Control Systems and Software Engineer

Job Title: Control Systems and Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: J897909_1544607738
Contact Name: Alex Landrum
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 12, 2018 09:42

Job Description

Control Systems and Software Engineer

Russell Taylor are working with a recognised world leader in the area of remote handling for hostile environments, based in Oxfordshire. We are looking to recruit an experienced Control Systems and Software Engineer to enhance their core team, who specialise in delivering nuclear solutions.

The individual will join a team responsible for delivering all control and software elements on a wide range or bespoke robotic solutions for hostile environments. The candidate will be involved in the project life cycle of remote handling control and software development - from concept, design and development through to commissioning, delivery and operation.

Qualifications & Experience

Applicants must have a 2:1 or 1st Class Honours Degree in Control Systems and/or Software Engineering or similar.

Reasonable knowledge (and preferably experience) in the majority of the below will be required:-
- Control theory
- PLC and SCADA development (project lifecycle)
- Actuator technologies
- Sensor technologies
- OO Software development (preferably C++)
- Robotics
- Motor drive technologies
- Databases
- Requirements analysis
- Real-time software development

Knowledge/experience in communications (theory and practice at software and hardware levels), electrical, hydraulics and pneumatics would be beneficial but not essential.

Salary & benefits
Salary will be distinguished depending on the relevance of the applicant's skill set, experience and qualifications.
Other benefits include 26 days annual leave, rising by 1 day per completed year of service up to a maximum of 5, plus 8 statutory Bank Holidays. Competitive pension contributions, private annual health checks, professional fees, accident and sickness insurance are also included in the package.

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