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February 2013

Systems Engineer
Location: Vancouver or Raleigh

The rollout of the Smart Grid, spurred by the award of billions of federal investment grants to improve energy efficiency, has caused utilities to invest in leading smart grid technologies such as the Tantalus Utility Network (TUNet®).  Tantalus has several new and existing customers who are starting or accelerating their projects, and is seeking a Systems Engineer to help our growing customer base implement the Smart Grid.

If you are interested in building the Smart Grid with one of Deloitte’s 2009 Technology Green 15™ award winners and a multi-year member of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50™ and Fast 500™ lists identifying the fastest growing technology companies in Canada and North America, please read on.

 

Role

The Systems Engineer is an active member of the Field Operations team responsible for delivering and implementing customer contracts.  Your role will be to coordinate, supervise, and execute Tantalus Utility Network (TUNet®) deployments from initiation through delivery, including site surveys, installation, configuration, commissioning, and other associated details.  You will support customers in solving complex product problems, train customers, and provide technical support.  Your responsibilities will also include working with internal departments such as Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing to coordinate product deliveries and communicate customer requirements.  You will be a primary interface with our customers, intent on ensuring that Tantalus meets or exceeds expectations.  You may be required to travel as much as one to three weeks per month on average.  You may also be called upon to undertake duties outside those of your principle role as stated above.

 

Experience and Education/Professional Credentials Required:
1.
Degree or technologist diploma in electrical, electronic or computer engineering
2.
Minimum 5 years work experience of direct interaction with customers
3.
Minimum 5 years work experience in large network implementations
4.
Current experience in using RF test equipment including spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes to diagnose radio equipment in less-than-ideal field conditions
5.
Able to navigate and operate within a Linux or Unix computing environment from the command line
6.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including MS-Project
Experience Desired:
1.
Work experience with electricity utilities
2.
Knowledge of radio propagation characteristics including affects of antenna selection and various environmental conditions
3.
Licensed amateur radio operator
4.
RF experience from the Wireless Sector
Personal Attributes Required:
1.
Self starter & driven to excel.
2.
Attentive to detail and strong problem solver/troubleshooter.
3.
Excellent interpersonal skills including: teamwork, respect & courtesy
4.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
5.
Demonstrated ability to schedule and deliver your individual commitments within a team environment.
6.
Desire to learn new skills.

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