a Software Systems Engineer Specialist position located in Richmond, Virginia. Position responsibilities include supporting a SCADA system used to operate and monitor the generation electrical power system and other assets. A broad knowledge and/or willingness to learn a variety of skills from configuration, programming, automation, business operations etc. will be required.
It is essential the successful applicant be a highly motivated self-starter that can and will be responsible for their work with minimal direction and supervision. Works independently, this role formulates or defines specifications for complex software programming applications or modifies/maintains complex existing code. Responsibilities include working with an application dealing with the overall operating system and complex in operation and activities. Candidate works at the highest technical level on all phases of software systems programming applications.
Candidate is responsible for working with an individual business unit on multi-project assignments.
iii. Support SCADA system across electrical system.
iv. Expert knowledge of data centers spanning two primary sites operating as a single logical unit through the use of Cisco, VMware, and F5 technologies. Worked
v. Expert in network systems and moving circuits through various vendors.
vi. Expert in data center and WAN network to support management of power generation stations running an OSI software solution. Integrated with network built around IP, analog, and ICCP connections compliant with NERC/CI
vii. Expert in VLan creation and management.
viii. Design sets of complex secure networks supporting the electric system control centers. Unified systems included dedicated systems among other NERC/CIP regulated systems.
ix. Monitor and tune performance of SCADA system
x. Connect new technologies to existing SCADA system with a variety of protocols
xi. Support systems using NERC CIP standards
xii. Support various systems to get evidence out for Cyber Security awareness
xiii. Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation
xiv. Plan, design, implement, enhance, and maintain complex system
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
i. Experience in Windows Operating System and Linux system at a Very High Proficient experience.
ii. Detailed analysis of firewall rules management and creation
iii. Understand and analyze detailed logs of the OS and software systems to get to core of various software.
iv. Knowledgeable in C, CC++, Python, Unix Shell, Assembly, Verilog, etc.
v. Knowledge of Electrical Operations and/or Power Generation a plus
i. Bachelor, Electrical Engineering /Computer Engineering major with 1 – 2 years’ experience with SCADA system programming.