Senior Software Development Engineer (Platform – Full Stack)

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 an experienced software development engineer to develop software solutions for our Platform Software to monitor and optimize electrical power networks.

What are my responsibilities?

• Working closely within international software development teams across global locations to research, analyze, design, develop, test, maintain and support commercial application software for electrical power system modeling and analysis,  

• Design, develop, and maintain distributed web-based (on-premises, cloud) applications with microservice architecture that incorporate real-time and streaming data for monitoring, aggregation, and control,

• Presenting creative behavior to develop applications and to select appropriate technical options, 

• Coaching, influencing software development team members to improve their skills and cross-functionality,

• Demonstrate responsible behavior and share the outcome of the sprint for both success and failure situations,

• Optimizing application development by employing design patterns, good practices and by reusing proved solutions, 

• Analyzing and identifying problems within the software and designing improvements by considering solution alternatives such as repair, replace and refactor, 

• Participating and supporting all software related activities (e.g. reviews, unit tests, and process improvements),

• Participating and proactively contributing to an agile environment according to SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) process, 

• 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 7 years’ experience in complex software development projects, 

• Proficient in software application development in microservices architecture, 

• Strong hands-on experience in object-oriented concepts, design patterns, data structures, algorithms, and software development principles, 

• Experience in highly available, distributed, and real-time processing software designs,

• Proficient in software application development with web-based development technologies (e.g. Java, Spring Framework, Angular, or similar), 

• Experience ownership of software processes (e.g. backlog management, documentation, quality aspects) in a team of engineers from different domains, 

• Experience in continuous integration, continuous deployment concepts, tools and services (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes/Openshift, Ansible, AWS EC2, AWS S3),

• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GIT, 

• Understanding of clean and well documented code,

• Experience or interest in Test driven design or Domain driven design concepts,

• Experience in designing, testing, developing, and monitoring software applications for web-based/cloud platforms

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

• Experience with databases:

o NoSQL database such as Cassandra, Mongo etc.

o Graph database technologies such as Neo4J.

o Relational database technologies such as PostgreSQL.

• Experience working with message brokers (Kafka, RabbitMQ, ZeroMQ or similar),

• Experience working with large volumes of time series data and building services, APIs and applications based of it,

• Experience with implementations of protocols like MQTT, XMPP, and AMQP to handle messaging between services in a distributed system,

• Experience on streaming data applications (Kafka Streams, Spark Streaming, Kinesis, and Flink etc.),

• Prior work in geospatial tools such as Tileserver-GL, DeckGL, Mapbox-GL, Leaflet, etc.,

• Experience with common identity service and integrations (e.g. Keycloak, AWS Cognito, AWS IAM),

• Knowledge of Energy Domain - Power Systems concepts, 

• Experience in unit testing and other test types as well as enthusiasm for automated testing, 

• Understanding of security concepts regarding web-based development

Desired Soft skills:

• Excellent target group-oriented communication of complex issues and interpersonal communication, 

• 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, 

• 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.


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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