Control Systems Software Engineer - Contract

Control Systems Software Engineer - Contract
  • Competitive
  • Contract
  • New Malden, London, England, UK New Malden London GBR KT1 3PA
Job Ref: BBBH34052
Date Added: 13 September 2022

Control Systems Software Engineer - contract

British national and citizen (no dual nationality). Able to obtain Security Clearance (SC), UK Eyes Only.

Are you a Control Systems Software Engineer? We are seeking an engineer primarily working within a software team supplying major UK naval programmes/vessels that have significant national strategic importance.

Working within a team of like minded, and skilful control systems software engineers, you will provide subject matter expertise both to your engineering peers as well as the programme management team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Specify, design and test solutions for PLC & SCADA control systems.
  • Develop PLC & SCADA code from multiple design formats such as Block Diagrams, Flow Charts or Pseudo Code.
  • Siemens Totally Integrated Automation Engineering Environment.
  • Siemens S7-1500 programming and integration experience.
  • Fieldbus (Profinet/Profibus) communication protocols.
  • Validate software designs through analysis and test.
  • Capture, interpret and develop customer requirements.
  • Produce technical documentation in accordance with company/customer procedures.
  • Manage data communications with third party equipment.
  • Support the preparation of contract changes and proposals.
  • Be aware of and comply with company standards of conduct and all relevant statutory requirements.
  • Carry out any other reasonable management request.
  • Provide input to project meetings and team briefings.

Essential criteria

  • Design and integration of PLC & SCADA control systems.
  • Siemens Totally Integrated Automation Engineering Environment.
  • Siemens S7-1500 programming and integration experience.
  • Fieldbus (Profinet/Profibus) communication protocols.
  • Industrial communication and networking standards.
  • Production of technical documentation.
  • SCADA/PLC interfacing and driver configuration.
  • Software development Lifecycles, processes and procedures.
  • 3+ years in a PLC software engineering environment.
  • Proven experience in PLC control systems design and programming.
  • Understanding of commissioning and setting to work.
  • Degree, HND, HNC or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic engineering or a related discipline e.g. C&I engineering, Systems engineering.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience of Large Infrastructure PLC & SCADA development.
  • Systems Engineering approach to software development.
  • High Level Programming Language experience within SCADA environments.
  • VB, C#/C++ Programming.
  • Siemens WinCC Open Architecture (OA)
  • Understanding of industry standards such as BS EN 61508, 61511 and 61131.
  • Understanding of MTBF calculations, FMECAs, reliability block diagrams.
  • Experience of configuration management systems and change control.
  • Software testing and verification.
  • Experience within defence, maritime, aerospace, or a similarly regulated industrial sector (for example Oil & Gas, Pharma or PetroChem).
  • Ship's machinery and control systems.

Carbon60, Lorien, SRG - the Impellam Group STEM Portfolio is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

13/10/2022 08:10:41
GBP 40 50 Hour
Contact Consultant:
Adrian Weideman

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