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NAES Staffing Services is assisting their client with recruiting for a Control System & Information Engineer to work in Rochester, NY. This is a direct hire opportunity with the client, working full-time onsite. Compensation for this position is $130 - $140K DOE including 10% bonus potential. Relocation assistance is available for the selected candidate. Please read the below description and apply today if you meet the qualifications.

Summary: Responsible for the reliable day-to-day operations of clients Control System & Information Technology infrastructure. Responsible for development and implementation of IT and Process Automation strategies to provide long term operational reliability, equipment/system efficiencies, and employee productivity. Responsible for development and implementation of cybersecurity programs for both information & control system technology to minimize cybersecurity risks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
► Responsible for clients overall IT and Process Automation strategies coupling them with the company vision, strategy and automation goals, requiring close collaboration with numerous stakeholders within RED. Strategies must be informed by and nested with clients broader operational needs and commercial goals.
► Will serve on Leadership Team.
► Manage team of IT and Control System Engineers/Technicians providing park-wide support for all infrastructure.
► Manage primary IT support supplier and other suppliers to provide complete IT services to client including help desk support, network administration, and cybersecurity services.
► Provide technical support to Energy Operations and Wastewater Treatment Operations to ensure continued reliable and efficient operations.
► Provide technical support to control system technicians for Ovation infrastructure and control system strategies and implementation projects.
► Serve as the architect of IT/Ovation DCS infrastructure to ensure that its hardware, software, and networks reliably meet commercial and technical needs.
► Establishes appropriate, business-centric policies and procedures to exploit the full capability of Control System and Information Technology assets and to assure the highest levels of system reliability and network security.
► Responsible for establishing annual IT and Process Automation budget recommendations in line with IT and Process Automation strategies.
► Implement and execute proactive IT and Ovation DCS maintenance/lifecycle replacement program to facilitate budget planning and system reliability.
► Ensure all control systems are highly reliable and cost effectively maintained.
► Identify and implement cost effective control systems projects, including automation of existing equipment to improve operational efficiencies and system flexibility to drive production costs down.
► Drive productive use and maximization of the OS Pi historian across the organization, including the long-term goal of using the system for predictive maintenance purposes.
► Maintain healthy and productive relationships with process automation vendors to continually search for ways to drive cost effective automation solutions.
► Act as Project Manager when necessary to implement IT and Control System projects. Must be able to marshal the people and resources needed to successfully plan, schedule and execute projects on time and on budget.
► Provide implementation support for Ovation control system logic and graphics updates for small project implementations or operational improvements.
► Manage Distribution Metering infrastructure to ensure accurate and timely billing to REDís customers including meter maintenance, monthly process meter reads, and metering upgrades.
► Provide Instrumentation and Control System engineering support to larger capital projects to ensure project delivers solutions meeting Operational needs and I&C standards.
► Ensure the security of IT and control systems, operational data and customer data through adequate cybersecurity policies/programs, network firewalls, backup systems, and other measures where necessary.
► Evaluate and implement a plan to manage business risk of REDís technology to include Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity policies.
► Manage all third-party IT/DCS service providers, vendors, and suppliers to validate the necessity of the services provided and relative cost vs. value assessment.
► Ensure compliance with all software licensing agreements
► Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices, and participating in professional societies.

Education and/or Experience:
► BS Degree preferably in engineering.
► Minimum years of 10 yearsí experience with utility control systems, control system engineering, including development of control system strategies.
► Significant experience required with distributed control systems (DCS), their function and operational/maintenance needs.
► Minimum of 10 years of technical experience in application architecture and IT/DCS infrastructure, including networking, telecommunications, servers and PCs.
► Significant experience required with utility plant communication requirements with respect to data, voice, IT and DCS networks.
► Emerson Ovation experience is strongly preferred

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