Software/Systems Engineer

Recruiter
Thyson Technology Ltd
Location
Ellesmere Port
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
30 Oct 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Key objectives:
Creation of software code and detailed design packs based on customer requirements and/or hardware design pack information. Liaison with clients and third party’s for design acceptance and approval. Provide project technical support and other duties as required.

Key responsibilities:
- Development of software code based on technical specifications and customer requirements
- Creation of software design documentation packages and input into multi discipline documentation
- Technical support to various disciplines with hardware selection
- Test and commission Software
- Ownership of the software and associated documentation through its full life-cycle
- Modification of existing software and regression testing
- Support service team with software issues
- Responsible for their own health and safety and that of others and undertake the obligations as defined within the TTL H&S Manual.
- Assist in the implementation of the TTL Quality Assurance, Environmental Management System, abide and promote its Policies and Procedures.

Qualifications:
- Engineering/Computer related or appropriate engineering qualification (degree/HND) or comparable industrial experience

Skills:
- Proficient in the use of IEC-61131-3 PLC Programming languages
- Proficient in object oriented programming concepts
- Proficient in SQL and database design concepts
- Ability to read and understand CAD Drawings
- Good Numeracy skills

Knowledge:
- General knowledge of common automation protocols (Modbus, Profibus, Profinet, OPC, DH+, BSAP)
- Awareness of the regulations and standards applicable to oil & gas and industrial control systems.
- Understanding of TCP/IP and industrial networking interfaces
- Understanding of serial RS232/422/485 interfaces
- Understanding of C&I concepts related to control system development (4-20ma loops, 1-5v , voltage free contacts, tripamps, , I/P converters etc).

Attributes:
- Broad awareness of industrial engineering principles
- Reliable
- Flexible approach to working
- Hard working and efficient
- Logical approach to problem solving

Experience:
- Experience working in a software development or automation background in an industrial environment

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