Principal Field Service Engineer Systems/Software

Madison, Pennsylvania
08 Oct 2016
07 Feb 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
JobID :   23307BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company!  Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we're proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers' success.  If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you. 
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Software/Systems Engineer within our Operating Plant Services business unit which provides global field services and instrumentation and control solutions to new and operating plants.

In this position, a Principal Systems Engineer can expect to be engaged in the following:
  • Contributing to software development teams in the creation of new and the improvement of existing software.
  •  Contributing to every aspect of software projects from specification development through final testing, qualification and release,
  • Participating in the financial, scheduling and reporting responsibilities of the development programs
  • Following required quality standards and appropriate Company processes and procedures
  • Identifying and recommending improvements in processes and driving team implementation of identified improvements
  • Leading field implementation and troubleshooting of new products developed by the department while transferring knowledge to end users
  • Leading and providing guidance for outsourced software development personnel
  • Analyzing and resolving complex problems in a high quality and timely manner
  • Limited travel in support of outages, vendors and industry activities
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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Job Requirements
The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • B.S. Degree Software Engineering, Computer Science or Electrical Engineering w/significant programming skills (advanced degree preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in one or more of the following; .Net programming, C/C++ programming (Microsoft Visual Studio a plus), Java programming (Eclipse IDE a plus),
  • Experience in larger complex software development projects, including participation in specification development, test procedures, qualification procedures and release packaging
  • Experience in project status tracking and reporting
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to interface with all levels of management, customers, vendors, industry experts, industry organizations and regulatory agencies
Desirable skills
  • Microsoft Windows system administration and configuration
  • Familiarity with LAN administration, Ethernet routing and Network administration
  • Familiarity with SQL database interfaces and database management
  • Experience with real time control systems
  • Experience in Robotics, control theory and modeling
  • Experience in Advanced Signal processing techniques, digital image processing
 -Ability to obtain and maintain unescorted access at a nuclear power plant.
 -Most possess, or be eligible to obtain a valid US Passport

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Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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