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CDI - SCADA Solutions Architect - H/F

  • GE Energy Connections
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:53:14 PM
  • 2847234
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): France; Massy

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:

  1. Design and produce competitive offers for SCADA system tenders in Europe / Africa region
  2. Design an produce competitive offers for industrial internet systems

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • To design, describe, and defend competitive Technical and cost-optimized SCADA offers in the Europe / Africa region (60%)
    • To design, describe, and defend competitive Technical and cost-optimized Industrial internet / big data offers in the Europe / Africa region (40%)
    • To support other units as necessary (and, in particular, Dubai, and Sao Paulo)
    • To understand customer functional requirements, business cases and constraints
    • To suggest innovative solution based on GE technologies’ (e-terra for SCADA, Predix for industrial internet)
    • To drive excellence and suggests improvements and new ideas: listen and suggest
    • To establish architectures that meet best practice in terms of cyber security
    • To translate customer requirements into a solution; and propose the best technical/cost solution
    • To abide by all internal validation processes and suppress risks of deviation (technical or financial) during project

    Note: Typical architecture include fully redundant 3 to 20 rack mounted servers, several operating systems, Oracle, MS SQL or equivalent, SAN, virtual machines, several security layers separated by firewalls, production, simulation, and staging environments, but a limited (5 to 20) number of users at a time


    • Cost of proposed HW/SW solution while meeting minimal requirements defined with commercial and sales manager
    • Level of innovation in particular pertaining to Industrial Internet systems
    • Competitiveness of offers
    • Quality of the offers produced
    • Capacity to convince both internally and externally of the soundness of proposed solution
    • Feedback from Operations and customer


      • Master in Engineering or equivalent
      • Strong experience in the same domain
      • Basic knowledge of SCADA systems (purpose, protocols, and principles: redundancy, reliability, security)
      • Knowledge of hardware characteristics and licensing schemes
      • Knowledge of open source world
      • Knowledge of database vendors (Oracle, MS SQL, Postgre Cassandra, MariaDB, etc.) and how they size
      • Knowledge of cloud principles (security, data feed)
      • Knowledge of web services and SOA
      • Virtualization, SAN, Cyber security basic principles, system backup solutions…
      • Good knowledge or experience with real time systems (e.g. SCADA, embedded software…)
      • English and French skills
      • Capacity to work under strong time pressure
      • Capacity to convince, and writing skills
      • Knowledge of electrical grids, or electrical engineering background
      • Knowledge or experience in Industrial Internet (Internet of Things)
      • Experience as data scientist

        Desired Characteristics:

        • Knowledge of GE, business, competition
        • Knowledge of e-terra, GE’s SCADA solution for electrical network/water/gas
        • Knowledge of Predix, GE’s cloud platform for the industrial internet
        • Experience of design or building of secured and complex IT systems
        • International experience of working with other cultures
        • Basic knowledge of commercial and financial constraints
        • Basic knowledge planning and project development
        • Other languages (and Spanish/Portuguese in particular)
        • Geographical mobility (a few days once or twice a year)


        Locations: France; Massy
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