Lead Software Systems Engineer - Swadlincote

Solutions Recruitment
Swadlincote, UK
18 Jun 2019
21 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Software Systems Engineer required for a permanent position within an engineering service provider, this role will be based in Swadlingcote.

Qualification requirements:

A proven track record with a minimum of 5 years' experience in designing and developing control systems using the Allen Bradley family of PLCs, Control Logix and Siemens S7 and/or TIA Portal in particular.

Role overview:

The role will comprise of handling a number of bespoke turnkey projects from concept to completion.

Working closely with the engineers on the project, you will develop and implement software suited to individual customer requirements. Your duties will also include client acceptance testing, site meetings & regular project reviews.

Details of role:

* Detailed FDS/SDS development.

* Control system software/hardware design and implementation.

* PLC programming from scratch or implementing site standard code.

* Liaise with clients.

* Conduct site surveys.

* Undertake on site installation, testing and commissioning.

* Participate in both FAT (factory acceptance test) & CAT (client acceptance test).

* Provide support to team members.

Personal specification:

* Good oral, written and presentation skills essential.

* Demonstrate a professional manner with strong a command of the English language.

* Experience of designing and developing bespoke automated control systems through the lifecycle of a project.

* Exposure to Omron, Mitsubishi and Beckhoff would be a great advantage.

* Happy working within a team and have the ability to be self-driven.

* Experienced in the development of technical design specification documents (FDS/SDS)

* Experience of PLC hardware commissioning and I/O testing would be beneficial.

Hours of work:

Contracted to 39 hours per week (Monday - Friday)


£40,000 - £50,000 per annum (dependant on experience)

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