The DCS System Specialist Engineer role at our industrial automation solutions company entails collaborating with senior engineers to design, configure, and deploy DCS solutions for diverse industries. With 2-3 years of experience, you’ll assist in requirements gathering, system architecture design, and solution development within established timelines and budgets.

What will you do?

  • Collaborate with senior engineers and project managers to design, configure, and deploy Distributed Control Systems (DCS) solutions for industrial automation projects, mainly for O&G and Chemicals plants.
  • Assist in requirements gathering, system architecture design, and solution development to meet project objectives and client specifications within established timelines and budgets.
  • Configure DCS hardware components, including controllers, input/output modules, communication interfaces, and network devices, ensuring compatibility and optimal performance.
  • Develop and implement control strategies, logic diagrams, and human-machine interface (HMI) screens using DCS programming languages and software tools.
  • Conduct system integration, testing, and commissioning activities to verify system functionality, troubleshoot issues, and ensure compliance with project requirements and industry standards.
  • Provide technical support to clients and end-users during system deployment, startup, and operation, addressing inquiries, resolving issues, and optimizing system performance as needed.
  • Document system designs, configurations, test results, and operational procedures, maintaining accurate records and documentation for future reference, training, and knowledge sharing.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices in DCS system engineering, actively participating in training programs and professional development activities to enhance skills and knowledge.
  • Adhere to safety standards, cybersecurity protocols, and regulatory requirements in all aspects of software development and deployment.

What qualifications will make you successful for this role?

  • Master or Bachelor degree in Automation Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related field.
  • At least 2 or 3 years of experience in the design, configuration, and deployment of Distributed Control Systems (DCS) or PLC for industrial automation projects.
  • Proficiency in DCS/PLC programming languages and HMI development software.
  • Strong understanding of DCS/PLC hardware components, communication protocols, and system architectures.
  • Problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts and collaborate with cross-functional teams, clients, and end-users and to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and professional development in the field of DCS/PLC system engineering.
  • A good knowledge of written and spoken English is required as the projects are developed in an international environment.
  • AVEVA technology knowledge (e.g. InBatch, Intouch, System Platform,)
  • TUV Functional Safety certification
  • Oil&Gas projects experience
  • Cybersecurity certificate
  • Development software as: Java, Python, C# or others.
  • Able to travel up to 30% nationally and internationally to support projects.
  • Good level of English language, spoken & written.

What’s in it for you?

  • Permanent Contract;
  • Flexibility at work;
  • Exciting job in an international company, with opportunities o lead and contribute to different projects collaborating with cross-region teams;
  • Special training tailored to your needs and career goals;
  • Opportunity to develop based on clear career paths, to grow through experience and exposure;
  • An environment where employees have equal opportunities to reach their fullest potential, depending on performance and personal aspirations;
  • Global Family Leave program;
  • Ticket restaurant or meal at canteen;
  • Shareholding plans;
  • Welfare programs that can be extended to your family;
  • Health insurance and Professional/extraprofessional accident insurance.

Let us learn about you! Apply today.

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Why us?

Schneider Electric is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation. Our technologies enable the world to use energy in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner. We strive to promote a global economy that is both ecologically viable and highly productive.