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  • Job reference: RMS0127179

Software Engineer - Automation Software

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/07/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (23/07/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry world-wide. The company's knowledge and technologies span from reservoir to production and through the life of a field. The company employs approximately 25 000 people in more than 30 countries. They apply the knowledge and create and use technologies that deliver their customers' solutions.

The Role:
We have an opportunity for a PLC/SCADA Software Engineer to join our client’s research and development team within their Subsea Controls Centre of Excellence. You will provide your expertise in the area of control system design, implementation, integration and qualification ensuring effective transition from the lab into advanced products. Experience with software development, verification, and change management is essential for this position. You shall be required to develop software to a structured development life cycle model, from the requirements stage to product release.

Expertise in the following environments or similar is required: Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLC, Siemens Step7, DCS Platforms, ICONICS Genesis 32, Wonderware Intouch

Experience of the following is desirable: IEC 61508 SIL I & II applications, ICS Triplex AAdvance, S7 Distributed Safety, knowledge of networks, Trihedral VTS.

Our client offer excellent career opportunities at very competitive salaries in an exciting and challenging technology environment.
The Centre of Excellence for Subsea Controls is located in Aberdeen. Aberdeen and its surrounding
area ranks as the top area for quality of life in Scotland and one of the most desirable cities in the UK in
which to live and work. Relocation assistance is available to successful candidates from outside the
Aberdeen area.
Responsibilities are carried out within a centralised structured environment whereby normal reporting is to the line manager.
• Requirement capture, development, implementation, test, and maintenance of Automation Software products.
• Handling support work, ensuring that a change management process is followed to produce a quality technical solution in short timescales.
• Interacting with clients.
• Ensuring allocated work scopes are produced within budget and timescale.
• Monitoring allocated work scopes and reporting current status, estimate to complete and resource requirements to Lead Engineer/Manager.
• Assisting Lead Engineer/Manager with estimates of effort and best technical solution.
• Ensuring all work activities are in accordance with client’s procedures.
• Working offshore/overseas as the role requires.
• Identifying processes and patterns of work areas and recommending procedures to improve standardisation and consistency of approach to Manager.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree with relevant industry experience
• Experience with development & programming of PLC and SCADA systems
• Demonstrable relevant Software Engineering experience preferably within the Oil and Gas industry
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