Ørsted

Senior SCADA Engineer for offshore wind farms

Recruiter
Ørsted
Location
Skærbæk or Gentofte
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Nov 2018
Closes
15 Dec 2018
Ref
196646
Sector
Renewables
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Would you like to take up the technical challenges of ensuring optimal operation of our SCADA and communication systems on offshore wind farms?
 
Join us and become the new Senior SCADA Engineer in the SCADA team in Operations where you and your colleagues will be responsible for the overall handling and daily operation of all of Offshore Wind's production SCADA, communication and support systems. The job will also allow you a large degree of freedom and the opportunity to affect your own workday.
 
You'll become part of a team that defines and updates all maintenance programmes related to the SCADA and communication systems on the offshore wind farms. Furthermore, we're responsible for cyber security on all systems, and we assist our sites in case of failures in the systems, ensuring that appropriate corrective and preventive actions are taken. These steps enable us to secure asset integrity throughout the fleet of offshore wind farms.
 
Your key tasks will be to
  • support our sites through management of and follow-up on technical issues during operation to ensure future integrity and that corrective actions are performed in the optimal way
  • secure the quality of the reporting on integrity issues and risks within the area
  • ensure cyber security by proactively addressing issues and opportunities, and by supporting the organisation in implementing new equipment
  • manage discussions with supplier specialists regarding failure modes and upgrades
  • engage actively with other parts of Operations on cross-departmental projects.
 
Furthermore, you'll be responsible for failure analysis and the technical management of lifecycle campaigns and for using your specialist knowledge to guide and assist junior members of the team in delivering on the team's results . You'll have the opportunity to be involved in the development of requirements for future SCADA systems in connection with the construction of future wind farms, to ensure optimal operation throughout the lifetime.
 
Your competences include that you
  • preferably have a bachelor or master's degree in electrical/software engineering or similar engineering knowledge
  • have experience with maintenance of SCADA systems and networks in high-voltage production environments, preferably combined with practical knowledge of HV system design on offshore wind assets
  • have knowledge within ISO 2700x, VGB s-175, NERC-CIP or similar IT security standards
  • have experience with failure investigation on SCADA systems, and ideally have good network knowledge or possibly knowledge of virtualisation of power production SCADA systems
  • speak and write English fluently, while the ability to speak and write German will be considered an advantage.
 
As a person, your good communication skills allow you to achieve results in teams with many stakeholders. With a keen eye for detail and a proactive and systematic approach to your work tasks , you focus on adding value and creating results, and you enjoy solving complex and challenging tasks. It'll be viewed as an advantage if you have experience from within the wind turbine industry. It'll also be viewed as an advantage if you're fluent in Danish.
 
Working at Ørsted
To be the frontrunner in the green energy transformation, we invest significantly in innovation and empower our employees to help shape the renewable energy technologies of the future. We cultivate a collaborative, dynamic and diverse work environment and encourage career-long learning and development so our people can realise their full potential.
 
Would you like to help shape the renewable technologies of the future?
Send your application to us as soon as possible and no later than 30 November 2018, as we'll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.
 
Please don't hesitate to contact Troels Rahbek Lindhard, Head of SCADA, by telephone on +45 99 55 63 19 if you'd like to know more about the position.
 
You should expect some travelling in relation to your work.
 
About Ørsted
Headquartered in Denmark, Ørsted's 6,000 employees develop, construct and operate offshore wind farms, bioenergy plants and innovative waste-to-energy solutions and provide smart energy products to its customers. Ørsted Offshore Wind's 2,000 employees have developed and constructed the largest portfolio of offshore wind farms in Northern Europe, and we're expanding with international activities in the US and Asia-Pacific. For more information on Ørsted, visit orsted.com.

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