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Application Engineer - Data Center SCADA

Schneider Electric USA, Inc
Alpharetta, GA 30009
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Application Engineers (AE) in Schneider Electric are highly motivated and pragmatic individuals who demonstrate excellent communication and relationship skills coupled with deep technical knowledge of the customer process as well as the Schneider Electric offer. They can understand complex industrial problems and can overcome diverse obstacles to develop and realize creative and effective solutions.

This position involves developing PowerSCADA Operations (CitectSCADA aka PlantSCADA) applications to control building process automation at customer data centers. AEs assigned to this project work in-office as part of a Design System Integrator (DSI) team in a design-build delivery. These AEs support the design effort from inception through development, testing, and hand-off to the commissioning team. AEs use existing designs, standard libraries, and QA/QC tools to meet the customer's specific site requirements within scheduled durations as part of a high-performing team.

As experts, Engineers for this position exhibit the following strengths:

  • Clear communication skills, must be able to collaborate with design team and follow directions of lead engineers
  • Building Management Process Knowledge (Air Handling Units and Process Water Systems)
  • Technical expertise of PowerSCADA Operations or other SCADA systems
  • Graphics generation proficiency
  • Change management and rev control
  • Testing proficiency
  • Familiarity with PLC programming.


  • Develop PowerSCADA Operations applications using well-defined design standards and Sequences of Operations (SOOs)
  • OPC UA installation, configuration, and troubleshooting
  • Backup and Restore SCADA Projects
  • System Administration - add users, troubleshoot communication to PLC (OFSUA) and direct Modbus devices
  • Version control processes, including SVN
  • Attend internal design meetings
  • Collaborate and succeed within a diverse global team
  • Communicate progress on assigned tasks using well-established tools
  • Ensure adherence to the Project Playbook and Version Control Processes
  • Ensure adherence to SCADA design standards
  • Use QA/QC tools and processes


  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 3 years of experience designing, implementing, troubleshooting, and commissioning SCADA applications, preferably with PowerSCADA Operations (CitectSCADA aka PlantSCADA)
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting industry standard communication protocols such as Modbus, OPC, and Modbus TCP/IP
  • Experience with Industrial and Building Management System (BMS) applications preferred
  • Knowledgeable in computer networking architectures, topologies, and hardware
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft operating systems and software applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with a global design team
  • Team oriented, self-motivated, and results driven
  • Strong problem solving and detective skills
  • Knowledge in computer programming languages (VB, C#, C ) preferred
  • Work according to a specified project playbook while being resourceful and versatile in finding sources of information to solve problems
  • Attention to detail and commitment to delivering high quality solutions
  • Ability to multi-task, handle conflicting priorities, triage issues, and work with the core team when needed
  • Willingness to travel to customer sites if needed

This position requires presence at customer sites, and as such, candidate must be able to obtain necessary clearance and/or credentials to travel abroad and comply with customer requirements for executing work on their site. The types of credentials that might be required include, but are not limited to, passports, Homeland Security clearance, drug and alcohol, background, and credit checks, etc.

Please note that while the core of the team is in Alpharetta, GA, we also welcome telecommuters working remotely.

Posted: 2021-09-11 Expires: 2021-10-10
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