Senior PLC / Controls Programmer

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Location
South Birmingham, Alabama
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Oct 2016
Closes
24 Dec 2016
Ref
151875
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Division Digital Factory (DF)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Digital Factory (DF)
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 151875
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location AL - South Birmingham
Required Travel 20%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/digital-factory.htm

Job Description
Position Overview
Performs complex design, maintenance, enhancement, testing, implementation, and support of software for customer equipment. Completes the development of software test requirements for complex modules under development, executes complex test specifications. Completes estimates for complex modules under development, and estimates own work. Performs reviews of complex customers' standards specification and other documentation to determine software engineering requirements. Performs presentations of complex technical findings and developments. Completes the software quality process through the execution of complex module, subsystem and system test procedures.
This position is part of a project/solutions business group for the delivery of full turn-key or integration of minor to major installations. Will report to the Business Manager.

Responsibilities

•Performs complex design, maintenance, enhancement, testing, implementation, and support of software.
•Completes the development of software test requirements for complex modules under development, executes complex test specifications.
•Completes estimates for complex modules under development, and estimates own work.
•Performs reviews of complex customers' standards specification and other documentation to determine software engineering requirements.
•Performs presentations of complex technical findings and developments.
•Completes the software quality process through the execution of complex module, subsystem and system test procedures.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• Experience with Siemens S5, S7, and WinCC.
• Degree in Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering or Computer Science or equivalent Experience
• 5-8years experience in the field
• Experience with automotive assembly plant install and commissioning activities for factory automation and/or end of line testing equipment is required.
• Travel will vary up to 30 %
• Ability to take multiple data points for requirements and condense the various requirements into a solution.
• Experience with automotive assembly plant install and commissioning activities for factory automation and/or end of line testing equipment is required.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• German language is a plus.
• Multi-tasking with globally located resources will be necessary.
• Multiple projects will likely be running concurrently and trouble-shooting and problem resolution will be key skills needed by the successful candidate.
• Background and a good knowledge of Siemens automation products or equivalent is desired.
• Experience with a German Automaker is a plus

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