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Lead Engineer - Network Engineering

GE Energy
Stafford, England ST16 2
Role Summary:The role will work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning. You will be part of a team that defines the network configuration of an HVDC control system as part of a project delivery team.

Essential Responsibilities: Lead the design of LAN networks and Communication Architectures of the HVDC Control System from concept to commissioning. Identify and configure all interfaces with third party telecom systems in a substation environment.

Able to design secure networks following the companys Cybersecurity best practices.

Experience with setting up Satellite clock systems and configuring various time synchronization protocols such as PTP, NTP

Producing Network Diagrams detailing the high-level LAN topology, redundancy and networking equipment used.

Define IP address strategies for the complete control system.

Able to configure Operator Workstations in a substation environment including Network Interface Cards,set up active directories , disable services etc

Lead the design, configuration and testing required to deliver on time and within defined budgets the HVDC Control System.

Follow the departments standard design practices, engineering reviews and guidelines.

Oversee the testing and FAT witnessing of the Control System.

Prepare and present technical information for Substation Control System LAN Networks to internal and external customers.

Assist site activities relevant to the installation and commissioning of the control system LAN network.

Share engineering information and promote open dialogue.

Assure proper documentation of technical data generated for the assigned projects and/or tasks consistent with engineering policies and procedures.

Qualifications/Requirements: Qualification in Communication engineering or related field.

Strong background in configuring Substation LANs especially within a IEC61850 environment

Excellent knowledge of commonly used Layer2&3 protocols such as Ipv4,OSPF,LACP,DMZ,VPN

Knowledge of Network Security/Hardening and Cybersecurity best practices

Desired Characteristics: Experience with one of REASON,Westermo,Meinberg products is advantageous.

Strong background in Distributed Control Systems / Substation Automation



Understanding of fibre optic cabling systems



Experienced in developing network designs for industrial control systems.















Opening date 03/07/2020 - Closing date 31/07/2020









For further information about this role, and to apply, please visit www.ge.com/careers quoting 3482288





About Us:GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GEs mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.comAdditional Locations:United Kingdom;Stafford;

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Posted: 2020-06-16 Expires: 2020-08-05

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