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Florida, Cape Canaveral

Job Category: Instrumentation and Controls Engineer - Hardware

Company: Alten

Job Id: 2360



 Who we are

We’re ALTEN Technology USA, an engineering company that provides solutions for engineering, technology, and product development projects. For decades, we’ve been helping our clients develop products that are changing the world, whether that’s by shaping the future of space exploration, saving lives with medical devices that set a new standard of care, or creating the fully autonomous electric taxi of tomorrow. Our team of more than 600 people works across industries including aerospace, medical devices and life sciences, unmanned systems and robotics, automotive OEM and tier 1 suppliers, commercial vehicle, electric vehicles, rail, and more. Our offices across the US have different industry focuses and engage with our clients in different ways, ranging from working on-site at client facilities to performing product development at our delivery centers.

ALTEN Group, our parent company, has been a leader in engineering and information technology for more than 30 years. ALTEN Group operates in 30 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East and employs more than 36,000 people, 88% of whom are engineers. The company covers the whole development cycle and offers a choice of service levels, from technology consulting to complete project outsourcing.

When you join ALTEN Technology USA, you join a group of people passionate about collaborating to solve some of the world’s most technical engineering challenges. Our success is tied to taking care of our employees by building relationships and providing opportunities for mentorship and career growth. We offer comprehensive benefits for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance; a 401(k) plan with employer matching; paid time off (PTO); paid parental leave; and mentorship to help you take your career to the next level.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

This is a 6 month contract to hire engagement on-site in either Cape Canaveral, FL or Denver, CO. Salary and benefits are offered during the duration of the contract (medical, dental, vision, PTO, paid holidays, etc.).


As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will work with control system hardware design as well as software development for PLCs and User Interfaces. This will include the CAD design, work with technicians during fabrication, hardware and software installation and commissioning of ground systems including GSE, EGSE and facilities associated with space vehicle launch facilities. Typical systems include high pressure gas, fluid systems, motion control and electrical power systems.

  •  Create new and modify existing electrical power and controls schematics, single line and interconnect diagrams
  •  Create new and modify existing assembly drawings of designs
  •  Work directly with technicians to progress fabrication, installation, and commissioning of new or modified systems at any site
  •  Generate wire list, cable schedule, terminal, BOM and other relevant reports
  •  Perform fabrication and installation review and incorporate redlines for as-built documentation
  •  Assist in peer review of internal and external supplier design documentation
  •  Develop and update PLC software as needed to support a Sr. Software developer
  •  Develop and update HMI software as needed to support a Sr. Software developer
  •  Application of relevant company, industry (design, drafting, parts) techniques to plan, lay-out, and maintain data depicting engineering designs (detail, assembly and installation drawings or datasets)


  •  BS degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering.  Other engineering or science degrees or work history will be considered if experience in above responsibilities is met


  •         Extensive experience with AutoCad Electrical
  •         Experience in electrical schematic design of control systems using analog and discrete instrumentation (transducers, limit switches valves, motors, etc.)
  •         Experience creating fabrication assembly drawings and panel layouts
  •         Experience inserting tables for BOM, wire list, terminal lists, etc. using Microsoft Excel
  •         Experience with Allen-Bradley PLC control systems
  •         Familiar with existing applicable drafting standards
  •         Experience with Rockwell Automation RSLogix 5000, Studio 5000 Logix Designer, Asset Centre
  •         Experience with Microsoft Office products
  •         Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum


Desired skills

  •  Understanding of Active Directory / User and Group Management
  •  Microsoft SQL Server Administration
  •  Rockwell Software Suite Administration
  •  ICONICS Software Administration
  •  Windows Server Administration
  •  Networking
  •  AutoCAD Electrical® experience
  •  AutoCad Electrical: 3 years (Preferred)
  •  Rockwell Automation software: 3 years (Preferred)

Salary Range: $95K-$140K



Note: Due to nature of work, only US Persons (citizens or permanent residents) need apply for this position.