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Xcel Energy Services, Inc. Database Specialist (EMS/SCADA) - Golden CO Job in Golden, Colorado

Location(s): CO - GoldenAre you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talentsand education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Doyou want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities tolearn and grow? A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just whatyou're looking for.Summary Responsible for the daily maintenance of the Energy Management System(EMS) database and display work activity for the electrical system andavailable telemetry for assigned areas. Complete modifications for fieldconstruction activities to the database impacting the real-time SCADA Systemwhile supporting other applications including Automatic Generation Control(AGC), Energy Accounting, ICCP, ITS, and Network Analysis, whichare all used for controlling and monitoring Xcel Energy's electrical grid. ResponsibilitiesMaintain an accurate real-time database resulting from field constructionchanges while ensuring correct system configuration is available. Implementchanges to the real-time SCADA database in a timely manner using Oracle andSpectrum DBA. Update displays to reflect changes on the system. Verifydatabase changes are accurate and complete. Complete testing before,during, and after implementation, as required.Analyze and determine the correct system operating changes related to thetransmission, distribution, and generation electrical system using datacollected from engineering projects and available company diagrams. Determineall the advanced applications to be affected by changes and notify thoseresponsible. Coordinate work with Control System Operators, EnergyMarkets, field personnel, technicians, neighboring utilities,appropriate power pools, and other Database Specialists.Coordinate and schedule construction project work for the appropriate region.Support advanced applications and special projects, when needed. Workindependently as well as part of the team.Ensure the integrity of the database using special utilities, AIX UNIX,and SQL. Support new and changing requirements by the end-users of the system.Identify methods for enhancing existing database and display maintenance work.Set up and maintain all data to be archived.Maintain standards and procedures for the EMS database and displays. Makerecommendations regarding standardization between all three regions of Xcel,as needed.Provide backup support for other team members, as needed. RequiredBachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technicalfield or equivalent combination of education, training and experienceproviding equivalent knowledge.Minimum of 3 years SCADA or related Utility work experience, or 5 yearsdatabase or related Utility work experience (in lieu of applicable collegedegree).Proficient in SQL and/or AIX UNIX. Ability to apply Utility regulatorypractices (e.g., FERC 888) to applicable databases and operations.Strong verbal and written communication skills.Strong analytical skill and detail orientation.Ability to work as member of a cross functional team._______________________________________________________________________________________________As a leading combination electricity and natural gas energy company, XcelEnergy offers a comprehensive portfolio of energy-related products andservices to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customersacross eight Western and Midwestern states. At Xcel Energy, we strive to bethe preferred and trusted provider of the energy our customers need. Ifyou're ready to be a part of something big, we invite you to join our team.Posting Notes: CO - Golden || CO - Golden || United States (US)|| Customer And Innovation || 41510:IO Transmission || Full-Time|| Non-BargainRequisition Number: 24248Individuals with a disability who need an accommodation to apply pleasecontact us atEqual Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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