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Controls Engineer
Ref No.: 18-15356
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Influence
Effectively interact with in-house corporate operations engineering personnel, the operations engineering staff at all IBX locations (data centers), information technology, information security, networking, marketing, outside support vendors and consultants.
Responsibilities
Map infrastructure objects into the Client's Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) system for monitoring using BACnet, Modbus, OPC and other industry standard communications protocols.
Work with local and regional operations staff, equipment vendors and software development team to coordinate DCIM monitoring of site infrastructure.
Identify and/or develop solutions for integrating infrastructure monitoring systems into DCIM where required.
Assure adherence to developed standards as Data Center Infrastructure Management system is deployed.
Troubleshoot all elements of the controls system, including field devices, controllers, network components and software systems.
Assist on-site IBX Operations Engineering personnel in working with local controls vendors.

Experience in critical facility environment preferred, including operations and design. Emphasis & special focus on controls and/or DCIM.
Strong knowledge of the BACnet, Modbus and OPC communications protocols including protocol definition, implementation strategies and troubleshooting.
Experience with one or more brands of controls systems including: Siemens, Automated Logic Corporation (ALC), Johnson Controls, Rockwell Controllogix Metasys, Client, Schneider Electric, Delta Controls, Delta-V, Andover or Wonderware
Experience with data collection and conversion software such as Kepware, Matricon, TopView, OSISoft Pi or equivalent.
Able to program and troubleshoot Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) and/or Distributed Control Systems (DCS).
Able to understand control strategies and architecture using Sequence of Operation and P&ID drawings, SAMA diagrams or equivalent.
Excellent troubleshooting skills
Deep knowledge of Microsoft Excel / Access including VBA scripting
Experience with Autodesk AutoCAD, and/or Microsoft Visio helpful
Ability to program in one or more scripting languages helpful