CSE ICON is seeking a mid- to senior-level AVEVA/OSIsoft PI engineer to join our real-time data practice who enjoys interacting and working with clients and strives to exceed client expectations. Work may be performed remotely, but resources located in the Houston, TX area are preferred.

For the mid-level role:

  • A successful first year will typically involve:
    • Meeting clients for discussions on projects
    • Providing input on project plans, architecture, and schedules
    • Installation and configuration of historian servers and interfaces, along with system administration and monitoring tasks, for both new installations and upgrades
    • Creating, maintaining, and monitoring historian data points along with system health monitoring
    • Troubleshooting system health issues, from small, localized problems to system-wide problems involving other related systems
    • Creating data visualization displays and reports using vendor tools or programming
    • Creating sections of standard procedure documentation
  • The following experience is required:
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience with installing, configuring, and monitoring historian servers and interfaces

For the senior-level role:

  • A successful first year will involve some of the above tasks as well as:
    • Providing clients and our internal business development team with industry knowledge, common client trends and concerns, as well as vendor road map knowledge for various historians
    • Meeting with multiple clients for introductory discussions and working on both short- and long-term projects
    • Providing scoping, scheduling, and planning for projects, such as engineering studies, upgrades of existing systems, implementations of new historians, and application development involving historians and integration of multiple types of related systems
    • Creation and oversight of standard operating procedure and best practice documentation
    • Providing technical oversight to more junior resources on real-time data projects as well as across the company when needed on various SCADA, cybersecurity, and IT Integration work
    • Designing system architecture, installation, and configuration of servers, interfaces, and user tools for both new installations and upgrades for both software and hardware
    • Staying abreast of the latest network security practices and their impact on historians and related systems
    • Communicating proactively and clearly with clients, colleagues, and management regarding progress, risks, and proposed solutions and improvements
  • The following experience is required:
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience with installing, configuring, and monitoring historian servers and interfaces

For either role, the following experience and traits are preferred:

  • OSIsoft PI consulting and support experience, both at client sites and remotely
  • Experience with business intelligence tools like PowerBI, Spotfire, and Tableau
  • Experience with the PI Integrator for Business Analytics
  • Experience designing and implementing asset-based data structures such as PI AF
  • Experience working in the oil and gas, chemicals, and pharmaceutical industries
  • Experience with hardware and software replacements and upgrades
  • Strong knowledge of networks, including network security and communication protocols
  • Server maintenance such as the implementation of security patches
  • Programming experience with the PI AF-SDK using .NET
  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving ability
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Science or Engineering
  • Ability to travel and work offshore, if needed


A well-rounded compensation package, including a competitive salary, bonus programs, paid overtime, paid time off, and medical, dental, and vision insurance options with the option to purchase several more types of supplemental insurance.


CSE ICON, Inc. is a technology and integration services organization focused on the design, development and implementation of Operations Technologies and Information Systems. Our mission is to bring people and data together to create a better world. We help automate and control industrial processes, manage and support data infrastructure, simplify the mechanics of data acquisition to facilitate data consumption, and provide analytics and integration services for business operations. In doing so, we strive to be a partner to our clients in their quest for continuous improvement and profitability. Visit www.cse-icon.com/who-we-are/ to learn more about us.

Job Category: Engineer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston TX Remote

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