Lead, Control Systems Engineer

at KBR in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Lead, Control Systems Engineer

KBR Sustainable Technology Solutions (STS) provides holistic and value-added solutions across the entire asset life cycle. These include world-class licensed process technologies, differentiated advisory services, deep technical domain expertise, energy transition solutions, high-end design capabilities, and smart solutions to optimize planned and operating assets.

KBR is looking for a Lead Control Systems Engineer leading a team of engineers in the design, development, and implementation of computer systems and software solutions. You will use your PE, knowledge and experience to fill the role as the engineer of record for your projects.

A current PE or willing to obtain once hire is required.

The key duties and responsibilities for this role include:

+ Lead a team of engineers in the design, development, and implementation of computer systems and software solutions.

+ Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define project requirements and objectives.

+ Provide technical guidance and mentorship to team members, fostering their professional growth and development.

+ Conduct regular code reviews and ensure adherence to coding standards and best practices.

+ Perform system analysis and troubleshooting to identify and resolve technical issues.

+ Stay up-to-date with industry trends and advancements in computer systems engineering.

+ Collaborate with stakeholders to define project timelines, deliverables, and milestones.

+ Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and industry best practices.

+ Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment that promotes teamwork and knowledge sharing.

Additional Candidate’s expected duties are:

+ Candidate is expected to seek comity in states where work is assigned and act as the responsible engineer for the CSE scope of the project.

+ Develop and manage the preparation, review and checking of mechanical specification packages in accordance with Client requirements and industry best practices.

+ Support work group leads on a wide range of project tasks.

+ Participate in the entire procurement life cycle while working closely with all disciplines.

+ Participate in special assignments tailored to meet candidates’ area of technical focus.

+ Participate in department training programs, office wide employee resource groups (ERGs), attend technical seminars and help arrangement technical training for the department when requested.

Depending upon the candidate a career trajectory may also be tailored to grow into a subject matter expert for the Wilmington office.

Job Requirements and preferences

+ Bachelor’s in chemical engineering or electrical Engineering

+ Proven experience as a CSE Lead Engineer or in a similar leadership role.

+ Strong knowledge of computer systems engineering principles and methodologies.

+ Proficiency in programming languages such as C++, Java, or Python.

+ Experience with software development methodologies and tools.

+ Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

+ Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

+ Ability to work effectively in a team environment and lead a team towards project success.

Decarbonization – Energy Transition – Sustainability KBR Benefits?

KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.?

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Inclusion and Diversity at KBR?

At KBR, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture. These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to, and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of team’s philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer. We Deliver – Together. ?

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KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. To view full details and how to apply, please login or create a Job Seeker account
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Job Posting: JC258785654

Posted On: Apr 25, 2024

Updated On: Jun 13, 2024

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