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Software Applications Engineer Job in Norwich


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Salary Type:

per year

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Full time


Software Applications Engineer


IT & Communications



Job Description:


* Salary - DOE & Qualifications.
* Based in the Norwich area.
* You will be designing, constructing and testing PLC and / or SCADA software and will produce associated documentation (such as Functional Design Specifications and Test Plans) that fully complies with Standards and contractual requirements.
* You will be attending customer's sites whenever required always upholding the Company's Culture and Values.
* You will be, where necessary, reviewing and repairing legacy code.
* You will be conducting system analysis and development, sometimes with limited support from other personnel and to keep systems current with changing technologies and methodologies.
* You will be testing and proofing programs to ensure that functionality, logic and syntax is correct / in accordance with the FDS and Test Plan.
* You will be documenting code consistently and, in all software, so that it can be fully understood by other individuals (internally and externally) and that it fully complies with Standards / expectations / best practice.
* You will be, when necessary, undertaking specific scalability and portability analysis.


* Must have a good standard of secondary education.
* Must have strong time management skills
* Must always abide by the Company's Culture and Values.

* Must have a positive and enthusiastic attitude to technical challenges, and flexibility to cope effectively with changes to specifications or priorities.

* Must possess strong and effective inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of clients and personnel.
* Must help with the development and harmonisation of the Company's processes and Knowledge-based systems.
* Must assume other responsibilities as required and work with colleagues to further the good performance of the Company.
* Must possess good communication skills, be self-motivated and solutions focused, working as part of an agile team.
* Must have proven experience in PLC logic and programming with any of the following PLCs: Allen Bradley, GE Fanuc, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Omron and HMI and / or SCADA programming and configuration for any of the following platforms: Wonderware, Rockwell and Siemens.
* Must have excellent IT skills - including, but not limited to, Word Processing, Spreadsheets and Databases.


* Experience within the Automotive, Food and Beverage and / or Water and Waste industries.
* Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or Electrical / Electronic Engineering.
* Knowledge of SCADA systems and logic auto-generation (from templates).

* At least 2 years previous professional experience writing PLC code (Allen Bradley, Siemens and / or Mitsubishi) within a customer-based or customer focused environment.
* Solid report writing skills, including FDS and Test Plans.

* Health and Safety awareness.


* Excellent salary based on ability / experience.
* The company will provide opportunities for formal or internal training necessary to attain educational qualifications e.g., HNC, Degree or training on software applications


Monday - Friday: 40 hrs per week.

Monday - Thursday: 08:30 - 17:00

Friday: 08:00- 16:30


This Company specialises in design and manufacturing and is a multi-award-winning process solutions provider. They are currently looking for a Software Applications Engineer to join their customer-centric and enthusiastic team.


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