Recognized in the Perimeter Security Industry as a premier consultant, supplier, integrator and installer of high security vehicle barriers, this award-winning organization is seeking an Applications Engineer to join their team in the Sterling, Virginia office. This is an excellent environment for the creative Engineer to think of new systems and new ways to work. The organization has a strong family-centered culture and promotes a work/life balance. Duties and Responsibilities: . Design, test, install and maintain large-scale electronic systems, components and circuits for use within equipment or machinery. . Use computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform assignments. . Estimate costs and personnel and material needs, preparing proposals and establishing completion dates. . Design, develop, implement and analyze technical products and systems. . Provide telephone technical support to customers or technicians in the field. Must Haves: . Bachelor's degree in engineering, preferably electronics, electrical, mechanical or controls engineering and 4 years of experience in the field. . Background in electrical/electronic systems, which are PLC based, with experience programming PLCs, HIM's, Servo Drives, and VFD's. . Understanding of mechanical concepts and processes such as mechanical devices and components, hydraulic/pneumatic/electric actuators, as well as spring and/or compressed gas assist devices and the resulting directional forces. . A proven, documentable past utilizing tools such as AutoCAD, RSLogix, RSLinx, FactoryTalk View, Ultraware, and a command of all Microsoft Office products. Company Description: Snelling is a full service recruiting firm placing candidates in temporary, temp-to-hire and permanent positions for over 65 years. Snelling is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All inquiries are strictly confidential and all search fees are paid by our clients. Contact us today with confidence!