Senior PLC Engineer

Sterling, VA, USA

Onsite

$110k - $145k

Job Number: 6290

Senior SCADA Software Engineer

Our client is a leading electrical testing, engineering, controls, and automation company seeking a Senior SCADA Software Engineer. They offer excellent benefits, training, and career advancement opportunities.

What Do You Need For This Great Opportunity?

Basic Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering, Computer/Information Science, or related field, or 5 years of field experience.
  • Field service experience with Rockwell Factory Talk, Tridium, Schneider Electric, Siemens, Ignition, Eaton Networks, and related software.
  • Minimum 3 years in system integration as a team lead or technical project manager.
  • Proficiency in C++, Java, Python, and SQL databases.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage large-scale projects, track schedules, and meet customer requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of MQTT-Sequel Server-Ignition core protocols.
  • Understanding of electrical and mechanical schematics, control diagrams, electrical theory, chiller control circuits, and HVAC systems.
  • Working knowledge of PLC, DDC, HMI, and related components.
  • Ignition certification and experience in mission-critical infrastructure are a plus.
  • Familiarity with communication protocols such as Modbus and Modbus-TCP.

Day – to – Day Tasks

  • Provide high-level technical service, including engineering support and system controls design.
  • Assist in developing efficient SCADA controls design and system solutions.
  • Develop and document SCADA and PLC programs; configure desktop and server hardware and operating systems.
  • Design and integrate wired and wireless data networks.
  • Update company standards and ensure quality control in projects.
  • Implement system deployments, validations, and troubleshooting.
  • Write detailed reports on jobsite milestones and maintain client relationships.
  • Coordinate projects internally and externally to ensure timely and within-budget completion.

Why Work Here

  • On-the-job training with fully accredited programs.
  • Eligibility for Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and 401K with company match.
  • Opportunities to expand your skill set and share knowledge.
  • Culture of promotions from within, with a start-up atmosphere for varied and rapid career growth.
  • Flexible vacation and parental leave, supporting growth, development, and happiness.

Note: To comply with state laws, the annual base salary range for this position has been provided as a guideline. The final salary offer will be determined based on factors such as work experience, education/training, key skills, and other considerations.

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. Hiring company is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.