Sr. SCADA Engineer

Job Title: Sr. SCADA Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: $70000 - $90000 per annum, Benefits: Full benefits
Start Date: 2019-04-03
Reference: BH-105771
Contact Name: Paul Henry
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 04, 2019 21:44

Job Description

Our Client delivers full EPC management solutions to the Oil & Gas industry and focuses on Midstream and Transmission markets. They operate in a very fast-paced business with a great culture and flexible working environment. Through continued growth, expansion and project wins, they have an excellent opportunity for a Senior SCADA Engineer to join its thriving Houston office.

Position Summary

Independently performs engineering activities related to all phases of a typical enterprise SCADA system lifecycle, including turnkey design, systems integration, construction support, operational support, and design enhancements required to improve system functionality.


  • Develop turnkey designs and provide Client operational support for enterprise SCADA systems.
  • Configure, update, and troubleshoot SCADA systems, relational databases, business data interfaces, and supporting infrastructure such as servers and operating systems.
  • Design HMI screens, dashboards, trends, and analytical data reports. 
  • Develop maintenance schedules typical to a SCADA system such as point and alarm audits, historian thinning and other system maintenance tasks.
  • Assist with design, maintenance, documentation and support of network communications with remote operating sites.
  • Evaluate and test new software products.
  • Participate in system commissioning and startup activities, or other field assignments as required.  Expected travel is 25%.

  • BS (or higher) degree in Engineering or Computer/Information Science. 
  • 6+ years’ experience with CygNet (preferred), OASyS and/or ClearSCADA SCADA platforms.
  • 6+ years’ experience with OSI PI (preferred), SQL Server and/or MySQL relational databases.
  • Proficient in the development of analytical data reports.
  • Strong working knowledge of standard industrial protocols such as Modbus, Ethernet/IP, ROC Ethernet, or OPC.
  • Knowledge and understanding of good project management practices related to project initiation, planning, execution, and cost controls.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.