Automation Controls Systems Engineer

Location: Yardley, PA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Automation Controls Systems Engineer

Current Opportunities Available:

Xyntek is seeking entrepreneurial, dedicated and motivated employees that are interested in joining a fast-paced Engineering & Technical Integration Services Team. The ideal candidates will be involved in all aspects of process control integration projects ranging from requirements definition, design and hands on integration activities.

The ideal candidate will provide project support on various automation platforms and systems including but not limited to PLC, SCADA, Machine Vision programming, configuration, and integration projects.

Project activities will include:

  • Supporting engineering team in all aspects of control system design, configuration, integration, and commissioning/validation activities
  • Support programming and configuring of automated controls systems including but not limited to PLC, OPC Servers, SCADA, Historians, SPC, Machine Vision, etc.
  • Support team in user requirements definition and project scope evaluation
  • Support in development of  automated system architecture functional and detailed design including both software/hardware requirements.
  • Communicating with project leads and clients to define project scope and requirements 
  • Support in the creation or review of existing and new wiring/electrical diagrams, 
  • Interaction with project teams and evaluating and recommending technical solutions
  • Troubleshooting and evaluation of existing control systems


  • Minimum 2 years of industry related experience in automation control and/or systems integration experience with automation equipment, process control systems, communications / network products, OPC software, HMI/MMI/SCADA, Operator Interfaces etc.
  • Experience with automation platform vendors such as Rockwell Automation, Siemens, ABB, Honeywell, Emerson, Wonderware, GE, etc.
  • Experience with interfacing various control systems to middle layer data collection/historian applications and communication to other control systems such as SCADA, MES, Data Historians, ERP, SCADA, SPC etc.
  • Experience programming and configuring PLCs such as Allen Bradley Micrologix, Control Logix, SLC & Siemens S7 platforms.
  • Excellent Technical Writing and Communication skills
  • Bachelors and/or Masters in Engineering/Automation/Controls related discipline or industry related/certification credentials.

About Xyntek:

Established in 1986, Xyntek, Inc. is an Information Technology and Automation Systems Engineering Consulting, Design, Development, and Implementation firm.  Our solutions and services are provided to Fortune 100 companies in the Life Sciences industry including:

o Pharmaceutical
o Medical Device
o Healthcare (Hospital IT)

At Xyntek, employees are our most valuable resources, and an integral part of our success. We work hard and play to win. Xyntek offers excellent benefits, competitive salaries, and a high energy work environment.   Benefits include:

Health plan insurance plan covers (medical, dental, & vision.  Plan is 100% paid by the company. )

401K with company match & profit sharing.  Fully vested after one year of full time employment.

Paid vacations & holidays equivalent to one month's salary. 

100% company paid lunches when working out of the office.

100% Company paid expenses for attendance at Professional Conferences and events.

100% Company sponsored social gatherings & events.

Annual performance based raises & bonuses.

Engineering Mentorship Programs.

Fast track technical & management career growth.

Xyntek is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to supporting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce.

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