RailWorks SCADA Network Engineer in Hayward, California

SCADA Network Engineer

REQUISITION NUMBER: 20171222-34001-001


COMPANY LOCATION: HSQ Technology - Hayward, CA



Job Responsibilities:

HSQ Technology is looking for a SCADA (Supervisory control and data acquisition ) Network Engineer with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in designing, programming and commissioning networks designed to support a wide variety of infrastructure networks typical of larger SCADA system topologies.

The SCADA Network Engineer will apply engineering theories, standards and concepts to complete a variety of engineering/project assignments. Provide detailed engineering review of technical drawings and documentation. Develop creative solutions to complex Control Engineering related functions/problems, including developing algorithms for automation and control, industrial LAN/WANs, and networking distributed devices in the most efficient and secure manner.

You will provide mentoring and technical direction for lower level engineers, as well as our customers, and are able to review/support all manners of networked devices. You are familiar with both the configuration and specification of routers, switches and firewalls (not always Cisco), and are familiar with all common Layer 1 transports.

Job Qualifications:

  • BS/MS in a technical discipline.

  • Minimum five (5) years of progressive, relevant engineering experience as described below (including experience as a Senior Engineer) or the equivalent combination of education, experience and/or training demonstrating the following skills:

  • Performing complex work independently, effectively incorporating engineering theories, standards, concepts, and techniques in the area of SCADA systems and their associated communication protocols (specifically HSQ RTU, Ethernet/IP, BACnet/IP, DNP 3.0, Modbus, and many others)

  • Troubleshooting and repair of networks whether you implemented them or not

  • Developing creative solutions to complex SCADA related problems to include developing algorithms for automation and control, human machine interfaces (HMI)

for transit, power, water and wastewater installations

  • Managing multiple complex engineering projects/assignments and ensuring work conforms to project/task requirements

  • Mentoring engineers and others in a variety of engineering projects/activities

  • Ongoing knowledge of new equipment, methods and developments in an engineering specialty to include commissioning, evaluating and troubleshooting SCADA and associated equipment.

  • Evaluating operational performance of SCADA and associated equipment.

  • Interpreting, creating and checking engineering sketches, LAN/WAN archectures, wiring diagrams, etc.

  • Experience demonstrating skill using design software (for example, AutoCAD, Microstation, Visio). Ability and willingness to travel to various company locations and work sites.


  • Professional Engineer (PE) license in Electrical or Controls Engineering.

  • Cisco Certified in Routing & Switching and/or Security.

Physical/Travel/Attendance Requirements

  • Works in an office and job-site environments

  • Frequently sits for long periods of time

  • Frequently speaks, reads, writes and uses a computer keyboard

  • May require occasional standing, walking, lifting, stooping or bending.

HSQ Technology is a leader in providing Control Systems for Water/Wastewater Plants, Power Distribution, Facility Management and Transit Systems. In business since 1979, we are located in Hayward, California. We have flexible hours, a convenient location, and a challenging work environment. Salary commensurate with experience.

/This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position. There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned./

RailWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/ Veterans/Disabled)



Railworks Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities, Females, Veterans, Disabled)