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Sr. SCADA Administrator to deploy, configure and maintain the SCADA system

S.i. Systems

This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted March 22, 2021.

Our valued client is seeking a Sr. SCADA Administrator for a Permanent position in Gatineau (remote during COVID).


  • The primary role is to support the SCADA team in deploying, configuring and managing the systems:
    • Support the development of SCADA software applications, consisting of creating or modifying graphical screens for real-time data, historical trends, alarm management, interfaces for set point entry and manual remote control.
    • Perform system and database backups and provide user support for data retrieval and creating reports from those databases.
    • Develop, maintain and validate data to meet operator requirements.
    • Perform testing with regional personnel for commissioning of SCADA data points
  • Coordinate with remote assets on major SCADA projects:
    • Work with Operations to develop or update points list.
    • Work with Operations to integrate new assets and field devices.
    • Analyze existing PLC programs or RTU databases and develop a plan to integrate new data sources into the system.
    • Coordinate with the networking, systems and operations team to integrate new acquisitions into the control center.
    • Must Have Skills:

      • 3+ years as a SCADA Administrator
      • Experience in the power industry (hydroelectric generating stations and wind farms)
      • Technical knowledge of SCADA system operations and related subsystems, networks and protocols;
      • Experience in database development, SQL and Visual Basic;
      • Experience working in a UNIX environment

      Nice to Have Skills:

      • Advance experience with PLCs, HMIs and Centralized SCADA system