Senior Application Engineer

Schneider Electric Richmond , VA 23234

Posted 3 days ago

Schneider Electriccreates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations.Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment:

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

What do you get to do in this position?

  • Focusing on the deployment of Electrical Power Monitoring Systems (EPMS) for data centers

  • Customer facing position - the successful candidate must work well in a team environment and will interface directly with contractors and end-users on a daily basis

  • Responsibilities for this position include performing software installation and start-up services, troubleshooting equipment and device communications, and providing customer training for the commissioned system.

  • Installation, upgrading and troubleshooting of EPMS, SCADA and HMI software

  • Configuring and commissioning Schneider Electric and 3rd party hardware

  • Performing start-up services and system troubleshooting

  • Consulting with customers to determine system operation requirements

  • Specifying and purchasing of hardware/software as required by project

  • Programming of PLC applications and HMI interfaces

  • Providing training for commissioned systems

  • Documenting the as-built system

  • Travel up to 50% to remote customer sites is required. Majority of travel is domestic with occasional international opportunities. Depending on your home location and the locations of our project sites, this travel % may increase or decrease.

  • This position requires presence at customer sites and as such, candidate must be able to obtain necessary clearance and/or credentials, comply with customer requirements for executing work on their site. The types of credentials that might be required include but are not limited to passports, Homeland Security clearance, TWIC card clearance, background and credit checks, periodic drug testing, etc.

This job might be for you if:


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on control systems, Computer Science or Software Engineering

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience related to Electrical Power Monitoring Systems; Building Automation Systems, Building Management Systems, Systems Integration, and/or Energy Management Systems


  • Experience working around electrical equipment such as switchgear, generators, UPS systems, etc.

  • Good understanding of industry standard communication protocols with an emphasis on Modbus, IEC 61850, and BACnet

  • Knowledgeable in computer networking architectures, topologies, and hardware, including Ethernet, RS-485 serial communications, and wireless communications.

  • Experience in developing, programming, configuring, and troubleshooting HMI and SCADA programs

  • Knowledgeable in computer programming languages (Visual Basic, C/C , Java, etc.), databases (SQL), and HTML development

  • PLC programming and troubleshooting experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a group setting, team oriented, self-motivated, and results driven

  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret contract specifications and electrical drawing packages

  • Stable work history

Highly desirable:

  • Direct experience with Schneider Electric proprietary software such as Power Monitoring Expert, Power SCADA Expert, ION Enterprise, ION Setup, Unity Pro, and Wonderware

  • Direct experience with Schneider Electric metering hardware, including the ION and Powerlogic meter families

  • Citect Certified Engineer (CCE)

If our recruiting team determines your background may be a good match for this position, we'll contact you directly regarding the next steps in the process.

Internal mobility is a top priority at Schneider Electric. If you're looking for your next step or want to try something new, applying for an internal opportunity can help you further develop your career.

We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.


You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled. It is the responsibility of each employee to inform your manager that you're applying for a new internal opportunity. If you are not selected for an interview, you will receive electronic notification; you are not guaranteed a call from the recruiting team.

It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.

Schneider Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

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