Medior Scada Engineer

  • Work on a rapidly growing and dynamic OT landscape, ensuring the 24/7 operation of our international trading department (Eneco Energy Trade)

  • Solve new technical (interface) challenges in the fast-changing energy market, including the implementation of a new SCADA package

  • Optimize the integration of OT, IT, and IoT landscapes

Why choose for Eneco?

We want to accelerate the energy transition. With our ambitious ‘One Planet Plan’, we have made it clear that by 2035, we aim to be the first energy company to become CO2-neutral. No more reliance on natural gas! The entire Netherlands is making the switch. Towards smarter, cleaner, and more sustainable energy. Everyone has their own reasons for doing so. Some want to contribute to a better climate, others switch because their neighbors are doing it, or because they find joy in saving energy, and we're doing it now! 

Our Assets department is at the heart of change due to the growth of renewable energy, the need for flexibility to enable system integration of renewable energy sources, and regulatory changes. This rapid growth also calls for more support and expansion of our team, and that’s where you come in! 

At Eneco Energy Trading, our goal is to be a leading provider of flexibility and grid stabilization in the North European energy market using renewable energy. Our SCADA team ensures we continuously implement technical changes to stay competitive in our IT/OT landscape. This allows us to connect and manage as much renewable energy as possible in our sustainable portfolio, both now and in the future. 

What you’ll do

You will be tackling questions like, "How can we make the curtailing chain more predictable to relieve operators?" With smart technological solutions, you contribute to our mission of 'sustainable energy for everyone’. Your main responsibilities: 

  • Specify and map out the monitoring and control needs in chain-related processes and applications (use cases). 

  • Translate requirements into clear functional and non-functional specifications. 

  • Develop design and test specifications (user stories). 

  • Contribute to the execution of engineering activities for the project on integrations and PLC/RTU level, SCADA functions. 

  • Be involved in the entire project from design to configuration, implementation, and testing, up to commissioning in the field. 

In short, you ensure a well-functioning, reliable, and predictable control chain. 

Is this about you?

  • Experience with PLC/SCADA systems and the associated interfaces. Experience with SAT SCALA 250, Iconics SCADA, IEC 60870-5-101/104, Modbus TCP, and OPC DA/UA is a plus. 

  • Good command of English. Dutch is preferred, but not required 

  • Proven experience with mission-critical environments. 

  • Possession of a valid VCA basic certificate and willingness to work on-call shifts. 

  • A valid driving license (B). 

You’ll be responsible for

  • You have a clear vision of the field of operational technology.  

  • Daily maintenance and management of the SCADA environment and the interfaces/connections.  

  • Implement new changes and features in our applications and the interfaces/connections. 

  • Think along and implement new technical solutions in new projects. 

  • Unlock data from new assets with existing solutions and newly developed solutions. 

  • You will be part of a 24/7 standby shift to make sure our operations are always available. 

This is where you’ll work

You will work within the Business Technology Assets department. This team consists of approximately 35 colleagues, including an Edge Engineering, Network, IoT, and a SCADA-OT team. You will collaborate daily with your department, the business Product Owner, and external stakeholders. 

What we have to offer

Gross annual salary between €67.000 and €90.000

Including FlexBudget, 8% holiday allowance, and depending on your role a bonus or collective profit sharing.


Have it paid out, use it to buy extra holiday days or save it up for something nice, it's up to you.

Personal and professional growth

Eneco is fully committed to help you in your personal and professional development.

Hybrid working, at home or in the office

You work 40% at the office and 40% at home. The other day you decide what works best for you.
Werken bij Eneco is voor iedereen

Work that works for you and the climate

If you decide on a career at Eneco, you are choosing ambition, growth and opportunities. You will have all the space you want to improve yourself and do your job the way that suits you best, which includes having a good work-life balance. You can work to a flexible schedule and work partly from home if your role allows it.
That is how you can work on your own future and on the future of the world. After all, you and your 4,000 colleagues are committed to our mission: climate neutrality by 2035. We assist customers to accelerate their sustainability efforts, devise innovative solutions and seize opportunities with both hands. Are you ready?

The stages of our application procedure:

Want to know more about this job function?

We understand that you may want to learn more before taking the next step in your career. Therefore, we encourage you to reach out to our recruiter, Mark van Dommelen. Whether you have questions about the interview process, the specific duties and responsibilities of the role, or are simply curious about the company culture, we are here to answer all your inquiries.

For the recruitment of this position, we prefer to handle the process internally and do not wish to collaborate with external parties.

Questions about the application procedure

Feel free to contact our recruiter:

Mark van Dommelen


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