Power Systems Applications Engineer

Southern   •  

Birmingham, AL

Not Specified years

Posted 236 days ago

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This position is primarily responsible for maintenance and support of the applications and associated data bases utilized in modern energy management systems for the daily real time operation of a bulk power transmission system. The supported applications include state estimation, power flow, contingency analysis, automatic generation control,outage scheduling, situational awareness, and power system modeling tools.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Daily maintenance of the power system network model

  • Application design, development and maintenance

  • Routine engineering analysis to tune systems, investigate application failures, improve solution accuracy/performance, and automate business processes

  • System operator training and support

  • Trouble call support for application failures

In addition, this position is responsible for a variety of power system engineering assignments such as industry product evaluations, algorithm derivations for software models, and periodic cause and effect analysis of power system events.

Job Requirements

  • BS and/or MSdegree in electrical engineering or computer engineering

  • Educational background and/or work experience in bulk power system operations and analysis preferred

  • Working knowledge of the UNIX operating system.

  • Some PERL, FORTRAN, C, and/or C programming skills.

  • Written and oral communication skills will be utilized on a daily basis.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment through cooperation and communication is expected.

    Req ID: SCS2007378