Systems Programmer


Eden Prairie, MN, US

Job ID:  52228
Category:  Information Technology

Stratasys is a world leader in 3D printing!


Stratasys is leading the global shift to additive manufacturing with innovative 3D printing solutions for industries such as aerospace, automotive, consumer products and healthcare. Through smart and connected 3D printers, polymer materials, a software ecosystem, and parts on demand, Stratasys solutions deliver competitive advantages at every stage in the product value chain. The world’s leading organizations turn to Stratasys to transform product design, bring agility to manufacturing and supply chains, and improve patient care.


As a Manufacturing Systems Programmer, you are responsible to develop and code in a manufacturing environment.


In this role you will support and lead initiatives to connect systems to programable local computers (PLC) to be solved with automated systems. Identifies gaps and provides technical expertise in business requirements for system functional specifications and scales current system and interfaces to machines, processes and procedures in a cost-effective manner. This is a hands-on coding position that will work closely with production engineers, quality, and IT system teams.


What you will be doing:

  • Configures system settings and options on MCS systems and other manufacturing automation processes;
  • Plans and executes unit, integration and acceptance testing to meet business requirements;
  • Designs details of automated systems;
  • Server maintenance, networking and connectivity with programmable logic controller;
  • May provide consultation to users around automated systems;
  • Conducts programming tasks including program design, program coding, debugging and documentation;
  • As directed, prepares feasibility studies and designs tests to determine operating characteristics of software;
  • May lead cross-functional linked teams to address business or systems issues;
  • Brings expertise or identifies subject matter experts in support of multi-functional efforts to identify, interpret and produce recommendations based on company systems needs;
  • Advises business groups by providing technical and strategic direction to identify and address business issues and opportunities;
  • Ensures that policies and procedures align with corporate vision;
  • Analyzes, acquires, installs, modifies and supports operating systems, databases, utilities and Internet/intranet-related tools;
  • Conducts systems programming and systems support activities, such as new or revised program language codes, processing routines and report generators;
  • Monitors effective language codes, processing routines, hardware use and use of database management techniques.


 Must have for this role:

  • Four year degree in Programming or Automation Egineering or 10+ years of programing or automation engineering experience;
  • 2+ years’ experience in MSSQL management studio;
  • 2+ years in C++;
  • 2+ years experience in networks protocols;
  • 2+ years knowledge in PLC architecture and motor drivers;
  • 2+ years of developing reports and communicating system updates.


Nice to have:

  • 2+ years coding on an in-house program to maintain and develop the program in a manufacturing environment;
  • Previous experience in a global environment;
  • Functional knowledge for manufacturing Engineering systems or operations engineering automation systems.


Travel required: 0%


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Stratasys will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


Stratasys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected Veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against for their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.


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Eden Prairie, MN


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis