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TAD PGS, Inc. Software Systems Engineer in Leavenworth, Kansas

We have an outstanding Contract position for aSoftware Systems Engineerto join a leading Company located in the Leavenworth, KSsurrounding area.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The candidate will participate in a multi-disciplinary team dedicated to the sustainment and modernization of the CMOP facilities consistent with the project’s objectives listed below:

  • Maintenance: Maintenance to all software at the individual CMOP facilities used to interface with local production equipment and processes. This maintenance function involves on-site support at each CMOP, with additional phone and remote system support to all the CMOPs in VA’s CMOP network.

  • Enhancement and Integration Support: Provide software services that improve performance, controls and documentation including equipment interfaces as new capabilities and new equipment are introduced at the CMOPs.

  • Standardization: Develop and execute a long-term plan to provide standardization and stability to the Production Systems for all seven CMOPs. The goals being as follows:

  • Create multiple levels of documentation to support both operational and IT usage of each of the Production Systems

  • Allow for standardized reporting based on an identical data structure

  • Create a single version of the software that can support the varying hardware setups at each site

  • Control all source code in a single repository for ease of deployment, modification and maintenance

  • The candidate will be responsible for the provision of software design and development services in support of maintenance, enhancements and modernization of the CMOP facilities. The software is responsible order management, inventory control, fulfilling activities and the interfaces with the equipment on the automation floor.

  • The candidate should have the ability to quickly learn new pharmaceutical production floor technologies, including, control software development tools, sensors and automatic identification equipment and process control equipment.

  • The candidate should have the ability to adequately document designs, coded solutions and systems.

  • Develop automated testing tools

  • Write technical specifications and system design documentation

  • Develop solutions that integrate with existing VA architecture

  • Program using industry standard methods

  • Work in Agile team environment with analysts, developers, testers, production support staff, stakeholders, and external vendor partners.

  • Requires expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts.

  • Be involved in analyses and the investigation of related applications engineering tasks and prepares design specifications, analysis, and recommendations.

  • Ensure the compliance of customer standards; also ensures that contractual deliverables assigned are reviewed for completeness and completed on time.

  • Works closely with other teams, support organizations, program and product management.

  • Interact with senior management and other engineers. Interaction normally involves matters between functional and technical areas.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline. 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for the degree.

  • 8 or more years of relevant experience in creating logical and functional software code in a variety of languages.

  • Ideally 2+ years of experience in the field of industrial process automation similar to CMOP.

  • Experience developing systems in the Microsoft environment using Microsoft’s development tools in real-time is required.

  • Proven experience in developing and supporting large development initiatives that are similar in scope and complexity to the VA’s CMOP.

  • Experience in C++ and/or C#, preferably in both. 4 years C#.NET / C++

  • Half of the tasks for this work require C++ and the other half of the tasks require C#

  • The current state of the project is that the majority of the software running in the CMOP factories is legacy C+

    • The future state (objective) of the project is to transition completely to C#. Developers code in C# on new project work when feasible.
  • Software Developer needs to be equally strong in C++ and C# to support the project

  • Experience developing interactive web applications

  • Front end web design and development (WebAPI, MVC Razor, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, AJAX,CSS, HTML5)

  • Solid experience and skills designing and implementing object-oriented software solutions with an emphasis on industry best practices and design patterns C# (WCF, Web Services, MVC) MSSQL/T-SQL, and JavaScript.

  • Web Services (REST)

  • Experience with Visual studio 2015/2017

  • Windows Development

  • Experience with automated unit testing and integration testing Collaborator, self-starter, strategic providing input to technical design to meet project objectives

  • Ability to work in fast paced environment and deliver results key milestones targets

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding or experience of development and integration processes in multiple environments.

  • Strong web development experience with a good understanding of MVC and object oriented programming, in a pharmaceutical or automated fulfilment environment.

  • Experience working with Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) / hardware controls

  • Experience with Relational database design & TSQL programming skills

  • Experience with SQL Server

  • Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015

  • Experience with Mid-Tier Application Servers (IIS)

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies

  • Experience with Test Driven Development

TAD PGS, Inc.is a Global Fortune 500 company with worldwide revenue of over $27 billion and more than 50 decades of government contracting experience. We specialize in supporting U.S. Government Agencies and their prime vendors by delivering a full range of recruitment and workforce solutions. As part of the Adecco family, we have access to over 2.5 million active candidates supporting hundreds of locations across North America. On any given day, we have more than 70,000 professionals working at client sites across the United States.

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