Southern California Edison SCADA Control System Specialist (Data Historian) in Alhambra, California

Job Description


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About IT

The role of IT goes beyond the traditional Information Technology “service provider.” Many of the innovative ideas and projects that shape the company’s future and move SCE forward are dependent on technology. IT employees are at the heart of these projects, collaborating, designing and executing technology solutions that are transforming our industry.

Position overview

SCADA Control System Specialist (Data Historian) - This position will be responsible for maintaining the data historian applications and associated technology and platform, providing consultation for project requests, performing technical analysis and providing recommendations to address issues as they relate to the data historian. Participating in the implementation of the replacement, technology upgrade, or enhancement of the data historian applications and platforms. Work closely with the business clients, which include T&D operations, engineering to understand their requirements and to provide technical solutions for meeting their business goals. The position will also work with other SCE teams to ensure the data historian applications and platform are maintained according to the standard as well as adhere to policies and in compliance with NERC and FERC.

Typical responsibilities will include :

  • Maintenance and Support - Develop, test, deploy, maintain and enhance the data historian platforms and applications with transmission and distribution control systems. Perform tier 2 support on complex technical issues associated with the data historian applications and the associated platforms.

  • Client Facing - Participating in client meetings to understand their business needs, deliver technical solutions and manage their expectations.

  • Upgrade – Provide subject matter expertise in the evaluation, development and implementation of the enhancement, upgrade or replacement of the data historian associated with transmission and distribution control systems. Provide data historian and control system vendors with technical requirements based on the business requirement gathered from the clients. Ensure all business requirements are met.

  • Innovation - Work with data historian and control system vendors to understand the latest industrial technology development.

  • Standards and Compliance - Work with SCE teams to ensure that the data historian applications and platforms are maintained according to standards, adhere to policies, and in compliant with NERC and FERC


Minimum qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in electrical engineering, computer science or other stemmed related disciplines.

  • 2 years of relevant experience in the field of data historian and control systems performing analysis or related functions and providing recommendations.

Desired qualifications

  • Technical knowledge of Schneider Electric eDNA data historian application with relevant electric utility maintenance and support experience is preferred.


  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employee for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Relocation is available for this position

Southern California Edison, an Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, serves a population of approximately 15 million via 5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within Central, Coastal and Southern California. Join the utility leader that is safely delivering reliable, affordable electricity to our customers for over 125 years.

SCE is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status