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Control Software Engineer

Who are we?

As the subsea group of CRRC Times Electric, SMD is an advanced global designer and manufacturer of subsea remotely operated power and control solutions.

Operating across several technology areas, SMD specialises in subsea trenching, work class ROVs, submerged mining and vessel deck equipment, as well as providing a range of subsea components through the Curvetech brand. SMD Services offer the capability, resources and expertise to support clients in multiple operations; around the clock and on a global scale.

SMD has a passion for excellence, backed by proven engineering expertise and outstanding global service over the last 52 years.

The Role – what will I be doing?

In this role you will be assisting in the development, design and management of the control systems software with full involvement through the product life cycle from initial sales/requirements to after services support.

The software team is very much a supplier to the rest of the business to help the company to push boundaries in technology and meet customer requirements and new ways of working.

You will be responsible for developing, testing and implementation of new software to fulfil the functional specification. Alongside this you will be producing design documentation including functional design, software, and test documentations.

You may be required to support customers offshore and abroad as part of the system development.

What skills and qualifications do I need?

We are looking for someone with a degree in the relevant subject or with strong experience in software programming including scripting (if/case statements) with competency in any of the following areas to the cross over:

  • PLC
  • Application software design

Experience in machine control/automation and communication networks (ethernet, RS232, RS485) Full training on our products will be provided within the role.

A strong team player who is customer focused with excellent attention to detail and flexibility to multi-task and prioritise. We are looking for someone who is self-motivated who enjoys the technical aspects of engineering and is always looking for continuous improvement with a willingness to learn.

Experience in the following is desirable but not essential:

  • Understanding hydraulic schematics
  • Understanding electrical schematics
  • Understanding of electrical standards
  • Rockwell PLC experience
  • Intouch SCADA experience
  • Jmobile (EXOR) experience

What will I get in return?

As a world leading manufacturer of remotely operated specialist submersible vehicles and marine surface equipment we can promise you involvement at the cutting edge of some of the biggest and most innovative markets in the global economy.

You will receive:

  • Competitive salary*
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) *
  • Private Medical Insurance*
  • Flexible benefits system including car scheme, cycle to work and a number of other selectable benefits
  • On site free catering and refreshments*
  • Company and employee contribution pension scheme
  • Death in Service & Income protection benefits
  • Hybrid Working

*From day 1

Here at SMD we are a welcoming, friendly sociable company who offer all employees the opportunity to be creative and explore their development to help them pursue their individual aspirations. We focus on the importance of a good work life balance and continually ensure wellbeing is our main priority.

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