Embedded Software Architect - Rail R&D

Job Description

Position Overview:

A Software Architect on our team seeks at growing competitiveness of Siemens' products by crafting sustainable software systems. This position drives and guides a software architecture that allows a cost efficient and timely realization of the software with appropriate quality, even in the face of challenging and evolving business cases, requirements, realization technologies and other forces (e.g., strategic changes approaching the project).

You will ensure that the architecture satisfies partner requirements, allocate the various requirements to specific subsystem/components, ensure compliance with high-level decisions and monitor implementation to reduce architectural drift. You will need to have an overall understanding of the business and ensure that design decisions made align with the overall business goals.


  • Ensures the implemented product adheres to the architecture and decisions made around the architecture
  • Performs Software reviews and assessments
  • Ensures the non-functional aspects of the products meet all required maintainability, usability, etc.
  • Must have knowledge of each phase of the lifecycle and should be able to successfully lead and coach team members during each phase
  • Guides very complex design, maintenance, enhancement, testing, implementation, and support of software.
  • Develop and estimate software test requirements for modules under development, execute test specifications.
  • Guides reviews of customers' standards specification to determine software engineering requirements.
  • Guides the software quality process through the execution of very complex module, subsystem and system test procedures.
  • Displays a high level of critical thinking in bringing successful resolution to high-impact, complex, and/or multi-functional problems.
  • Demonstrates and applies comprehensive knowledge of software engineering to the successful completion of complex assignments.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Computer Science; Electrical or Software Engineering preferred
  • Advanced Degree preferred, Masters, PhD, or MBA. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of software engineering.
  • Demonstrates significant knowledge of organization's business practices and issues faced and contributes to problem resolution of those issues.
  • 10+ years of successful experience in a directly related field and successful demonstration of Key      Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.
  • Proven capability to improve SW development/ to support the setup of new development teams

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Validated capability to mentor SW development and the use of development tools sets
  • Very experienced with C/C++/ Java and various operating systems
  • Technical knowledge signaling, operations concepts in freight rail industry, rail products, on board units (OBU)
  • Experience with Embedded Control Systems design & development
  • Experience with Safety critical/Vital systems
  • Quality assurance, testing, test automation, verification, validation
  • Standards, process and methods for safety critical hardware

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

Why Siemens? In Addition To An Incredible Career Opportunity, We Offer:

  • A competitive base salary
  • Excellent health/vision/dental plans, 401k match, tuition reimbursement, & 18 days of PTO to start
  • Extensive training along with career development

We seek to hire top talent and provide them with opportunities to earn top dollar. Siemens is a phenomenal place to have a career in an innovative environment. If you're interested in becoming a Software Architect with Siemens Mobility, we'll offer you the support and career advancement to make it happen!


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Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility, Inc

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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