The SCADA Developer will design, code, test, and analyze manufacturing software programs and applications. This includes researching, designing, documenting, and modifying software specifications throughout the production lifecycle. The SCADA/MES Developer will also analyze and amend software errors, provide general system administrative support in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide status reports where required.  The majority of the development is targeted at application integration and filling in gaps where existing systems, tools, and off the shelf applications do not meet business needs.



Strategy & Planning

  • Meet with business partners to determine business, functional and technical requirements and participate in application design, configuration, testing and deployment.
  • Guide users in formulating requirements, advise on alternatives and on the implications of new or revised processing analysis.
  • Work within cross-functional teams outside of IT to determine integration points for data capture and efficient automation control of manufacturing resources.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Conduct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.
  • Plan phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC) for a variety of projects.
  • Perform administrative functions such as user creation, security management, configuration, and other customizations of the applications needed to keep the systems highly available.

Operational Management

  • Consistently write, translate, and code software programs and applications according to specifications.
  • Utilize best practices to perform operational support, code enhancements, bug fixes as needed to the suite of applications and necessary integrations.
  • Administer critical analysis of test results and deliver solutions to problem areas.
  • Install and upgrade software products for end users as required.
  • Be hands-on in producing tangible deliverables (requirements specifications, design deliverables, coding, unit testing, status reports, project plans).



  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and interact with computers, telephone and other electronic media
  • Overtime hours may be required to meet project deadlines



  • Bachelor’s Degree with STEM focus (e.g., Computer Science, Information Systems) or related
  • Previous work experience delivering business application solutions and integrations with a bias to best leverage existing applications and tools
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, on multiple projects



  • Self-motivated, self-directed, personally accountable, and operate with a sense of integrity.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, and decision making skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and desire to work with business users to understand problem areas and formulate a solution.
  • Excellent conceptual and analytical skills, able to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, work well in a demanding and dynamic environment to meet objectives.
  • Ability to quickly shift priorities to meet emerging business needs while maintaining progress toward original goals
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills with ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • High level of personal integrity, and the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and show an appropriate level of judgment and maturity.



  • Experience as a SCADA developer, SCADA Engineer, MES Engineer, Process Control Engineer, Automation Engineer, Controls Engineer, or other similarly related duties
  • HMI/SCADA (Ignition) experience integrating with data provided by PLC and corporate systems such as ERP’s and WMS’s.
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python, Expression Language, SQL strongly desired.
  • Experience with and/or Understanding of the following:
    1. Utilizing integrations (REST, SOAP, XML-RPC, JSON-RPC APIs, Web Services) and how to produce/consume data from various systems
    2. Working on enterprise scale Digital Transformation/Industry 4.0 initiatives
    3. Understands OEE concepts and able to apply into an MES platform
    4. Working knowledge of Track and Trace technologies and concepts and MES application
    5. Understands ERP and WMS systems as it pertains to workflow of raw material demand through finished goods movement.
  • Hands on experience working in integrated development environments
  • Hands-on software troubleshooting experience
  • Ability to translate business needs into technical solutions