Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Houston


Schneider Electric™
creates 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.

Schneider Electric is a global specialist in energy
management. We are passionate about delivering real and innovative solutions in
energy management and energy efficiency. We look for individuals driven by a
desire to impact the world. We commit to develop our people and make energy
safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. Visit us online to learn more
about a career at Schneider Electric.

Schneider Electric Digital Energy Solutions has an outstanding
opportunity for a passionate/motivated individual to assume the role of
Solution Architect

within the SGIT (Smart Grid IT) division.

The Solutions Architect is responsible with ensuring that applications
project software and hardware are designed, developed and maintained in an
efficient and consistent manner while meeting end-user requirements.


Technical leadership responsibility for two to
three concurrent projects that require significant custom software design and
deployment. For each project to which he/she is assigned, the Solution
Architect should have a full understanding of implementation requirements and
how multiple pieces of the implementation will fit together.
Work with Project Managers to define the best
technical approach to meet custom requirements. Project Managers will obtain
from scope of work or project requirements task, a set of customization
requirements. The Solution Architect will work with the PM to determine the
best approach for implementing those requirements.
Work with other analysts assigned to the project
Help ensure pieces of the implementation developed
by different analysts will operate correctly when installed together
Help ensure code is developed in a consistent
manner. This may be accomplished by periodic code reviews, code walkthroughs or
other similar processes.
Leadership responsibilities include providing
technical guidance to other members of the department
Prepare project analysis, design, functional and
interface specification documentation
Perform system, database, application, and network
capacity planning for clients
Integrate equipment and systems in solutions and


Bachelor of Science degree in computer science,
engineering, or geography (or related field with computer emphasis), with 5+
years related post-secondary experience in software/systems development
preferably in the SCADA industry
Technical experience in implementation of utility
engineering software solutions such as Outage Management Systems (OMS), SCADA,
Distribution Management Systems (DMS), Automated Metering Infrastructure (AMI),
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and/or Engineering Analysis (EA). Experience
in at least two of these areas will be considered
Knowledge and experience with a strong compliment
of the following: Windows 7/10, Server 2003 and newer, OASyS, C++, C#, .NET,
Perl, SQL, Networking, Diagnostic and Troubleshooting experience
Proven capability in Software and System
Development, System Integration, Documentation, Testing, Installation,
Commissioning and Service Processes, and SCADA technology including an
understanding of RTUs, PLCs etc.
Experience developing end-user applications and
interfaces with an object-oriented programming language, such as C# for both
the desktop and web.
Experience with commercial RDBMS such as Oracle and
SQL Server preferred.
Experience working with electric, gas, water and
wastewater utility companies.
Strong interpersonal, written, and oral
communication skills.
Ability to travel both domestically and internationally
about 35% of the time.
Must be willing to relocate to Houston, TX

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

About the company

Schneider Electric SE is a European multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management. It is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France and is also based at the World Trade Center of Grenoble.

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation.

Schneider Electric develops technologies and solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.

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