Creating an environment which encourages openness, honesty, integrity & hard work

Our Values

We encourage an open and honest working environment which we believe works to get the best out of every individual. Trust in our people we believe provides the climate for openly expressing ideas and opinions which in turn allows us all to grow as a team.


By working at Opensoft Systems you will become part of a true team, not only within the company but in the dealings and interactions you will have with our customers. The projects we deliver are solutions in the true sense of the word, this demands such a team approach which we are sure you will find both personally rewarding and enjoyable to be part of. We offer a competitive salary, structured training program with financial support together with a company bonus scheme.

Graduate opportunities

We provide opportunities for graduates across a range of disciplines from Marketing to IT and Control Systems Engineering. We provide a structure graduate program for our short term placements to Post Graduate Students. Our wide range of industries and mix of projects offer an extremely interesting working environment for both Marketing, or Systems Professionals starting their career.

5 Reasons to Work for Us

  • Become part of a team which nurtures and invests in talented professionals
  • Work with projects which provide real variety in their scope and technical interest
  • Gain a structured development plan which allows you to see where you are working towards
  • Gain real world hands on site experience with world leading manufacturing organisations
  • Benefit from working closely with experienced personnel and learn from their expertise and guidance


Job Description

Up front project functional design specification documentation may be required together with site reports and system design architectures. Our clients use SCADA software combined with various PLC’s, therefore a good understanding in PLC’s and general automation software in a plant environment is key.

We have exciting opportunities available for both placement and full time graduate engineers to join our dynamic Systems Engineering team based in Yorkshire. You must be enthusiastic, hardworking and keen to learn.

They shall assist with the configuration of SCADA, Database and PLC control systems working with one of our Senior Application Engineers. They shall be working with industry leading innovative technology built upon Opensofts AVS virtual platform software. Full guidance and training will be provided although initiative is key.

There will be the opportunity to develop systems for our projects in our engineering office in Knaresborough and assist with the commissioning of these systems at our clients sites, throughout the United Kingdom.

They will be working across a range of industries with some of the world’s market leading blue chip companies. We have an excellent reputation for working in an open and collaborative way with all our clients, providing innovative and scalable solutions.



  • Assistance in the development of SCADA application
  • To develop and help plan / test communications interfaces        
  • Develop documentation
  • PLC testing and site based assistance in troubleshooting
  • Project implementation & commissioning assistance
  • Help implement systems and networking tasks  

Desired Skills & Experience

Technical AreaSkills RequirementSkill Level
SCADAIt is essential to have a basic understanding of HMI’s (Human Machine Interfaces) and SCADA (Supervisor Control & Data Acquisition) software systems.Required
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)To have a basic understanding and limited programming experience of PLC systems and their function with the ability to interpret ladder logic.Required
Basic understanding of working within a Microsoft networking environment. An appreciation of IP protocols, hub routers and switches.Required
HardwareA basic knowledge of configuring PC based client and server machines using the Windows operating systems. General configuration knowledge of hubs, routers and network switches.Required

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We are always looking for talented people!

We run a yearly graduate program across all areas of our business, if you would like the opportunity to work in a progressive organisation delivering end to end manufacturing solutions to leading blue chip organisations with real world practical experience please get in touch with us.