1+ months

PLC Design- PID Loop Controls Expert Manager

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Candidate will work in Mountain View, CA


Must have experience with PID closed loop controls, and ideally how to use, configure, and tune PID Loops. Candidate must have experience with the development & operations of Programmable Logic Controllers, while also understanding programming ladder logic and shell scripting. Controller design experience is a must. Prior experience should include: 

    • Power and/or cooling systems controls for thermal / cooling in controlled environments; i.e. -- data centers, cleanrooms, labs, etc.

    • Engineering Product / Project Management experience

As a Product Engineer / Porrect Manage, your primary duty is to collaborate with client's Data Center Operations ("DC Ops") and client's numerous Design Engineering teams to develop data center thermal control system designs. This will include:

    • New technology insertions through collaboration with the core engineering teams during product development.

    • Creating system level concepts and schematic designs.

    • Push these designs through client's internal processes from concept to detailed designs, while ensuring client's performance expectations are met.

    • Responsible for developing and determining the controls system architecture, sequence of operations ("SOOs") and integration of new and existing systems

    • Project managing outside vendors / integrators on project/product requirements and deliverables

Typical Deliverables:

1. Fancoil controller hardware and software for 2nd source fan support. Manage

    all external integrators to develop, test, and validate new PLC

    ("Programmable Logic Controllers) hardware and software for existing data

    center server floor cooling equipment. This includes

    • Work with internal teams to fully understand the existing system, and work with the integrator to create and execute on a plan.

    • Coordinate with onsite datacenter personal to test and roll out the new designs.

2.   Fancoil controller software request management

    • Similar as above except on software features on an existing PLC controller.

3.  Manager Server floor cooling equipment generalized test plans

    • Develop generalized test plans and automated scripts (when applicable) for existing and future data center server floor equipment

    • Factory acceptance test development

    • Process workflows and documentation

    • Assist internal teams with formalizing process workflows and documentation.

                  Other duties as assigned.


Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime.

Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.

Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team (typically larger more experienced team). Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's Degree in either Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering, or a related engineering field. 

Minimum (6) six years of related experience and/or training.

Prior experience in a supervisory position (direct report responsibilities) required if specific duties include direct report responsibilities.


PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.


Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.


Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.


Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.


Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.


Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.


Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2019-11-29

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