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Florida, Cape Canaveral

Job Category: PLC Controls Engineer

Company: Alten

Job Id: 2388



 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 Cape Canaveral, FL . 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 software development for PLCs and User Interfaces. Typical systems include high pressure gas, fluid systems, motion control, and electrical power systems.

  • Assist in peer review of internal and external supplier design documentation
  • Develop and update PLC 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


  • Experience with Rockwell, Siemens, or other PLC software
  • Familiar with existing applicable drafting standards
  • 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
  • Rockwell Automation software: 3 years (Preferred)

Salary Range: $95K-$150K DOE



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