Software Engineer – Real-time Control / Power Systems

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI)

OSI (Open Systems International, Inc.) [******************** is a fast-paced, dynamic software company that is paving the way in high-performance automation and business solutions for utility industries worldwide. Solutions include Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Network Management Systems (NMS), Energy Management Systems (EMS), Distribution Management Systems (DMS) and Generation Management Systems (GMS); as well as individual software/hardware products and Smart Grid Solutions for utility operations. Our solutions help empower our customers to meet their operational challenges day in and day out with unsurpassed reliability. OSI is headquartered in Medina, Minnesota, USA.

In this position you will be responsible for developing applications that monitor and control the electric grid for safe, reliable and economic operations. All of this is done using the latest technologies in a fast-paced, collaborative environment at a forward looking company.



* Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering with Power Systems Emphasis, Computer Science or related technical field.
* C development experience
* Familiar with platform independent tools and libraries.
* Analysis Tools experience: ANT, CUnit, JUnit, FxCop and/or PREfast.
* Source Version Control experience: CVS, Git and/or Subversion.
* Experience on multiple platforms and cross-platform development.

Power Systems

* Knowledge of electric utility operation, control and/or optimization

Real Time Controls

* Networking knowledge and protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, XMPP, HTTP, MSRP, XCAP, SOAP, DNP, etc.).


* Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering with Power Systems Emphasis, Computer Science or related technical field
* Experience in one or more of the following C#, C++, Java, Python, etc
* Experience in Electric, Gas or Water SCADA applications.

Power Systems

* 3-5 years of experience in power systems engineering and/or software development focused on generation, transmission, distribution and/or outage management

Real Time Controls

* 3-5 years of experience working with mathematical models, control algorithms and/or software development.


OSI offers a comprehensive benefit package to our full-time regular employees. Benefits include health, dental, life and disability insurance, 401(k) matching, bonuses, profit sharing and a generous amount of paid time off and paid holidays. Additional perks include flexible work hours, employee events, fitness discounts, casual dress code, exciting travel opportunities, employee referral bonus programs, and more. Check out our Life at OSI [******************************************************************************************* Facebook page to see more.

As an employee of OSI you will have access to cutting edge technologies in a fun, professional, positive and dynamic work environment. We have excellent opportunities for growth and development.

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