Scada Monitoring Application Support Engineer(OSI PI Systems)

  • Anywhere

Are you ready to play a key role in propelling organisations on their data driven journey?

Sword builds foundations across platforms, data, and applications and our people have a shared passion for technology and solving complex business challenges for our customers.

Our core values and culture are based on caring about our people, investing in training and career development and building inclusive teams where we are all encouraged to contribute to achieve success.  Our people and culture are our highest priority in all we do. Measurable feedback is captured annually to ensure we continue to improve and develop our offering.

If these values are important to you, and you are looking to take the next step in your career with an established and growing company, we’re delighted to share a newly created opportunity to join the Sword team in the role of Scada Monitoring Application Support Engineer.

We have an opportunity for an experienced Applications Engineer to join our team on an permanent basis. This role will support and manage our customer’s portfolio of applications and systems to support a wide range of critical business processes.

This role can be remote, UK based.


Here’s what the role will look like:

We are looking for an applications engineer with experience of supporting Energy sector or similar application portfolios. Experience of supporting a diverse portfolio of applications, including Real-Time asset information systems (primarily PI) and Bazefield.

  • Previous extensive experience as an Applications Engineer.
  • Experience of supporting Energy sector or similar application portfolios, with a knowledge of SQL, Oracle and necessary database interfaces.
  • Experience working and liaising closely with vendors and has the ability to keep them on track.
  • Analytical skills
  • Application interoperability, integration, data flows, functionality overlap
  • Real-time data / PI knowledge/understanding
  • Database knowledge
  • Automation/scripting skills: csharp, Python (desirable)
  • Reporting
  • Understanding on Allocations, system configuration and performance, Production / Lost-production figures.
  • Familiar with Agile & DevOps
  • Fast learner and delivery-focused



Our people are supported and encouraged to develop their career with Sword through their own personal learning and development plan, alongside a competitive salary, pension, private health, wellbeing and insurance schemes, a flexible approach to working, and employee assistance programme.

Sword is committed to maintaining a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer.  All applicants receive equal consideration for employment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

If we can do anything to help make the hiring process more accessible, please let our talent acquisition team know when you apply so we can support any adjustments.