Business Segment: Energy Connections Grid Solutions
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Edinburgh
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Grid Solutions equips 90% of power utilities worldwide to bring power reliably and efficiently from the point of generation to end power consumers. With over 200 years combined experience in providing advanced energy solutions, our products and services enable more resilient, efficient and reliable power systems. For more information, visit www.GEGridSolutions.com
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Role Summary: To manage the support and deployment of Wide Area Monitoring System (WAMS) solutions.
Essential Responsibilities: •Understanding the customer requirements to support the WAMS software and optimize operation •Participate in complex issue resolution (3rd line) – analyzing and diagnosing software, hardware and performance issues, and devising effective solutions. •IT hardware selection, specification, and assisting in procurement and deployment. •Assisting with the deployment of WAMS Software into Control Centres. •Assisting with the deployment of WAMS Substation equipment (PMUs, SPDCs, SSOs) •Providing technical consultation on pre-sales and tender responses. •Technical assistance to internal customers as required. •Customer response SLAs being met •Complex issues resolved, meeting delivery and maintenance SLAs •Customer feedback via PM or directly
Qualifications/Requirements: •Graduate (Computer Science/IT Networking or related) or equivalent knowledge and experience. •Expert knowledge of Computer Networking, with relation to wide area networks. •Expertise in IDS/IPS systems, IP technologies (TCP, UDP), Multicast network technology (IGMPv3), Time protocols (NTP, PTP, GPS). •Good knowledge of High Performance Storage Infrastructures (including SAN, NAS, and RAID). •Experience of Synchrophasor Wide Area Monitoring Systems (WAMS), in particular, knowledge of the IEEE C37.118 or IEC 61850 specifications is highly desirable. •Expert IT security knowledge (in particular with relation to Power industry). •Computational hardware performance testing (benchmarking, performance estimation, POC). Hardware resource requirements in WAMS design. •Software Deployment in enterprise environments (e.g. knowledge of Active Directory and Security, NERC CIP, VPN technologies). •Ability to work within a small team of engineers, for effective delivery.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working>http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearancehref=https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf>https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/61212/hmg-personnel-security-controls.pdf
Desired Characteristics: •Knowledge of Alstom / GE •Knowledge of other functional areas within the organization •Knowledge of the domestic environment •Knowledge of the international environment •Knowledge of SCADA (EMS/DMS) & protocols
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