Associate Software Engineer

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc   Sterling, IL   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on February 7, 2024

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Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc for over 50 years has designed, engineered and specialized in producing customized material weighing and batching systems, bulk bag filling/packaging stations, bulk bag unloading systems, process controls and plantwide automation systems.





Position Summary:

Working under the direction of project managers to program and develop software applications on many different platforms. Provide customer support during start up as well as troubleshooting


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Work under the direction of Senior Engineers
  • Modify existing customer programs
  • Programming of material handling application using various platforms
  • Create customer approval packages and sequence of operations
  • Write detailed instruction manuals for completed projects
  • Conduct in-house checkout of completed systems
  • Research new technology available in market
  • Assist customers with onsite and phone troubleshooting and system start up.



  • Accuracy and high attention to detail
  • Time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written grammar skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Methodical thinking skills
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of plant personnel


Knowledge, Education or Experience:

Bachelor’s degree or related field experience to include but not limited to:

  • C++ and C# programming languages; WPF, ASP.NET; SQL Scripting; and SSRS. Have an understanding of Linq-To-SQL, MVVM, and Prism patterns and practices.
  • Knowledge of PLC Programming is a Plus
  • Electrical/Electronics Aptitude with ability to read basic schematics is a Plus
  • Mechanically Inclined is a Plus



Characteristics Required:

  • Ability to work independently without supervision
  • Travel enthusiastic (Drive, fly and other means of travel)
  • Dependable hard working
  • Flexible to changing priorities and routines


Physical Requirements:

  • Long periods of standing or sitting, with extended periods of work at a computer & traveling
  • Squatting, lifting and stretching



Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc, offers highly competitive wages & company benefits.


To apply, send resume to:

Human Resources

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc.

PO Box 418

Sterling, IL 61081


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