Scada Support Operational Engineer
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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Categories: Engineering, Information Technology, Renewables
SCADA SUPPORT OPERATIONAL ENGINEER – Wholesale Wind Generation
Position: Perm – Full Time
Salary: 46,000 - 55,000 Euros
At SSE we believe in making a difference and doing so safely. SSE has invested over £1 billion in UK infrastructure in the past year alone and strives to continue its investments into the future. We are a leading generator of renewable energy in Great Britain and Ireland. Our Renewables business is responsible for the development, construction and operation of SSE's renewable portfolio, including onshore, offshore, wind, hydro and thermal.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a SCADA Engineer to join the C&I team.
In this role you will be focused on SCADA system and platform development and support. This will include hardware, software, integration and commissioning support on all operational systems. The position will deal with data intensive environments where reliability and accuracy is critical. You will engineer improvements and guarantee uptime of the systems sourcing and capturing data. The team operates in close quarters with various departments and divisions within the wider SSE portfolio where you would be expected provide support when required on short notice
The position will frequently involve working in remote areas, occasionally working at height - for which training will be given. You will also be required to represent the Wind Generation team in more formal situations and presentation skills are essential.
This is an exciting opportunity to work within an emerging and dynamic industry with regular exposure to new and developing technology.
You will ideally have an Engineering Qualification to Degree Level 8 or equivalent. You will have experience in Installation and Confirgurations MS Server Operating Software and HPE Hardware. The ideal candidate will have various technical capabilities including knowledge of network topologies, MS SQL Databse experience, Rockwell Allen Bradley PLC configuration and programming. Experience within large corporate IT systems and data flow management would also be of benefit. Finally experience with data logging, data analysis and data manipulation is required.
Experience in a data intensive engineering role, ideally within the Wind Industry. Due to potential travel within the role a Full and Clean Driving License will be required. VMWare/HyperV experience would be an advantage as would Schneider ViewX SCADA and OSI/Pi experience.
Great. What's in it for me?
For us it's not just about being good at what you do - it's about enjoying what you do, too. So we'll encourage and empower you to be imaginative, share your great ideas, and do work that you can be proud of. On top of a competitive salary, you'll enjoy generous holiday entitlement and excellent benefits.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 16th July 2017
Successful candidates will be subject to the company's verification and vetting process which includes a basic criminal record check.
Advertised: 28 Jun 2017 GMT Daylight Time
Applications close: 16 Jul 2017 GMT Daylight Time