Solar Scada Engineer (m/f/d)

The new sustainability: want to join a renewable energy pioneer? Our mission is to advance large-scale photovoltaics to meet the growing global demand for clean electricity. Come be a part of our success story!

Your tasks will include:

  • Lead the development and design process for all SCADA related topics for solar power plant
  • Support the procurement team with technical expertise throughout different project phases
  • Develop and coordinate the design of monitoring and control systems for utility scale solar PV i.e SCADA units, Power Plant Controller, RTU and IT equipment
  • Specify monitoring equipment, meteorological stations, weather sensors, PLC’s, network topology / architectures of FO rings, human machine interfaces (HMIs) and other equipment together with other project stakeholders
  • Integration of major components into SCADA, such as inverters, meteo stations, energy meters, UPS, protections relays and security system
  • Develop detailed design documentation including signal lists, IP address lists, wiring diagrams and equipment lists
  • Work on Power Plant Controller compliance with grid connection requirement in cooperation with the Grid team
  • Generate project documentation including commissioning documents, as-built drawings, operator manuals and training material
  • Work with the project team to report project status, risks and mitigation measures
  • Work with the SCADA suppliers to validate functionality of the site SCADA system, power plant controller and HMI
  • Coordinate with on-site engineers for commissioning and installation support
  • Technical lead for SCADA troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Monitor and evaluate market trends and innovation

Your Profile:

  • Academic degree in the area of Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with experience in renewable energies or similar focusing on SCADA systems
  • 5+ years experience with large scale PV solar monitoring and control
  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity networking
  • Experience with network concepts based on Modbus, DNP3 and IEC 61870-5-104
  • Understanding of power plant operating procedures preferred
  • Ability to interpret diagrams and schematics including but not limited to; power protections systems, networking and control, electrical, mechanical, and civil drawings
  • Knowledge of serial RS-232/RS-485 and Ethernet TCP/IP networking
  • Experience in SCADA systems for Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) will be an advantage
  • Experience with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel and Teams
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm to learn
  • Proactive personality, solution minded and willing to take calculated risks to achieve results
  • Ability to effectively interface and interact with various other functional groups, proven team player
  • Existing certificates would be an advantage (e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH, etc.)
  • Languages: English is our day-to-day working language. Any other language will be of advantage
  • Willingness to travel

About us

Established in 2002, ib vogt GmbH focuses on developing and delivering high-quality large-scale turnkey PV plants
worldwide. As a manufacturer-independent integrated developer with a strong worldwide network of local
development partners ib vogt provides high-quality turnkey PV plants, designed and engineered in Germany, to
end investors internationally.

Since 2009 the family-owned company has realized plants with a total rated capacity of over 1.15 GWp worldwide.

The company creates business in more than 55 countries, operating internationally from its headquarters in
Berlin, Germany and offices in UK, USA, Australia, Panama, Poland, Spain, India and South East Asia, as well
as several joint ventures across Africa.

We offer you:

  • A truly international work environment with colleagues from around the world
  • An open-minded and highly motivated team
  • Interesting and challenging tasks
  • We encourage both teamwork and personal responsibility
  • Great opportunities for professional and personal growth
  • Competitive compensation (based on experience)

Interested in joining the team?

Help us power the energy transition