194114 - Programmable Logic Controller – Industrial Controls Software Developer 4- Engineer Software 4
Industry
IT
Region
VA-Virginia
City
Newport News
State
A
Rate
$49.44 to $65.05 DOE
Duration
12 months
Description



Chipton-Ross is seeking a Programmable Logic Controller – Industrial Controls Software Developer 4- Engineer Software 4 for an opportunity in Newport News, VA.


RESPONSIBILITIES:
Designs, develops, documents, tests and debugs applications software and systems that contain logical and mathematical solutions. Conducts multidisciplinary research and collaborates with equipment designers and/or hardware engineers in the planning, design, development, and utilization of electronic data processing systems for product and commercial software. Determines computer user needs; analyzes system capabilities to resolve problems on program intent, output requirements, input data acquisition, programming techniques and controls; prepares operating instructions; designs and develops compilers and assemblers, utility programs, and operating systems. Ensures software standards are met.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability
Applies extensive technical expertise, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines. Able to communicate effectively and clearly present technical approaches and findings.

Problem Solving
Develop technical solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and creativity.

Discretion/Latitude
Work is performed without appreciable direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment. Completed work is reviewed from a relatively long- term perspective, for desired results.

Impact
Guides the successful completion of major programs and may function in a project leadership role. Erroneous decisions or recommendations would typically result in failure to achieve major organizational objectives.

Liaison
Represents the organization as the prime technical contact on contracts and projects. Interacts with senior external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations.


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
9 Years with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD

Preferred:
3+ year experience in Rockwell (Allen Bradley) RsLogix 5000, Studio5000, PLC/HMI programming
Must have strong background in programming, troubleshooting, and commissioning PLC’s.
Capability to develop/write/execute software unit tests and/or Verification and Validation (V&V) Test Procedures
Communicate with in-house technical and engineering staff
Communicate with vendors for technical information and specifications

EDUCATION:
Bachelor's degree and school must be accredited. See requirements for trade offs.


HOURS:
5/40 work week.
7:30 AM to 4PM
This position may have the opportunity for SOME remote work. The majority of work will be completed onsite.
This position will require time spent on a ship.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Andrew Craft
acraft@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x173 or (877) 244-5418 x173

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.