Posting NC50867788 in Binghamton, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 11/1/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 01.11.2018
REFERENCE: 5086778704


Business and Department
ASC-NY-Binghamton ECC

LdAN-ECS Tch Lead Analyst-Energy Control Systems Tech


Education & Experience Required:

# Bachelors Degree with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience
preferred. Associates Degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant
experience required.
# Prior leadership, supervisory, or project management experience.
# Knowledge of electrical theory.
# Experience and advanced knowledge of database development,
support and programming experience.


# Strong leadership and communication skills.
# Strong analytical, complex problem solving and successful
negotiation skills.
# Strong background in SCADA/EMS. Siemens Spectrum platform is
# Strong experience in administering and developing in Windows
Server environments, using visual studio, .net, data base.
# Extensive technical background with knowledge in technical
hardware architecture, Linux/Unix/Windows Operating System familiarity,
networking and topology, understanding of high level network and
security concepts.
# Experience implementing security at the application and operating

system level.
# Experience with security areas such as Firewalls, Intrusion
Detection Systems, continuous security monitoring, centralized log
management, network switches, network routers, network design, VPN
implementation, TCP/IP communication, performing information security
assessments, computer forensics, anti-virus, patch evaluation, event
monitoring systems, and network analysis.
# Experience with network configurations e.g.
# Experienced with products such as Sun (Oracle, SQL and Solaris),
IBM, Microsoft, Cisco technologies and products and Open Source products
# Technical background with network functionality and tools
including SSH, Traceroute, ping, understanding of DHCP, routing, VPN
technologies, IP addressing, firewall concepts and architecture.
# Experience and proactive mind to coordinate teams and the
capacity to lead discussions with management and technical teams within
the AVANGRID and Global EMS/SCADA Teams to meet priorities and resolve
# Experience with information security practices related to NERC
CIP, IT, Application and Network Security.
# Strong understanding of Energy Control Centers, Electric
Operations, Substation Environments and devices.
# Experience with network, server and desktop hardware and software
# Results oriented and proactive.
# Strong project management skills.
# Proven ability to learn new technologies, solve complex technical
issues and present complex information in an understandable compelling

# Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Project and
other business analytical tools.
# Must possess good verbal and written communication skills with
demonstrated ability to work with all levels of the organization in a
professional manner.
# High level of organizational skills.


Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting
relationships, other relationships:

Responsible for leading and architecting advanced data base and
application development for AVANGRID Energy Management System (EMS) and

SCADA environments, as part of the global environment of AVANGRID. As
part of the Global Team, architects, designs, and develops Energy
Management System functions into a common, integrated solution for
AVANGRID and aligned to provide a common Global Solution. Serves as
primary lead in finding technical and application solutions across
AVANGRID that satisfies diverse Operation Centers, process owners,
satisfies compliance and regulatory requirements and EMS technical
requirements to meet strategic Global business plans. Primary technical
architect and contact for specifying and leading developments associated
with EMS and SCADA within Operations Technologies.


1. Leads design and technical enhancements in the Energy Management
Systems, back office environments and other applications in Operations
Technologies to meet operational business requirements. Ensuring systems
and applications are designed and implemented to achieve system
performance, availability, recoverability, regulatory, and compliance
2. Develops technical solutions and/or configuration changes to meet
ongoing requirements. Leads implementation of changes as required and
prepares specifications for approved changes performed by SCADA-EMS
3. Leads Energy Management System data base development and
administration. Leads a skilled team in data base conversions and
upgrades, development work and application development against complex
and multiple data bases within the EMS environments and associated
ancillary back office systems.
4. Leads the design and implementation of advanced application
developments to support EMS network models and applications in support
of the Electric System. Leads a skilled team in application development
to support Electric Operations using real time data in areas including
security, contingency analysis, advanced billing systems, network
analysis across AVANGRID.
5. Leads support team responsibilities related to technical
capabilities of Energy Control Systems and responsible for prioritizing
technical implementation of applications, coordinating technical system
upgrades and technical issue resolution with vendors. Responsible for
managing operations of all aspect Energy Control system technical
platforms and related services from architectural planning through day
to day operations and support.
6. Responsible for leading lifecycle projects; plans, coordinates,
communicates and executes leading cross functional teams as required.

Interacts with global counterparts to reach common solutions.
7. Leads team in creating and maintaining technical documentation,
change management principles, system performance trend analysis,
management and integration of different technical components, training
and compliance material.
8. Responsible for managing 24/7 availability of EMS/SCADA /Back
Office Applications in the Control Center environment through day to day
support and through developed processes and procedures to be used by
technical support team.
9. Leads coordination with end users and process owners to
understand ongoing requirements (changes, modifications, improvements)
and ensuing overall technical solution of system implementation for
Energy Management Systems/SCADA Subsystems and off line applications
with Operations Technologies, IT, NYISO, other Utilities and business
users. Initiates and leads projects across disciples ensuring timely
and accurate solutions to the business areas, including tracking and
addressing unresolved user requests.
10. Leads complex technical problem resolution and provide training
and mentoring to other support and design areas and co-workers. Provides
on-going end user training and end user support as required and
identifies and leads the implementation of system functionality not
currently utilized.
11. Responsible for developing and delivering robust enterprise
solutions to address operational and business needs to achieve
operational and reliability goals using OT EMS and back office
12. Platforms include but are not limited to EMS/SCADA Systems, Web
Servers, Windows Application and Data Base Servers, networking
appliances, firewalls, switches, routers and other security platforms
for external data connections.
13. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending
training, participating in user group meetings, and working collectively
to support various areas of business.
14. Responsible for supporting Disaster Recovery, storm events and
other duties as assigned.

Competency Requirements:
It is preferred that for this job, the candidate fulfills the
requirements in terms of levels indicated below.

1. Delivering for the Business:

# Global view of the Business # Competent
# Achieving Results and Continuous Improvements # Advanced
# Initiative # Advanced
# Innovation & Creativity # Competent

2. Global Relationships:

# Flexibility & Globalization # Advanced
# Customer Focus # Advanced
# Communicating & Influencing # Advanced
# Team Work # Advanced

3. Managing People:

# Team Management # Advanced
# Developing Others # Advanced

This opportunity will offer
Full Time Exempt

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