Automation Infrastructure Engineer

  • Reference: LK46937
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Clare, Limerick, Tipperary
  • Category: Engineering, Technical & Manufacturing

Collins McNicholas currently have an exciting opportunity for an Automation Infrastructure Engineer with one of their clients in the Mid-West Region. This role is a permanent position.


The following are the key requirements for the role:



  • Provide technical support for Automation systems (SCADA, Historian, Reporting)
  • Assist with qualification and upgrades of Automation systems and servers.
  • Maintain and perform configuration updates to Automation Systems within a regulated and CGMP environment 
  • Maintain validated software state for Automation systems, including change control, protocols/test plans, system lifecycle documentation.
  • Maintain system security for assigned applications. 
  • Manage Disaster Recovery and Back up requirements for assigned systems.
  • Lead testing of Automation software applications to ensure that the design objectives are met, including development and execution of technical specifications and validation documents.
  • Investigation of manufacturing deviations and anomalies related to automation applications and manage projects related to corrective action/resolution or equipment performance improvement including Site Change Control. 
  • Provide technical support for all data migration activities
  • Build application support documentation including training, systems architecture, technical configuration, business process flows and support operating procedures.


Key Requirements:

  • Degree in Automation, Computer Science or related technical field with 0-2 years relevant experience
  • Designing, analysing and troubleshooting largescale distributed systems. 
  • Software validation in FDA regulated and CGMP environments an advantage.
  • Working with servers and applying software upgrades, knowledge of disaster recovery and backup procedures 
  • VMWARE, SQL Server, and Reporting applications 
  • Strong application design, development and support with high quality delivery in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity of S88 automation practices through documentation of SCADA software and validation of software design and functionality
  • Reading code of multiple programs and languages, such as IEC 61131-3, XML, HTML, and VBScript.
  • Project management to lead teams and identifying priorities


For a confidential discussion on the above role please contact Michael O’Leary on 061-512270


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