Control Software Engineer

Job Title: Control Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Staffordshire, England
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J893089_1505480941
Contact Name: Ben Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 15, 2017 14:09

Job Description

Russell Taylor are actively recruiting for a Control Software Engineer to work on the design, installation and commissioning of industrial gas measurement and analyser systems within a variety of industries.

The successful candidate will design, document, develop, test and commission PLC / HMI based control systems. This will cover the complete system development lifecycle from initial design through to customer site acceptance.

This role is mainly office based however the individual may be required to travel to client premises on an occasional basis to undertake software modifications or meetings. The successful candidate will also provide support and assistance to other engineering disciplines within the design team whilst attending Design working Groups.

Essential Skills:
* Minimum of a HNC in a software related engineering discipline or equivalent experience working with software controlled systems.
* Knowledge of IE61131-3 programming languages.
* Experience of the complete software/systems design lifecycle.
* Experience of PLC programming languages.
* Knowledge of computer operating systems.
* Knowledge of network / serial communications protocols and hardware.

Desirable Skills:
* Knowledge of Control & Instrumentation Engineering.
* Knowledge of process control principles.
* Knowledge of web based programming technologies such as HTML, PHP(Laravel) or JavaScript.
* Knowledge of National Grid design standards.
* Knowledge of serial communications protocols and hardware.