Solution Architect (f/m/d)

Job Description

Knowledge for the world of tomorrow.

We are recruiting for a Solution Architect for our Digital Grid Business Unit. This is a unique opportunity to shape the new business field of Digital Twins for electrical grid operators, co-creating new technical products with customers and partners and help integrate new products into the customer’s IT landscape.

Siemens is the market leader in energy automation and grid control and simulation. Building on this strong position, we are enhancing our portfolio with new digital offering of software products and solutions, that connect the OT with the IT world. This digital offering helps our clients manage the fast-paced energy transition that is occurring through new digital twin applications.
The role will be part of our spearhead team that leads the development of this new innovative portfolio and launches the new software products and solutions into the market. This agile and global team shapes the Siemens role in the evolving and dynamic market of IoT for network utilities. The team combines a start-up mentality and decision-making velocity with the capabilities and resources of a globally leading company.
We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Solution Architect for our new Electrical Digital Twin portfolio to advance the growth of our business globally. The position can be based 

Your job – challenging and future oriented

To satisfy our customers is our highest goal, and the Solution Architect has a major role in customer facing projects by acting as the technical and domain expert, working with the respective roles from electrical grid operators and IT departments.
By understanding the customer needs, the Solution Architect builds the solution by combining commercial of the shelf products with customer specific enhancements, translating these additional requirements to our product organization and leading the discussions to enable continuously optimizing product fit for our customers.

Responsibilities and Skills.
  • In your new position you are ensuring that the solution architecture aligns with the roadmaps established by Product Management. Patterns and guidance that are developed by solution architects are an important input for standard product development.
  • You are understanding the customers’ needs and be the representative for the entire project lifecycle focusing on functional and technical capabilities in all phases, from bid phase to end of life for our software systems.
  • You are managing customer requirements for a customer project, leading workshops, analyzing business requirements, and driving functional and technical solutions through project documentation.  
  • During the bid phase, you are driving a feasibility study, preparing a solution vision or solution outline for an invitation to tender: 
  • During the implementation phase, you are the technical leader on the customer project who organizes the Engineering effort and ensures the overall solution integrates seamlessly, including base product modules, newly development product features, custom components, customer systems and infrastructure. 
Required Technical and Professional Experience.
  • You successfully graduated in engineering in electrical/electronic discipline or similar with specialization in Power Control Area
  • You have many years of relevant experiences with Spectrum Power or comparable Control Center products
  • You bring a few years of technical project management experience
  • You have knowledge of state-of-the-art IT infrastructure, IT security and network technologies and Profound Knowledge to leverage IaaS and Containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, OpenShift) and understanding on customers benefits.
  • Additionally, you have knowledge of utility specific standards (CIM, IEC61850)
  • In addition, you possess a combination of technical acumen coupled with the ability to communicate the technical elements in a simple, effective manner as well as the ability to translate complex 
  • You score with ability to work effectively with individuals from multiple cultures and backgrounds and fluent English skills in written and spoken. German knowledge is advantageous
  • You are flexible to travel 30%-40% of the time.

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As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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