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SCADA Support Analyst

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/01/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
12 month contract renewable

Project overview
* This role will be primarily responsible for providing technical support of the Permian SCADA Systems, CygNet and XSPOC.

Ideal candidate
* The ideal candidate will have proven experience in designing, building, and maintaining complex layouts in CygNet, as well as experience with XSPOC. They will be capable of reverse engineering existing code and configurations, and comfortable working with technical teams and field personnel.

Key Accountabilities
* Support the Permian IO Team with building and maintaining SCADA configurations in CygNet and XSPOC
* Collaborate with other Lower 48 IT groups to implement best practices for maintaining our SCADA data and infrastructure
* Troubleshoot production issues, perform root cause analysis, recommend preventative measures and identify continuous improvement opportunities
* Handle day-to-day activities with minimal direction and oversight while working with multi-disciplined teams.
* Supports the user base as needed
* Ensure measures are in place and maintained to meet client security guidelines and standards
* Ensures code and configurations are designed, tested, implemented and documented as per client guidelines


Basic/Required:
* 3+ years of experience with CygNet

Preferred:
* CygNet Experience:
o Proficient in Designing, Building, and Maintaining Complex Device Layouts
 Capable of reading IO, P&ID, Cause & Effect
 Security Events (ACS)
 Device Template File
 Device XML
 Facilities
 Points
 Alarms
o Experienced with Navigation Hierarchies (Group Manager)
o Understanding of Communication Protocols
 Modbus
 Allen Bradley (SLC & Native)
 Emerson (107, 800, Future 3000)
 Total Flow
 Schneider SCADAPAK
o Understanding of Commands for Receiving and Sending data from/to Controllers
o Understanding of Reference Facilities
o Experience with HMI Building and Modification (in Studio/Canvas)
o Experience Building & Modifying XML
o Troubleshooting Issues with
 Servers
 SCADA Services
 Communication
 Controllers (PLC, EFM)
o Understanding of CygNet Architecture
 Services
 Configuration Files
 Log Files
 Support Files
 ODBC Tables (SQL)
o Understanding of CygNet OPC (Server & Client)
o Proficient in CygNet Utilities
o Understand of the CygNet API (COM & .Net)
 Proficient in Visual Basic & C#
o Experienced with Flow Measurement Services
 Building, Modifying, & deleting FMS Nodes
 Pulling Configurations, Events, Alarms, & History
 Trouble Shooting Errors
o Understanding of Firewalls (Field, PCN, Business)
o Experience Running Command Prompts
o Familiar with
 Emerson ROC Software (ROC Link)
 Allen Bradley Software (RsLogix 500/5000)
 ABB Total Flow
 Schneider SCADAPAK
o Understanding of Disaster Recovery protocols

* 2+ years of experience with XSPOC
o Understanding of SQL Data Bases
o SQL Queries
o Adding\Deleting Nodes (Pump Off Controllers, Electrical Submersible Pumps, Gas Lift)
o Configuration SQL Tables
o Security Configurations
o Adding Communication Ports
o Modbus Communication Protocol
o Trouble Shooting Communication Issues
o Group Builder
o Facility Tags

* Proficient in MS Office, specifically
o Microsoft Access
o Microsoft Excel

* Proficient in Microsoft Visual Studio

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