Principal Technical Lead - Grid Technology (SCADA)

SCADA, implement, upgrade, Web/Windows applications, Solution, SME, architect
Full Time
$120,000 - $160,000

Job Description

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Greetings from Ampcus Inc.
Ampcus is a technology services consulting company.
Ampcus Inc. is a Global leader in end-to-end IT Business Solutions and Services with latest technologies. We are listed among the top 50 fastest growing companies in USA. We work closely with our clients for Talent acquisition.

We are looking for an Engineer – 3 based out at Pico Rivera, CA. This is FTE Position. Your resume is a very good match for this opportunity, please review the job description below and please let us know if you are interested and available.

Job role: Principal Technical Lead - Grid Technology (SCADA)
Assignment: Full Time

Location: SAN RAMON, CA 94583.

Job ID: # PCGJP00001376

 

Description:

**STRAIGHT FTE - AGILEONE PROJECT WITH TOP IT SUPPLIERS**

****LOCAL CANDIDATES HIGHLY AND STRONGLY PREFERRED AS THE ROLE NEEDS TO BE ONSITE.** - IF NON-LOCAL, THE CANDIDATE NEEDS TO BE WILLING AND COMMITTED TO BE RELOCATED WITHIN Client TERRITORIES**

 

ACTUAL Job Title: Principal Technical Lead

Job Category : Information Technology

Job Level : Manager/Principal

Business Unit: Information Technology

Job Location : SAN RAMON

 

Department Overview

IT supports the Gas and Electric Control Centers by improving service quality, increasing capabilities through the development of additional functionality, implementing new technology, reducing costs, increasing productivity, and facilitating organizational and business effectiveness through enabling technologies.

 Position Summary

The Principal Technical Lead creates enterprise scale, high complexity architectural vision that is aligned with product vision designs. Consulted as an expert on technology options affecting large complex technical initiatives, products, projects and solutions. Assist in the definition, development, and documentation of deliverables, and specifications on a project-by-project basis as defined in the IT Methodology, in collaboration with project team members. Modify and configure applications/systems as specified in the requirements and/or technical design document. Prepares and obtains approval of system and development documentation. Recommends changes in development, maintenance and system standards and processes. Anticipate client concerns and questions and provide timely, professional, straight forward (non-technical) communications. Provides direction and instruction to developers, on call support for production systems and provide timely solutions. Day-to-day tasks to insure systems are up and running. Respond to ad-hoc questions and intra- departmental communications. Supports bug fixes, patches, minor enhancements, and service request.

 This position is expected to work on ADMS SCADA Replacement Program as a Technical Lead supporting build, test, deploy, and operational support stages.

 

Responsibilities:

Provide subject matter expertise on overall IT solution, architecture for ADMS Program

Drive the design, build, test, deploy phases while working with other integration systems and infrastructure, security teams at client place.

Provide primary technology support for all in-house environments with supported application platforms.

Provide IT hand holding support, technical expertise to infrastructure Build & application Test teams as different activities are moved among environments.

Coordinate installation refresh of database incremental drops from application vendor.

Provide database support (SQL and application in-memory database) on all environments as different code sets and incremental updates are made available

Manage and deploy vendor application updates (patches, hotfixes) and coordinate with internal teams for OS updates on all environments taking into consideration different ongoing activities

Manage access to all environment – onboarding users, changing authority and access control for different testing scenarios

Provide infrastructure build & configuration support to build team as environments are deployed and fully integrated for regression tests

Provide system support to cybersecurity build & testing team

Provide system support to system monitoring team to rationalize the number of events being monitored and assign priority for future support model development

Manage data refresh from production environment to non-production environments

Manage planned maintenance and planned outages across the three data centers

Receive and track reports of application incidents, and support users throughout the triage and resolution process

Receive and implement system and application configuration requests

As required, test and evaluate product upgrades, add-ons, etc. to validate product integrity, usability, and detect potential user issues, identify potential solutions and make recommendations for improvement.

Application performance analysis, proactive troubleshooting and capacity planning.

Update process documentation - ensure documentation of entire environment is current. Support the deployment of solutions and have a good understanding of solution methodology. Management of global systems users.

Understand business requirements and apply them to complex programming and analysis.

Follow and collaborate on existing Application Development Frameworks and Coding Standards.

Solid understanding of IT Delivery Methodology, compliance processes and impact to client projects.

Development of Web/Windows applications and reports using C, ASP.net, ADO.net, SQL Server 2016/2019, MS SQL Server

Reporting Services, and .Net Framework 3.5/4.0 with strong knowledge of Object-Oriented concepts.

Problem Solving: Lead complex system modifications. Assignments are based on extensive knowledge of concepts, principles or practices in a specific discipline, field or area of expertise, and require seasoned, experienced-based judgment in applying and adapting techniques.

Internal/External Contact: May attend client meetings on behalf of team or manager. Collaborates with Project Manager on complex project timelines, identifying critical path, resource assignments, risks, and dependencies representative.

Freedom of Action: Oversee, mentor, and provide guidance to less experienced programmer-analysts.

 

Qualifications:

Minimum:

High School diploma or General Education Development (GED)

7 years of Technical Lead experience in Grid Technology

Strong understanding of various SCADA protocols and communication channels to substation and feeder SCADA devices

Strong understanding of SCADA database maintenance processes

Development of Web/Windows applications and reports using C, ASP.net, ADO.net, SQL Server 2016/2019, MS SQL Server Reporting Services, and .Net Framework 3.5/4.0 with strong knowledge of Object-Oriented concepts.

 

Desired:

BA/BS in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or equivalent experience and/or field of study.

Proven knowledge with programming principals to enhance system performance

Multiple programming languages experience

Strong understanding of various SCADA protocols and communication channels to substation and feeder SCADA devices

Strong understanding of SCADA database maintenance processes

At least 4-6 years Electric utility background (distribution or transmission systems preferred)

Awareness and good familiarity with tools / applications regularly used by electric distribution or transmission system Operators, Operating Engineers, and Planning Engineers such as: SCADA, Outage Management System (OMS), Distribution Management System (DMS), Power Flow modeling tools (e.g., CYME), Geographic Information System (GIS), operational data historian (e.g., OSISoft Pi)

Demonstrated skills and experience in maintaining SCADA, OMS/ DMS or EMS software including relevant experience working on upgrade or replacement projects in the past

Strong technical acumen with the ability to understand different Distribution Management System functions and platforms

Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to work in a collaborative environment and interact with all levels of management within the Business, IT groups besides the application Vendor

Ability to be creative, versatile, efficient and productive in the face of ambiguity

Strong drive for results and continuous improvement including development of standards and process in line with utility best practices

Strong problem determination and analytical skill to enhance large and interrelated systems.

Hands-on experiences in developing Web/Windows applications and reports using C, ASP.net, ADO.net, SQL Server 2016/2019, MS SQL Server Reporting Services, and .Net Framework 3.5/4.0 with strong knowledge of Object-Oriented concepts.

Proficient with development including web, database and building REST and RESTful APIS using ANGULAR, typescript, Node, and Python, Kendo, and NoSQL.

Working knowledge of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows Workflow Foundation (WF), and Microsoft Web Server like IIS 6.0/7.0.

Expertise in Database Systems, SQL, Oracle.

Experience working in Agile / Scrum environment.

 

 

Regards,

Ashwin Kajale

Ampcus Inc.

Chantilly, VA 20151

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Email ID:

www.ampcus.com

Dice Id : 10115448
Position Id : 6808951
Originally Posted : 11 months ago
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