Automation and Software Technician
Material Handling / Automation / Manufacturing
I am currently looking to recruit an Automation and Software Technician to join my client based in Andover
Automation and Software Technician play an important part in supporting the operation in the state of the art Automated Distribution Centre, providing 1st response to operational fault conditions, reactive and planned maintenance activities as well as proactive improvement works. This is an opportunity to work with the latest automated technology in the industry which includes robotics. Any exciting role with exceptional development opportunities.
The role will involve:
Excellent working knowledge of IT, Software use and management
NVQ Engineering, Computer Sciences, IT or equivalent Apprenticeship
IT software training and appropriate experience
You will require the following
Strong analytical skills, good problem solver.
Good communication skills both verbal and written and good interpersonal skills, able to analyse and impart knowledge.
Good organisational ability, able to prioritise.
Self-motivated, consistent and able to work at pace.
Computer literate in MS office package
Physically able to carry out engineering software/hardware testing activities within the Warehouse.
English Language ability such that able to read and understand safety information, technical manuals and data, and communicate clearly with colleagues to enable a safe
Be familiar with basic unix shell commands to connect to remote hosts, authenticate and traverse the file system
Be able to work with log files and extract relevant log lines through the application of commands used for file manipulation eg grep and cat
Be able to work with XML and or JSON to change test parameters
Be able to communicate and articulate issues
Be able to use Jira to capture and record results
To have an understanding of how software interfaces developed in technologies including Webservices and JMS are tested
Be able to start/stop java applications and troubleshoot basic issues
To have a basic understanding of tools used to query and integrate databases such as Cassandra and Postgres
Be able to follow documented procedures to reset machinery
Participate in a daily review of activities from the day before and agree plan for the day ahead
Execute tests following test plans and direction from the test team
Document and escalate faults to other work streams as appropriate
Keep track and maintain a daily working log
Provide hands on support for remote teams
Adhere to safe working practices
Please note. The company operates 24/7 and shift work will be required which includes days, nights and weekends.
If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV
We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.
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