RTS Support Engineer

  • SSE Plc
  • United Kingdom, SCT
  • Apr 6, 2021
Technology, Engineering Flexible

Job Description:

Base Location: Perth

Salary: £36,836 - £48,648 + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible working options available

What is the Role?

The Real Time Systems team provides a system design, project delivery and system support service for the Operational Applications that are used by our Network Management Centres to monitor and manage the Electricity Transmission and Distribution Networks. In this role you will:

- work on small and large Operational Technology projects

- provide day to day support services for the Primary Operational Applications, such as the GE PowerOn Distribution Management System

- work with a range of internal customers as well as internal and external service providers and project managers

- be part of a rota providing 24/7 support for critical national infrastructure

What do I need?

To be considered for this role, we would love you to have:

- a passion for working with technology and people

- a degree level (or equivalent) qualification in a Computing, Engineering or Science based discipline (or demonstrable practical experience in one of these areas)

- knowledge of the principles of software and hardware design and a working knowledge of Linux, Windows and Database applications

- working experience in a project management environment

- a valid UK driving licence is required to enable travel to remote sites.

About our Business

SSEN Distribution powers 3.8 million homes and businesses in communities across central southern England and the north of Scotland. Our team of more than 3,500 people keep customers connected to a safe and reliable supply of electricity whilst developing the flexible networks that are vital to achieving net zero. By enabling a smarter, more resilient electricity network we're ensuring our local communities continue to receive the power they need, both now and in the future. We are consistently investing and innovating to improve network resilience and future-proof power supplies for life's changing demands, from rolling out large scale EV charging schemes to supporting small community generation projects.

Life at SSE

If you're considering a career with us, you're probably wondering what's in it for you? From health and wellness to finances and family, we're proud of our benefits package which includes 34 days holiday (plus the option to buy additional days), enhanced maternity and paternity leave, discounted healthcare and a wide range of offers via our SSE Advantage scheme.

At SSE we're proud to celebrate difference. We all have different skills, experience and backgrounds and we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture where you can be yourself. We take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We actively encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments required during the application and assessment process, and upon joining SSE.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online, and I'll be back in touch after the vacancy closing date to let you know the outcome.

If you would like to discuss any working differently requirements or adjustments you may require throughout the recruitment and selection process, please contact Andy on [email protected] or 01738 457598.

Before commencing employment with SSE, you'll be required to fully complete our pre-employment screening process consisting of a basic criminal records and credit check.