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Siemens PCS7 Software Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 26/06/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Summary of Role:
Assist in the delivery of PCS7 based projects with related design and implementation including upgrades to lastest versions and virtualisation, process improvements and modifications. The candidate should have proven main-stream control automation experience across several previous Siemens based projects that must include medium to large size DCS using recent PCS7 versions. Essential skills are hands-on implementation/test of PCS7 v9.0 AS/O using APL, CMT, CFC and SFC.

Role Description:
* PCS7 DCS enhancements and process control modifications
* Whole software/systems lifecycle involvement; design, coding, testing, install and commissioning
* Working within project team to customer deadlines
* Installation and configuration/testing work at UK customer sites

The Company:
is a leading advanced automation and real-time business intelligence company specialising in Automation, Control and IT Solutions and Services with major customers in the Nuclear, Power Generation, Utilities and Oil & Gas markets. The Company is renowned for its innovation, technical excellence, project delivery, quality and safety.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Minimum 5 years experience using PCS7 v8.0 or greater within medium / large DCS
* Advanced WinCC Skills
* Experience of AS/OS system design, coding, testing and commissioning
* Experience of producing FDS, DDS and Test Specifications
* Use of PCS7 AS/OS using APL, CMT, CFC and SFC
* Use of PCS7 using S7-400/300 and Profibus technologies
* Use of PCS7 interfacing to intelligent Siemens drives and packages
* Knowledge of project lifecycle working to QA procedures
* Willingness to travel and work away when required
* Driving licence

Personal Qualities:
* Confident and capable and able to work under own initiative and within a team environment
* Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines
* Have good communication skills
* Be flexible in working methods

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of PCS7 v9.0
* Experience of PCS7 version upgrades
* Experience of PCS7 SCL, PH, OPENPCS, WebServer
* Experience of PCS7 within a virtualised / domain configuration
* Experience of PCS7 F-Systems for SIL2 systems
* Experience of Step-7 and WinCC Flex
* Experience of PCS7 Maintenance Station
* Experience of SIMIT
* Experience of PDM
* Experience of Power Station control systems

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