Digitalization Project Engineer I - VIE

Job Locations US-PA-Exton
Req ID
Information Technology
Full-Time Regular
Security Access Level
Access 3: Eligible to work in the U.S
Work Schedule
Core Business Hours


IDEMIA is the global leader in identity and security. Our mission is to create a safe and simple future where identity verification is indisputable, and only you can assert your identity. We are a distributed company leveraging the latest technologies to deliver world-class products in the private and public sectors of finance, telecom, identity, security, retail, sports entertainment, commercial, government, and IoT. We use a variety of technologies and approaches to deliver quality product and services to government agencies and technology companies. IDEMIA is a made up of a group of 14,000 diverse people from different nationalities, speaking over 20 different languages. Together, our solutions impact the everyday lives of citizens and nations. In this ever-changing world, protecting your identity is paramount. Join the team that is ensuring one person- one identity.


As part of its 2022 digital roadmap, Idemia - Exton (PA) is currently implementing a MES (Manufacturing Execution System) in partnership with MPDV to enhance digitization and data collection in the shopfloor. In this context, the Continuous improvement (CI) team is looking for a digital engineer whose responsibilities would be:


  1. Gather technical and functional requirements for the Go-Live through workshops with the supplier (MPDV).
  2. Analyze MES data needs for the plant to align development, implementation and configuration of the application
  3. Perform cross-functional coordination with IT, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality, and Business teams.
  4. Get trained in relevant modules and provide training to MES end-user
  5. Ensure adequate testing and debugging of software application. Ensure supplier to provide resolution effectively.
  6. Maintain issue log and get issues addressed in a timely way. Provide periodic updates to MES Project Manager.
  7. Plan and execute the rollout of the MES in production
  8. Create system technical, functional & process documentation to define business rules and shop floor standard procedures.
  9. Resolve day-to-day issues & Identify improvement opportunities, recommend solutions and work with business to implement them.


  • BS or MS in Computer science/ Information Technology/ Engineering or equivalent years of experience in programming
  • General understanding of optimization concepts and business processes used in planning and scheduling
  • Database knowledge and experience of writing simple SQL statements for data verification / troubleshooting or have the ability to learn SQL quickly
  • Mastery of Microsoft tools suite – MS Project, Visio, PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • Project management skills, organized, fast learning traits and result oriented
  • Excellent ability to communicate across all the levels of organization (IT, management, non-technical team members…)
  • An understanding of common manufacturing systems and industry best practices
  • Experience with software development lifecycles and tools
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, with good communication skills
  • 1- 3 years’ experience deploying Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) and peripheral manufacturing software solutions.
  • Possible deployment experience with Hydra or other MES software, such as Wonderware, Apriso, Solumina or Critical Manufacturing.

Preferred Requirements:

  • One full cycle of software solution implementation (requirement gathering, solution design, configuration, testing, and commissioning)
  • Hands-on experience with planning and scheduling systems in manufacturing industry
  • Understanding of smart card manufacturing
  • Experience in BI Report development will be a plus



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