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Avangrid Senior Engineer- Energy control syst in Rochester, New York

Senior Engineer- Energy control syst



Rochester, NY, US

Company Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit (

Job Summary

Provides support for the AVANGRID Energy Control Systems used to operate electric transmission and distribution systems (EMS/SCADA/ADMS/ OMS & Back office based platforms).

•Defines and maintains supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) databases and definitions, maintains telemetry data and evaluates and maintains accurate information in the EMS

•Support the specification, design, testing and development of the EMS system to ensure that changing functional requirements are met

•Design enhancements to the ECS systems to improve the user interfaces

•Coordinate the safe and orderly commissioning of new and redesigned intelligent electronic devices and instrumentation as well as other systems and components in substations and other interconnecting facilities.

•Monitors and ensures that systems and components are designed, installed, tested, operated and maintained according to operational requirements and standards for safety and reliability

•Documents commissioning procedures, provides operational assistance and troubleshooting

•Analyzes key power system data to ensure that the bulk electric system can operate in a safe, reliable and coordinated manner in accordance with ISO/RTO operating principles and standards.

•Works within the Control Center environment and supports Cyber Security requirements for Control Center operations. Maintains and creates documentation for supported platforms and systems to meet all regulatory requirements/ standards.


AJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

•Understanding of relevant Compliance Regulations and Policies. (NERC-CIP, Etc.)

•Working understanding of the NERC-CIP ECS requirements.

•Understanding and knowledge of Databases (Microsoft SQL, Oracle, Etc.)

•How to query, configure and edit

•Network diagrams, firewall rules, ports and services

•Working knowledge of PHMSA Control Room Management requirements

•Knowledge in Gas Measurement fundamentals.

•Ability to create a script or a small compiled application


Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

•5-7 years technically related experience

•Applied Science degree (Engineering preferred) 7+ years technical experience

•BS Degree with 5+ years technical experience


  • Be a role model

  • Be agile

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link (

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