Section Head, Software (Semiconductor/Machinery)

Location: Selangor
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Supply Chain & Procurement
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH253420_1639763290

Our client is a Multinational European company with operations all over Asia. Due to their increasing demand, they are currently seeking a Software Section Head to join their team.


  • Load, debug, troubleshoot and identify machine software issues (Related to parameter settings, mechanical/electrical hardware, software sequence)
  • Thorough analytical skills and swift root-cause identification of issues
  • Creative workaround (with electrical hardware/mechanical hardware/parameter settings) to temporarily enable continuation of system run
  • Gather software logging to analyse, produce finding and actively communicate with overseas counterparts to resolve software issues
  • Minor software engineering and modification on system software
  • Contribute to departmental goals, ensuring good quality & timely delivery of work
  • Assist and support peers, superiors and other stakeholders
  • Support field work to upgrade and resolve customer issues which includes travelling if necessary
  • Continuously seeks improvements in the processes
  • Initiate and participate in improvement activities


  • Low level programming in C
  • Basic programming with C#/C++ with visual studio, Python and Windows batch
  • Proficiency in using debugging tools to analyze performance of code
  • Experience in Machine Control like Servo, Stepper Motor Controller, Analog Device and High Speed I/O would be advantageous
  • Good knowledge in developing multi-threaded control software and Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Hands-on design and implementation using C++, Visual Basic and MS Visual Studio on backend manufacturing test platform will be advantage.
  • Knowledge of communication protocols like: SECS/GEM, CANOpen will be advantage.
  • PLC programming
  • Beckoff

Job Offer

  • Opportunity to work with an established MNC
  • Attractive salary & benefits
  • Career progression and a dynamic working environment

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