Principal SCADA Software Engineer

Ref: ZR_8588_JOB  ·  Posted on 19 July 2024


Our client is looking for an experienced PLC Software Engineer to lead a software engineering team in the Defence.

You will drive the delivery of software artefacts and to proactively manage the day-to-day tasks of the software team, ensuring full lifecycle and customer requirements are met through process and procedural activities.

This is a hybrid role with 2-3 days on site per week.

Key responsibilities
  • Capture, interpret and develop customer requirements.
  • Report project status to the project management team.
  • Manage the task allocation of the software team.
  • Assist in the production of robust PMS development lifecycles and suitable workflows and for both Software and Hardware architectures.
  • Produce technical documentation in accordance with company/customer procedures.
  • Specify, design and de-risk solutions for PLC/SCADA control systems.
Skills & experience
  • Proven experience in the design and integration of PLC control systems and SCADA systems.
  • Able to produce technical documentation.
  • Siemens Step 7 professional, Siemens S7-300/400 FH series PLCs and ET 200M distributed I/O (Hardware & Software).
  • Large scale/infrastructure SCADA development experience.
  • Industrial Ethernet based communication protocols and networking standards.
Additional benefits
  • Option For Flexible Work Hours.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Holiday Buy and Sell.
  • Employee Incentive Program.
  • Professional Development + unlimited Access to Online Learning.


Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.


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