Automation Systems Engineer | ISU Research Park
Automation Systems Engineer

Automation Systems Engineer


Location:

Ames, IA

Job Summary:

The Automation Systems Engineer will work with our existing PLC and HMI software platforms to refine existing and develop new control systems to expand our connected solutions portfolio. They would also aid in the development of tangential and complementary products that would help support the company’s product offerings.

Essential Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field

Preferred Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate technical concepts in an understandable and concise way
  • Ability to work as a teammate within an overall dedicated team
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent time management skills with the proven ability to work on multiple projects and stay within scope, schedule, cost, and quality specifications
  • Background in embedded systems programming and design
  • Background in SCADA and automation platform architecture
  • Ability to adapt and learn new programming environments
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and other related software

Job Duties:

  • Collects information on project specifications, performance requirements, and known capabilities and limitations
  • Refines existing and designs new control systems for the company’s automation portfolio
  • Reviews and modifies existing software to improve performance, correct errors, and conform with compatibility requirements of available hardware
  • Determines feasibility of proposed application modifications or design, ensuring the needs and requirements of the user will be met within time and cost requirements
  • Designs applications and systems to meet the project requirements, collaborating with systems analysts, engineers, programmers, and other developers as needed
  • Develops and leads software system testing and validation procedures; compiles relevant documentation
  • Trains, or provides training documentation to, users on new or modified applications
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

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Posted on

September 21, 2022