Sr. Automation Engineer - Process Controls Systems

  • Albany, NY
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: BI32-2689875
Award-winning Automation and Control Systems Integration company needs an experienced engineer in Albany, NY to work within a project team to develop, program, and commission equipment running on PLC or DCS platforms. Will consider candidates with Allen-Bradley/Rockwell, Siemens, GE, and/or Wonderware experience. Industries include Biotech, Pharmaceutical, and Food and Beverage industries.

Why work here?:
  • Stable growing business for over 25 years!
  • Fun and professional environment with over 80 engineers!
  • Variety of projects in several industries!
  • Training provided on new technology and software!
  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential, matching 401k, paid vacation!


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Automation engineering design, programming, and testing for configuration of the plant Process Control System (PCS) from Conceptual Design through Commission & Qualification project phases.
  • Independently provide project support activities such as detailed design, design review, implementation, program changes, testing/debug, troubleshooting, and project management.
  • Update automation functional specifications for automation lead review/approval, troubleshoot the PCS system and software, prepare automation change record forms, and perform offline and online coding and testing.
  • Troubleshooting of process, equipment, and system malfunctions or failures involving the PCS system.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years in industry
  • Programming experience in one or more of the following platforms: Allen-Bradley/Rockwell, Siemens, GE, and Wonderware
  • Electrical design experience including panel layout, power distribution, and I/O
  • Understanding of control system network topology
  • Knowledge of S88 Batch standards and experience implementing batch systems
  • Instrumentation experience
  • Outgoing personality, strong leadership skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • GMP and validation experience is a plus
  • Understanding of Biopharmaceutical processes is a plus
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