Lead HMI Developer

Calgary, Canada

About Dexcent
Founded in 2006, Dexcent Inc. (Dexcent) is an engineering consulting firm that provides a range of specialized solutions for clients in a variety of industries throughout the world. Our professionals have modernized IT and OT engineering methodologies into comprehensive solutions, specializing in information analytics, cyber-security, infrastructure, and control systems engineering. As such, we pride ourselves on truly transforming industrial operations to optimize business performance and deliver bottom-line results. 

Job Details

The Lead HMI Developer leads project teams to create custom High Performance user interfaces aligned with client specifications. They work collaboratively with the client and Dexcent team members to meet project scope and timelines.

This position will be based out of Calgary, AB with a hybrid schedule attending client site(s) in person.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct front end engineering design (FEED) studies for HMI and related projects

  • Design and develop High Performance HMI displays for SCADA systems (OASyS)

  • Liaise with clients to develop and improve HMI display specifications and design guides

  • Lead and work with the project team to design, create and edit custom bitmaps/images to be used in High Performance Interfaces

  • Lead and work with the project team to conduct testing and participate in all testing phases (FAT, SAT, CAT)

  • Report on project testing progress and resolve or escalate issues promptly

  • Investigate, troubleshoot, and resolve issues with design/code

  • Maintain appearance and back-end code of all interfaces to comply with defined standards

  • Lead and work with the project team to migrate displays from one SCADA system to another, following the client/project design guide

  • Prepare and maintain documentation as per project requirements, Dexcent and client standards

  • Comply with all relevant change management procedures


Candidate Qualifications:

  • HMI related front end engineering design (FEED) studies and functional design specification (FDS) experience

  • 5+ years of related SCADA experience, AVEVA’s OASyS preferred

  • Experienced in project team leadership

  • Known for creativity in graphics design for icon and bitmap creation

  • VB.NET language knowledge, both in writing and debugging

  • Windows Forms .NET or Java Swing experience

  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as PERL, C#, Python

  • Knowledge of SQL database interaction

  • Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, graphic design, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Competent with MS Office tools and MS Office 365

  • Knowledge of interactive tools (Teams, Sharepoint, Outlook, Slack, One Drive, Remote Desktop) is an asset

  • Technical writing/documentation talents (end-user documentation, reports, flow diagrams, as-built drawings, etc.) is an asset

  • Powershell and Command Line skills are an asset

  • Knowledge of Windows abilities (working with Services, Active Directory, File Structure permissions, and shares) is an asset

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