Complete Details for Protocol Developer

Job Title Protocol Developer
Location Alberta
Job Description

Protocol Developer

Smart Infrastructure
Location: Calgary, AB

Company Overview

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructures, Industries & Machine Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group's 140,000 plus employees achieved sales of 22.4 billion euros in 2011, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.
www.schneider-electric.com
Role Overview

Schneider Electric Smart Infrastructure has an outstanding opportunity for a passionate/motivated individual to assume the role of Protocol Developer in our Calgary, AB location.

Smart Infrastructure delivers Information Technology for a sustainable and secure world. We specialize in solutions with high added value in four specific industrial sectors (Oil & Gas, Electricity, Traffic, and Environment) in the Americas, Europe and China. With over 40 years’ experience in industrial control and business process management systems, Schneider Electric executes projects and provides technical services in the field of mission-critical, real-time control and information management. At the source of Schneider Electric’s success are its people.

The O&G Platform group is chartered with the creation, maintenance, and support of the baseline O&G technologies. These include the O&G extended OASyS DNA, O&G Protocols, LMS, GMAS, RT-Gas, and SimSuite Pipeline. The philosophy of the Platform group is that of a product development organization, thus professional software development processes are followed throughout the full development life cycle and include source control, code reviews, formal QA, and formal release management to deliver quality products while lowering the cost of deployment and ownership. The resulting software is provided to the O&G Projects for their deployment to our customers.

Responsibilities

This position is typically held by individuals who have 3+ years of post-degree relevant O&G industry experience. This position involves continued development and configuration of single components of a system (in this instance SCADA components) with a broadening of expertise into multi-component systems under the direction of a more senior developer (that is, growing into a general Extensions developer able to contribute to the broader suite as a whole).

Detailed responsibilities include:

- The Software Developer is tasked with designing and developing software modules according to a defined architecture
- The Software Developer may be tasked with implementing fixes to Software Exception Reports (SERs)
- The Software Developer is tasked with preparing Design Documents, Test Plans and executing unit tests to validate newly developed software and or fixes to Software Exception Reports (SERs)
- The Software Developer may be tasked with addressing Support Desk Inquiries (SDIs) to analyze potential system problems
- Proper usage of prescribed software development and maintenance procedures must be adhered to at all times

Requirements

General:
- Written Communication – express key aspects of written information in a clear and concise way
- Organization and Planning – work by objectives, organizing necessary means and resources; ensure clarity of jobs, tasks and information through written schedules
- Establishing Priorities – work in a clear, organized and systematic way, adhering to task deadlines
- Initiative – perform independently; be attentive to opportunities relating to work; act decisively in situations that arise
- Self-motivation for learning – feel comfortable in new work situations; understand new and diverse concepts; incorporate new daily work methods
- Willingness – willingly take on new tasks; show an open attitude towards exposure to new areas

Technical:

- Analytical ability – recognize the principle cause-effect relationships in problems; anticipate obstacles in the implementation of a plan and prepare contingency plans accordingly
- Innovation and Creativity – to show a willingness to understand innovative ideas and to apply new insights to existing situations
- Basic understanding of concepts related to highly-redundant, mission-critical systems
- Ability to write Detailed Design Documents
- Program and review software source code in C, C++ and C# or MS SQL Server stored procedures, triggers etc.
- Experience with Schneider Electric’s RealTime Application and Protocol Drivers is highly desirable.

Education

- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline such as Math, Physics or Geosciences, with 3+ years related post-secondary experience in software/systems development, preferably in the Oil &Gas industry, or
- A Technology Diploma with 5+ years related post-secondary experience in software/systems development, preferably in the Oil &Gas industry

Benefit Summary

Schneider Electric offers these excellent rewards and benefits as part of our total compensation:

- Summer day off program
- RRSP company matching program
- Supplemental unemployment benefits
- Employer paid health & dental coverage
- Training and development
- Flexible health & wellness spending account
- Onsite gym
- Employee recognition award program
- Employee assistance program
- Employee transportation allowance
- Financial planning (administered through a third party provider)

Our Values & Commitment to You – The Total Employee Experience
Care. Connect. Challenge. Commit.

Our values define our company. Who we are, our customer approach, how we do business, what it’s like to work here, and the kind of people we want to attract and retain. We care for our planet, our customers, our company, our team, and ourselves. We connect to customers and colleagues; we are open and respectful. We challenge others and embrace challenges ourselves. We commit to change by leading the change.

At Schneider Electric every employee has the power to take control over his or her career and to draw motivation from our shared talent mindset. Our comprehensive Total Employee Experience offer enables employees to manage their professional development and prepare for the next step in their career. This offer includes: a competitive health and wellness package, retirement plans, World Employee Share Ownership Plan, mentoring, internal and international mobility, technical, functional, individual and managerial development, and much more. Join Schneider Electric. Make the most of your energy.

To find out more about the employee experience, please follow the below link
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgopjs6z4Sg
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