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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
57300.00 - 109200.00 Per Year
Tucker, Georgia
United States
Engineering - Other
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

ECS Engineer I up to Senior Engineer


This position has responsibility for ensuring the security and operational readiness guidelines are enforced for all specifically assigned applications or systems within GSOC’s Energy Control Systems (ECS). The ECS comprises all of the software and hardware in the primary and backup control centers, which make up the required operating tools used by GSOC’s Transmission, Generation, Interchange, and Scheduling Member Operations.

With direct supervision this position responds to any and all problems that effect or may affect the ECS regardless of the time-of-day or the day-of-the-week.  During emergency times this position works under the direction of the ECS Principle/Senior Engineers.  This position advises the Manager/Supervisor of ECMS and/or the Principal/Senior ECS Engineers in matters related to the performance, backup, and maintainability of the Energy Management System, the Scheduling Member System, and other crucial subsystems of the ECS to which they are assigned.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering as a minimum, Master in Engineering preferred.


Engineer I – Entry level up to 2 years of experience in related computer system support and development environment preferably.  Experience in software development with increasing degrees of responsibility for the continuous operation of software developed.  Additional experience in Project Management, System Security, Application and System Design, Programming, Testing, Deployment, and Support is desirable.

Engineer II – 3 plus years of experience and experience as described above

Senior Engineer – 6 plus years of experience and experience as described above


Engineer I - Eight (8) years of direct electric utility application development, support and system administration with direct and significant responsibilities related to industry specific applications and operations.  Should have at least two years of significant utility related EMS project management experience and eight years of UNIX and NT administration.

Engineer II – 11 plus years of experience as described above

Senior Engineer – 14 plus years of experience as described above.

Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations: 

Engineer in Training or Professional Engineer registration is desirable. Must obtain and maintain Bulk Electric System Cyber Authorized Status as defined in GSOC's CIP Cyber Security Policy 301 and NERC Reliability Standard CIP 004 - Personnel Risk Assessment. 


Experience in “C” programming is desirable.  Also experience in two or more of the following languages C++, VB, Unix (AIX) shell programming, SQL, or Java is desirable.

Experience in the two of the following is desirable:  Firewall management, Object Oriented Design, and Analysis, Software & Database modeling tools (e.g.: Rational Rose, System Architect) Linux, UML, AIX administration, Windows NT/XP operating environment, Sybase administration or programming, Oracle administration or programming, Data Communications protocols, and/or TCP/IP computer network communications.

Experience in project management in application development related projects and knowledge of MS Project is desirable.  Excellent organizational skills and customer/team communications skills are needed to be successful.

Due to the critical nature and continuous operation of the Control Center, this position will be subject to calls and occasionally may be placed on call.  While on call, this individual must be able to report to the office within one hour.  This position is required to assist with the economic resolution of problems whenever contacted.  At all times the individual will carry a cell phone.  Whenever business travel requires being out of the area, the individual is encouraged to carry their PC.  The on call support staff is responsible for correcting the problem, implementing a work around, or devising a work around.

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We desire priority referrals of protected veterans
Company Name: Georgia System Operations Corporation
2100 East Exchange Place Tucker, GA 30084
Contact information for the officials responsible for hiring: Candice Gardner & Trey Harrison.

Georgia System Operations Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including veterans and disabled.  We are a drug-free workplace.  All applicants are subject to substance abuse testing.







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