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Software Systems Engineer in Hines, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Hines, IL
  • Duration:
    20 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $54.89/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt is looking to hire Software Developer for our client based in Hines, IL or Dallas, Texas. The candidate will participate in a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to the sustainment and modernization of the facilities consistent with the project’s objectives listed below:

  • Maintenance: Maintenance to all software at the individual facilities used to interface with local production equipment and processes. This maintenance function involves phone and remote system support as well as on-site annual visits.
  • Enhancement and Integration Support: Provide software services that improve performance, controls and documentation including equipment interfaces as new equipment is introduced.
  • Standardization: Develop and execute a long-term plan to provide standardization and stability to the Production Systems. The goals being as follows:
  • Create multiple levels of documentation to support both operational and IT usage of each of the Production Systems
  • Allow for standardized reporting based on an identical data structure
  • Create a single version of the software that can support the varying hardware setups at each site
  • Control all source code in a single repository for ease of deployment, modification and maintenance
  • The candidate will be responsible for the provision of software design and development services in support of maintenance, enhancements and modernization of the facilities. The software is responsible order management, inventory control, fulfilling activities and the interfaces with the equipment on the automation floor.
  • The candidate should have the ability to quickly learn new pharmaceutical production floor technologies, including, control software development tools, sensors and automatic identification equipment and process control equipment.
  • The candidate should have the ability to adequately document designs, coded solutions and systems.
  • Develop automated testing tools
  • Write technical specifications and system design documentation
  • Develop solutions that integrate with existing architecture
  • Program using industry standard methods
  • Work in Agile team environment with analysts, developers, testers, production support staff, stakeholders, and external vendor partners.
  • Requires expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts.

 Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technologies or equivalent and 8 – 12 years of relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Ideally 2+ years of experience in the field of industrial process automation.
  • Collaborator, self-starter, strategic providing input to technical design to meet project objectives
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment and deliver results key milestones targets
  • Experience developing systems in the Microsoft environment using Microsoft’s development environments in real-time is required.
  • Proven experience in developing and supporting large development initiatives that are similar in scope.
  • 5 years C#.NET / C++
  • Half of the tasks for this work require C++ and the other half of the tasks require C#
  •  The current state of the project is that the majority of the software running in the factories is legacy C++
  •  The future state (objective) of the project is to transition completely to C#. Developers code in C# on new project work when feasible.
  • Software Developer needs to be equally strong in C++ and C# to support the project
  • Experience developing interactive web applications
  • Front end web design and development (WebAPI, MVC Razor, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, AJAX, CSS, HTML5)
  • Solid experience and skills designing and implementing object-oriented software solutions with an emphasis on industry best practices and design patterns C# (WCF, Web Services, MVC) MSSQL/T-SQL, and JavaScript.
  • Web Services (REST)
  • Experience with Visual studio 2015/2017
  • Windows Development
  • Experience with automated unit testing and integration testing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding or experience of software development and integration processes in multiple environments.
  • Strong web development experience with a good understanding of MVC and object-oriented programming, in a pharmaceutical or automated fulfilment environment.
  • Experience working with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) / hardware controls
  • Experience with Relational database design & TSQL programming skills
  • Experience with SQL Server
  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015
  • Experience with Mid-Tier Application Servers (IIS)
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies
  • Experience with Test Driven Development

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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                                                 Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.