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Offshore SCADA Operational Support Engineer (Hamburg/ Essen)

RWE Renewables GmbH, Essen/Hamburg, Deutschland (DE)  

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent

Join the RWE renewables team as a Offshore Wind SCADA Engineer supporting projects in Germany and other countries of Europe and help us shape the future of renewable energy.


Your future plans


  • Acts as 2nd Layer support for the communication systems and SCADA (WTG and Substation) for our Offshore Windfarms
  • Troubleshooting the relevant systems in case of failure and coordinating the involvement of suppliers and stakeholders when required

  • Create Root Cause Analysis on Monitoring & Control infrastructure failures and malfunctions suggesting detailed engineering solutions
  • Design new solutions responding to Operational Requirements or needs of Optimization
  • Track associated systems life expectancy and coordinate the actions for their life extension (upgrades, refreshes, replacements)
  • Create implementation manuals and troubleshooting manuals, as build engineering documentation and keep them up to date in the assigned documentation platforms
  • Participate in the adaptation of the Company Global Cyber Security policies to the associated site processes  and coordinate the actions resulting from them
  • Be an active member of an international team in which knowledge, experience, successes and lessons learnt are continuously shared
  • Enable good working relationship and knowledge exchange with other teams within the renewables business 


Your profile


  • Successfully completed university degree or equivalent in a relevant technical or engineering discipline
  • Experience in HV and WTG SCADA systems and its infrastructure as well as in control systems, automation, SCADA, PLC's, RTU's and IED's
  • Experience in some of the most used Industrial Communication Protocols (especially OPC-family, IEC-104, Modbus and MMS)
  • Knowledge in Communication Systems commonly used in Offshore Windfarms (Tetra, VHF, 4G, IP Telephony) is a plus
  • Ability to carry on risk analysis and its mitigation plans
  • Capability to handle multiple assignments as needed and plan them dependent on project priority
  • Willingness to travel and motivation to spend periods of time abroad is a plus
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. German is a plus


Promoting diversity (40x40) flexible working times (40x40) cafeteria/canteen (40x40) health services (40x40) company sports (40x40) Free parking (40x40) shareholding (40x40) staff events (40x40) training/human resources development (40x40) career promotion (40x40) support of extra-occupational studies (40x40) attractive remuneration (40x40) accessibility (40x40) employee discounts (40x40) social commitment (40x40) International exchange (40x40) Graduate programme (40x40) good transport connection (40x40) 


Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 45200. Please provide your application documents in English.

Any questions? Ivan Malcolm D'Silva, Email: ivanmalcolm.d'silva@rwe.com

We look forward to meeting you!

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity.

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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.

RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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