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Sr. Consultant, Real-time Systems

Position Overview

In this high-impact, high-visibility role, you will have a unique opportunity to lead BRIDGE clients in business and technology transformation, define business and technology changes through next-generation technology and systems, and deliver on utility strategic objectives. The Senior Consultant will provide subject matter expertise in Distribution Management, Grid Modernization, and Outage and Restoration Management and bring industry best practices and standards to our clients.

In this role, you will work with BRIDGE clients to define the next generation distribution model, including new products, services and functional capabilities leveraging new technologies, communications infrastructure, systems integration, and meter-to-grid capabilities. In addition, this person will be called upon to fill the lead role on Grid Modernization related client projects in both the pre and post sales effort.

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

  • Provide lead subject matter consultant services on real-time operations client projects, ensuring consistency and quality across projects, including distribution automation strategy, grid implementation and optimization including knowledge of vendor technologies and systems
  • Deliver consulting services to optimize client business processes through next-generation technologies and systems to achieve utility strategic objectives for improvements in reliability, outage management and restoration, security, and operational efficiency through a smarter grid
  • Lead client workshops to define new business processes as well as functional and technical requirements that support the future state business processes
  • Support BRIDGE new business development effort as Subject Matter Expert (SME), bringing credibility and know-how to the sales process. Support Sales with RFPs for Grid Modernization, Smart Grid, and Grid Operations related opportunities
  • Assist with defining and packaging of BRIDGE’s service offerings that meet specific Transmission and Distribution  client needs
  • Develop a central repository and knowledge base of subject matter expertise within Grid Modernization and Grid Operations for BRIDGE
  • Develop trusted client relationship through a focus on exceeding client expectations, demonstrating credibility through applied subject expertise, and being responsive to client needs
  • Provide industry thought leadership; e.g., write white papers, attend industry conferences; participate in industry standards group(s)

Skills, Experience & Education Requirements

  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering (Masters preferred)
  • 5+ years providing business and technology consulting services in the utility industry in  a consulting organization
  • 5+ years working with real-time systems and/or engineering and planning
  • Demonstrated “diagnostic” experience with consulting, advising, and/or selling to senior management within large business operations
  • Experience defining functional and technical requirements and implementing systems
  • Experience leading utilities through the transformation of business process, organizational definition/change, and technology innovation to achieve utility strategic objectives
  • Experience defining, measuring, and reporting on key performance indicators
  • Experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams and developing credibility in partnerships with Sales, Marketing, Finance, Product Engineering, industry experts and a wide range of clients at the executive and technical level
  • Produces high-quality deliverables
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have a passion for customer satisfaction and have the ability to manage customer’s needs and expectations
  • Strategy facilitation and definition (vision, road mapping, program planning)
  • Travel – 50-100%

Domain Expertise Requirements

  • Enterprise Technical Architecture knowledge/experience (e.g. Application, Integration, Data, Security, Infrastructure)
  • Experience with electric utility Distribution Automation
  • Experience with systems implementation of EMS/SCADA, OMS, DMS and/or GIS
  • T&D Utility business and information systems

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