Senior Systems Engineer - PLC/SCADA

East Midlands
£37000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and pension
19 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Annabel Honour
C & I
Contract Type
Full Time
£37K-£45K plus bonus

This role is based within the Engineering team and reports to the System Delivery Engineering Manager.
An excellent opportunity for an individual with a strong desire to continue developing technically by creating technical solutions and managing the associated risks. The individuals general and specialist knowledge and understanding will be utilised to optimise the application of existing technologies and best practices.
This role involves requirements capture, design, implementation, test, installation and maintenance of SCADA PLCs within control and monitoring systems, predominantly in the Rail sector.

What are my Responsibilities?
- Technically understanding our customer requirements and then ensuring that a solution is designed and implemented in a methodical manner utilising industry best practices.
- Engineering elements of a project and liaising closely with all members of the design team.
- Deliver assigned activities within agreed timescales and budgeted costs.
- Develop a firm understanding and appreciation of system design, development of system design, safety concepts and associated decision making as applied to applicable industries.
- Application of appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the project life cycle.
- Deliver assigned task in accordance with Company Safety and Quality procedures and all applicable legislative, safety and customer requirements
- Responsible for maintaining and developing their own professional competence.

What experience do I need to apply for this role?
- Proven experience in SCADA/PLC design and programming, preferably to the Rail market.
- Sound knowledge of SCADA system architecture and functionality.
- Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject preferred.
- Working towards professional status with a relevant institution.
- Experience and knowledge of engineering processes at all stages of the engineering lifecycle.
- Good knowledge of IT systems and software, especially Microsoft Office and Project.
- Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Excellent organisational, time management and problem solving skills.
- Excellent team member.

Full UK Driving licence

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