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Automation / Communication Software Engineer/ Analyst (IFS)

Job Description

As an Automation engineer/ analyst in Curitiba – PR, with C/C++ experience to join our team. Candidate will work with the project delivery team to design, develop, test, and deliver front-end communication components mainly based on existing protocol standards. These components are integrated and delivered as part of Siemens  Electricity Management System - EMS/ Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition - SCADA software solutions. Basically, the position responsibilities include the complete life cycle development of control center communication protocols used to securely transmit data between sub stations and control center.

As an Automation engineer/analyst, you will be working in a team with experienced professionals of Siemens Energy Management solutions, delivering projects to global customers. Your responsibility will be to identify and troubleshoot the specific customer needs and issues by applying your knowledge about various communication protocols like IEC101, IEC104, DNP3, as well as ICCP/TASE-2.

It's your role, here's the part you can play

  • Analyze the specific project request and provide solution to it
  • Perform configuration for specific IEC protocol and specific equipment
  • Negotiate with Clients about their specific needs
  • Debug code in order to find a cause of the problem
  • Write a new code to correct the problem or to create a new feature for the Client
  • Analyze protocol communication between RTU’s and Control Center
  • Perform Point-to-Point testing before new station is going live



What We Need From You

  • Bachelor’s degree in Automation, Information Technology, Engineering or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years in technical or electrical engineering within transmission or distribution operation, including relevant Project Delivery experience
  • Experience with one of the following: SCADA systems, mission critical systems or Network Grid Control Centers software
  • Experience in protocol analysis and RTU communication in general
  • Ability to communicate effectively, highly technical information, clearly and concisely to peers, management, and customers
  • Fluent English and Portuguese language skills
  • Extremely partner-focused, proactive and effective within a team environment
  • Software development experience with C/C++

Additional relevant, but not necessary experience includes

  • Schell scripting (Bash, ksh, csh)
  • Experience with Agile methodologies like Scrum
  • Experience with Linux, Windows, and AIX Platforms
  • Software development experience with Python , Java, XML, Perl

Workplace and hiring model

·       CLT

·       Curitiba or remote (based in Brazil)

Diverse teams are better teams! If everyone thinks the same way, an innovation will not happen. Therefore, we seek talents from different backgrounds, genders, ages, races, sexual orientation, and people with disabilities. At Siemens, the opportunities are for everyone.

Come build the future! Join our team!


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Infraestrutura e Industria Ltda.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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