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A Fortune 200 company, NRG creates value through best in class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers, large and small, we continually innovate, embrace and implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy. We aim to be pioneers in developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers.

Power Your Potential at NRG

A Sustainable Energy Future

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At NRG, our vision is to create a sustainable energy future by safely providing reliable, cleaner power that enhances people’s lives and delivers value to our stakeholders. We value individual differences, experiences, knowledge, creativity and each individual's unique talents and capabilities. Joining our team means joining a culture of diversity and innovation, where working toward a more sustainable energy future is everyone’s job. Together, let’s build a smarter, more sustainable world. Because the greatest potential of energy is people. #poweryourpotential

 

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Digital Product Manager
NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at www.nrg.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.Summary: At Reliant, we provide energy and other home services to retail customers, including homes, businesses, manufacturing facilities, government entities and institutions across Texas. As part of NRG Energy, we are backed by one of the nation's largest power producers.  We pride ourselves in providing innovative solutions to our customers.  As part of our innovation efforts, we are seeking a Manager, Product Innovation guide a cross-functional team as we develop our next generation of digital interfaces (mobile and web).  This role will gather inputs from a diverse set of stakeholders, assess the market for best practices/emerging technologies, work with vendors, and develop and champion the strategy and action plan. The Digital Product Manager is involved in every aspect of the product development process, from brainstorming the next digital product innovation to working directly with the IT, Operations, and Marketing to launch. The candidate will use a start-up mindset and the full range of product development skills to launch breakthrough digital interfaces and market effectively through digital channels. ​ This position is for a multi-dimensional person: someone who is passionate about technology, creativity and innovation, as well as grounded in business, strategy and project management.  Essential Duties/Responsibilities:Conduct market research on best practices for digital channels for leading innovative companies.Work closely with analytics, research and technology partners to ensure systems and programs are satisfying consumer needs and driving the business.Custodian of the customer’s needs.  Identifies, understands and represents the customer’s needs in the development of digital channels for the company.Drive business impact by contributing to product design, testing/piloting, and market launch efforts.Pre-empt issues and head off problems by ensuring all operational implications of the products are identified and resolved prior to the successful product launch.Lead, administer and track projects from concept through handoff to Marketing for launch.Collaborate effectively in cross-functional project teams, facilitating positive energy/engagement and helping elevate capabilities of others.Be able to listen well, effectively negotiate and diplomatically manage conflicting points of view, as well as influence others in an organization to ensure alignment and progress.Closely monitor testing of new concepts focusing on potential improvements.Enroll successive levels of management to gain support and resources to take new products to completion.Coordinate the effort to fully define vendor strategies and implementation requirements.Train stakeholders on new products and interfaces, including new features and customer experience. Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, or related degree.  Advanced degree is preferred. Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Previous product management experience.Stage-Gate and Lean Startup product development processes.Understanding of mobile and web best practicesAnalytics and modeling of financial Structures, including business case creation.Teamwork and cross-functional leadership skills.Problem definition and solving skills.Willingness and ability to work in an environment of uncertaintyExcellent communication skills; i.e. effectively communicates with internal groups on ideas and resolves issues.Project management experience is preferred.A passion for new technology and consumer electronics. Physical Requirements:Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities. Working Conditions:Primarily an office environment.Some overtime required as special projects arise.Some travel <10% Experience: A minimum of 8+ years working experience.  Product management, product marketing, or product development experience required.  Service Industry experience is preferred (mortgage, insurance, credit card, internet, telephone, and delivery services).  Prior experience in working in digital channels with cross-functional teams is required.  NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/DisabilityEEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.Official description on file with Human Resources
Digital Product Manager
NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at www.nrg.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.Summary: At Reliant, we provide energy and other home services to retail customers, including homes, businesses, manufacturing facilities, government entities and institutions across Texas. As part of NRG Energy, we are backed by one of the nation's largest power producers.  We pride ourselves in providing innovative solutions to our customers.  As part of our innovation efforts, we are seeking a Manager, Product Innovation guide a cross-functional team as we develop our next generation of digital interfaces (mobile and web).  This role will gather inputs from a diverse set of stakeholders, assess the market for best practices/emerging technologies, work with vendors, and develop and champion the strategy and action plan. The Digital Product Manager is involved in every aspect of the product development process, from brainstorming the next digital product innovation to working directly with the IT, Operations, and Marketing to launch. The candidate will use a start-up mindset and the full range of product development skills to launch breakthrough digital interfaces and market effectively through digital channels. ​ This position is for a multi-dimensional person: someone who is passionate about technology, creativity and innovation, as well as grounded in business, strategy and project management.  Essential Duties/Responsibilities:Conduct market research on best practices for digital channels for leading innovative companies.Work closely with analytics, research and technology partners to ensure systems and programs are satisfying consumer needs and driving the business.Custodian of the customer’s needs.  Identifies, understands and represents the customer’s needs in the development of digital channels for the company.Drive business impact by contributing to product design, testing/piloting, and market launch efforts.Pre-empt issues and head off problems by ensuring all operational implications of the products are identified and resolved prior to the successful product launch.Lead, administer and track projects from concept through handoff to Marketing for launch.Collaborate effectively in cross-functional project teams, facilitating positive energy/engagement and helping elevate capabilities of others.Be able to listen well, effectively negotiate and diplomatically manage conflicting points of view, as well as influence others in an organization to ensure alignment and progress.Closely monitor testing of new concepts focusing on potential improvements.Enroll successive levels of management to gain support and resources to take new products to completion.Coordinate the effort to fully define vendor strategies and implementation requirements.Train stakeholders on new products and interfaces, including new features and customer experience. Education:  Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Engineering, or related degree.  Advanced degree is preferred. Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Previous product management experience.Stage-Gate and Lean Startup product development processes.Understanding of mobile and web best practicesAnalytics and modeling of financial Structures, including business case creation.Teamwork and cross-functional leadership skills.Problem definition and solving skills.Willingness and ability to work in an environment of uncertaintyExcellent communication skills; i.e. effectively communicates with internal groups on ideas and resolves issues.Project management experience is preferred.A passion for new technology and consumer electronics. Physical Requirements:Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities. Working Conditions:Primarily an office environment.Some overtime required as special projects arise.Some travel <10% Experience: A minimum of 8+ years working experience.  Product management, product marketing, or product development experience required.  Service Industry experience is preferred (mortgage, insurance, credit card, internet, telephone, and delivery services).  Prior experience in working in digital channels with cross-functional teams is required.  NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/DisabilityEEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.Official description on file with Human Resources
SITE CYBER SECURITY SPECIALIST
NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at www.nrg.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.Responsibilities:Insure compliance to all NERC-CIP Standards at NRG’s LaGen facilities.Primary responsibility for compliance at Medium and Low sites, and assist compliance efforts for High sites within LaGen.Be the lead for all CIP related Physical and Electronic Access control at BCII Gen.Work with IT/Network/Facilities/Transmission team members to insure security and compliance to CIP Standards.Be the primary contact for issues with Physical Security in all BCII Gen Physical Security Perimeters, including verifying those needing accesses, response to breaches and security system failures.Determination, verification and justification of all open ports and enabled services on Cyber Assets.Assessment of security patches and updates for all Cyber Assets.Deployment or mitigation of required security patches and updates to all Cyber Assets.Insure that Cyber Assets are protected by Antivirus/Antimalware applications; update as required.Insure required logging and alerting of Cyber Assets is functional; respond to detection of various types of alerts or breaches.Be the administrator for personnel needing electronic access, both local and remote,  to Cyber Assets.Follow NRG’s Policy and Procedure for reporting of Cyber or Physical Security Incidents. Assist in testing of the Incident reporting procedure annually.Perform and verify backups of Cyber Assets.Follow and assist others in following the NRG Policy and Procedures for Change Management.Perform Cyber Vulnerability Assessments as needed.Provide accurate documentation for all NERC evidence requirements; complete evidence collections tasks in NRG’s workflow program in a timely manner.Assist with Compliance Requirements at other sites in the region as needed as well as being available to assist team members at other sites across the NRG fleet if needed.Work with team members on projects and new, innovative ideas.Working with various teams, prepare evidence needed for NERC Audits.Maintain great working relationships with site personnel and other teams.Some travel required- approximately 10-20%.Other duties as required. The ideal candidate is flexible, patient, forward thinking, innovative, and results oriented, with a high attention to detail.As a member of a highly functional team, will work well with others, serve as a resource to the team as well as contribute to the needs of the team. Socialize innovative ideas with the team and others.Remains open-minded when presented with new information and adjusts positively to change.Performs moderately complex work assignments under minimal supervision.  Works to resolves moderately complex issue and seeks guidance from team members on escalated issues. Qualifications:Bachelor Degree or relevent work experience in lieu of a degree.Three or more years of experience in Cyber Security, NERC-CIP Compliance, and/or Power Generation or Transmission.Experience in the concepts of protection of assets by means of Antivirus/Antimalware, applying security updates and patching.Good working knowledge of Windows and Unix as related to both, servers and workstations.Working knowledge of network equipment such as Firewalls, switches and routers.Demonstrated ability to communicate (verbal and written) with all levels of internal and external customers.Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member.Demonstrated ability to set priorities and to respond to changing demands.Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in applying established techniques, procedures or standards; demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/DisabilityEEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.Official description on file with Human Resources
SITE CYBER SECURITY SPECIALIST
NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 200 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at www.nrg.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.Responsibilities:Insure compliance to all NERC-CIP Standards at NRG’s LaGen facilities.Primary responsibility for compliance at Medium and Low sites, and assist compliance efforts for High sites within LaGen.Be the lead for all CIP related Physical and Electronic Access control at BCII Gen.Work with IT/Network/Facilities/Transmission team members to insure security and compliance to CIP Standards.Be the primary contact for issues with Physical Security in all BCII Gen Physical Security Perimeters, including verifying those needing accesses, response to breaches and security system failures.Determination, verification and justification of all open ports and enabled services on Cyber Assets.Assessment of security patches and updates for all Cyber Assets.Deployment or mitigation of required security patches and updates to all Cyber Assets.Insure that Cyber Assets are protected by Antivirus/Antimalware applications; update as required.Insure required logging and alerting of Cyber Assets is functional; respond to detection of various types of alerts or breaches.Be the administrator for personnel needing electronic access, both local and remote,  to Cyber Assets.Follow NRG’s Policy and Procedure for reporting of Cyber or Physical Security Incidents. Assist in testing of the Incident reporting procedure annually.Perform and verify backups of Cyber Assets.Follow and assist others in following the NRG Policy and Procedures for Change Management.Perform Cyber Vulnerability Assessments as needed.Provide accurate documentation for all NERC evidence requirements; complete evidence collections tasks in NRG’s workflow program in a timely manner.Assist with Compliance Requirements at other sites in the region as needed as well as being available to assist team members at other sites across the NRG fleet if needed.Work with team members on projects and new, innovative ideas.Working with various teams, prepare evidence needed for NERC Audits.Maintain great working relationships with site personnel and other teams.Some travel required- approximately 10-20%.Other duties as required. The ideal candidate is flexible, patient, forward thinking, innovative, and results oriented, with a high attention to detail.As a member of a highly functional team, will work well with others, serve as a resource to the team as well as contribute to the needs of the team. Socialize innovative ideas with the team and others.Remains open-minded when presented with new information and adjusts positively to change.Performs moderately complex work assignments under minimal supervision.  Works to resolves moderately complex issue and seeks guidance from team members on escalated issues. Qualifications:Bachelor Degree or relevent work experience in lieu of a degree.Three or more years of experience in Cyber Security, NERC-CIP Compliance, and/or Power Generation or Transmission.Experience in the concepts of protection of assets by means of Antivirus/Antimalware, applying security updates and patching.Good working knowledge of Windows and Unix as related to both, servers and workstations.Working knowledge of network equipment such as Firewalls, switches and routers.Demonstrated ability to communicate (verbal and written) with all levels of internal and external customers.Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member.Demonstrated ability to set priorities and to respond to changing demands.Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in applying established techniques, procedures or standards; demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality.NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/DisabilityEEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.Official description on file with Human Resources
Python Software Engineer
NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. Summary:At NRG, we apply advanced analytics and modeling to address challenging business problems. Within our Texas mass markets retail business, which includes Reliant Energy, we aim to promote customized offerings: the right product offered through the right channel, with the right message at the right time for each current or prospective customer. To accomplish this, we leverage our data via predictive modeling, statistical analyses, and optimization. We are looking for a talented software engineer to develop Python packages to streamline our analytics work; enable common, scalable analytical computing environments on demand; and deploy our reports and predictive models into production.  This position is part Software Engineer, part DevOps Engineer, and part Data Engineer.  If you like variety and starting projects from scratch, this is the job for you!Responsibilities:Essential Duties/Responsibilities:Develop custom Python packages to help our analysts connect to various data sources; provide convenient methods of joining and transforming data in ways common to our workflowPrepare a common analytics environment that analysts can deploy on demand via internal cloud or Amazon Web Services, and access via Jupyter NotebooksMentoring code development best practices. This is an awesome opportunity to develop your leadership skills.Automate data pipelinesDeploy predictive models and reports into productionManage Git RepositoriesManage AWS Cloud InfrastructureQualifications:Education:Degree (BS, MS, or PhD) in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Information Systems preferred; any STEM BS, MS or PhD with appropriate work experience will be considered.Experience:- 5+ years of professional Python software design and development- 2+ years automating jobs on Amazon Web Services- 2+ years administering an open source database such as PostgreSQL or MySQL- Experience with Hadoop/Spark a plus- Linux administration experience a plusTechnical Skills:- Expert-level Python programming- Test-driven development- Monitoring systems and data pipelines- Proficient with the following Python packages: SQLAlchemy, flask, pandas, sphinx, and pytest- Linux server administration- Git- SQL- Continuous Integration Deployment (Gitlab-ci, Ansible, Jenkins, or equivalent)- Containerized Environments (Docker, LXC)Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:- Ability to design Python software from scratch- Desire to automate everything- Good communication skills- Independent and self-driven worker- Creative problem solverNRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/DisabilityEEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.Official description on file with Human Resources
Python Software Engineer
NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. Summary:At NRG, we apply advanced analytics and modeling to address challenging business problems. Within our Texas mass markets retail business, which includes Reliant Energy, we aim to promote customized offerings: the right product offered through the right channel, with the right message at the right time for each current or prospective customer. To accomplish this, we leverage our data via predictive modeling, statistical analyses, and optimization. We are looking for a talented software engineer to develop Python packages to streamline our analytics work; enable common, scalable analytical computing environments on demand; and deploy our reports and predictive models into production.  This position is part Software Engineer, part DevOps Engineer, and part Data Engineer.  If you like variety and starting projects from scratch, this is the job for you!Responsibilities:Essential Duties/Responsibilities:Develop custom Python packages to help our analysts connect to various data sources; provide convenient methods of joining and transforming data in ways common to our workflowPrepare a common analytics environment that analysts can deploy on demand via internal cloud or Amazon Web Services, and access via Jupyter NotebooksMentoring code development best practices. This is an awesome opportunity to develop your leadership skills.Automate data pipelinesDeploy predictive models and reports into productionManage Git RepositoriesManage AWS Cloud InfrastructureQualifications:Education:Degree (BS, MS, or PhD) in Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Information Systems preferred; any STEM BS, MS or PhD with appropriate work experience will be considered.Experience:- 5+ years of professional Python software design and development- 2+ years automating jobs on Amazon Web Services- 2+ years administering an open source database such as PostgreSQL or MySQL- Experience with Hadoop/Spark a plus- Linux administration experience a plusTechnical Skills:- Expert-level Python programming- Test-driven development- Monitoring systems and data pipelines- Proficient with the following Python packages: SQLAlchemy, flask, pandas, sphinx, and pytest- Linux server administration- Git- SQL- Continuous Integration Deployment (Gitlab-ci, Ansible, Jenkins, or equivalent)- Containerized Environments (Docker, LXC)Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:- Ability to design Python software from scratch- Desire to automate everything- Good communication skills- Independent and self-driven worker- Creative problem solverNRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/DisabilityEEO is the Law Poster (The poster can be found at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf)Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.Official description on file with Human Resources
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