Job Title

Automation Software Systems Engineer


The Role

  • Automation Software Systems Engineer (C#, .NET required)
  • Dublin
  • Permanent

Role Brief

The successful candidate will be responsible for the development, commissioning and support of automation and control systems. He/she will also be responsible for automation and control systems design, specification, programming, simulation, testing and start-up assistance. The candidate must possess the technical expertise to maintain, develop, troubleshoot and validate these systems in a compliant manner.

Skills Brief

  • Experience in C# and some of the following: .Net, Java, SQL (MS entity framework), Web Services (WCF), Azure DevOps
  • Proven experience with one or more of the following technologies will be an advantage: Allen Bradley (Logix 5000), Siemens (Step7), Delta V DCS, MES
  • Software development of bespoke manufacturing systems
  • Acquire a detailed understanding of the client’s automation systems (Distributed Control Systems, Programmable Logic Controllers, SCADA systems)
  • Investigate & provide technical advice & support on automation related issues
  • Manage the specification, development, installation and validation of automation projects within budget & corporate guidelines
  • Knowledge of network services that include LAN, WAN, WLAN, MPLS, SSL, VPN, remote access services and network monitoring services

Person Brief

Candidates must have a B.Sc. degree in Engineering or equivalent, with emphasis in software development, electrical, electronic or automation discipline, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in industry, preferably in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, blue chip or relevant GMP manufacturing environment. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and strong problem skills.

Opportunity Brief

This is an excellent opportunity to work with clients who are global leaders in their field, helping to develop and improve upon industry leading technology solutions. SL Controls offers a supportive environment committed to employee development and wellness, along with a competitive and rounded compensation and benefits package, which rewards high performers.

Company Brief

SL Controls are experts in the area of Equipment System Integration and System Support. We specialise in assisting our customers, including many of the world’s top multinational companies in the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors, achieve their Six Sigma and OEE targets.

Over the past 19 years we have grown our business from a Sligo based enterprise into an international business with additional offices in Galway, Limerick, Leinster and Florida USA.

We pride ourselves on our expertise in industrial IT integration and regulatory compliance in support of global end users, OEM’s and Technology providers.

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