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Expert IT Systems Engineer-Hybrid

Company: GTT, LLC
Location: Oakland
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Expert IT Systems Engineer-Hybrid

  • Duration 24 Months
  • Pay Rate upto $112/Hr

    Department Overview

    • Client supports the Gas and Electric Control Centers by improving service quality, increasing capabilities through the development of additional functionality, implementing new technology, reducing costs, increasing productivity, and facilitating organizational and business e ectiveness through enabling technologies.

      Position Summary

      • The DERMS IT System Engineer's role is to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of IT systems.
      • This is achieved by developing, designing, and supporting in-house developed applications, off-the-shelf software, servers, databases, and/or networks.
      • The System Engineer identifies, communicates, and resolves issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments.
      • The client is providing the salary range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the job posting.
      • This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job.
      • The actual salary paid to an individual will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience, market value, geographic location, and internal equity.
      • The client would not anticipate that the individual hired into this role would land at or near the top half of the range described below, but the decision will be dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case.
      • This position is hybrid, working from your remote office and your assigned location based on business needs.


        • Expert IT Systems Engineer Provide primary technical support for all in-house environments with supported application platforms.
        • Provide IT hand-holding support, and technical expertise to infrastructure Build, cybersecurity & application Test teams as different activities are moved among environments.
        • Manage and deploy vendor application updates (patches, hotfixes) and coordinate with internal teams for OS updates on all environments taking into consideration different ongoing activities
        • Expert IT Systems Engineer Manage and support data refresh and application configurations for different environments
        • Receive and track reports of application incidents, and support users throughout the triage and resolution process
        • Participate in product testing to validate product integrity, usability, performance, and reliability and detect potential user issues, identify potential solutions, and make recommendations for improvement.
        • Update process documentation - ensure documentation of the entire environment is current.
        • Support new Customer owned DER integration methods (2030.5, OpenADR, OCPP, REST API among others).
        • Validate DNP3 and ICCP data points that should be visualized at DERMS and ADMS.
        • Operates/Maintains system integrations - DERMS Exporter / Weather API / GIS API / ADMS API / Apigee Gateway / ESFT Server
        • Expert IT Systems Engineer Supports Operational process automation and SLA management
        • Design and deploy new systems and enhancements to existing systems ensuring compatibility and interoperability.
        • Gauge the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems; develop and implement strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems.
        • Work with leadership, decision-makers, and stakeholders to define business requirements and systems goals, and to identify and resolve business systems issues.

          Quali cation:

          • BA/BS in Computer Science, Business, or equivalent experience
          • 5 years of programming analysis experience.


            • At least 1-2 years of Electric utility background (distribution or transmission systems preferred)
            • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to work in a collaborative environment and interact with all levels of management within the Business, and IT groups besides the application Vendor
            • Strong technical acumen with the ability to understand different distribution management applications and DER functions and platforms
            • Awareness and good familiarity with tools/applications regularly used by electric distribution or transmission system Operators, Operating Engineers, and Planning Engineers such as SCADA, Outage Management Systems (OMS), Distribution Management Systems (DMS), Power Flow modeling tools (e.g., CYME), Geographic Information System (GIS), operational data historian (e.g., OSISoft Pi)
            • Familiar with Hybrid Cloud environments - AWS or Azure Cloud / IPSec VPN / ExpressRoute / Windows Server Virtual Machine
            • Familiar with Utility applications and APIs - ADMS / GIS / Network Model / REST API / Application Gateway (Apigee) / ICCP
            • Basic knowledge of DER (Distributed Energy Resource) communications - IEEE 2030.5, CSIP 2.1
            • PKI (Public Key Infrastructure) - Device certificate
            • Ability to be creative, versatile, efficient, and productive in the face of ambiguity
            • Strong problem-determination and analytical skills to enhance large and interrelated systems.
            • Hands-on experience in developing Web/Windows applications and Database Systems, SQL, Oracle.
            • Experience working in Agile / Scrum environment.
            • The client is an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce.

              About The Company:

              • Our client, incorporated in 1905, is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric energy companies in the United States. Their primary business is the transmission and delivery of energy such as natural gas and electric service to approximately 16 million people throughout a 70,000-square-mile service area. They serve residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers, as well as natural gas-fired electric generation facilities.
              • What's it like on this company's team? There's a strong sense of family here - an open and welcoming environment that's filled with smiling faces and plenty of opportunities. When you join this company, you'll become part of a stable company with deep roots in the communities we serve. And you'll Client an unwavering commitment to the work we do.


Keywords: GTT, LLC, Oakland , Expert IT Systems Engineer-Hybrid, Other , Oakland, California

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