Systems Startup Engineer (m/f)

Job Summary

The Systems Start up Engineer must ensure that all the defined tasks are correctly and punctually carried out to achieve a successful start up at a customer site. After successfully completing the KiSoft One / SRC Commissioning Engineer training, the employee is able to commission a project independently. The responsible team leader regularly checks the progress and assigns technical and organizational support to the Systems Startup Engineer based on the findings. The Systems Startup Engineer knows all relevant processes and products to be able to commission a project independently. If necessary, they will request technical support from the responsible team leader. Employees in this role are authorized to train and support new employees. The role may involve leadership tasks. Part of the work may involve working on strategic projects, which the team leader or project manager will coordinate. The Systems Startup Engineer is able to commission large and complex warehouses and usually takes on leadership tasks within the project. An employee in this role is an important contact person in the Software Commissioning department and actively works to develop the department. Coordinating training tasks and strategic topics falls within the responsibility of the Advanced Commissioning Engineer. This role involves travel inside the UK and beyond.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Independent in-house (offsite) preparation and start up at customer locations (onsite) Software customization programming
  • Participation in creation of new software applications
  • Necessary customizations of the network and operating system configurations
  • Customer training on site on the software used including the interfaces and the workflow
  • Expert assistance of the software development and planning departments
  • Training new employees (and customers) in-house and at the installation site
  • Creating work reports and lists of open points for projects currently assigned
  • Coordinating daily work processes with the customer
  • Adhering to predefined work processes according to checklists and work instructions
  • If required, addressing Hotline requests via remote maintenance or on site and realizing small orders
  • Preparation and execution of factory tests
  • Post-processing and documentation from installation site
  • Informing the supervisor of the project progress and recognizing time-critical points to be able to escalate these on time
  • Ability and willing to travel to installations in the UK and outside the UK


  • Solid IT education (technical IT college, university, or similar education)
  • Spoken and written English, a further foreign language is advantageous
  • Skills in C/C++, Java, SQL/PLSQL, Linux
  • Very good general IT skills
  • Basic knowledge of hardware

Important behaviours to have in line with our company values

  • Reliability – A consistent team member
  • Openness – Always approachable and helpful
  • Determination – Gives their best to the end to complete tasks
  • Respect – Shows consideration for others
  • Creativity – Is resourceful and innovative

Company benefits

  • KNAPP will contribute up to 6% pension
  • Private healthcare with Vitality
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee of the Quarter awards

Are you looking for new challenges? Do your eyes sparkle with enthusiasm when you talk about your specialist area? Do you gladly take on responsibility? Are you able to grasp complex issues? Are you brave enough to take new paths and do you view changes as exciting opportunities?

Then apply now! We look forward to getting to know you.


Here are a few tips for a successful application.

Complete + online + authentic = good chances


The following documents are important to us:

  • Cover letter (please indicate your core areas in the case of speculative applications)
  • CV (résumé) in tabular format with a photo
  • Diploma certificates and evidence of professional experience


Please only apply via our application tool.

Tip: Apply for current vacancies to maximize your chances. In the case of speculative applications, it can take some time before we have an appropriate offer for you.


Once you have completed the first two steps, you are a good deal closer to your new job. If your educational and professional backgrounds fit one of our job opportunities we will invite you to an interview in person.

The interview is the most important part of the application process. Above all, we look for authenticity. During the interview, we will find out whether our expectations match each other and whether a long-term cooperation can be formed.


Bewerbungsprozess Onlinebewerbung1. Apply online

Bewerbungsprozess Erhalt der Empfangsbestätigung2. Confirmation of receipt sent

Bewerbungsprozess Sichtung der Bewerbungsunterlagen durch Fach- und Personalabteilung3. Human Resources and specific department look at your documents

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung und Einladung zum Vorstellungsgespräch4. If we like what we see: invitation to an interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess erstes persönliches Gespräch5. The excitement builds: first interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess eventuell zweites persönliches Gespräch6. If necessary: second interview in person

Bewerbungsprozess Rückmeldung bzw. Einstellung7. Do we fit well together? Welcome to KNAPP!

To ensure a speedy application process, please only apply via our application tool. After submitting your application you will receive a confirmation of receipt.


KNAPP U.K. Limited
UK Wide & Outside the UK
Great Britain
Full time


Kirsty Johnson

Kirsty Johnson

Human Resources
Unit 60 Monument Business Park Warpsgrove Lane, Chalgrove OX44 7RW Oxfordshire Großbritannien