Senior Software Engineer
HR Genie
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
20h ago
source : Job Placements

We are looking for an experienced and ambitious Senior Software Engineer. The individual will be responsible for design and development of software on various platforms.

The successful candidate will value teamwork, transparency, and accountability above all else.

Responsibilities : Software Engineering

Software Engineering

  • Attend Project Kick-Off meetings with the engineering team
  • Proper interpretation of control specifications, drawings, and schematics.
  • Complete all programming projects (control logic, HMI screens, etc) accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Create and maintain functional specification documents, P&ID diagrams, and instrument lists.
  • Selection of PLC, electronics, and instrument hardware.
  • Test and reporting of control systems.
  • Assist with on-site start-up and troubleshoot, as needed
  • Coordinate with the companys engineering team to ensure successful development and deployment of project deliverables.
  • Assist the Department Manager in the development of programming standards and library functions.
  • Proactively coordinate with project managers, engineers, electricians, and clients.
  • Project Specification Document to be read and understood before start of software design or engineering.
  • Regular Control Review Meetings to be held with line manager.
  • Meet with Customer Onsite to discuss detailed requirements
  • Costing Sheet to be reviewed to align Engineering Cost with Allowances
  • Assist with updating of Electrical designs when required.
  • Effective Communication with Project Stakeholders throughout the life span of the Project
  • Monitor the Project and Provide Feedback in a Structured manner
  • Provide, compile accurate software engineering project documentation for handover including all application backups.
  • Qualifications and experience :

    National Diploma in Electrical Engineering

    5 - 10 years Software Engineering experience in the automotive industry

    Experience in the following software platforms is essential; Siemens Step 7 / TIA Portal V15, WINCC Flex, WINCC TIA, WINCC V7.4 and SEW Movitools

    Ability to program in multiple languages, including ladder logic, structured text, and VB scripting

    Ability to read and interpret PLC wiring diagrams, Control Specs and P&ID Drawings

    Strong knowledge of industrial control systems

    BMW and FORD architecture knowledge advantageous. (IPST-T, L,Q etc)

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