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Graduate Systems Support Engineer

Job Description

Do you want to be part of a long-standing team, who are experts in their field, where no two days are the same and where possibilities to develop new skills and experiences are around every corner? Our client is passionate about creating a friendly, open and inclusive working environment where individuals are supported to excel in their area of expertise. They are continually seeking out new ways to improve their business and are firm believers that everyone should enjoy what they do.

What they do… They are a technically driven business with over 30 years of expertise; engineering and supporting high integrity control systems where failure simply isn't an option. These can range from small upgrades through to fully integrated turnkey solutions, covering all aspects of technology from control room to field devices. They supply the latest technology to various locations throughout the UK and Europe with their prestigious clients predominantly being within Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), Highways, Airports and Power sectors.

If you are a keen problem solver with excellent communication skills, looking for a challenging yet rewarding career in engineering, look no further. We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious systems engineer to join them on their mission to seamlessly deliver end-to-end control systems.

What they need from you.

You are a team player looking to train as a System Support Engineer using some of the following skills; we do not expect you to have experience in all these areas and for the right candidate on the job training and mentoring will be provided to fill any skills gaps you may have. You will work within the system support department who are responsible for preventative maintenance, design and modifications of existing SCADA, PLC and associated sub-systems as well as providing 24-hour emergency call out nationwide.

  • Ability to problem solve and diagnose issues as and when they arise.
  • Committed to providing excellent customer service.
  • Ability to program a variety of PLCs using Ladder Logic, Function block or Statement List methods.
  • Ability to program and configure SCADA software packages.
  • Have a high-level competency in programming languages ranging from C, C++, C#, VB and VBA.
  • Understanding of design and configuration of IP networks.
  • Competent at design and testing of ELV electrical panels.
  • Ability to configure CCTV, PA and telephone systems over an IP network.
  • Willing to travel throughout the UK, working nights on a regular basis.
  • Have a full UK driving licence and valid passport.
  • Have no criminal convictions due to security clearances required by airport authorities.
  • Degree/HND in control, electrical, electronic or software engineering.

There is plenty of room for growth and progression which is proven by most of the management team beginning their career with them as students.

What they offer in return.

In addition to a generous salary, you can expect to receive some other great benefits too.

  • 33 floating holidays to take when you like with your entitlement increasing by an additional 2 days every 5 years.
  • Paid overtime.
  • Company performance related bonus.
  • Wellbeing benefit - a monthly instalment made in addition to your salary to contribute towards anything that makes you happy.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Anniversary celebrations it is important to then that they celebrate the commitment and value people have brought to their business over the years.
  • Social events - If there is one thing about our client, it is that they love to get social, so this is a big part of their culture.
  • Flexible working giving you the ability to finish at 1pm on Fridays.