System Engineer

Madison, WI, USA


$75,000 - $95,0000

Job Number: 6294

Systems Engineer

Are you passionate about designing and implementing cutting-edge control systems? Our client is a leader in providing integrated automation solutions and they are seeking a Systems Engineer to join our team at their Madison, WI headquarters. If you thrive in a dynamic environment where innovation and collaboration are valued, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Role Overview

As a Systems Engineer, you will leverage your expertise in electrical controls, IT, and security systems to design and implement fully integrated control systems tailored to meet our clients’ security and access control needs. From initial planning to final installation, you will play a key role in the functional design and implementation of these systems, while continuously seeking opportunities for process improvement.



– Engineer, design, and program integrated access control, surveillance, and HMI/PLC control systems.

– Develop HMI using Wonderware software.

– Design system and network architecture.

– Draft hardware and panel schematics.

– Analyze and develop solutions for integrating disparate systems.

– Produce customer and in-house specifications and related documentation.

– Provide technical support to customers and internal team members.


Preferred Skills:

– Proficiency in HMI or SCADA software, particularly Wonderware Intouch and Archestra.

– Experience programming PLCs, preferably Omron, Modicon Momentum, and/or Allen Bradley 5000.

– Knowledge of electrical control systems design, with Autocad experience as a plus.

– Strong computer skills.

– Understanding of networking principles and communications.

– Ability to work independently and collaboratively.

– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

– Familiarity with video, intercom, and access control systems is advantageous.

– Experience in VB.NET or C# programming is a plus.


Are You Qualified or Have the Experience?

– Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related technical field, or equivalent work experience.

– Proficiency in 2D AutoDesk or similar CAD applications.

– Minimum of 2 years of hands-on PLC and/or HMI programming experience.

– Ability to pass government background checks as required by clients.

– Willingness to travel approximately 15% to 20% of the time, including occasional overnight stays.


What Our Client Offers:

– A dynamic, fast-paced, and company culture that promotes work-life balance and telecommuting options.

– Competitive compensation based on experience.

– On-the-job and paid training, along with tuition reimbursement plans.

– Generous holiday and paid time off benefits.

– Subsidized healthcare insurance plans and additional insurance options.

– Company-paid dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, with optional short-term disability insurance and a 401(k) plan.

Join our client and be part of a fast-growing team where your skills and passion for automation can thrive. Apply now to embark on an exciting career journey with us!


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.