This job requires relocation to Slovakia
Job description, responsibilities and duties
With a permanent position working for Schneider Electric Regional Execution Platform (REP) Bratislava, Digital Protections and commissioning Application design Senior Engineer:
-Is responsible for IED Protection parameters (Logic, Communication, Protection Settings) design and commissioning for Complex Technical International projects within EMEAS Region.
-Has advanced knowledge about complete SE IED portfolio (VAMP, SEPAM, MICOM, EASERGY, TESYS)
-Has advanced knowledge about Communication protocols (IEC61850, Modbus, OPC, Profibus, DNP3, IEC103, etc.)
-Has experience/knowledge/Literacy about GOOSE(Generic Object Oriented Substation Event) signals
-Has advanced knowledge about ANSI/IEEE Standard Device Function numbers
-Learns and applies applicable standards, tools, procedures and best practices in this area.
-Reports on commercial and technical argumentation in this area.
-Provides technical instructions/assistance to DPT4 and DPT5 profiles.
The main tasks on her/his leadership are - at least - the following:
Define the best type of SE IED that complies with client needs accordingly with protection plan
Understand and implement LV/MV protection setting
Participates in Protection Relays Testing in Factory or Site
Develop complex Logic functions inside IED to comply with client needs
Implement Communication IED descriptions (CID files) for communication with internal and external SCADA systems
Defines IP and Ethernet network between connected devices
Develop and commission Automatic Transfer Logic (ATS)
Participates in Tender process to estimate and quote manhours needed
Participates on Site commissioning on ED SWGR and EMCS interfacing
Scope and Environment
With the Project Team to organize Design/commissioning tasks.
With the Project Manager (PM), to manage schedules and customer interfaces.
With the Design Leaders (DPT4) & Technical Leader (DPT5) Electrical and Digital, to advise on correct implementation of IED Logic and communication files (CID).
With the Power System team to discuss the results of protection studies, to analyze eventual need of change or upgrade electrical equipment to ensure protection discrimination
with the GCP Digital Integration team to be aware and informed about latest trends and practices in digital community
With the customers, upon request of the TL (or PM).
Potentially with external vendors if clients use a competitor IED range
Key responsibilities, activities and skill set
-Assumes technical responsibility for robust design or for commissioning.
-Ensures quality (content, timing, costs) of the work done
-Writes Technical reports to TL and Client
-Participates in design meetings if required, participates actively in the capitalization and sharing of experience
-Maintains technical theoretical and applied skills in the ED and Power Systems domain
-Contributes to technical innovation and productivity by sharing best practices
-Electrical engineering background
-Strong skills in IEC & IEEE standards applicable within the ED field, knowledge of the methodology & acceptance criteria defined therein
-Strong knowledge of Protection system operation, latest ranges of protection relays, preferably Micom, Sepam, Easergy & Vamp ranges.
-Advanced skills using IED configuration tools, like Micom S1, SFT2841, Vampset
-Advanced level skills in communication protocols
-Advanced level skills in Excel: ability to create tools (ex: for protection settings for Differential & Distance protection schemes)
Knowledge of cybersecurity and experience constructing secure networks to avoid unauthorized access or digital threats to operating networks
Experience or literacy on Sequence of Operation PLC Design
Experience or literacy with HMI and SCADA design or commissioning
-In coordination with the TL and PM, participates in meetings with customers to clarify their needs; identifies technical limits; obtains approvals
-Able to create quotation tools for calculations/studies
-Tracks costs and improves profitability of the calculations/studies, considering the cost of both engineering and site travelling if commissioning is engaged
Responsibilities in terms of Quality:
-Is responsible for the quality of his/her studies and for the associated documentation
-Implements the Quality policy and improves the level of customer satisfaction
-Respects the rules and methods of quality procedures- Implement international ISO, ISHSE and ISquality and environmental Standards
- Respect and follow SE HSE Standards and rules
Responsibility in terms of Security/Safety:
-Ensures the safety of the project data (confidentiality)
-Continuously monitors the security of information processed, stored, sent out
-Acts with discretion, and does not communicate information to those who do not need it
Employee perks, benefits
• Chance to develop your skills within professional environment
• Opportunity to work on interesting international projects
• Providing various type of technical trainings
• Competitive salary
• Notebook, phone
• Package of social benefits:
- Annual bonus
- Life insurance
- Cafeteria system of benefits with budget of 510 EUR/year
- 4 sick days per year
- home office, etc.
Requirements for the employee
Education: Master's degree in Electrical Engineering.
English language fluent mandatory (min B2 / C1 level)
Other languages as French and/or Spanish and/or German and/or Russian are a plus
Personality requirements and skills
at least 5 years’ experience in technical field of expertise (Electrical Distribution, Energy automation, commissioning)
Proved technical experience with communication protocols preparing communication files that client SCADA is able to read
Proved experience doing signal and loop testing interface test with EMCS (Monitoring and Control System) and switchgear
Willingness to travel minimum 50% in EMEAS Region
Driving License B
Able to take decisions in complex context based on imperfect / missing conditions
Potential to work on a long time base abroad mission 6 to 12 months (Optional)
Our priority is to find the best talents on the market and offer a fair and competitive final salary which reflects candidate's experience and professional qualifications. We really appreciate your job application. Please mind we will contact only candidates meeting our job requirements.
Thank you for your understanding.
Schneider Electric Slovakia, spol. s r.o.
- Slovačka, Inostranstvo, Karadzicova 16