Software Engineer in Corning, New York
Posted 04/08/21



AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 



  • Fortune 500 manufacturing and technology organization with significant investment in R&D and Innovation
  • Rich history with over 150 years of significant growth and innovation
  • Expanding global footprint in North America, South America, Europe and Asia
  • Industry leader within all 8 divisions and leader in each
  • Known for growing talent internally and promoting internally



  • Culture: Highly collaborative, teamwork-oriented environment
  • Growth: Make an immediate impact in this high visibility role
  • Opportunity: Ability to drive change within organization with a focus on process improvement
  • Stability: Strong executive leadership team investing in its talent and elevating the global footprint



  •  Remote- Corning, NY preferred



• Demonstrated knowledge and experience of software techniques, principles, tools, and systems as applied to manufacturing data collection and automation environments

• Demonstrated ability to meet project budgets and scope.

• Demonstrated ability to work in small teams meeting technical project deliverables and working with experienced resources for assigned project work scopes.

• Performs the technical work scope for projects, and provides accurate status reporting of same to technical leadership and project management.

• Responsible to enhance personal technical skills by working with experienced team members.



Basic and Mandatory Qualifications:

• Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or Engineering

• Requires a minimum of 5 years related experience in software project delivery in manufacturing environments.

• Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.


Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with general manufacturing principals

• Experience with industrial data collection and network protocols (OPC, MQTT & Mosquitto, Modbus, EtherNet/IP, etc.)

• Basic familiarity with industrial control systems such as PLCs, RTUs, HMIs, etc.

• Experience with Data Historians, such as PI or Aspen IP21

• Experience with SCADA and/or MES systems (such as CAMSTAR, Proficy, Inductive Automation Ignition)

• Experience with software development in a .Net environment (Visual Studio, C# and PowerShell)

• Experience and understanding of industrial/ICS system architectures and models such as ISA-95 and the Purdue Model

• Familiarity with cloud architectures as they apply to manufacturing and industrial data collection (AWS IOT Greengrass, Azure IOT Hub, or Google IOT Core)


Technical knowledge around software development

• Interprets customer needs and converts them to system requirements

• Understands core programming (computer storage, data types, error handling)

• Understands computer decision structures; Identify the appropriate method for handling repetition

• Understands object-oriented programming (fundamentals of classes, inheritance, polymorphism, encapsulation)

• Understands application life cycle management, algorithms, and data structures

• Understands web services, console-based applications, and relational database systems

• Understands database query methods and connection methods

• Executes functional test plans and unit testing


Technical knowledge around relational database systems

• Understands core database concepts (how data is stored in tables, relational database concepts, data manipulation language [DML], data definition language [DDL])

• Understand data types, what data type should be used in specific applications, and how they affect storage requirements

• Understands tables and how to create them (purpose of tables; create tables in a database by using proper ANSI SQL syntax)

• Understand stored procedures, triggers and DB functions

• Demonstrated ability to manipulate data (select, insert, update, and delete data), create views, understand different types of joins

• Understands data storage (normalization, the reasons for normalization, how to normalize a database, clustered, and non-clustered indexes)

• Understands the need to secure a database, what objects can be secured, what objects should be secured, user accounts, and roles

• Understand the basics of database performance tuning and the use of indexes (Explain plans, indexing)

• Understands various backup types, such as full and incremental, importance of backups, how to restore a database

• Familiarity with DB development tools for MS-SQL or Oracle environments (such as SSMS, TOAD, etc.)


Technical knowledge around systems and networking:

• Understanding the basics of TCP/IP connectivity and addressing, CIDR, NAT, and routing and understanding the basics of DNS and DNS record types

• Understanding of network segmentation techniques used in industrial networks, VLANs, private networks, bastion hosts

• Basic understanding of industrial network security, the ability to understand firewall policies, familiarity with zones and conduits, and industrial DMZs.

• The ability to troubleshoot network connectivity issues with tools such as: ping, tracert, nslookup, netcat, curl, PCAPs

• Basic understand of virtual machines and container environments (ideally VMware, MS HyperV, Docker)

• Awareness of high availability architectures such as clustering or NLB

  • Employee Type: Contract
  • Location: Corning, New York
  • Category: Information Technology
  • Date Posted: 04/08/21
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