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Controls Engineer – Industrial Data Specialist

*This position is a remote working opportunity. 


The Controls Engineer – Industrial Data Specialist has numerous years of hands-on manufacturing industry experience who possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures toward the completion of technically complex projects. This position will consist of 10%-30% travel.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Design, development, testing, and implementation of control and information systems that utilize new and existing technology to deliver robust solutions at a wide variety of manufacturing environments
  • Develop technical specifications and other technical documents for use on client projects
  • Lead the equipment installation and commissioning phases of projects at client facilities
  • Foster and maintain client relationships; maintain and record client communications
  • Work with resources, such as vendors and sub-contractors to provide necessary project deliverables

Knowledge & Experience

  • Significant hands-on experience designing, developing and programming control and information systems for manufacturing applications
  • Extensive hands-on field experience implementing, commissioning and troubleshooting control and information systems for manufacturing applications
  • High competence with advanced programming and commissioning of complex systems containing industrial controllers, computers and networking equipment across multiple platforms and languages
  • Broad knowledge of manufacturing, automation, industrial controls and information systems
  • Awareness of Project Management techniques and methodologies
  • Expertise in one or more of the following specialty areas:
  • 5 or more years of work experience in manufacturing industries
  • Hands-on experience working with SCADA and HMI packages, including, but not limited to Ignition, FactoryTalk, View SE, Wonderware, Citect, etc.
  • Hands-on experience working with software to integrate ERP/MOMS/MES systems with HMI/SCADA systems
  • Knowledge of industry standards, methods, platforms, and protocols for network and data security
  • Experience configuring industrial redundant network equipment for reliable, secure and robust plant-wide communication
  • Experience designing, configuring and administering virtual infrastructures using VMware
  • Experience designing, developing, and administering Microsoft SQL Server databases, including, but not limited to:
  • Defining tables
  • Creating indices for efficient table usage
  • Constructing views
  • Writing stored procedures and functions
  • Experience with OOP language such as Python, Java, VB.NET or C3

Skills and Abilities

  • Proven ability to quickly understand technology and conditions, thoroughly analyze complex problems and effectively assimilate information to reach independent decisions that will resolve issues at hand
  • Recognized creative and innovative thought leadership with the ability to act as a change agent and bring value to customers and projects
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills; English and Spanish language proficiency beneficial
  • Established subject matter expertise with ability to teach multiple technologies or industry processes
  • High focus on establishing priorities and managing work efficiently across multiple projects by a combination of working independently and delegating to other team members when possible


  • Engineering/Technology/Science B.S. Degree in Electrical, Electronics, Computer, or Manufacturing

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