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Operational Systems Manager

Date: Jul 16, 2020

Title: Operational Systems Manager 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - North Ruskin
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days


This position's pay is based on skills, experience and education of the successful candidate.




Position Concept:

The Operational Systems Manager leads the design, development, implementation, maintenance, and governance of our operational technology (OT) systems portfolio.   This position serves as the subject matter expert for OT systems and develops a clear set of integrated system requirements and design to provide needed system portfolio functionality supporting ES/ED business objectives.  This position works closely with the Energy Supply (ES) IT&T Business Relationship Manager and others in IT&T to coordinate Information Technology, ES system leads, ES departments and corporate projects to deliver the planned system portfolio roadmap.  


Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads ES team members and IT to establish design and architecture for OT systems which follow best practices and most effectively meet current and future business needs.
  • Establish a defined OT portfolio and identify desired improvements.
  • Leads selection and implementation of software packages and services for which in-depth configuration and integration is required; drives substantial interaction with vendor resources.
  • Develops a clear set of current and planned functional requirements for the OT portfolio which supports current and planned business functions and objectives.  These requirements shall establish the basis for development and selection of systems, services, associated projects and shall support the development of a prioritized system portfolio roadmap.
  • Work closely with the IT Business Relationship manager and system leads/managers to develop a prioritized system portfolio roadmap, associated projects including scoping, business analysis, project justification and approval, procurement, project development, execution, management and ongoing maintenance and governance.
  • This position will develop and maintain Master Data Management for the OT portfolio and integrated or dependent systems with particular focused on Asset Hierarchy, Business Intelligence and Analytics and overall system data integration effectiveness.
  • This position will establish a strategy for Business Intelligence and Analysis and supporting technical recommendations for considering corporate and company direction, the ES and AM system portfolio roadmap and overall solution efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in multiple business areas, including those relevant to projects and application support assignments.
  • Considered a subject matter expert in their technical discipline; mentors and directs junior staff.  Develops and drives standard practices within their team.




Required:       Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited university

Preferred:   Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or Engineering.  Advanced degree in business, engineering and/or information systems.


Related Experience


  • Minimum of ten (10) years of work experience related to the Duties & Responsibilities of this position is required. Related experience consists of the design, development, implementation, configuration, and application of information technology solutions/systems and/or analytics..


  • Experience with the application of operational and information technologies in the fields of engineering, maintenance, and/or electric generation, e.g. OSI PI and computer simulation and optimization of engineered systems, etc.
  • Use of Scrum framework and data analytics, data science and business intelligence


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSA)


  • Ability to lead the architecture, implementation, application and governance of engineering and business computing systems. 


  • Expertise in relational and multidimensional database schemas, designing and building OLAP (online analytical processing) cubes, applying data mining algorithms, writing queries, and designing reports, aggregating data from multiple sources in an efficient data warehouse to designing enterprise-level solutions for large multidimensional databases. 
  • Ability to design and implement System solutions utilizing MS Power BI, SQL PowerPivot, Report Builder, SSIS, SSAS and SSRS. 



This position primarily works in an office environment. Occasionally required to be outside “in the field” for Plant visits in an Industrial Environment. Some travel within the Tampa Electric Service Area is required. On-Call for after hours.



Builds Strong Collaborative Relationships

Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change

Drives Operational Excellence for Customers

Speaks up on Safety, Health, and the Environment

Takes Ownership and Acts with Integrity

Thinks Strategically and Exercises Sound Judgment


TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

ADA policy
It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 



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