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Working As A Senior Automation Engineer

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Getting Information
  • Processing Information
  • Documenting/Recording Information
  • Deal with People

  • Mostly Sitting

  • Repetitive

  • $84,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Senior Automation Engineer Do At United Technologies Corporation

* This position is a Senior resource in the ongoing production support of existing products, automation equipment, the manufacturing introduction of new products, and is a key resource in supporting Hardware Engineering during new product or equipment development as assigned by the Engineering Manager (per the specific responsibilities outlined below).
* Creates and supports the required processes and procedures to manufacture Sensitech’s electronic and manual product lines including the development of manufacturing processes, testing procedures, operator instructions, and training.
* Supports and validates turn key supplier manufacturing processes
* Develops/maintains required tool fixtures, testing, and production software used to test and configure electronic data loggers and real time products
* Maintains applicable work, test, and process documentation; Performs sustaining engineering functions such as support all automation lines and machines, fixtures, molding machines if needed; Supports the product development process
* Develops/maintains/approves performance measurements, metrics, product reliability/testing, and continuous improvement projects as assigned
* Works with procurement in qualifying suppliers, defining special requirements, testing, and processes verification/ validation.
* Leads and coordinates continuous process /product improvement and cost reduction initiatives along with other tasks as assigned

What Does A Senior Automation Engineer Do At Merck

* Providing lead automation support for various manufacturing systems such as Programmable Logic Controller, Distributed Control Systems and Original Equipment Manufacturer platforms.
* Providing leadership for automation upgrade and new installation projects.
* Evaluates automation systems and develops strategies to ensure quality and stability of automation systems through future expansion, replacement, or upgrade
* Initiate and lead collaboration within the Operations, Quality and Technical organizations to resolve complex problems
* Responsible for trouble-shooting challenging equipment / automation issues to improve manufacturing performance (yield, cycle time, reliability, etc.) and maintaining the automation systems in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Principles (cGMPs)
* Responsibilities will potentially include providing automation support on various shifts and remote off-hour coverage support for trouble calls.
* Must be willing to work closely with various site and central groups in order to ensure control systems are designed, implemented and maintained in a manner to ensure manufacturing requirements are met
* Providing training and serving as a mentor for junior engineers
* Designing solutions to ensure quality and stability of automation systems through future expansions, replacements, or upgrades.
* Using technical knowledge to assure the efficient operation of a variety of automated processing and information technology systems.
* Takes a lead role in installing and placing new equipment into operation.
* Develops solutions for automation problems.
* Oversees investigations of automation anomalies to prevent recurrence.
* Understand and support all cGMPs, safety, and environmental regulations.
* Communicates daily with operation, technical, and quality representatives within area of support through the tier process.
* Periodically reviews automation documents, performs preventive maintenance, and revises or develops automation Standard Operating Procedures.
* Develops and supports corrective actions associated with automation related deviations/investigations
* Communicates periodically with immediate supervisor about the status of area of responsibility
* Participates in audits and training programs in the area of responsibility
* On the floor trouble shooting support of manufacturing activities
* Identifies and implements process/equipment improvements and manufacturing efficiencies
* Maintains all system life cycle documentatio

What Does A Senior Automation Engineer Do At Kforce

* As the Lead Automation Engineer, your role on the team will include directing a multi-national team of test engineers in delivering a globally-scaled software with application ranging from consumer facing ecommerce to fulfillment and order management services.
* B.S. in Computer Science; 5 years of industry experience in lieu of degree
* years testing web and cloud-based consumer applications; ecommerce experience preferred
* years' experience developing automated testing in a CI/CD environment
* Experience troubleshooting Java web applications & web services
* Proficient in application development tools: Selenium, Docker, Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, TestNG and related applications
* Working knowledge of FTP, Telnet, Ping, DNS, DHCP, WINS, SNMP, HTTP and LDAP

What Does A Senior Automation Engineer Do At Palo Alto Networks

* This person will lead the build automation and QA test automation
* Work with global development teams to build testing solutions and troubleshoot issues in order to deliver product in high quality
* Define & design tests in parallel to hands on work with the system; include the ability to analyze problems in deep level
* Define and implement testing & QA methodologies and test approach
* Define and implement Continues Integration and Continues Delivery
* Configure and Administrate servers / VMs / internal applications
* Constantly striving to improve the CI/CD, test automated & quality processes

What Does A Senior Automation Engineer Do At Job Juncture, Inc.

* Develop and execute complex process control system integration projects of small to medium size and significant complexity simultaneously.
* Perform project deliverables independently while adhering to scope, schedule, and budget constraints.
* Program, configure, test, and commission PLC and HMI based control systems.
* Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) and provides knowledge and counsel to others.
* Deliver technical expertise in the bid process.
* Provide quality assessments of work performed by others.
* Provide guidance and training to others with less experience through mentoring and project leadership.
* Work with Account Managers to help develop and execute strategies to retain and improve business with key clients.
* Maintain professional client relationships.
* Utilize, support, and enhance company standards and best practices.
* Understand and follow all safety, conduct, and policy requirements established by the company and clients.
* Travel up to 25% to client sites

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Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Senior Tools and Automation Engineer Netflix, Inc. Los Gatos, CA Jul 10, 2015 $255,000
Senior Infrastructure Automation Engineer Hedgeserv Corporation New York, NY Oct 24, 2016 $200,000
Senior Staff Automation Engineer Appdirect, Inc. San Francisco, CA Jan 10, 2016 $170,000
Senior Manager/Deputy Factory Automation Engineering Globalfoundries U.S., Inc. Malta, NY Jan 02, 2016 $166,192 -
Senior Manager/Deputy Factory Automation Engineering Globalfoundries U.S., Inc. Malta, NY Feb 01, 2016 $166,192 -
Senior Automation Engineer Zentek Automation Us, Inc. Framingham, MA Oct 29, 2015 $152,000
Senior Automation Engineer Wal-Mart Associates, Inc. San Bruno, CA Mar 08, 2016 $150,000
SR. Quality Automation Engineer Renaissance Learning, Inc. New York, NY Sep 19, 2016 $150,000 -
SR. Automation & Monitoring Engineer Apple Inc. Newark, CA Jun 08, 2015 $150,000 -
Senior Automation Engineer Automation Engineering Systems Inc. Oceanside, CA Sep 02, 2015 $145,600
Senior Automation Engineer Macy's.Com, LLC San Francisco, CA Dec 22, 2016 $145,000
Senior Automation Engineer Trulia Inc. San Francisco, CA Jul 20, 2015 $145,000
Senior Test Automation Engineer, Big Data Marin Software Inc. San Francisco, CA May 09, 2016 $145,000
Senior Automation Engineer Appdirect, Inc. San Francisco, CA Jul 25, 2016 $140,000
Senior Automation Engineer Zentek Automation Us, Inc. Cambridge, MA Jul 25, 2016 $117,000
Senior Automation Engineer Skellig Automation Us LLC Cambridge, MA Sep 14, 2015 $115,000
Senior Automation Engineer Skellig Automation Us LLC Danville, PA Sep 22, 2016 $115,000
Senior Automation Engineer Skellig Automation Us LLC Cambridge, MA Sep 05, 2015 $115,000
Senior Automation Engineer Skellig Automation Us LLC Danville, PA Jun 28, 2016 $115,000
Senior Automation Engineer Skellig Automation Us LLC Andover, MA Oct 09, 2016 $115,000
Senior Automation Engineer Skellig Automation Us LLC Los Angeles, CA Oct 09, 2016 $115,000
Senior Substation Automation Engineer ABB Inc. Raleigh, NC Aug 15, 2015 $99,445 -
Senior Test Automation Engineer Cigniti, Inc. Irving, TX Aug 27, 2015 $97,698
Senior Automation Engineer Thomson Reuters (Tax & Accounting), Inc. Carrollton, TX Oct 31, 2016 $97,660
SR. Automation Engineer Infostretch Corporation Plano, TX Jul 18, 2016 $97,500
Senior Automation Engineer Amplify Education, Inc. New York, NY Aug 28, 2015 $96,866
Senior Test Automation Engineer Suntechpros, Inc. Morrisville, NC Aug 30, 2016 $96,554
Senior Automation Engineer ABB Inc. Raleigh, NC Sep 20, 2016 $96,491 -

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Top Senior Automation Engineer Skills

  1. Selenium Web
  2. Regression Test Cases
  3. SQL Server
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Developed and implemented robust MVC pattern base testing with Selenium WebDriver which cut down the script development time in half.
  • Perform Manual Testing and create test cases including Functional Test Cases, Acceptance Test Cases & Regression Test Cases.
  • Worked on MS SQL Server to access the database Involved with Business and Customers to understand the application.
  • Developed Test Plan Document for numerous Release.
  • Project successfully deployed Windows 7 before Windows XP end of support.

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