Automation Engineer - County Kerry. In this role you will work closely with the Software Manager within the electrical design department, with responsibilities in the following areas: • Automation software development based on hardware designs. • Automation software architecture. • HMI/SCADA system integration and development. • Evaluation of suitable automation systems. • Manage work schedules and monitor workload, provide progress reports to the Software Manager. Key Elements of the Role: • Provide automation solutions for both new and existing products. • Liaise with electrical design engineers and other design disciplines to prepare system requirements and to develop/document software solutions to meet business compliance and performance requirements. • Liaise with field commissioning engineers to provide support-controlled updating of version-controlled software/documentation. • Contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of a Good Engineering Practice platform for effective delivery of projects. • Liaise with software developers to prepare software integration requirements, where necessary document interface protocols and build software interface modules. • Develop/review software architecture with a focus on object-oriented version-controlled solutions. • Participate in risk assessments and to help provide solutions for new features/hardware. Qualifications Requirements and Experience. • Minimum Level 7 degree in any of the following disciplines: Software/ Automation / Electrical / Electronic / Mechatronic Engineering. • Knowledge in the following areas a distinct advantage: Programming knowledge and experience of safety and non-safety PLC systems using Codesys. • Previous experience architecting PLC/DCS systems in an object orientated fashion. • Previous experience with scripting languages. • Previous experience with PLC bus systems (Profinet/Profibus/CAN bus/Modbus etc.) • Risk analysis and safety compliance related to the PLC control and understanding of Performance Levels (PLr / SIL. • Experience with ABB PLC’s. • Experience and good understanding of IP industrial networking and system communications. • SCADA systems application/development. • Strong communication and reporting skills (verbal and in writing. • Ability to analyse problems and derive solutions. • Ability to manage project requirements and schedules.
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