At SDG&E, we are committed to the community we call home, delivering clean, safe and reliable energy to better the lives of the people we serve in San Diego and southern Orange counties. Our commitment means we are creating a sustainable future by providing almost 45 percent of its electricity from renewable sources; modernizing natural gas pipelines; accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles; supporting numerous non-profit partners; and, investing in innovative technologies to ensure safe and reliable operation of the region's infrastructure for generations to come.
Our highly trained and responsive employees with their diverse skills, talents and ideas are the reason we can deliver on our commitment and are building America's best energy company. They are also the reason why we have been recognized with the industry's most coveted awards. Our employees undertake challenging work, and receive highly competitive compensation and benefits. As one of the region's largest employers, we're always searching for talented and bright people to join our team. After all, it takes the best to build the best.
This position primarily is responsible for maintaining and developing SDG&E EMS computer software. The primary function of the EMS is to monitor and control the SDG&E's Bulk Power transmission system. Monitors all EMS workstations and servers and interpret the logs, on 5 different systems namely, primary EMS (MCC,) backup EMS (BCC,) Quality Assurance System (QAS,) Dispatcher Training Simulator (DTS) and PI reporting system, on a 24X7 basis, to ensure the system's compliance with NERC CIP requirements. Make continuous improvements to EMS systems to ensure the SDG&E grid control center has necessary tools to sufficiently operate the SDG&E transmission grid. Contribute in developing new, enhanced and improved applications and monitoring software to improve the reliability and availability of SDG&E transmission grid operations. Work on maintaining the SDG&E's real-time EMS (Energy Management System), including system upgrades, integration, databases, and software and applications support.
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical Engineering with emphasis in power, Information System, or Mathematics. Requires a minimum of three years of experience related to the software development and operational support of real-time control systems. In addition, two years of experience on supporting distributed (client/server environment) computer system is highly desirable. Experience in Linux/Unix, scripting, programming languages, Oracle, sql, and databases is highly desirable. Must be able to lift 20 lbs.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.