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Eversource Energy Engineer, AMI Meter (Hybrid) in Westwood, Massachusetts

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join our team as an AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) Meter Engineer. In this role, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and executing test plans to validate the functionality, performance, and interoperability of AMI systems and components.

Join our team and play a pivotal role in ensuring the reliability, security, and performance of next-generation AMI systems that empower utilities and customers!

This is a hybrid role. The first three months are fulltime in the office.

Essential Functions

  • Develop comprehensive test plans and test cases based on project requirements and specifications.
  • Set up and configure test environments, including hardware, software, and network components, to simulate real-world AMI deployments.
  • Conduct functional, performance, and interoperability testing of AMI systems, meters, communication modules, and related devices.
  • Identify and document defects, inconsistencies, and performance bottlenecks, and work closely with development teams to resolve issues.
  • Perform regression testing to ensure the stability and reliability of software releases and firmware updates.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to prioritize and address testing needs.
  • Stay updated on industry standards, best practices, and emerging technologies related to AMI and smart grid systems.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to internal teams and external partners during system integration, troubleshooting, and deployment phases.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of testing processes, methodologies, and tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Document test results, methodologies, and procedures to facilitate knowledge sharing and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Establish governance and safety procedures to safeguard employees, test equipment, and software systems.
  • Ensures accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities; decisions may affect the operations or results of the work group and may have some impact on major projects or department results.
  • Prepares thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations and sketches related to defined problems and analysis of increasing scope and complexity.
  • Conducts engineering and related studies; completes non-routine engineering projects with minimal oversight with the ability to independently manage project schedules and interfaces; Possesses and applies the fundamental engineering concepts, practices and procedures; proficient in technical and analytical competencies necessary to handle assignments of increasing complexity.
  • Develops positive working relationships to effectively coordinate work activities.
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Maintains accurate records and files.
  • Supports the company's goals and represents the company positively and professionally.
  • Acts as the site Environmental Coordinator for the AMI Test Lab.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field.
  • Advanced degree preferred.

Experience:

  • Three (3) plus years related experience is required.
  • Engineering design experience preferred.
  • Experience with electric meter architecture, technology, and functionality
  • Solid understanding of AMI architectures, protocols, and technologies, such as cellular, RF-mesh, WiFi, and IoT.
  • Hands-on experience with test equipment, including meters, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and communication testers.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to debug complex systems and identify root causes of issues.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The annual salary range for this position is $88,000 - $98,000 plus incentive. Salary is commensurate with your experience. Check out the career site for an overview of benefits.

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.

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