Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

Software Commissioning Engineer

11 months ago
Information Technology


The Software Commissioning Engineer tests and commissions software solutions for automated material handling software systems and equipment in warehouses and distribution centers on-site. This position requires base-level knowledge about software architecture, operating systems, hardware and network design, databases, and software testing methodologies.


Essential Functions:

  • Commission software on-site
  • Test software implementation against requirements
  • Set-up and execute test scenarios for commissioning
  • Support system ramp-up and go-live on-site 
  • Create software documentation 
  • Participates in team meetings on an as-needed basis
  • Actively communicate with IT Project Manager and project team about the work and project status
  • Actively escalate issues to IT Project Manager and project team members
  • Effectively communicate with customers


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Occasionally perform installation of network or computer hardware if required by a project in the office or on-site
  • Frequently handle test product required for test scenarios on-site (Tubs, Totes, Cases etc.)
  • Troubleshoot system issues in 1st, 2nd or 3rd level depending on project requirements
  • Support IT CSS engineers and on-site Software Support Engineers



  • 4-year degree in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience in similar work
  • 1 year of experience with SQL databases (Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server)
  • Ability to travel up to 95% of the time for commissioning, training and other project assignments
  • Works on-call in 1st, 2nd or 3rd level
  • Shift work on an as needed basis for system support and/or commissioning


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