Job Details: Senior SCADA Applications Engineer

Independent Solution Provider
Home Based
£40,000 - £60,000
Job Ref.
Job Type
Date posted
Pension, Allowances, Mileage Or Lease Car


Automation Experts Ltd –

Immediate Job Opportunity


Senior SCADA Applications Engineer  - Option for 6-12 Month Contract

Home Based – Midlands Ideal, Open to all UK Locations

£40-60k Experience Dependent

Rate Negotiable


Ref SC 21756


Independent solution provider has immediate openings for experienced SCADA Engineers with ability to not only full develop solutions, but also manage small project teams and engage directly with customers.


This position is to either complete small projects or run teams on medium projects for high technology manufacturing projects.


The successful candidates will work from business requirements specifications and will be involved with the creation of project documentation, software design and build, performing factory acceptance tests, site installation, commissioning and customer training. You will be involved with the creation of the following document types: Functional design specifications, Software design Specifications, Build and Installation Documentation, Test documents/defect analysis logging, User Guides/Operator manuals, Build Documentation, Test documents, Internal and for OEM/Customer tests/Site test, User Guides and Training literature.


To be considered for this position, it is essential for you to have the following skills:

    Experience with SQL Server & Reporting – also helpful would be Python and/or Java

    SCADA software development – any experience of Ignition would be excellent, however any in-depth SCADA package is of interest providing you have completed full applications from concept to commissioning

    Any knowledge of ISO95 and/or MES development would be advantageous

    Excellent client liaison skills

    IT infrastructure and networking experience


You will be at a lead level, capable of delegating work to small engineering teams and completing associated project documentation/reporting.


Ideally, experience in a similar role with academic qualifications to at least HNC/HND in an IT, Manufacturing or Controls/Software discipline is required. A willingness to travel and occasionally work on customer locations throughout the UK for overseeing testing and commissioning purposes as well possession of a driving license is essential.


This client provides solutions for a wide range of projects including Aerospace, Automotive, Pharmaceutical and FMCG. This is also an excellent opportunity to become involved with new, high tech SCADA software as full training & investment is offered.


We are seeking candidates for both permanent and contract roles. The contract will be for an initial 6 months, potential to extend to 12 months.


Ideal locations would be within the Midlands, however, this role will be home based therefore all UK locations are considered. You can expect to spend c 5 weeks a year in an office carrying out testing, and roughly 8-10 weeks a year on site commissioning. Occasional weekend working will be required project dependent.


All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK - Automation Experts are unable to assist with the award of Visas or UK Work Permits.


For further information call Sarah Clarke on 01902212000 or 07519122547 Alternatively, email a copy of your current CV to quoting the above reference number. 

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