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SCADA Engineer

Job Information
SalaryR950k - R750k
Job TypePermanent
EducationBEng/BSc Electrical/Electronic Engineering/Mechatronics/Computer Science
Experience5 - 10 years

Job Description

A leading Independent Power Producer is looking for a SCADA Engineer who will be responsible for managing the design, installation and commissioning for the SCADA Systems on renewable energy power plants.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Automation or Mechatronics.

• Minimum of 5 - 10 years’ experience in a medium/big-sized company, preferably with an Industrial Control Systems focus.

• Experience in a renewable energy organization will be considered an advantage.

• Cisco CCNA or CCNP certification an advantage.

• CISC, CISSO Certification an advantage.

Technical Competencies Required:

• Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Active Directory and networking architectures, both from server and client perspectives.

• Knowledge of WAN topology and architecture solutions (i.e. MPLS, VPN IPSec, etc.)

• Good knowledge of ISO/OSI layered model.

• In-depth knowledge of IP protocols and their services at the application layer such as: RIP,RDP, FTP, HTTP, BGP, SSH and Telnet.

• Knowledge of the major IP encapsulated process control protocols: Modbus TCP, Profinet, DNP3, IEC 61850, IEC 60870-5-101/103/104, ICCP etc.

• Knowledge of OPC protocol versions; i.e. OPC UA, OPC DA, OPC XML, etc.

• Good knowledge of ICT security risks and vulnerabilities in an operational technology environment.

• Knowledge of ISO 2700X standards will be considered an advantage.

• Knowledge of LDAP, and related standards and protocols.

• Familiarity with high availability, business impact analysis and business continuity concepts.

• Good knowledge of ITIL service delivery framework.

• Knowledge of the standards for the Industrial Process field such as NERC CIP V3, IEC 62351,and NIST SP800-82 SP2 will be considered as an advantage.

• Knowledge of Project Management methodology and tools.

• Knowledge of Cisco, Checkpoint, and Fortigate equipment and technology, including

• Switches, Firewalls, Hyper-V, UTM devices, will be considered an advantage.

• Broad knowledge relating to ICT infrastructure; in–depth and up-to-date experience in SCADA Systems, Industrial Control Systems, Operational Technology, South African Grid Code, and others is vital.

• Demonstrated experience in leading SCADA Systems projects, architectures, systems, and processes.

• Knowledge of Energy Management Systems or Generation Management Systems and supporting architectures.

• Experience in power generation equipment or transmission grid management by means of SCADA Systems will be considered an advantage.

• Sound knowledge of the Information and Operational Technology fundamentals.

• Knowledge of Metering Systems, GPS Systems, Surveillance Systems, and Met Towers.

• SAP experience will be considered an advantage.

Should you meet the above requirements, please send a detailed CV to; or call Roxanne/Nikita on 021 555 0432

or email us:

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