Jr. SCADA System Engineer

Join us in this role where you’ll integrate wind farm SCADA into a unified SCADA system by configuring data points and building display for the operations team. You’ll also be involved in site FAT, SAT, and system handover process between EPC and O&M.


Welcome to Operations technology and Security
You’ll be part of the Generation Management System team where you, together with your colleagues, will work on SCADA configuration and test and assist in daily operation maintenance. Together, you’ll gain experience in a multi-SCADA system and coordinate with the site testing. As a team, we’re responsible for integrating new wind farms into a unified SCADA system. You’ll be working in a global diverse team across US, UK and Europe.


You’ll play an important role in:

  • implementing SCADA configuration, displays, communication setup, and functionality for the US GMS system (Central SCADA) with our sites and external suppliers
  • coordinating with the project manager to perform and document the site test with external system
  • assisting the O&M/EPC handover process incl. technical specs, overall architecture setup, and the training document
  • managing and implementing system patches and upgrades
  • collaborating with the O&M team to support maintenance activities with the US Control Centre.


To succeed in the role, you:

  • have good SCADA/IT knowledge, possibly acquired through a bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical/software engineering, or similar engineering knowledge
  • have at least 2 years’ experience with SCADA-or PLC configuration
  • have experience with and electrical transmission manufacturers
  • have experience with failure investigation on SCADA communication, and ideally have good network knowledge
  • preferably have communication protocol knowledge of OPC, DNP3.0, IEC, and Modbus
  • preferably have experience with site commissioning and interface test.


Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.


Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.


Shape the future with us
Send your application to us as soon as possible. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we’ve found the right candidate


If you need to request any reasonable adjustments or accommodations to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process, please contact accommodation@orsted.com.


Please note that you’re expected to do some travelling in relation to your work, as you’ll  conduct configuration testing at the site.


Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.

About the job

Application deadline:  June 15, 2024

Austin, US

Field of work:  Operations and technicians
Employment type:  Permanent
Work hours:  Full-Time
Workplace:  Hybrid (office and home-working)

Imagine a future with Ørsted

About Ørsted

- We develop, construct, and operate offshore and onshore wind farms, solar energy farms, storage facilities, and bioenergy plants in Europe, Asia, and North America. 

- Our vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.

- We’ve been ranked as one of the world’s most sustainable energy companies for the past six years. 

- We’re headquartered in Denmark.

- We have over 8,600 employees, working in 15 countries and growing. 


An inclusive team

Ørsted wants all employees to have the same opportunities for impact and growth, regardless of age, nationality, disability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or beliefs. We’re committed to secure an inclusive work environment characterised by a respect for all people so everyone feels free to openly share their input and ideas.