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Mgr Network Engineering

Omaha Public Power District Omaha, NE



Manager Network Engineering

OPPD is seeking a seasoned a seasoned Manager Network Engineering. The Manager Network Engineering will manage and oversee the engineering, planning and efficient operations of all OPPD voice and data networks infrastructure and contact center technologies in order to ensure the highest quality of customer service while maintaining secure and functional technology environments.  Develop and continually enhance voice and data network 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 leadership team and interact with peers across OPPD business units to ensure alignment with OPPDs objectives and initiatives to strengthen OPPD as an industry leader, employer of choice, and community partner This role collaborates with the TS leadership team and interacts with leaders across OPPD business units to ensure alignment with OPPDs objectives and initiatives to strengthen the District as an industry leader, employer of choice, and community partner.




  • Bachelors Degree in Electric or Communications Engineering, Computer Science, 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,  or business and/or operational networks is required 
  • Five years of experience managing/leading 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 the major cloud platforms related to networking, server, storage and hyper converged technologies, WAN acceleration devices, and core infrastructure platforms (i.e. Microsoft, Redhat, VMware).


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

Closing Statement


Level - S8

Minimum - $125,014

Maximum - $187,522

At Omaha Public Power District, were passionate about three things: power, the people who make it, and the people who rely on it.

WE ARE: Where the Light Starts. OPPD is the 12th-largest public power utility in the U.S., serving over 850,000 people across 5,000 square miles and 13 counties.

WE¿RE COMMITTED TO: Each other and the people we serve. This commitment drives us. Were dedicated to providing our communities with affordable, reliable, and environmentally sensitive energy services today, tomorrow, and well into the future.

OUR JOB: To provide power with a purpose. We have real impact - on peoples lives, on the environment, and on the future of energy. Were always looking for bright, capable people who want an opportunity to lead from where you are wherever you are and know that your ideas will be heard. If you want to be a source of real, positive change for the community and the people who live in this region, then working for a company acknowledged for caring about these same things is likely a priority for you as well.

Org Marketing Statement


EOE:  Protected Veterans/Disability

How To Apply


Apply online at on or before April 12, 2024. 

Recruiter: Patique Collins -  #LI-PC

**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.


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Date Posted March 30, 2024
Date Closes May 29, 2024
Requisition 297400
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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