Randstad Systems Engineer in Lancaster, Texas
salary:$47 - $50 per hour
date posted:Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The candidate will participate in a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to the sustainment and modernization of the CMOP facilities consistent with the project's objectives.
location: Lancaster, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $47 - 50 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
Maintenance to all software at the individual CMOP facilities used to interface with local production equipment and processes. This maintenance function involves phone and remote system support with the seven CMOPs as well as on-site annual visits.
Provide software services that improve performance, controls and documentation including equipment interfaces as new equipment is introduced at the CMOPs.
Develop and execute a long-term plan to provide standardization and stability to the Production Systems for all seven CMOPs. 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
Responsible for the provision of software design and development services in support of maintenance, enhancements and modernization of the CMOP facilities.
Ability to quickly learn new pharmaceutical production floor technologies, including, control software development tools, sensors and automatic identification equipment and process control equipment.
Adequately document designs, coded solutions and systems.
Develop automated testing tools
Write technical specifications and system design documentation
Develop solutions that integrate with existing VA 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.
Be involved in analyses and the investigation of related applications engineering tasks and prepares design specifications, analysis, and recommendations.
Ensure the compliance of customer standards; also ensures that contractual deliverables assigned are reviewed for completeness and completed on time.
Works closely with other teams, support organizations, program and product management.
Interact with senior management and other engineers. Interaction normally involves matters between functional and technical areas.
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 similar to that in the CMOP.
Collaborator, self-starter, strategic providing input to technical design to meet project objectives
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 and complexity to the VA's CMOP.
5 years C#.NET / C++ Half of the tasks for this work require C++ and the other half of the tasks require C#
Software Developer needs to be equally strong in C++ and C# to support the project
Experience developing interactive web applications
Web Services (REST)
Experience with Visual studio 2015/2017
Experience with automated unit testing and integration testing
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
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