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  • Job reference: RMS0199086

Software Technician

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/01/2019
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/03/19)
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The Role:
We currently have a requirement for Software Technician within the Transmission & Distribution sector of the business.

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the systems development lifecycle: specification, design, programming, testing, installation and commissioning. This will range from configuring multiple instances of existing solutions to developing new solutions for clients from a list of basic requirements. This will include database configuration, coding, application engineering, hardware interface, system testing and commissioning. This would include client visits for meetings & surveys and possible overseas travel for training courses and partner integrations.

The Company:
Our client 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, and project delivery, quality and safety.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Is competent in the use of a PC & management of electronic files/folders
* Good knowledge of databases
* Has a good understanding of SCADA/HMIs and control systems
* Experienced coder in any of the following C++, C#, JAVA, VB
* Ability to learn how to configure & navigate new products with manuals and on-line support
* The ability to research ideas/products to identify suitability for a solution
* Can successfully complete all assigned tasks to plan and in line with company procedures and standards.
* A team player who has drive and tenacity with a willingness to learn
* Can communicate confidently and effectively with colleagues and customers
* Always follows good health & safety practices within both ours and customer sites

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Electrical Engineering knowledge
* Knowledge of electrical principles (Power calculations etc.)
* Ideally GE equipment knowledge or Copa-data Zenon SCADA
* Ideally worked with substation control system
* Good research skills
* Good excel skills or High level programming skills
* Current driving licence

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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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