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American Electric Power Solution Engineer Sr. (PI/SCADA) in Columbus, Ohio



Solution Engineer Sr. (PI/SCADA)

Job Description:

  • This position is located in Columbus, Ohio but may be eligible for remote home based as long as selected candidate is within AEP's current operating territory (WV, VA, TN, AR, KY, TX, OH, IN, MI, OK, LA)*

Part of a larger team delivering high quality technology solutions to the business. Design, develop and install software solutions. Build high-quality, innovative and fully performing software in compliance with internal architecture, development & design standards & best practices. Design, modify, develop, write, implement and troubleshoot software programming applications. Support and/or install software applications. Participate in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. Works within a Waterfall or Agile methodology/framework based team. Collaborates heavily with Project Management, Business Analyst and Infrastructure Job Families.


Works independently. Responsibilities include one or more of the following for medium to large projects:

  • Exhibit understanding of the SCADA system, components, and processes

  • Ability to understand interrelationships between systems and components

  • Demonstrate critical thinking, urgency, and attention to detail to support real time operations

  • Develops advanced solutions to resolve customer and prospective customer issues in a logical, creative and structured manner.

  • Align the client’s goals, needs and objectives to the solutions.

  • Communicate issues and status in a clear, timely manner.

  • Interpret specifications and build solutions to those specifications.

  • Generate infrastructure support documentation.

  • Evaluate and propose process improvements.

  • Build and maintain a high level of knowledge about the company's software/hardware products.

  • May provide training and mentoring, as well as work direction, to others on the team.

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Columbus, OH

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Job Category:

Information Technology

Minimum Requirements:


Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or related technical field is required.

Experience: 5 years of relevant work experience is required.

An equivalent combination of education and related experience may be considered.

Physical demand level is Sedentary

Work Designation:


Equal Opportunity Employer | Minorities/Females/Disability/Vets