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Software Lead Engineer/Architect (Automa


ICDS Recruitment


Dublin West


Software Lead Engineer/Architect (machine automation. Our client is an exciting start-up Irish SME specialising in advanced equipment manufacturing and process development for hi-tech industry. We have been retained to recruit aSoftware Lead Engineer/Architect (machine automation. The Role: • You will be developing the software for the company's processing machines, including process and automation software. • You will be translating a concept via requirements to a design, and setting up test specifications. • You will be defining and implementing the tools, technology and development process roadmap for software. • You will be supporting tools and customers at various locations (some travel required. Essential Skills/Experience for this role: • You should have a degree in Computing Science, Software Engineering or a related field, and a minimum of circa seven years' experience in developing software, preferably in a multi-disciplinary environment. • You should have a broad experience with different platforms (e.g. Windows, Linux), technologies (motion/automation related), development processes (e.g. SCRUM/Agile, TDD, MDD), programming languages (C, ++, C#) and tools (e.g. Visual Studio, Enterprise Architect, JIRA, BitBucket, SVN. • Extended experience in EtherCAT motion control software development. • Application layer and GUI development, interacting with EtherCAT motion controllers (ACS. • Siemens PLC programming (step 7) and SCADA (WinCC. Desired Skills/Experience: • Experience within an equipment manufacturer environment (e.g. for the semi-conductor industry or similar. The Person: • You should have the ability to lead a project team in the future, and interact with the System Architect and customer on technical aspects. • You should have a long-term vision on developing software and be able to implement technology / process changes. • You should show affinity with, and interest in, software challenges such as machine control and camera interfacing. • You should have excellent verbal and written communication and reporting skills. • Technical Bachelor or Master’s degree in Software Engineering; • More than 5 years' solid background in technical software, preferably in a multidisciplinary context. • Be familiar with topics such as object oriented design, underlying operating system, software frameworks, error handling and multi-threading; • Show affinity with and interest in software challenges such as machine control and camera interfacing; • Be proficient in C, ++ and/or C#. • Familiarity with an Agile / SCRUM environment is a plus. This job originally appeared on

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224 days ago