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Senior Software Engineer

Date: Jul 7, 2019

Location: York, Pennsylvania, USA

Company: Voith Group


About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, the Voith Group sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 19,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide  and is thus one of the largest family-owned companies in Europe.


For the Voith Digital Solutions, Digital Automation Systems department, we are looking for:


Senior Software Engineer 
York, PA


Responsibilities –


Based on project requirements:

  • PLC Programming for automation products using Rockwell Studio 5000 Logix Designer,
    RSLogix 5000 (or other) according to IEC 61131-3 compliant software development environment.
  • Planning and programming of the visualization system on FactoryTalk View (SE, ME or other)
  • Assisting conceptual network design, I/O design, interfacing to other sub-systems as well as planning of server/client architecture, virtualization of systems.
  • Simulation, testing, commissioning and documentation of the automation system.
  • Further development of existing and new technologies in the automation environment.
  • Always follow Voith’s Code of Conduct and act above reproach with respect to compliance in all business relationships.  Act as a positive example and emphasize the need for full compliance with the Code of Conduct in all business relationships to the management team.


Qualifications -


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, electrical engineering or related degree from an accredited university
  • At least 5-7 years of experience in automation software development within process industries
  • Experience with PLC languages – Structured Text, ladder diagram, sequential function chart, function block diagram and instruction list utilizing IEC61131-3 complaint software development tools and methods
  • Strong knowledge of Rockwell platform required, additional knowledge of Siemens and/or Schneider platforms desired
  • Knowhow about fieldbuses and industrial communication protocols (like Ethernet IP, Ethernet TCP/IP, Modbus, ProfiNet, OPC-DA, OPC-UA, IEC61850, etc.)
  • Fully fluent in written and spoken English is a must. German, French or other additional languages are beneficial.
  • The job requires domestic and international travel between 20-30% of the time in an average year.
  • Outgoing, open, transparent, and communicative.
  • Open minded to new ideas and concepts.
  • Self-organized and structured
  • Computer knowledge and skills: MS-Office and scheduling systems


Physical Demands -

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.


Voith Digital Ventures is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.


Nearest Major Market: York PA
Nearest Secondary Market: Lancaster