Project Engineer – Software Systems (UK)

Job description

These roles are based in ZIV Automation UK, located in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. These are a key roles in a new area for the business delivering IT solutions to customers. The candidates must have relevant experience in integrating and delivering software systems, including requirements management, test environments & platforms, system integration, test, QA, and release process. The candidates must be capable of analysis and diagnosis of IT / software problems, providing recommendations and implementing corrective solutions as required

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Data engineering from field devices through to the software applications
  • Configuration of IT infrastructure
  • Interpret clients’ requirements, and engineer, integrate, test and deliver the solution in a professional and timely manner
  • Prepare Functional and Test Specifications and agree with customers
  • Interface with customers on all technical elements and schedules
  • Engage with sub-contractors and external suppliers for integration of project elements
  • Building and configuration of customer software
  • Software integration testing
  • Releasing customer software complete with software release notes
  • Software installation and support on customer environments
  • System testing including device testing, integration testing, FAT, commissioning, and SAT with documented results
  • Configuration management and version control
  • Creating appropriate documentation for both internal and external use
  • Troubleshooting application and system issues across a broad range of IT and communication systems with an emphasis on Linux environments, virtualisation, security, and networking
  • Contribute to development standards, processes, security policies, tools
  • Project delivery to agreed schedules
  • Provision of after-sales support for projects, including on-site support

Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science
  • Software / IT systems background, particularly desirable is knowledge of server virtualization, web-services, and Linux OS.
  • A proven track record in delivering IT/Software/Automation systems
  • A results-driven individual with determination to deliver whilst maintaining professional and technical standards.
  • Can-do attitude – enthusiastic and willing to learn
  • An organiser with focus on processes and quality assurance of software
  • Self-motivated to take ownership of issues and tasks
  • Desirable Experience:
    • AWS environments including set up and maintenance
    • Network communications, routing protocols and VPNs
    • Linux and Windows based systems
    • Tools such as GIT, JIRA, Confluence ELK, etc.
    • Real-time automation
    • A range of programming languages
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to resolve issues inside SLA requirements.
  • Commercial awareness

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