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Kforce Technology Staffing is Hiring a Remote EMS Database & Display Engineer
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client in Reston, VA that is seeking an EMS Database & Display Engineer. Summary: * In this role, the EMS Database and Display Engineer will provide a range of engineering consulting services to maintain the integrity of the Bulk Electric Systems (BES) * Provide technical support to client and associate support staff to ensure development and deployment of efficient application systems utilizing established standards, procedures and methodologies * Consults by providing analysis, and maintenance of the communication infrastructure for the SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) and Energy Management System (EMS) systems in support of Energy System Operating Center (ESOC) and Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland (PJM) within NERC CIP and cyber security program * Provides technical support to client and associate support staff to ensure development and deployment of efficient application systems utilizing established standards, procedures and methodologies * The EMS Database & Display Engineer will make changes to EMS SCADA database to add/delete/modify RTU Configurations. SCADA alarm priorities, limit sets for analog points * Configure analog/status points in the Energy Management Systems (EMS) * Perform modeling and display building tasks for EMS * Develop and maintain EMS system models (i.e. power flow, state estimator, and network topology), coordinate operating models and modeling data with PJM and neighboring utilities, maintain accurate records of analyses, data, and calculations * Support commissioning and pre-commissioning of new substations by supporting RTU point to point checkouts by working with field personnel during commissioning of new stations/points * As an EMS Database & Display Engineer, you will keep EMS one lines in sync with field changes using the EMS vendor approved Display Editor Tools REQUIREMENTS: * Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering/Power Systems/Computer Science or equivalent experience; 4 additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree * 10 years of experience of relevant experience * Experience in SCADA/EMS/Operator Training Simulator (OTS) system architecture, design, development, testing and deployment * Must possess the ability to read applicable technical documents and/or schematics * Familiarity with Linux operating environment, Linux shells, standard utilities * Experience with all administrative functions related to high available/critical, redundant, and real- time systems * Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite * Self-driven and have demonstrated the ability to work independently with minimum guidance * Demonstrated multitasking ability, problem solving skills and a consistent record of on time delivery and customer service * Knowledge of communication technologies (e.g., network protocols, LAN/WAN, and Fiber networks), SCADA protocols The pay range is the lowest to highest compensation we reasonably in good faith believe we would pay at posting for this role. We may ultimately pay more or less than this range. Employee pay is based on factors like relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, location, performance, union contract and business needs. This range may be modified in the future. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, HSA, FSA, 401(k), and life, disability & ADD insurance to eligible employees. Salaried personnel receive paid time off. Hourly employees are not eligible for paid time off unless required by law. Hourly employees on a Service Contract Act project are eligible for paid sick leave. Note: Pay is not considered compensation until it is earned, vested and determinable. The amount and availability of any compensation remains in Kforce's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified in its discretion consistent with the law. This job is not eligible for bonuses, incentives or commissions. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.