Senior Automation Engineer (Downey)


: $121,820.00 - $179,460.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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VIAVI (NASDAQ: VIAV) has a 90+ year history of technicalinnovations that have evolved to keep pace and address our customers mostpressing business issues. We makeequipment, software, and systems that help to plan, deploy, certify, monitor,and optimize all kinds of networks - like those for mobile phones, serviceproviders, large businesses and data centers. VIAVI is also a leader in high performance thin filmoptical coatings and engineered diffusers, providing light management solutionsto anti-counterfeiting, consumer electronics, automotive, defense andinstrumentation markets.

We are the people behind the products that help keep the world connected at home, school, work, at play, and everywhere in between. VIAVI employees are fierce about supporting customer success and wewelcome people who bring their best every day to the company - to question, to collaborateand to push for solutions that will delight our customers.

VIAVI and is seeking anexperienced automation engineer to support equipment design and developmentprojects supporting all thin film coating platforms and all post process stepsin the manufacturing value-stream. The24-7 production facility in Santa Rosa is a high-technology environment, wheresafety is paramount, and employees are engaged to support a world classorganization. Manufacturing sites arelocated in Santa Rosa, Beijing and Suzhou China, and New York.

Job Summary

Design, development, and commissioning of control system software forindustrial processes in a 24-7 manufacturing environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Generate structured, well documented, and robust PLC and HMI codemeeting project objectives. Assist with equipment troubleshooting. Lead, motivate others, and/or contribute to ateam-work environment. Identifyimprovement opportunities and implement.


Required Skills
  • Siemens Step7 Programming
  • Allen-Bradley RSLogix 500 Programming
  • Wonderware InTouch Development
  • Motor Drives Configuration and Startup
  • Industrial Networking (Profibus, Ethernet, etc.)
  • Read and understand electrical schematics and P&IDs
  • Strong time management
  • Ability to work effectively with Operations, Maintenance,and Contractors

  • Ability to solve complex problems with effective solutions
  • Learn quickly, committed to continuous self-improvement
  • Desired Skills
  • LabView Programming
  • Draw electrical schematics using AutoCAD or Promis-E
  • Wonderware Historian (InSQL) Administration
  • Windows PC Administration
  • Linux Administration
  • Education, Experience, and other JobRequirements

  • BS in Engineering or equivalent combination of education andexperience

  • A minimum of five years in a similar role
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Occasional travel including internationally
  • If you have what it takes to pushboundaries and seize opportunities, apply to join our team today.

    VIAVI Solutions is an equal opportunityand affirmative action employer minorities/females/veterans/persons withdisabilities.

    Associated topics: circuit, design, electrical, electrical engineer, kv, msee, renewable, rf, wind, wiring * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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