Software Engineer

This Software Engineer position could be a Contract-to-Direct (after 6 months) or Direct hire position.

  • Provides Software Development in a Structured Text and Windows Coding environments (VB, C++, CoDeSys, etc.), using the IEC 61131-3 standard.
  • Confers with other Motion Control Engineers or Project Engineers on Development of multi-axis Cartesian & Multi-Axis Coordinated Motion systems.
  • Ensures that Servo Motion and Machine Control are functioning properly to Customer Requirements.
  • Tests and Troubleshoots Machine Control Components (pneumatics, I/O (digital and analogue), Distributed I/O, Temperature Control).
  • Supports Commissioning and Software Installation on Automation Control Equipment both in-house and in the Field.
  • Development of Communication Software for support of Ancillary Devices over various communication platforms and protocols is necessary
  • Develops HMI Screens for Machine Control
  • HMI Web Browser Development.
  • Writes code for Data Collection over various communication interfaces.
  • Executes Feasibility tests to prove concept theory
  • Develops Vision Algorithms
  • Creates Customer Specific Documentation for Machine Operation and Integration
  • Must be available for up to
  • Interacts with Customers and Business Development to help with Machine Control Specifications.
  • Represents Festo to Customers.
  • Mentors/Trains Operators and Technicians on Functionality of Machine Control.
  • Directs Technicians and other Support Personnel (both Festo and Third Party) on Projects Tasks.

Experience and Skills:
  • Bachelor' s Degree in Computer Science or Electrical or Mechatronics.
  • Baccalaureate course work must have strong emphasis in Software languages
  • 2 to 5 years of related work experience or training
  • Structured Text, Object Oriented, and Latter Logic programming experience required (C++, VB).
  • Knowledge & Understanding of Closed Loop Machine Control System and kinematics required.
  • Vision experience would be a plus.
  • CAD experience would be a plus.
  • Candidates should be US Citizens or Permanent Residents of the US.
  • Must have experience experience developing GUI' s

Additional Info:

Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)

Number Of Openings: 1

Years of Experience: At Least 3 Years

Level of Education: BA/BS

Salary: Negotiable

Starting Date: ASAP

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