Automation Engineer

Employer: Sunapsys
Job Location: Vinton, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical, IT/Computers/Networking
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 5/27/2021
Closing Date: 7/30/2021
We are a Virginia-based firm specializing in the design and implementation of controls and information systems for municipalities, manufacturers, and OEM's. Sunapsys is the first system integrator based in the VA, NC, WV, and MD region to earn the Certified Member status from the CSIA. We remain the largest independent system integrator in southwestern Virginia.
Job Description Sunapsys currently has an opening for an Automation Systems Engineer. In this position, you will be part of a team that designs and implements control systems for a variety of industrial and municipal applications.
Specific responsibilities include:
  • Develop PLC programs for control and data collection
  • Develop HMI (Human Machine Interface) applications
  • Develop top level SCADA (Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition) applications
  • Work with SQL databases for data collection, charting and reporting
  • Perform Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT)
  • Onsite start-up and installation
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Engineering Technology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of organizational and time management skills, excellent attention to detail
  • Experience with Allen-Bradley and Modicon PLC programming, HMI software, and Ignition SCADA software a plus
  • Self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Have good personal presentation
Sunapsys offers a full complement of benefits including 100% paid health insurance, 401(k) with company match, and generous PTO. Roanoke offers very affordable housing, short commutes, an abundance of outdoor activities, and numerous dining and entertainment options.
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