Schaefer Systems International, Inc.

Software Commissioning Engineer

Posted Date 1 year ago(1/24/2017 4:52 PM)
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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