Experis IT

Software engineer

We are looking for a software engineer to work for our client in Leicester for an initial one month contract. The Ideal candidate will be required to work on a materials handling system onboard a naval vessel in a lab based simulation environment, based in Leicester. Much of the code is already written so the successful candidate will be testing existing code and rewriting as required.

Role:

Coding of PLC ladder logic and functional block programs under guidance of the lead software engineer.

Required Experience / Qualifications / Attributes:

* Excellent knowledge and experience of the GE-Fanuc RX3i PLC system is preferred.
* Excellent knowledge and experience of GE-Fanuc Proficy machine edition software for ladder logic and functional block programming is preferred.
* Experience of commissioning, maintaining and fault finding of PLC based industrial control systems (e.g. materials handling).
* Experience of electrical design of control systems for marine and industrial environments.
* Experience of full system design life-cycle
* Understanding of networking and communications principles.
* Ability to work on own initiative as part of a small team.

Interpersonal Skills:

* Self-motivated, team player, action and results oriented;
* Excellent verbal and written skills;
* Ability to successfully work under tight project deadlines.