Senior Software Engineer

Plano, TX 75074

Posted: 01/10/2024 Industry: IT Job Number: 21167

Job Description

Location: Plano, TX
(Hybrid flexible if project allows)

The senior software engineer supports custom software solutions for large scale automated aerospace assembly systems for both domestic and international customers. They actively participate throughout the entire project lifecycle - design, procurement, fabrication, assembly, integration, commissioning, and production support. The primary focus is on control system configuration and development, including microprocessor-based servo motion control, heating applications, analog and digital sensors, network communication, and graphical user interfaces.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works on projects throughout the full software development life cycle, including specification, design, programming, implementation, integration, commissioning, and debugging.
  • Works in a structured coding environment and participates on projects that involve both software and hardware.
  • Programs in Siemens Scripting / Siemens PLC programming (TIA-Step 7) or equivalent / WinCC Advanced / WinCC OA / WinCC Flex.
  • Programs in Allen Bradley Scripting / Allen Bradley Studio 5000 / FactoryTalk View ME.
  • Configures network administration, TCP/IP, PROFINET, and Ethernet/IP.
  • Programs in C/C++/C# for program applications to run in a Windows environment.
  • Is a member on cross-functional teams with mechanical/electrical design, project management, and manufacturing.
  • Works directly with the customer to troubleshoot and solve critical problems within the automation system.
  • Clearly documents and communicates problems encountered, troubleshooting steps taken, corrective actions, root cause, and next steps.
  • Presents information and interfaces with customers and leadership.
  • Develops and executes functional software test plan to validate project requirements.
  • In training to lead other team members by breaking down requirements into a WBS and delegating development tasks to other engineers and ensuring a uniform technical solution.
  • Provides hours budget estimates for tasks.
  • Aid Sales and Business Development Department in estimating and conception of new projects/programs.

Education and Work Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science in Software, Electrical, Computer, or Mechanical Engineering, related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Five or more years programming in C/C++/C#;must be able to program applications to run in a Windows environment.
  • Minimum of 3+ years experience programming in Siemens Scripting / Siemens PLC programming (TIA-Step 7) or equivalent / WinCC Advanced / WinCC OA / WinCC Flex or programming in Allen Bradley Scripting / Allen Bradley Studio 5000 / FactoryTalk View ME.
  • Advanced knowledge of network administration, TCP/IP configuration, PROFINET configuration, Ethernet/IP configuration.
  • Advanced knowledge of industrial automation hardware control system components.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance Requirements:
  • US Citizen - Ability to obtain security clearances 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: List of needed knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully accomplish the duties and responsibilities of the job.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills.
  • Read and understand drawings and schematics (ie: electronics, mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics).
  • Understands automation, controls, electronics, and electrical equipment/systems.
  • Understands electronics principles and design.
  • Trained in computer programming languages, which may include C, C++, C#, Java, Python, Swift, VBScript, Ladder Logic, SCL and others.
  • Understanding of design, testing, and modification of programs and applications.
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently, act and deliver results, and exercise high level judgment in the absence of explicit direction.
  • Clear and effective communication skills in both written and spoken forms.
  • Learn and apply new concepts quickly and effectively.
  • Work collaboratively and build strategic relations with colleagues, coworkers, and contractors.
  • Work effectively with different levels of management, team members and customers.
  • Possesses required experience, skills, and attributes for assigned level in Professional Development, PLC Controls, GUI Development, Software Development, and Product Knowledge on the Engineering Skills Matrix.
Work Conditions:
  • No adverse environmental conditions expected.
  • Standard work schedule, overtime may be necessary for meeting deadlines, required travel, and emergent conditions.
  • Available to works nights, weekends, and holidays. Travel Requirements.
  • This position can involve frequent travel to 60% of the time.


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