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Operations Systems Engineer New


PG&E Corporation


Rocklin, United States

United States

Business Operations and Analytics




Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

Requisition ID # 104785

Job Category : Engineering / Science; Information Technology; Maintenance / Construction / Operations
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Business Unit: Electric Operations

Department Overview
The mission of the Operations Systems Group within the Electric Grid Operations Department is to provide comprehensive engineering solutions to improve transmission system reliability and enable future growth of the Electric Transmission Grid. In addition, the Group provides outstanding engineering support to Operations by resolving complex issues via implementation of state of the art technology. This position is in the EMS (Energy Management System) Operations team within the Operations Systems group in Electric Grid Operations. The Operations Systems group provides technical support for Electric Grid Operations. EMS Operations provides operational, engineering, and project management support for the EMS platform as well as support for the technologies used by the Grid Control Centers.

Position Summary
The Operations Systems Engineer will report to the Supervisor, Operations Systems Engineer and be a member of the EMS Display/Integration team. This group consists of EMS Engineers who provide operational support of tools utilized by Electric Grid Operations (EGO) and Transmission Operations Engineering (TOE). Coordinate with EMS major project leads. Participate in strategic planning and engineering analysis on EMS infrastructure. Work with program managers and partner with other departments (i.e. IT, System Automation) for their support in completing critical work, managing system performance and controlling costs.

Support day-to-day maintenance activities for EMS
Perform troubleshooting tasks for all systems.
Support project tasks as assigned.
Support all NERC CIP related activities including system testing and documentation.
Responsible for identifying and addressing gaps in EMS processes.
Interact with customers for the change of EMS displays to meet the business need.
Provide support to EMS Operations including EMS On-Call duties as needed.
Support system integration and ICCP activities.

Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering/Science, Electrical Engineering, , or equivalent experience.
3 years of work experience supporting the Bulk Electric System.

Competitive candidates must have strong technical and analytical skills.
Competitive candidates should demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as the ability to take initiative.
Operational knowledge of the PG&E Transmission System.
knowledge of the GE Grid Solutions/GE EMS
Working knowledge of GE Display Builder.
Working knowledge of the PG&E Transmission System.
Ability to design and write software/scripting e.g.: VBA, Perl, C++, SQL, Oracle, Python, c# .NET, java, etc.
Good understanding with version control concepts, software development environments and debugging methods.
Experience with software testing/integration for real-time systems.

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