Title: Senior SCADA Engineer
Reports to: Director of Controls and Systems Engineering
Direct Reports: 0
Date Posted: June 2nd, 2022
Location: Albany, NY, Houston, TX or Remote
Key Capture Energy is seeking a Senior SCADA Engineer that will work with within a cross functional team to develop, implement, test, and deploy SCADA solutions for grid connected energy storage in a variety of applications and use cases including Stand-Alone, Thermal hybrids, and Solar hybrids.
- Design, configure and support SCADA and HMIs for operation of Energy Storage Control Systems
- Develop and manage server specifications, deployment including physical and virtualized systems Manage onsite data recording, retention, and database management needs.
- Perform engineering due diligence of any SCADA design i.e., design trade-off analysis, FMEA, etc.
- Work with other teams within the business to develop and determine the data collection needs to support overall business objectives.
- Deliver project documentation including commissioning instructions, operator manuals and training material.
- Determine architecture and solution to coordinate local onsite SCADA with a centralized SCADA system to enable remote operations center capabilities
- Support on-site commissioning, installation, and training for operators
- Work with field and system operators to collect voice of customer requirements to improve usability of SCADA
- Support regular HMI update releases to the field for new feature improvements and fixes
- Manage and support issue ticketing closure for controls related field issues
- Act as a subject matter expert for SCADA in New or Merger/Acquisition project contractual reviews
WORK EXPERIENCE & REQUIREMENTS:
- 5+ years of SCADA design and implementation experience and minimum BS degree in associated field
- Experience in HMI/UX design (experience in renewables preferred)
- Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing requirements and priorities
- Excellent oral and written communication skill
- Experience with Inductive Automation Ignition (preferred)
- Knowledge of industrial communication protocols DNP3.0, Modbus, OPC-UA, BACnet
- Programming language experience Structured Text (IEC 61131-3), Python, C, C++
- Experience in server deployment and management
- Experience in database deployment and management (MySQL, MS SQL)
- Experience with hypervisor and or containerized server deployment
- Familiar with Agile work practices
- Knowledge of NERC CIP cybersecurity standards and practices (preferred)
- Basic understanding of AC Power (preferred)
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