Wind SCADA Engineer

Job Description

Organization: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
Business Unit: Service
Requisition Number: 245150
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

Job Description:


Wind SCADA Engineer


The SCADA engineer in Siemens Gamesa is responsible for SCADA installation, maintenance, network architecture design and sub-system support as part of the Technology Services team.  The SCADA networks are used for controlling, operating and monitoring wind energy power plants.  A successful candidate has the ability to work effectively and diligently as an individual engineer and team member in front of both internal and external customers and may be exposed to challenging areas of customer interface and sales strategies.


 


Responsibilities


 


Maintenance & Support


  • Maintain and support the SCADA Systems in North America

  • Maintain response and resolution time for SCADA issues according to KPI provided

  • Periodic checkup, track & coordinate with wind farm /Site operation /customer to do proactive maintenance of the SCADA & its sub-system  

  • Assist other SCADA team members, Engineering & field personnel in root cause analysis and troubleshooting SCADA & its sub-system 

  • Handling, configuration and troubleshooting of the wind farm networks, which includes but is not limited to the wind farm fiber-optic and Ethernet networks, switches, radios (WAN and LAN)

  • Prepare & Maintain technical documentation related to SCADA both for internal (SCADA team, Operation) and for external (customers)

    Customer Support

    • Should be able/willing to handle customer calls /support directly

    • Support MOD testing with customers

    • Support regulation test with customers

       

      Installation & Test

       

    • Travel to wind farms for installation /upgrade of SCADA & its sub systems

    • Conduct /Perform Factory acceptance test & Site acceptance test for SCADA

       

       

      Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

       

      Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical /Electronics/ Communication related field of study mandatory

       


  • Must be familiar & worked minimum 2 years with any industrial standard SCADA systems (preferable in wind power industry)

  • Strong working knowledge of Database systems – like SQL

  • Knowledge of NERC /CIP/Cyber security for power plants, preferably renewables (Wind)

  • Must be familiar & worked with industrial standards protocols – MODBUS, DNP, IEC, OPC

  • Networking experience with certification or equivalent experience  

  • Strong Windows Server knowledge (any Microsoft cert preferable)

  • Basic knowledge about power systems and regulation standards

     

     

    Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


    Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Spanish/Portuguese/Danish multilingual is preferable

  • Wokring knowledge of instrumentation related to SCADA/Control systems

  • Understanding of basic wind turbine components and functions

  • Programming languages – C ,C++ , CITECT etc

  • Wind farm / Energy SCADA experience

     


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