• Software and Systems Engineer at ​Schneider Electric

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    Date Posted: 2018-03-22

    Schneider Electri, a European multinational corporation that specializes in energy management, automation solutions, spanning hardware, software, and services, is looking hire a Software and Systems Engineer in Lagos, Nigeria

    About the role

    • To provide software coding, application, configuration and system engineering during the design, build, test phase and hardware installation support of automated control system projects.
    • Provide customer-site installation, servicing, training, troubleshooting, and upgrades for customers where the work requires system-level knowledge and may require oversight from a Senior Engineer.
    • Is accountable for developing technical competence, understanding of Schneider products and their applications, and professional (customer-facing) capabilities.

    Key Accountabilities

    • All aspects of application software and system engineering, including training and working to delivery of:
    • System specification, design, implementation, configuration for Schneider Electric product and 3rd party supply.
    • System testing and conducting Client witness testing, 3rd Party equipment acceptance testing.
    • Selection and integration of Schneider Electric and third party purchased equipment.
    • Define the system network, calculate processor, memory loading and other engineering calculations.
    • Design field loop circuits and specify hardware components.
    • Ensure technical compliance to customers’ specification relating to assigned areas of work.
    • To be aware of the development of existing and new Schneider Electric hardware and software products.
    • Interprets customer technical specifications and produces detailed design specifications for implementation.
    • Ensure technical information is communicated to all relevant parties as appropriate. Attend and document meetings as appropriate.
    • Performs installation, startup and commissioning of Schneider products at the system level
    • Perform preventive and remedial maintenance on company instruments and/or systems
    • Undertake any other reasonable tasks as required.


    Education Qualifications:

    Essential: HND or equivalent level in an engineering discipline – preferably Electronic, Electrical, Control or Software. Excellent command of the English language, both verbally and written.

    Desirable: Degree in Electronic/Control Engineering. Commercial and business training. Schneider Electric or other manufacturers product training.

    Skills and Experience:


    • Minimum 2 years engineering experience within a leading automation project organization.
    • Ability to problem solve and think adaptively, able to react to changing requirements
    • Experience of team working, possessing the necessary communication skills to influence and get results
    • Awareness of automation control systems technologies.
    • Computer literate, with strong excel and word capability.


    • Experience/knowledge of automated control systems.
    • Knowledge of software design methods and systems design and software languages at high and medium level.
    • Knowledge of electrical circuit design and basics of electrical design theory.


    • Working knowledge of Functional Safety Management process.
    • Understanding of safety related applications (F&G, ESD, PSD).
    • Process / Control / Instrumentation / Electrical knowledge
    • Commissioning experience.
    • Tricon (or similar) industrial controller experience.
    • HMI knowledge (InTouch Wonderware).
    • Experience of database applications with Access and Excel

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