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Burns & McDonnell Technology Consulting Grid Management Service Offering Leader (ADMS/OMS) - 1898 & Co. (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Technology Consulting Grid Management Service Offering Leader – OMS / ADMS role within 1898 & Co., a part of Burns & McDonnell, will partner with our customers in the Electric Utility space to understand their critical business challenges and implement technology-focused solutions that build a brighter future. The selected candidate will join the Enterprise System & Integration team, which is focused on providing grid modernization solution services delivering high value to our clients through a variety of leading technologies and solutions. The Grid Management (OMS/ADMS) Service Offering Lead will provide professional consulting services focusing on grid modernization solutions such as DERMS (Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems), Outage Management Systems (OMS), Distribution Management System (DMS) and Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS). This role will be highly engaged with driving targeted conversations around industry challenges, understanding our customers’ needs, and finding solutions to empower organizations to drive their business to more efficient operations. The ideal candidate will demonstrate how our technology solutions address customer pain points, capture critical win components from the customer, and drive the development of a winning proposal. The candidate will also demonstrate the knowledge and ability to deliver proposed solutions through their understanding of the implementation life cycle.

This role requires a deep understanding of our capabilities, electric distribution systems and the ability to effectively communicate with customers in the Electric Utility space. This role will be responsible for communicating how our existing offerings help the Utility meet its business objectives and providing consulting services related to technology solutions. They will build relationships throughout the customer organization to leverage opportunities to capitalize on technology investments. They will be comfortable discussing the current state and leading teams to move customers to their desired future state. They will lead teams and oversee the work of conducting complicated technology systems integrations while partnering with sales and marketing groups to continue to build the business footprint.

Job Duties:

  • Define the service strategy that delivers value in the market and grows services delivered, and increases market awareness of the service and 1898 & Co.  Current focus is on utilities with future growth into other industries.  Presents and positions service offerings internally and externally. 

  • Lead client discussion detailing knowledge on Distribution Management and Outage Management business value chain and workflow

  • Apply industry experience and leading practices to architect, design, develop and implement grid operations solutions to support complex business requirements.

  • Lead program estimating, planning, and budgeting efforts and be accountable for the program/project delivery execution.

  • Develop organizational relationships to enable others to identify opportunities and leverage organizational capabilities needed in project delivery. 

  • Lead the creation of key client proposals. 

  • Work with technical teams to develop and define the project scope and technology to ensure successful project solutions are delivered. 

  • Provide technical and industry expertise to evaluate the market and competitive landscape. 

  • Manage a pipeline of opportunities and works with business development and sales functions. 

  • Work with team to project resource requirements and growth. 

  • Lead presentations and demonstrations to customers, partners, and the organization. 

  • Develop and implement sales tools and collateral. 

  • Develop and present sales briefings and training programs. 

  • Present at industry conferences and enable others. 

  • Participate in sales and marketing efforts for critical pursuits.

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and instruction to the team, department, and practice.

  • Mentor and guides less experienced staff.

  • Responsible for QA/QC process adherence.

  • Responsible for effective communication with other disciplines.

  • Responsible for compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • All other duties as assigned.   


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, management information systems, business or related degree from an accredited program. Applicable years of experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • Minimum 8 years of related experience (3 or more years identifying and implementing solutions for broad technology systems is preferred).

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering enterprise technology projects, preferably in a consulting capacity within the electric utility industry.

  • Demonstrated understanding of operations processes and technologies within the electric utility industry.

  • Understanding of Electricity Power flow in Distribution and DMS applications usage in North American utilities

  • Experience with the Integration of ADMS Systems with other legacy systems like Customer Information System (CIS), IVR, Work and Asset Management Systems etc., will be an added advantage.

  • Demonstrated experience developing solutions that lead to results with business impacts.

  • Strong facilitation, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills. 

  • Proven experience leading and completing projects from business proposal through post-production support preferred. 

  • Ability to filter and distill relevant information and convey business and technical concepts to a diverse client base and internal technical teams. 

  • Excellent planning and analytical skills. 

  • Broad knowledge of project management methodologies and tools.

  • Ability to develop key service offerings, from concept to deployment, that align with industry specific needs.

  • Product Management Experience is preferred.

This job posting will remain open a minimum of 72 hours and on an ongoing basis until filled


Job Consulting

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

About 1898 & Co. 1898 & Co. is a business, technology and security solutions consultancy where experience and foresight come together to unlock lasting advancements. We innovate today to fuel our clients’ future growth, catalyzing insights that drive smarter decisions, improve performance and maximize value. As part of Burns & McDonnell, we draw on more than 120 years of deep and broad experience in complex industries as we envision and enable the future for our clients.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 240886

Job Hire Type Experienced #LI-MG #E98