Principal Software Engineer

Job description

Looking for a Principal Software Engineer on a permanent basis to join no.1 medical devices company based in county Tipperary.

Job responsibilties: 

  • Leading software development and integration within the manufacturing site, 
  • Designing, defineings, implementings system requirements, system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters by using current systems engineering methods and technologies. 
  • Interfacing with senior management on significant matters, often requiring the coordination of activity across organizational units. 
  • Creating, contributing and validating documentation within GMP orientated lifecycle (URS, FAT, SAT, IQOQ etc).
  • Writing and executing test cases to examine software products for bugs and possible failures
  • Responsible for the analysis, design, programming, debugging and modification of software applications and testing solutions.
  • Interfacing to analog and digital hardware and software operating system
  • Solving engineering problems by analyzing the situation and recommending corrective or alternative actions. 
  • Mentoring Engineers in software engineering activities/methodologies and domain knowledge
  • Knowledge of at all levels of MES system- Application, Networking and database

Job requirements:

  • Technical Degree
  • 5+ years industry experience
  • Experience of PLC and HMI platforms (e.g. Rslogix, Siemens TIA Portal etc.)
  • Experience in Vision Systems (Cognex Insight Explorer, Visionpro etc.)
  • Knowledge of Industrial Protocols e.g. (Ethernet, Profibus, Profinet, OPC etc.)
  • Knowledge of C#, Labview, VB.Net, SQL etc. desirable
  • Knowledge of Robotics advantageous
  • Knowledge of Industry 4.0 technologies advantageous

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current job opportunity please contact Marcel Skolimowski on 021 4847 138 / marcel at

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