAN networks, Experience in telecommunication work, involving one or more of the following areas, fiber optics transmission, microwave transmission, wireless 3G/LTE, wireless mesh, private mobile radio, or SCADA communications preferred. Experience in utility automation or Smart Grid
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:
The IT Infrastructure Specialist I – NTW has the ability to travel within Ameren's service territory up to 50% of the time.
Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include candidate testing and/or an individual aptitude or skill-based assessment. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.