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IT Engineer - EMS -Critical Network Infrastructure (NE)

National Grid
Northborough, MA
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Description: Description About the Position: Support for the overall operation of National Grid’s Energy Management System(EMS). The EMS is considered one of National Grid’s mission critical systems. Demonstratedexperience with the following is desirable: EMS Real-Time Network Applications,including Power Flow, State Estimator, Real-Time and Study Security Analysisand Operator Training Simulator (OTS). Theperson will be responsible for problem resolution, including diagnosis of applicationfailures, network modeling and data quality issues. Responsibilities will alsoinclude the day-to-day needs of control room operating staff and other endusers to conduct studies using the EMS Network Applications. It is arequirement that supporting the SCADA/EMS real-time operation will include participationin the on-call rotation providing 7x24 hour support (not shift work). Thecandidate must possess excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skillsand team work. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Maintain the National Grid EMS NetworkApplications; Power Flow, State Estimator, Real-Time and Study SecurityAnalysis and Operator Training Simulator (OTS). Help to develop, validate and maintain the OTSbase cases and develop and model specific switching scenarios that have provedsignificant to real-time power systems operations. Work activities willinvolve a mixture of both routine duties as well as specialized projects.Develop and ensure realistic power system modeling of internal and externalsystems. Provide EMS and EMS Advanced Applicationstraining to new Control Center personnel and trainers. Coordinate with the EMS vendor and EMS IT staffto ensure the functionality and the availability of the Advanced Applicationsand the OTS. Participate in on-call rotation as required tosupport operations department and maintain high EMS availability. Participate with the IT-EMS engineering staff onvarious engineering assignments relating to the operation and support of theEMS. Interact with local SCADA field engineeringgroups both within and external to the organization to resolve issues. Maintain awareness of new developments in EMSapplications as applied to power system control and operation.
Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required:
Position requires a BS or MS degree inElectrical Engineering with Power Systems emphasis. Knowledge and operational experience inSupervisory Control and Data Acquisition/Energy Management Systems (SCADA/EMS)as applied in power system control centers, real-time network applications,power system network modeling techniques and maintenance of power systemnetwork analysis software. Familiarity with power system components andtheir database models; power system modeling and advanced application functionson an Energy Management System is desirable. A major plus for this position isfamiliarization with the ABB Network Manager core technology products (or otherEMS/SCADA products). Knowledge of the NERC CIP 001 – 009 CyberSecurity Standards and requirements Electric utility market systems experience(ISO-NE and NY-ISO) Working knowledge of Oracle and SQL Experience with multi-processing programming Candidate should have a basic understanding ofnetworking infrastructure and protocols including Routers, Switches, Hubs,TCP/IP, Firewalls and SNMP. Working knowledge of RTU functions and RTUprotocols, such as DNP 3.0.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job : IS Service Delivery Primary Location : MA-Northborough Organisation : IS Service Delivery Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Oct 26, 2017, 8:34:21 PM Unposting Date : Jan 25, 2018, 4:59:00 AM


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