Energy Management Systems Consultant - Utilities at Cognizant Technology Solutions

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Energy Management Systems Consultant - Utilities Cognizant Technology Solutions. . Job Title: DERMS Functional Consultant (Remote). . .  . . Overview:. . As a DERMS Functional Consultant, you will be at the forefront of managing distributed energy resources (DERs) within an electric utility. Your expertise will contribute to optimizing grid operations, integrating renewable energy sources, and ensuring grid reliability.. .  . . Responsibilities:. . 1. DERMS Implementation and Integration:. .    . - Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design, configure, and deploy the DERMS solution.. .    . - Ensure seamless integration of DERMS with existing systems, including SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition), ADMS (Advanced Distribution Management System), and other grid management tools.. .  . . 2. Requirements Gathering and Analysis:. .    . - Work closely with utility stakeholders to understand their DER-related needs.. .    . - Translate business requirements into functional specifications for DERMS implementation.. .  . . 3. Solution Design and Documentation:. .    . - Lead the design of DERMS functionalities based on utility requirements.. .    . - Document system architecture, data flows, and configuration details.. .  . . 4. DER Optimization and Control:. .    . - Utilize DERMS capabilities to optimize the performance of distributed energy resources.. .    . - Implement control strategies for DERs, including demand response, load shifting, and grid support.. .  . . 5. Grid Reliability and Resilience:. .    . - Collaborate with grid operators to enhance grid reliability through DERMS.. .    . - Develop strategies for integrating DERs while maintaining system stability.. .  . . 6. Testing and Validation:. .    . - Develop test plans and scenarios for DERMS functionality.. .    . - Conduct system testing, user acceptance testing (UAT), and performance validation.. .  . . 7. Training and Support:. .    . - Train end-users, field personnel, and system administrators on DERMS functionalities.. .    . - Provide ongoing support during system rollout and post-implementation.. .  . . 8. Continuous Improvement:. .    . - Stay informed about industry trends, regulatory changes, and emerging technologies related to DERMS.. .    . - Propose enhancements to optimize DERMS performance and adapt to evolving grid needs.. .  . . Qualifications:. . - Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.. . - Minimum of 3 years of experience working with DERMS solutions in the utility sector.. . - Technical knowledge of DER technologies, including solar PV, battery storage, electric vehicles, and microgrids.. . - Familiarity with utility grid operations and distribution system management.. .  . . Skills and Competencies:. . - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.. . - Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.. . . Understanding of grid modernization, renewable energy integration, and grid resilience.. . . . Applications will be accepted until 5/1/2024.. . . . The annual salary for this position is between $72,200 - $162,500. depending on experience and other qualifications of the successful candidate..  . . . . This position is also eligible for . Cognizant’s . discretionary annual incentive program. ,. . based on performance and subject to the terms of . Cognizant’s applicable plans. ..  . . . . Benefits. :. . Cognizant offers the following benefits. . for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements:.  .  . . . . . . Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance.  . . . . Paid holidays plus P. aid Time Off.  . . . . 401(k) plan and contributions.  . . . . Long-term/Short-term Disability.  . . . . Paid Parental Leave.  . . . . Employee Stock Purchase Plan. . . . . . . . . . . Disclaimer: . The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is . accurate. as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to . modify. this information at any time, subject to applicable law. .  . . Employee Status : . Full Time Employee. Shift : . Day Job. Travel : . No. Job Posting : . Apr 01 2024. About Cognizant. Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at . www.cognizant.com . or follow us . @USJobsCognizant.. Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.. Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.. 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