I&C Software Design Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Lynchburg, VA

Less than 5 years experience  •  Engineering Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/09/17
Confidential Company
Lynchburg, VA
Less than 5 years experience
Engineering Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/09/17

The I&C Product Development group focuses on the modernization of critical plant systems to support improved reliability, safety, and extended plant life.    The group designs and manufactures I&C solutions, replacement parts, upgrade components, software development, and general I&C engineering.  Our safety and non-safety related commercial and government nuclear products are varied and involve projects that include board level design all the way up to system level integration.     Job Description:   AREVA is seeking an I&C Software Engineer for our Instrumentation & Control Products organization.     Responsibilities and duties include:

  • Work in a team-based environment and design, implement, and test software for digital control systems for nuclear power plants.
  • Assist clients in defining system requirements, developing system logic and defining control parameters to satisfy requirements. 
  • Perform system integration of hardware and software platforms, as well as prepare documentation such as requirements, test procedures, and instruction manuals. 
  • Assist during installation and startup of delivered I&C systems.
  • Evaluating design alternatives and resolving complex field problems. 
  • A less experienced candidate will support more experienced engineers, while an experienced candidate will be expected to lead at least some aspects of a project, including project estimating.    





 All candidates must meet the following minimum requirements in order to be considered for this opportunity.  Candidates who exceed minimum qualifications may be considered for a higher level position.

  • BS in ElectricalEngineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science (Computer Science majors must have a strong technical background including physics courses, math courses including multiple semesters of calculus, and coursework or an interest in circuits/electronics) plus 0-2 years of related engineeringexperience.
  • Programming experience with modern object oriented programming environments such as Visual Studio and the .net environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills necessary
  • Works well in a team based development environment
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Ability to deploy to plant sites during installation and start-up, typically 3 - 10 days every 6 months, although longer durations may be required at times.

The following requirements are desired and will be used to differentiate all candidates who apply for this position.

  • Software Testing, Software V&V
  • Preparing/Reviewing Software or System Requirements Specification
  • Networking configuration and troubleshooting
  • PLC, HMI, LabView programming
  • Data interfacing and database tools (SQL, OPC, Modbus, etc.)
  • Embedded system design and programming
  • Use of common electronics test instrumentation including meters, oscilloscopes, etc. 
  • Electrical/I&C equipment troubleshooting in power plant/large industrial environment


  Seasonal (5-10%) domestic travel.   AREVA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexualorientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 



Primary Location

 NORTH AMERICA-United States-Virginia-Lynchburg - OFR



Number of Openings

 1Relocation Yes


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