Senior Application Software Engineer

Oceaneering International Services Limited

  • Chandigarh, India
Senior Application Software Engineer
Job Posted : Sep 28th, 2021

Job Description

As a Senior Application Software Engineer, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining customer solutions for an AGV system using our Linux based AGV software framework. This involves the design and development of logistic rules, vehicle routes, optimizing system performance, interfacing with infrastructure such as PLC’s and stations and configuring the framework. You will be responsible for designing, implementing, testing, supporting and installing (both on a SCADA level and on the vehicle level) the customer solution. Working in a multidisciplinary and multi-national team you will be responsible for making sure that the software systems meet the customer specifications and work within their site constraints. You provide both logistical and technical insight to create solutions that provide optimal automation performance. Given that we have global customers you are willing to travel and stay abroad for several weeks at a time. You are responsible for the successful installation at the customer site.

The ideal candidate is an engineer with professional coding experience but with a desire to solve customer logistic problems and use programming as one of the tools in your toolbox. In this role you will be working closely with the Software Engineering Team at Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Duties & Responsibilities:-


  • Responsible for developing and optimizing customer solutions for our supervisory fleet management software;
  • Simulating the customer solution in the supervisory software for function and performance;
  • Site commissioning of the customer solution including but not limited to verification of vehicles, station interfacing and docking, validation of vehicle routes, verifying interfaces to customer systems (ERP, WMS, MMS), validating infrastructure interfacing (doors, elevators, etc.);
  • Troubleshooting and fixing software issues;
  • Writing requirements, technical design documentation, and test cases;
  • Interaction with System Engineering to define and validate designs;
  • Providing support for field issues;
  • Analyzing and modifying traffic and logic rules to optimize material flow;
  • Continuously improving our processes and procedures to optimize development efficiency;
  • Willingness to be in the rotation pool for 24/7 2nd line support.
  • Working in a multidisciplinary and multi-national team.
  • Coordinate project deliveries and schedules with the OAsys team in the Netherlands.
  • Maintain relevant key performance indicators
  • Define functional processes and work towards continuous improvement
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and issues


  • Provide technical guidance on own areas of expertise to other team members.
  • Work towards individual goals aligned with department and organizational objectives
  • Work towards establishing Operational Excellence at ODC. Support Quality Management System implementation at ODC and drive Continuous Improvement process.
  • Carry out additional duties as assigned
  • May require a multi-month trip to the Netherlands for training shortly after starting on the job. Additional trips to abroad may be required as per the project need.


  • Bachelor / Master degree, preferably in Computer Science, Automation Technology or Information Technology;
  • Minimum 6 years’ of experience in writing application software for technical applications;
  • Experience programming in C/C++;
  • Understanding of networking hardware and software including UDP and TCP;
  • Ability to read, understand, debug and modify existing product code;
  • Engineering mindset to breakdown and analyze complex problems and create optimal solutions;
  • Ability to act independently generating innovative solutions to complex problems;
  • Experience with writing requirements, design documentation, and test cases;
  • User level proficiency with Linux and knowledgeable of the Windows operating systems;
  • Ability to read, understand, debug and modify existing product code;
  • Experience with integrating with enterprise systems such as databases, ERP systems, and factory automation systems.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • Ability to remain calm and professional in a demanding and dynamic work environment;


  • Experience with defining and optimizing the material flow in a warehouse or manufacturing environment;
  • Experience with AGV systems;
  • Experience with CAD like programs;
  • Experience with programming in Linux; (tool chains, IDE’s, etc.);
  • Experience in programming with rule-based systems
  • Experience with issue tracking systems, preferably Jira;
  • Experience with versions control systems, preferably Subversion and GIT;
  • Knowledge of object-oriented analysis & design methodologies and design patterns;
  • Experience with writing multithreaded software;
  • Experience with programming network communications (UDP and TCP);
  • Experience with programming in Java, Python;
  • Experience with XML and web services;
  • Experience with controlling fleets of autonomous robots;
  • Experience with programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
  • Knowledge of industry 4.0.
    Written and oral communication skills in Dutch and German

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Ensures that important information from management is shared with employees and others as appropriate
  • Gives and receives constructive feedback
  • Ensures that regular consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility
  • Self-motivated, confident and passionate
  • Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.
  • Able to make decisions in conflicting situation
  • Should be comfortable with ambiguity.
  • Able to set priorities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.


  • Chandigarh, India.

Company Overview:-

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world’s premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilical’s, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the Défense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.