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Job Description

Automation Engineer

Location: Shenzhen Guangdong, China


Job Summary

We are looking for hands-on pragmatic software engineer who enjoy dual role of software development and operational support. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of Automation solutions in a high volume manufacturing environment. You will also be responsible for hands on problem solving and analysis on-site.

Key Qualifications

·         Experience in the design, deployment and support of Factory Automation and Robotics systems.

·         A working understanding of high volume manufacturing systems desirable.

·         Experience in designing & debugging distributed and multi-threaded system.

·         Strong Object Oriented Programming and Design skill (Objective-C)

·         Strong Debugging and Failure Analysis skill.

·         Experience working with SQL and/or NoSQL database (e.g. MySQL, Sqlite, CouchDB, etc) desirable.

·         Experience in unix scripting (e.g python, ruby, tcl, awk).

·         LabView/PLC/C#. Net development experiences a plus.


·         Develop robust software solutions to support automation system.

·         Perform root cause analysis and troubleshooting.

·         Manage detailed requirements definition, review and approve system designs and oversee implementation.

·         Work with production teams and vendors to scale and maintain factory automation systems across multiple factories.

·         Establish validation procedures to determine acceptance of factory automation solutions.

·         Evaluate existing factory processes and identify opportunities for savings and improvement through the use of automation technology.

·         Reviewing progress of development activities at supplier locations and serve as point of escalation for critical process related issues.


Bachelor/Master in Engineering or Computer Science (or equivalent)

Additional Requirements

Travel: Domestic or International travel: 30-40%.