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  • Job reference: RMS0181362

HMI / SCADA Development Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/06/2017
  • Duration: long term
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (18/07/17)

The Role:
HMI / SCADA Engineer to work in the substation division of a leading power company. The position is initially signed off for 6 months but will likely be much longer term. 3 weeks of product training is planned to be provided in South France.

Main purpose of the role:

* Develops, researches, designs, implements, tests, and evaluates HMI and SCADA software for a newly developed substation system.
* In conjunction with hardware product development, that enable computers to perform their applications, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.
* Analyses software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
* Consults with hardware engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software and operational and performance requirements of overall system.
* Formulates and designs software system, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.
* Develops and directs software system testing procedures, programming, and documentation.
* Consults with customer concerning maintenance of software system

The Company:
A global leader in power and automation systems

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Electrical Substation Automation Software Development background ideally featuring design & implementation experience of IEC-61850
* Specific involvement (Essential) with HMI Sub-system Architecture

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Application Design & Development under IEC-61850 would be Highly Desirable.
* Associated Software Development skills in Visual C#.Net, HTML5, JavaScript, REST & associated web technologies would be very useful but not essential

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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