Senior Application Support Engineer SISW

Job Description

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. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here:

Knowledge Manager – Job Description

Siemens Digital Industries Software is looking for an innovative and creative Knowledge Manager to be an active contributor to our product and customer support strategy. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for managing the continual development, deployment and strategic vision of the Nastran, Simcenter 3D, Femap, NX CAE knowledge base within the internal customer database and the external facing Support Center website. The role will include assisting in promoting the use of Support Center, Community & Blog pages, maintaining their relevance, and developing intelligence reports and analysis of article use etc. for provision to senior management. Key areas of analysis include identification of popular articles, call deflection rates, and related information as needed.

Responsibilities and qualifications include but are not limited to the following:


  • Management of the knowledge base within internal customer database and the Support Center website including:
    1. Maintenance and updating of existing articles (liaison with existing authors)
    2. Creation of comprehensive tagging system for articles
    3. Creation of exciting new articles (liaison with engineering and development teams)
    4. Ensuring articles have consistent appearance and tone through development of new templates and detailed specifications
  • Work with other team members to ensure new articles regularly appear on Support Center
  • Deploy more advanced search capabilities using keywords/tags
  • Identify and help prioritize innovative knowledge base articles (video, etc.)
  • Help script and plan video-based tutorial articles
  • Develop ‘white papers’ in conjunction with company engineers and developers for publication on Support Center, Community & Blog pages
  • Run regular reports to determine article use and popularity and develop at-a-glance support case deflection reports
  • Reviewer of articles & facilitate translation of articles with Japanese & Korean teams
  • Respond to customer questions, expectations and demands on community pages
  • Be cognizant of competitive knowledge base systems and general customer portals for identification of new delivery techniques etc.
  • Promote the use of the Knowledge base to internal and external customers through contact with marketing and sales teams
  • Communicate your passion for engineering education through creative technical writing


  • Experience in support of customer engineering functions using Nastran.
  • Master’s degree in engineering, physics or related physical science discipline.
  • Experience in finite element, non-linear, or multi body analysis to meet real world goals in research or design.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in delivering technical engineering solutions.
  • Excellent, creative written and verbal skills (English) and utmost attention to detail
  • Excellent teamwork skills coupled with the ability to work independently with limited supervision from requirements to delivery.
  • Efficiently work under pressures and deadlines.

Beneficial Experiences: 

  • Experience with Simcenter 3D, NX CAE, or Femap products.
  • Experience conceptualizing and managing online portals.
  • Experience with current and emerging CRM technologies.
  • Experience with using web-based learning solutions.
  • User Interface design and usability experience.

*Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.


Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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