Automation Infrastructure Engineer

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    Munster, Republic of Ireland

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    Jack Conway-Kenny

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    about 2 years ago

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Automation Infrastructure Engineer


An Automation Infrastructure Engineer (software) is required to join a leading biotechnology manufacturing company. This position offers an impressive and unique opportunity for interested candidates. This position requires people who want to be challenged, have a passion for success, and a constant drive to exceed expectations.

The individual will be responsible for delivering and maintaining automation-based systems and solutions which provide for flexible, innovative, cost effective, compliant and quality-focused manufacturing of Biopharmaceuticals. This is a perfect opportunity to join a select team that has already established itself as a frontrunner leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing and maintaining automation-based systems and solutions which provide for flexible, innovative, cost effective, compliant and quality-focused environment.

The automation systems include;

  • Supervisory Control and data acquisition (FactoryTalk View)
  • Site Historian System (including OSIsoft PI & GE historian)
  • Advanced Analytical applications
  • Asset management systems
  • Thin Client Server systems
  • 2012 & 2016 Server Operating systems
  • Process Area Networks
  • SQL Databases
  • Supports the validation of automation systems with QA Validation.
  • Provide automation technical knowledge for troubleshooting, investigations and training.
  • Provide automation system application support including installation.
  • Provide automation system design for data integrity, stability and interface between different systems. Ensure effective maintenance and availability of automation equipment.
  • Optimization and compliance: Responsible for technical optimization of the automation systems.
  • Creation, modification, and maintenance of automation system and documentation, including automation specification documents and SOPs, in a compliant state.


  • Degree in preferably computer Science, Chemical, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering, from an accredited university or college with 0-2 years relevant experience.
  • Preferred Knowledge and understanding of the following:
  • Experience with cGMP and validation pertaining to biopharmaceutical production operations and computerized systems is highly desirable.
  • Networking: Cisco Switches, Firewalls
  • Process Control System Administration: Rockwell FactoryTalk View and AssetCentre, ThinManager
  • Historical Data System Administration: GE Proficy, FactoryTalk, OSI PI, Yokogawa
  • Design, configuration, programming, and qualification of: Rockwell FactoryTalk Systems, ThinManager; GE Proficy SCADA and Historian

Please note - Stamp 4 or EU required.


Call Jack on 01-6455250 for more information or click apply below!