Senior / Software Engineer – MES/IIoT (New Zealand)

  • Company:
    Rockwell Automation
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    22 hours ago
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Job Description

Job Summary

The ideal candidate be comfortable in a dynamic environment and keen to use both technical and functional skills to deliver Information Solutions projects to manufacturing environments.Responsible for executing MOM/MES project engineering tasks such as functional and design specifications, technical application development, quality assurance, commissioning, and support.They will also be capable of supporting sales on opportunities with pricing and technical consulting tasks. Diverse assignments and travel can be expected.

Essential Responsibilities

Technical & Functional Engineering

  • Applies broad systems engineering knowledge related to programming languages for implementing Information Solution applications in a manufacturing environment.

  • Definition of user requirements, functional requirements, technical specifications, software engineering, system configuration, software development, software testing, system installation and support.

  • Designs and configures Manufacturing Information solutions to meet customer project requirements.

  • Expertise in established development and project execution methodologies and artefacts.

  • Key resource for supporting project plan; defines technical delivery scope and supports Project Manager in scope control and estimating remaining technical tasks and effort, ensuring overall quality of the technical system.

  • Assist sales pursuits by providing technical support and services estimates

  • Business

  • Customer focused attitude

  • Self-sufficient worker able to meet commitments and timelines

  • Conducts tasks in accordance with applicable health, safety, quality and environmental regulations (state/federal laws, ISO 9001, ISO 14000, etc.) as well as RA policies and procedures.

  • Ensure thorough familiarity with policies and procedures relating to standards of business conduct and trains/motivates teams in the importance of full compliance with the letter and spirit of such policies and procedures.

  • Minimum Requirements


  • BS in Engineering or Science, or equivalent technical experience.

  • Typically, minimum of 1-8 years of experience in Information Solutions development or delivery

  • Food and Beverage, Process or Pharmaceutical industry experience

  • English speaking and writing skills.

  • Technical

  • SDLC – including AGILE and Waterfall methodologies

  • Programming experience in JAVA, JavaScript, SQL or equivalent

  • Experience with DevOps process and tools such as SVN, GIT, JUnit, JIRA, Jenkins and Maven.

  • Knowledge of common relational database management systems (RDBMS)

  • Exposure to common Integration Tools and Transactions (ERP, Automation) using industry preferred tools and technologies (Middleware, JMS, REST Webservices, Camel)

  • Knowledge of common information technology (IT) platforms including VMWare

  • Knowledge of JEE Application Servers (i.e. JBoss)

  • Ability to perform code reviews

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Knowledge of multi-thread programming, Exception Handling, Logging and Localization.

  • Knowledge the Automation Industry including OPC/LiveData

  • Ensures tasks are in line with Quality processes

  • Professional

  • Retains excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Retains excellent conflict resolution and people interface skills.

  • Willing and able to travel up to 25% and work at customer sites when required.

  • Ability to achieve goals aligned to business direction and performance

  • Has a continuous improvement mindset

  • Optional/Desired Experience

    Application Experience

  • Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Manufacturing Operations Management (MOM), Manufacturing Information and Reporting Systems. ERP integration, Process Control System Integration

  • MOM/MES/IoT applications including but not limited FactoryTalk ProductionCentre (FTPC), PTC ThingWorx, CPG Suite, PharmaSuite (FTPS), OEE applications, Historian

  • Interest and experience in technology trends such as Cloud, AI, Analytics, Azure, Docker

  • Domain and Industry Experience

  • Dairy, Food, Beverage, and Brewing, Consumer Product Goods, Process Industry, Life Science, Mining

  • Knowledge of V Model and GAMP5 development and validation processes

  • Knowledge of ERP and or PCS integration patterns

  • Knowledge of ISA95 and or S88 Batching models

  • Ability to sell a customer on benefits of a technical solution.

  • Ability to perform technical leadership on complex MES/MIS solutions

  • Ability to work with the latest Rockwell Automation MES/MIS industry applications.

  • Experience working on projects and solutions for major industry customers in target industries.

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