Software Architect (ADMS DNA)

Job Description

We are the catalyst for the industrial world’s digital transformation.

For more than 35 years, ground breaking technologies and business models engineered and developed by Siemens Turkey R&D department contributes to the global success of Siemens.

Our R&D activities focused on the fields of electrification, automation and digitalization, provides end-to-end support to our global customers on their unique digital transformation journey.

We aim to increase our strength on solution and product development with world class SW development experts, with the vision to be the digitalization partner for our global customers.

We need game changers like you, to bring the next level of smart manufacturing and infrastructure from mere concept to reality, develop tomorrow’s smart cities, and address the most critical digitalization challenges across a comprehensive range of industries.

We, as the Smart Grid organization within Siemens Turkey R&D, are focusing on research and development of software products and solutions for Energy Systems domain. We are mainly located in Ankara ODTU Teknokent and we are working together with worldwide partners.

We are seeking a software architect to define and develop the software architecture and the design of the Distribution Network Applications as part of our Grid Control Software (ADMS).

What are my responsibilities?

  • Working within international software development teams across global locations to develop electrical power system modeling and analysis software with the main responsibility of designing and documenting software solutions based on requirements and within the constraints of architectural and design guidelines,
  • Translating software architecture into design and code for the developers,
  • Contributing to the selection of development technologies and platforms, development standards,
  • Considering technical boundary conditions (e.g. non-functional requirements) as well as economic aspects,
  • Checking, refactoring, reviewing architecture and related code with respect to defined patterns, coding standards and software requirements,
  • Following technical developments and technological trends regarding software development,
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams including Architects, Product Owners, Project Managers, Developers and Testers,
  • Taking ownerships in Siemens wide organizational roles to support working as One Global Team.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. and/or M.S. degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or similar fields),
  • Minimum 5 years’ hands on development experience in complex software development projects,
  • Minimum 2 years’ professional experience in the field of software architecture and design of complex software systems,
  • Advanced programming skills in C/C++ with a passion for programming languages (knowledge of other programming languages like C#, JavaScript is a plus),
  • Knowledge in modern C++ (e.g. C++11 and newer editions),
  • Extensive knowledge in object-oriented concepts, design patterns, architectural styles, data structures, algorithms, and software development principles,
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA),
  • Experience in Data modeling and Database design,
  • Experience in refactoring legacy source code and working on related architectural documentation,
  • Knowledge of designing and documenting with UML,
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GIT,
  • Knowledge in continuous integration and continuous deployment concepts and tools,
  • Proficient understanding of clean and well documented code,
  • Experience in Software life cycle and agile methodologies (especially SAFe framework)

Preferable Additional skills/experiences (i.e. is a plus):

  • Knowledge of Power Systems concepts is highly desirable,
  • Experience in design and development of distributed software systems,
  • Experience in writing unit tests and applying automated testing approaches,
  • Experience in Inter-process communication (IPC) and shared memory management,
  • Knowledge of IEC standards like IEC-61970 (CIM), IEC-61968,
  • Experience in performance and memory optimization,
  • Experience in Qt framework,
  • Experience in DDD (Domain Driven Design) technics

Desired Soft skills:

  • Excellent target group-oriented communication of complex issues and interpersonal communication,
  • Able to approach other people, convince them and win them over,
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills,
  • Strong self-organization including ability to work independently and manage time effectively,
  • Teammate with highly collaborative, self-motivated, customer focused, positive and upbeat attitude,
  • Committed to quality oriented, tidy and well documented business delivery,
  • Eager to learn new technologies, tools and Energy domain know-how,
  • Able to facilitate the collaboration between Global and Local teams,
  • Develop and apply methodologies to meet customer needs,
  • Inspire the team with new ideas and visions and actively promote platform development,
  • Comfortable interpreting and understanding initially unfamiliar concepts,
  • An ability to understand and explain abstract concepts in a clear way to technical and non-technical audiences 

What else do I need to know?

  • Fluent command of English is a must, German is a plus.
  • No restrictions for travelling abroad temporarily.

At Siemens we are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. We need the most innovative and diverse “Digital Minds” to develop tomorrow’s reality.

As Siemens, we believe physical barriers are not related to potential. Only the potential matters to us. Therefore, we look forward to receive applications of candidates with physical barriers and chronic illnesses. We support healthy relationships between candidates with barriers and their colleagues because we believe we can create differences together.

Siemens is dedicated to quality, equality, and valuating diversity, and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities within which we work.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application. Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of your ability as we will use the data to review your suitability to the role.

Please find more information from our web site:

If you need more information please don't hesitate to contact us.
+90 216 459 20 00

Organization: Advanta

Company: Siemens Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. ODTU Teknokent Bölge Subesi

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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