AES United States Operations Technology Analyst (SCADA) in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Position Summary:

This position will support multiple Operations Technology (OT) applications and networks such as Energy Management Systems (EMS), Outage Management System (OMS), Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA), and other ancillary programs for 24x7 use by IPL field and dispatch support staff. As a member of the OT group, will help system users apply technology to improve business practices in order to protect large assets and improve customer service.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or Engineering technology or other related field from an accredited college or university

  • Five to seven years’ experience

  • Strong analytical skills demonstrated through troubleshooting and problem solving

  • Excellent computer skills including modeling and database applications

  • Strong oral and written communication and inter-personal skills

  • Available for system support outside normal business hours as needed

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment and individually with minimal supervision

Preferred Skills:

  • Expert knowledge in electric utility applications ( GE/Alstom e-terra suite)

  • Experience in electric utilities, Energy Management Systems (EMS), distribution automation, engineering, application and mobility systems security

  • Proficient knowledge in CGI Outage Management System

  • Proficient knowledge in OSIsoft PI Historian

  • Proficient knowledge in Operating Systems (Windows, Unix, etc.)

  • Knowledge in Application development (C/C++, SQL, Visual Basic,, etc.)

  • Understanding of information technology (IT) infrastructure, networking and security concepts

  • Master’s degree in engineering, information technology or related field

  • Understanding of risks and threats to energy sector networks

  • Experience in documenting procedures, developing standards and adhering to guidelines

Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), an AES Company, provides retail electric service to more than 480,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long history, IPL has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most reliable power in the country. IPL is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: IPL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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