Position Description & Responsibilities
The Industrial Controls and Automation Engineer will be responsible for the analysis and creation of applications to support Godlan's Prophecy IoT application. You will be expected to have experience programming PLCs as well as developing HMIs and integration from shop floor machines and back-office systems. Primary activities will include:
Additionally, you will provide expertise and must be able to develop applications to provide integration between machines and systems on the shop floor and back-office systems. This will include using the various APIs and web services.
This is a full-time role and is customer facing. While working from your home location, you will be expected to travel within the US. It is assumed much of your time will be spent working directly with clients performing shop floor automation tasks.
Required Technical Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of MES systems (e.g. Emerson Syncope, Rockwell ProPack Data, Werum PAS-X, POMSnet)
Working with vendors and OEMs to identify, select, and purchase optimal component solutions; Installation and configuration of equipment power cables, communication cables, networking devices, sensors, etc.;
Assisting client quality departments with execution of equipment/system site acceptance testing; Supporting disaster recovery preparatory activities including the recording of settings, backing up of software/devices, and imaging of embedded PCs;
Supporting troubleshooting and resolution of identified inconsistencies in equipment/system functions or sequences of operations; Supporting training of end-user operators.
Experience with prototyping with Raspberry Pi or Arduino;
Experience with principles and methods of Model-View-Controller (MVC) Design Pattern;
Understanding of XML, JSON, LINQ
Web services (SOAP and RESTful)
MS SQL / (T-SQL) knowledge and experience
Additional Non-Technical Required Skills
Hold yourself and your work to high standards
Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines
Required Experience, Education and Certifications
This position requires the employee to be able to see, hear, and speak. The employee will be often performing work in a seated position, which requires the use of a computer, keyboard, mouse, phone, and similar office equipment. Reasonable accommodation can be made for an employee with disabilities to performing job functions.
Ability to travel, as required, in either the most efficient or the most cost-effective mode, as determined by Godlan, Inc. management. Reasons for travel may include, but are not limited to, onsite customer work, internal meetings, customer meetings, and sales support. Must possess a valid driver's license.
At the choosing of Godlan, Inc. management, the employee's work environment will either be in a Godlan office or in the employee's home office. A home office must be a place where the employee can establish a reliable internet connection, have access to cellular phone service, and ensure an atmosphere in which both work and customer communications can be conducted in a professional and effective manner.