Digital Transformation Developer (Remote) at Gray Solutions

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Lexington, Kentucky





Job Description:

At Gray Solutions our mission is to be trusted advisors delivering outcome based solutions through deep collaboration and lasting partnerships, while providing fulfilling team member experiences.

Formed in 2018, Gray Solutions, a Gray company, is a leader in automation and process integration for customers in the Food & Beverage market. Our creative approach to optimizing complex integrated processes allows us to deliver fast, transformative results for projects of all sizes.

Gray is a fully integrated service provider deeply rooted in engineering, design, and construction services. As a family and employee owned company, we focus on the manufacturing, food & beverage, automotive, distribution, mission critical, and commercial markets for domestic and international customers. The Gray family of brands provides specialized capabilities across key markets and customers. Together, we deliver highly customized solutions that meet customers’ most sophisticated needs.

Job Description


  • Candidates must have the ability to work with manufacturing clients to identify solutions, select technology, estimate work, architect systems, develop software, help to manage project scope, schedule, and budget, and deliver projects successfully.

  • Candidates must have the ability to work independently, as well as in a collaborative environment.

  • Experience with Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), IIoT, Digital Transformation, and Smart Manufacturing Systems is a must.

  • C#, Javascript, and others with experience / knowledge needed in MS SQL database design and queries, JSON, Python, and a big plus would be experience with either Parsec’s TrakSYS platform or Aveva / Wonderware’s MES and Workflow products.

  • Ideal candidate would have experience in one or more of the following technologies:

    • Rockwell MES component software; FTMetrics, ThingWorx, FTHistorian, FTAnalytics, etc.

    • OSIsoft PI

    • Aveva/Wonderware MES/MOM solutions

    • Inductive Automation Ignition and Sepasoft MES suite

    • Parsec TrakSYS software

    • Microsoft Technologies - SQL, SSRS, C#, PowerBI

    • The specific focus is on web development and programming



  • Working in Virtualized environments a must.

  • Experience with remote connectivity and configuration of customer systems.

  • Experience with onsite troubleshooting, checkout, and implementation.

  • Experience with ERP interface requirements and connectivity a plus.

  • Plant floor and manufacturing experience a plus.

  • Understanding of IT and OT networks and technologies a plus.

What to Expect


  • Ability to work independently from a home office structure with minimal day-to-day supervision and direction, while also working collaboratively and effectively with other team members.

  • Ability to provide the highest level of support while building strong relationships with our customers and partners.

  • Maintain a high degree of effective utilization of time and completing project work on schedule and on budget.

  • Support the Pre-Sales engagement in helping to identify, scope, and estimating opportunities.

  • Ability to architect, design, and execute project plans for Digital Transformation projects while accounting for risk and forecasting technical issues.

  • Ability to travel to various customer sites, primarily domestically, is required but some international travel may be required as well. Travel ranges in duration and frequency but typically around 25 to 30% travel per year would be expected, however, increased amounts of travel can be experienced at times based on opportunity and customer demands.

Ideal background and Requirements


  • The successful candidate would have a minimum of 3-5 years of hands-on experience with architecting, designing, programing, and implementing projects.

  • Application knowledge and experience specific to Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), IIoT, Digital Transformation, and Smart Manufacturing Systems.

  • Experience in the Consumer Products and/or Food and Beverage Industries.

  • Willingness to travel and handle the demands of project work.

  • Degree or equivalent experience