SCADA Engineer (Ref: RUSCE)

Position in the Engineering sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Thursday 9 April 2020
Job Description:

Exciting opportunity in multi-national Renewable Energy company.




Main job function


The Digital Solutions SCADA Engineer will be responsible for managing the design, installation, and commissioning processes for the SCADA Systems during the Engineering and Construction, as well as the Operations and Maintenance phases of renewable energy power plants.


Participate in and contribute to other areas within the Digital Solutions


department as required, working closely with key business partners, internal technology teams and external vendors.


Implement processes for relevant platforms and ensure compliance with requirements, company policies and ICT policies within the Digital Solutions




MUST have a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, Automation or Mechatronics.




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


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.


Knowledge of the major IP encapsulated process control protocols


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




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 architecture.








A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Ruth Underwood