Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content

Manager of IT Applications and Databases

Location: Hammond, IN, United States
Date Posted:
Req ID: R00935076

Save Job Saved


Manager of IT Applications and Databases

Full Time Perm

Shift: Hybrid - 2 days on-site 3 days remote

Salary Range: $125,800 - $188,600

Location: Hammond, IN

The Operational Technologies (OT) Team supports the NIPSCO Electric Environment, the environment encompasses several sites including two Control Centers and over seventy substations in Northern Indiana.

The teams that encompass Operational Technologies include:

  • Applications – Team that manages the applications and the Energy Management System within the environment.  

  • Security – Team that monitors and manages the network configuration and firewalls and security in the environment.

  • Systems – Team that manages the servers and workstations within the environment.  

The Manager of IT Applications and Databases will focus on leading a team of application engineers that provide support for the NiSource/NIPSCO environment. The Manager will be the focal point for internal customers as well as leading the team in project efforts for new and existing software deployments.

In this role you will provide leadership and technical expertise to a team of Operational Technology Specialists who support a variety of Critical Cyber Asset systems. The position requires the ability to troubleshoot and resolve system issues and to continually improve existing system designs. 

Overall, as the Manager of IT Applications and Databases you will ensure the reliability, performance, integrity, and recoverability of the identified Cyber Asset hardware, operating systems, and/or associated applications.  Where applicable, all supported systems will be implemented and supported in compliance with the requirements of the NERC CIP standards as well as internal corporate policies.

Your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Leads and ensures the fulfillment of team responsibilities

  • Providing reliable 24 x 7 support

  • Working with vendors, application developers, database administrators, corporate IT, and other technology groups to resolve any problems

  • Participating in disaster recovery planning, development, exercises, and actual events

  • Performance management and development for direct reports

  • Maintains proper change management documentation for all hardware and software modifications

  • Conducts routine audits of all supported systems to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, procedures, and requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of experience designing, maintaining troubleshooting, and upgrading IT applications and systems

  • 3+ years of experience with database applications such as SQL or Oracle

  • 3+ years of experience leading or supervising IT teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the energy or utility industry

  • Experience supporting a 24 x 7 real time operations environment

  • Experience supporting systems subject to regulatory compliance requirements, or experience with FERC, NERC, RFC, or MISO

  • An industry standard certification


The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position. 

#Hybrid #HammondIN #MCSE #SQL #ApplicationDevelopment #ManagerOperationalTechnology #OperationalTechnology #Databases #DatabaseDesign #Oracle #TechJobs #NiSource #NIPSCO

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$125,800.00 - $188,600.00

Posting Start Date:


Posting End Date (if applicable):

Please note that the job posting will close on the day before the posting end date.

Interested in working for NiSource?
Take the first step by joining our Talent Network today!

Join our Talent Network