PLC Developer (Software)

Posted Date 3 months ago(4/8/2024 10:14 AM)
Requisition #
Security Clearance
Employment Type
Full Time
Portal Location : Location
Noblis MSD


Noblis MSD is seeking an experienced PLC Software Developer to support a U.S. Navy program, working both independently and within a team of engineers on complex Naval engineering projects.

The candidate's roles and responsibilities include:


  • Designing and developing state of the art control systems for implementation onboard U.S. Navy ships.
  • Design, implement, debug, and test software (primarily PLC but may include C/C++, .NET) to support the integration of ship systems.
  • Provide software and hardware engineering, to including design, development, testing, and troubleshooting of shipboard control systems and components.
  • Develop equipment integration designs for supervisory control systems, simulators/stimulators, and other test tools/systems.
  • Develop technical documentation as it relates to control systems engineering and control systems interfaces.
  • Design and implement test tools to support software development and integration of ship systems with machinery control systems.
  • Configure and test software updates on land-based test facilities in preparation for ship deliveries.
  • Provide remote and/or on-site technical support for the testing, troubleshooting, and/or installation of control systems software, Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs), and software loads for PLC processors and I/O modules, and circuit level firmware.

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years professional engineering experience including PLC configuration, commissioning, and programming experience using Rockwell Automation PLCs
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related discipline.
  • Proficiency in reading and developing engineering diagrams using CAD Software
  • Experience troubleshooting faults/failures using common electrical and computer system diagnostic tools. 
  • Familiarity with network protocols and concepts to include ethernet networks
  • Must have a minimum of one of the following cyber/IT certifications:
    • Security+ CE
    • CCNA-Security
    • CySA+ **
    • GICSP
    • GSEC
    • CND
    • SSCP
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Secret security clearance


Desired Qualifications

  • C/C++ and/or .NET programming is a plus but not required
  • Siemens PLC experience is a plus but not required.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Independent problem-solving ability a plus


Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI, and Noblis MSD tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us


Why work at a Noblis company?

Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.

Salary Range Explanation

At Noblis we recognize and reward your contributions, provide you with growth opportunities, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, and work-life programs. Our award programs acknowledge employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our service standards. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in our benefit programs. Other offerings may be provided for employees not within this category. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Benefits page on our Careers site.


Salary at Noblis is determined by various factors, including but not limited to, the combination of education, certifications, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, internal and external equity, location, and clearance level, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements and applicable employment laws. The projected compensation range for this position is provided within the posting and are based on full time status. Part time staff receive a prorated salary based on regularly scheduled hours. The estimated minimum and maximum displayed represents the broadest range for this position (inclusive of high geographic and high clearance requirements), and is just one component of Noblis’ total compensation package for employees.


Posted Salary Range

USD $74,500.00 - USD $130,400.00 /Yr.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.


Noblis is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Noblis will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact

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