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Manager Business Technology Network Engineering

Omaha Public Power District Omaha, NE

Job Description



OPPDs Manager Business Technology Network Enginerring is responsible for the following:

  • Manage and oversee the engineering, planning and efficient operations of all OPPD network and telecommunications infrastructure technologies in order to ensure the highest quality of customer service while maintaining secure and functional technology environments.  
  • Develop and continually enhance network and telecommunication infrastructure standards; policies and procedures; define services offered and supported, and leverage selected staff for the analysis, design, deployment, and operation of systems supporting business technology environment and the business to meet and/or exceed assigned Key Accountabilities (KAs).
  • This individual will collaborate with the BT leadership team and interact with peers across OPPD business units to ensure alignment with OPPD's objectives and initiatives to strengthen OPPD as an industry leader, employer of choice, and community partner.  The role is accountable for the management, successful implementation and realization of assigned tactical and operational plans and objectives.




  • Bachelor's Degree in Electric or Communications Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications or Network Systems or a combination of education and experience in electric or communications engineering, networking or telecommunications.
  • Eight years' experience as an engineer working with systems such as telephony, VoIP, microwave & fiber optic distribution systems, business and/or operational networks or two-way radio systems is required
  • Five years of experience managing/leading telecommunications or networking system engineering teams
  • Experience managing 24x7 IT operations with a service orientation
  • Demonstrated previous work experience effectively overseeing the coordination and execution of infrastructure projects
  • Demonstrates good understanding of business and financial aspects of IT
  • Must be able to partner effectively across all level of the organization
  • A good familiarity with other IT Infrastructure technologies such as storage area networks (SAN), WAN acceleration devices, and core Microsoft technologies including but not limited to Windows Servers, Active Directory, VMWARE, and VDI



  • Master's Degree with a technology focus or MBA
  • ITIL or COBIT certification
  • Certifications in Cisco/Microsoft/Telecommunications
  • PMP Certification (Project Management Professional)

Time Demands:

  1. This position is considered an œessential position meaning when business necessity and continuity needs are emergent, this position will be required to report to work and may be required to work hours beyond an employee's normal shift.
  2. Must maintain 24-hour availability for technical and professional assistance, emergency response, and directing remedial action in response to such emergencies, as well as maintain availability as required for on call duty.

Closing Statement



Base: $111,041

Midpoint: $138,801

Org Marketing Statement


EOE:  Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply


Apply online at on or before October 30, 2019.

**PLEASE NOTE** - Your application has not been submitted unless you have applied for a specific requisition.  If you have not chosen a specific opening, your application will remain in DRAFT form and will not be viewed by our Human Capital staff.

Job Details

Date Posted September 11, 2019
Date Closes November 10, 2019
Requisition 295824
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00