SCADA ENGINEER

Employer
ESPO Corporation
Location
Spring Valley, New York
Posted
May 21, 2024
Closes
May 27, 2024
Ref
2763487180
Discipline
Engineering
Position Type
Engineer
Specialty
Electrification
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Title: SCADA ENGINEER

Location: Spring Valley, NY (Hybrid)

Duration: Long term assignment / possible temp to perm hire.

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for providing application support to critical information systems utilized by Electrical Engineering and the Control Centers including Distribution Automation and Distributed Energy integration. This position is also responsible to design, implement, and maintain databases, displays, and applications related to the distribution automation systems and processes.

The role directly supports the advancement of the goals of REV (Reforming the Energy Vision) and aligns with the Company's long-term strategic interests including applications platform feature enhancement to integrate distributed resources into our electric systems, support electric vehicle charging infrastructure, and scale adoption of energy efficiency and clean heating technologies across our customers.

• This position is responsible for providing application support to critical information systems utilized by Electrical Engineering and the Control Centers. This position is also responsible to design, implement, and maintain databases, displays, and applications related to the distribution automation systems and processes.

• Works with vendors and evaluates new systems for inclusion into operations and engineering platforms.

• Understands construction and the operation of electric delivery systems and has knowledge of automation and use of distribution automation devices such as reclosers, capacitors, and switches.

• Collaborates with users to prepare requirements for enhancements to existing systems and the development of new systems. Assists with programming specifications based on system design.

• Works as a liaison between project teams, external agencies, contractors, as well as appropriate Company departments (Engineering departments, R&D, Distribution Engineering, Control Centers and emergency responders, etc.) to coordinate and complete projects.

• Manages installation of vendor products. Supports and maintains vendor packages in production. Performs high level applications testing for technology upgrades as necessary.

• Assists in the development of scripts and APIs to automate processes and share data across departments and applications.

• Performs testing and troubleshooting of problems found in the system's environments. Works with teams to develop appropriate plans and processes for the coordinated sharing of data, based on the requirements of departments, systems, and users. Configures and maintains data, databases and displays related to the ADMS processes and interfaces.

• Actively monitors and maintains compliance with Cyber Security Standards. Activities include patch management of system equipment, anti-virus updates/upgrades, system health/intrusion detection and other systems functions as needed.

• Installs, configures and updates applications used to manage historical SCADA/DSCADA data

• Directs, mentors, and teaches lower band team members in Systems Engineering group. Direction includes assigning and reviewing work, collaboration on new strategies, methods, and development of integrated information systems.

• Supports applications and databases used for managing, planning, and control of electric utility infrastructure.

• Provides on call support to DSCADA system on rotating basis

• Assist field crews in commissioning of remotely controlled DSCADA devices

Experience Details/Qualifications

• 5 to 10 years of experience with technical experience in operations, engineering, system operations, or information systems.

• Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and have the ability to effectively interact with customers, support staff and various levels of management.

• Must be well organized, detail oriented and flexible to handle multiple assignments and deadlines.

• Must have excellent leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills.

• Must have excellent analytical skills.

• Must work well in team situations, be willing and able to lead and participate in cross-functional teams as required.

• Familiarity with database structures and queries.

• Proficiency with one or more object-oriented programming languages (Java, VB, C#, Python).

• Must be able to travel to various Company locations and to other companies, if required. Must be available to travel out-of-town for meetings and conferences.

• Knowledge of PI, eDNA, Oracle, ODBC, MS-Access, or MS-SQL.

• Experience reading and manipulating flat files.

• Experience with real time control system applications.

• Experience in python scripting.

• Experience with big data analytics.

• Experience with Digital mapping systems (GIS).

ESPO Corporation

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