Senior PLC Development Manager

Louisville, KY /
Engineering – Software /
Full Time
/ Hybrid
The Software Development Manager will have responsibility for control software engineering design and implementation. This software developer will provide innovative original technical design, project leadership for sold and development projects, sales and service support, and overall software system architecture.

Role and Responsibilities:
·        Responsible for the developing and supporting real-time control
·        Write, modify, and debug software for HMI, PLC, and real-time control for new machine hardware and features
·        Use source debuggers and visual development environments
·        Develop specifications and proper documentation of application software for internal communications, training, and user documentation
·        Troubleshoots software issues in support of product startup including acceptance at customers facilities when required – travel less than 20%
·        Work with Electrical Design engineering to select and layout hardware, including controls, amplifiers, digital input and output cards and other components.
·        Work with control vendors on new and existing designs and issues
·        Maintains software project cost targets and schedules to ensure projects are on track. 
·        Provides updates on project status as required
·        Participate in cross-functional design teams during the entire product life cycle
·        Supports commonality and consistency within & across product lines for the business group
·        Focus on continuously improving and optimizing system performance, increasing control system functionality and capability
·        Proactively maintain and promote a safe and healthy work environment for all employees
Technical Skills:
·        Programming experience in C, C#, and C++, XML, JSON and Python. 
·        Experience with programming in real-time operating system environment
·        Experience with sensor interfaces, IO, fieldbus, and related technology
·        Experience with Wonderware, Indusoft and Ignition
·        Experience with high speed tracking/sortation and their theory; merge experience a plus
·        Ability to troubleshoot electro-mechanical and software issues
KSA’s: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
·        Ability to work well in a team environment
·        Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
·        Self-driven and motivated to succeed
·        Able to work with minimal supervision
·        Competency in Microsoft Office products
·        Experience with integrating machine safety systems within software applications
·        Experience with software quality systems/processes
Required Experience And Education:
·        Education:  BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science
·        Minimum 8 years experience with industrial process equipment
·        3-5 years of programming experience preferred in additive or subtractive material processing
·        3-5 years of leadership experience managing teams