Controls Lead - Smart Cities, Manufacturing & Energy

Location: Washington DC, VA

Department: Engineering and Operations

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor


SYNEXXUS serves both the commercial and defense markets.  Our commercial hardware and software power the Industrial Internet of Things, controlling diverse systems from LED streetlights, to electric utility-class transformers, to fire extinguisher monitoring systems.  Visit us at to learn more.

Now Hiring a Controls Lead to stand up a Tridium Niagara Framework 4 instance for a large Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) deployment related to smart cities, manufacturing and energy transmission. The Controls Lead is expected to program controllers; integrate 3rd party systems; create graphics; as well as be capable of supporting efforts to test and commission installs.

Travel Required: 20%

Essential Job Functions

  • Stand up, configure and test a Niagara 4 instance for a smart city deployment
  • Integrate 3rd party systems including: Building Automation Systems; energy transmission and distribution systems; and manufacturing equipment
  • Develop a graphical user interface (GUI) for the aforementioned systems within Niagara
  • Assist, as needed, with test and commissioning of integrated systems
  • Programming will be required in BACnet IP & MSTP and may include LO and MODBUS
  • JACE programming and integration
  • Program system and device alarms, schedules and ramps

Required Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering with focus on programming, or equivalent
  • 5 to 10 years of experience desired
  • Hands on experience with building front-end graphical user interfaces (GUI) within a Niagara Framework
  • Understanding of: electrical diagrams; control diagrams; building operations; building controls; energy transmission and distribution
  • Understanding of the development process and testing cycle including bug tracking and formal code documentation and releases
  • Analytical, diagnostic / debugging / troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills required for integrating applications, systems, and equipment
  • Must have strong Tridium Niagara 4 skills
  • Experience with AX Supervisor and Workbench

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with common development and repository tools (i.e. SVN, GIT, JIRA, etc.)
  • Experience with Building Automation System (BAS) and Control Vendors Desired – Please note experience in your resume with ALC, JCI, Siemens, etc.
  • Niagara AX Certification (Desired, not Required)
  • OSHA training

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties.

SYNEXXUS, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable laws, as stated in the EEO is the Law poster.


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