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Sr. Controls Software Engineer
Ref No.: 17-01631
Location: Royal Oak, Michigan
Sr. Controls Software Engineer
Royal Oak, MI.
Contract/Project (W2)
Pay Rate: 32.20 per hour

Ref. ID: 4518
 
As the Sr. Controls Software Engineer, you will have the opportunity to start a project at the beginning and follow it through final customer acceptance. This position is responsible for producing a quality design on schedule, getting customer acceptance, and assisting as required while the machine is being built and debugged.
 
We are looking for experienced candidates who will:
  • Utilize existing customer and internal standards as well as references from previous projects to develop and customize specific project application.
  • Coordinate and review with Technical Leaders, Automation Engineers, and colleagues to maintain consistency within a given project.
  • Research, develop, and document software interfaces.
  • Client out software structure and writes logic for machine controls and system interfaces
  • Design Human Machine Interface (HMI) screens.
  • Check software programs for errors.
  • Provide debugging support for intermediate to complex machine applications.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Associate Degree - Electrical / Controls Engineering or Electronics Technology and a minimum of 5 years' experience in designing controls software, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Competence with various PLC (mainly Siemens and AB), HMI, and software development platforms.  Working knowledge of systems, networks, and database applications.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated experience in understanding and following customer specifications
  • Possible travels (0-20%) for meetings
  • Utilize existing customer and internal standards as well as references from previous projects to develop and customize specific project applications
 
Requirements/Additional Information:
Siemens Step 7 (S7-300) - Required
Wincc and/or TIA portal - Required
Profisafe - Preferred
Siemens NC (840D) - Preferred