SCADA Engineer II, Operations Engineering at Invenergy (Greater Denver Area, CO)

| Greater Denver Area | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: $81,700-$92,625 Annually
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Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

Job Description

About The Position

Enjoy a challenge? Invenergy is growing and looking for a SCADA engineer to support our growing Instrumentation and Controls team. Invenergy is looking for a SCADA engineer excited to use their analytical, conceptual, and creative thinking skills to improve the current SCADA systems and drive overall business and systems performance. The right candidate will research, evaluate and stay current on latest SCADA tools and techniques so that we live up to our Invenergy name, Innovation in Energy. As a SCADA Engineer, you will work as part of a growing SCADA team that is responsible for maintaining the current SCADA infrastructure at numerous clean energy projects including wind, solar, battery and natural gas throughout North America, Latin America, and Europe. This position will be based in our Chicago headquarters or Denver office.


  • Develop and implement configuration plans for new project startup, including, but not limited to coordination with other utilities, development of points lists, RTU configuration, HMI, and ancillary equipment setup to meet all relevant requirements.
  • Support operating facilities with upkeep/troubleshooting of existing substation controls systems, including RTUs, communications processors, meters, and protective relays.
  • Partner with the Electrical Engineering group for data acquisition as well as controls configuration and maintenance.
  • Review and edit as-built documentation and changes to drawings/documentation related to SCADA systems as needed.
  • Employ analytical, conceptual, and creative thinking skills to troubleshoot/improve SCADA system reliability to drive overall business and systems performance.
  • Examine, evaluate, and stay current on SCADA-related tools and technologies. 
  • Ensure the SCADA environment addresses business requirements.


  • 2-5 years of relevant SCADA software experience
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with the ability to identify, solve and communicate complex problems.
  • Experience with various communications protocols (DNP3, Modbus, OPC, SEL FM, and/or IEC 61850)
  • Understanding of IT networks.
  • Travel required – 20%


  • OSIsoft PI experience
  • Programming language (C#, C, IEC 61131, CRBASIC) knowledge
  • Experience with LIDAR and ADLS systems
  • HMI Design and integration
  • Experience with configuration of communications processors (SEL RTAC), dataloggers (Campbell Scientific), meters (PowerLogic, SEL), protective relays (SEL, GE)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related degree

Salary Range

$81,700 to $92,625


Eligible for medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing, bonus, paid time off, etc.

Invenergy LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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Situated at Market and 17th, we are in a prime location that puts us within blocks of LoDo, Union Station, Milk Market, and Coors Field.

What are Invenergy Perks + Benefits

Invenergy Benefits Overview

Invenergy's benefits package helps protect and improve the lives of our employees and their families. They also enhance everyday wellbeing and encourage our employees to prepare for present and future needs.

Volunteer in local community
Invenergy participates in various local activities and supports numerous local organizations through partnerships with our affinity groups. We also provide eight hours of volunteer time off per year.
Partners with nonprofits
We invest in mission-driven organizations & causes dedicated to communities we live and work in such as Chicago Urban League, Greater Chicago Food Depository, Hunger Free Colorado.
Open door policy
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Remote work program
Invenergy's policy is to have everyone work onsite Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday and let employees work remotely on Monday and Friday.
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Unconscious bias training is woven into our annual DEI training.
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Invenergy currently has the following Diversity Employee Resource Groups; Black & Brown @Invenergy, Invenergy+ LGBTQ+ Network, Women's Network, and Veteran's Network.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Invenergy is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workforce and recognizes the importance of cultivating an environment of equity and inclusion.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Invenergy's FSA accounts enables employees to save on their health care and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis up to the federally allowed maximum.
Disability insurance
Invenergy has employer paid Long Term and Short Term Disability Insurance with a benefit that is 60% of an employee's covered earnings.
Dental insurance
The Invenergy Dental plan provides coverage for preventive, basic, and major services, including 100% coverage of the cost of preventative care, including x-rays.
Vision insurance
Invenergy's Vision plan gives you access to a national network of both independent providers along with the nation’s most respected optical retail brands.
Health insurance
Invenergy offers three different health insurance plans to meet you and your families' needs. Preventive Care is always covered at 100% and is not subject to the deductible.
Life insurance
Invenergy provides employees with company paid Basic Life insurance benefits equal to 1.5x base annual salary up to a maximum of $300,000. An equal amount of AD&D insurance is also provided.
Pet insurance
Invenergy's pet insurance employee benefit reimburses up to 70% of veterinary services, such as x-rays, blood tests, hospitalization and surgeries.
Wellness programs
Medical plan enrollees have access to Well onTarget, a wellness benefit provided through BCBSIL.
Mental health benefits
Invenergy employees and their household members have access to CompPsych to help with the everyday challenges of life that may affect your health and family life.
Financial & Retirement
Invenergy's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from. Features include traditional pre-tax and Roth post-tax savings accounts.
401(K) matching
Invenergy's 401(k) retirement plan match is equal to 50% of employee 401(k) deferrals, not to exceed 3% of qualified compensation. There is no delay to the start of matching contributions.
Performance bonus
Many of Invenergy's positions have annual performance bonus targets. Specifics vary by position.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Invenergy offers eight weeks of paid maternity leave and four weeks of paid paternity leave.
Family medical leave
Invenergy offers employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year for certain family and medical reasons for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Invenergy's PTO policy is 21 days per calendar year for all regular, full-time employees and 26 days per calendar year for employees with five or more years of service.
Paid volunteer time
Invenergy's Volunteer Time Off Policy of eight hours per year is designed to encourage and expand our public service, outreach, and exposure to the communities where we develop, operate and work
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Paid sick days are included in an employee's PTO bank.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Invenergy pre-tax commuter benefits allows you to pay for part or all of your work-related transportation costs on a pre-tax basis, subject to IRS limits and legislation.
Company-sponsored outings
Invenergy has periodic team outings as well as company-wide annual holiday parties and other events.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Monthly "in-house" E-Talks with beverages and snacks served.
Fitness stipend
Tenants have access to an in-house fitness center – it is free to employees if they sign up.
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Invenergy recognizes its most important resource are its employees. To encourage the professional development of Invenergy employees, guidelines have been established to support employee development.
Lunch and learns
Various groups and committees with host lunch and learns.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Invenergy has a mentorship program matching mentees with mentors in areas they are interested in.
Online course subscriptions available

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