Application Design Senior Engineer

Schneider Electric Houston , TX 77020

Posted 6 months ago

Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: https://youtu.be/NlLJMv1Y7Hk.

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

We are seeking highly self-motivated, customer focused, team oriented Application Design Engineer to work on our projects to create a consistency across all projects by utilizing processes that can be repeatable between projects.

Role Purpose

Provides engineering support for several projects; Acts in a lead capacity on projects of varying sizes, complexities and risks. Is accountable for developing technical and professional (customer-facing) capabilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Interprets customer technical specs and assists customer in defining detailed application, system, and hardware requirements

  • Review as sold system architecture and make corrections as necessary

  • Review BOM hardware and software

  • Confirm software licensing is correct

  • Prepares packaging specifications

  • Works with 3rd party vendors to ensure compatibility with Shneider Electric's solution

  • Create system interconnection diagram

  • Provide support for upgrades

  • Assists with basic on-site engineering, including: start-up and application commissioning and hardware assembly

  • Participates in customer acceptance and application testing

  • Reviews Associate Application Engineers' work to ensure quality and accuracy

  • Interfaces with EEC resources to ensure high-quality and accurate deliverables

  • Anticipates potential changes in project deliverables and timing and makes the PM aware of a potential need to re-contract or secure additional engineering resources

  • Increases project margins by minimizing re-work and complying with Schneider Electric's technical engineering processes and quality standard

  • Understand what files need to be transferred from original system, if any, during upgrades

  • Understand what files, scripts, programs on existing stations need to be updated to run on new system

  • Review as sold competitive migration hardware and software with SME

  • Develop detailed project execution plan for system engineer scope

  • Provide input for project enclosure design as needed

  • Define staging layout

  • Coordinate system staging team activities

  • Perform system software installation and configuration

  • Attend customer meetings and participate on system related discussions

  • Develop system test plan and execute internal and customer testing (FAT)

  • Participate in on-site testing/SAT and commissioning activities as required

  • Support PM, Field Service and customer on wide range of system related items as required

  • Provide support of our local cloud and deployment of software upgrades as required

  • Execute full scope projects

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Chemical or Electrical preferred)

  • 10 or more years of experience with Distributed Control Systems (Foxboro I/A preferred)

  • Experience in architecting, constructing and integrating the software applications and networking systems for process automation.

  • Project experience with the following areas of project engineering: functional and detailed specifications, systems development, implementation, testing and commissioning.

We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We're looking for people with a passion for success on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: https://youtu.be/6D2Av1uUrzY.

Let us learn about you! Apply today.

You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.

It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.

Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.

Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


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