I&C Software Design Engineer

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Lynchburg, VA

Industry: Engineering Services

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Less than 5 years

Posted 348 days ago

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.    

 

 

 

Qualifications

 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

TRAVEL

  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. 

Job

 DESIGN &ENGINEERING

Primary Location

 NORTH AMERICA-United States-Virginia-Lynchburg - OFR

Schedule

 Full-time

Number of Openings

 1Relocation Yes

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