Project Engineer SC

29 Mar 2017
26 Apr 2017
Melonie Tomlinson
Clearance Level
Job Type
Role - Project engineer
Start - June
Duration - 6 months
Location - East Midlands

This assignment is to work as a key team member on projects to install and upgrade Siemens SIMATIC IT Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) in Client factories. The projects involve defining and commissioning virtual server infrastructure; installing and configuring the application software; unit, system and integration testing; working with the customer to acceptance test data migration and system functionality; planning and executing the cut-over from the existing production system; early life support and handover to operational support teams.

Uses a broad and thorough understanding of IT infrastructure and applications covering clients, servers, storage, networks and commercial off-the-shelf applications.
Produces design and support documentation
Works across the full project lifecycle to design, document, develop, test, implement and support systems.
Reports to the Project Manager and Project Technical Lead.
Analyses requirements and develops estimates for elements of new project quotations.
Uses structured problem solving and analytical skills to resolve issues with complex systems.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

Siemens SIMATIC IT manufacturing execution system (installation, integration and configuration).
Able to confidently interact with client and supplier team and explain complex, technical issues in a clear and concise manner.
Commercial off-the-shelf software integration and configuration.
Good understanding of MS SQL Server RDBMS databases.
Experience working with VMWARE virtual server environments.

Knowledge and Skills Desirable

*Application configuration management.
*Other manufacturing enterprise systems software.
*Automated software installation tools.
*Knowledge of the software release lifecycle.
*Understanding of Microsoft Active Directory
*Aspects of infrastructure, storage and security design.
*Windows Server Administrator.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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