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Design Engineer (SCADA)

Job Description

Siemens Mobility Limited have a great opportunity for a Design Engineer to join our SCADA team, within our Rail Infrastructure CIS business based in Ashby De-La Zouch.

Our Team and what we do:

As market leaders across rail, road and logistics, Siemens Mobility are pursuing the goal of networking various transportation systems with one another to move people and goods efficiently - complete mobility!

In CIS, we deliver network and security solutions to support the digital railway. Our portfolio includes the provision of telecommunication systems and cyber security solutions including data network for railway stations, SCADA systems, signaling systems, telephony systems, backbone communication networks / bearer network, network security and other cyber security systems. We undertake a full project life cycle delivery from concept development and detailed design to implementation, test, installation and commissioning.

Your role, and what you’ll be doing:

The Design Engineer will be responsible for undertaking the specification, development and deployment of solutions within the SCADA business and continually deliver best practice. These solutions will promote maximum re-use of previously deployed applications, assisting the bid and engineering teams in their need to offer and provide cost efficient systems.

What will be my Responsibilities?

  • Technically understanding our customer requirements and then ensuring that a solution is designed and implemented in a methodical manner utilising industry best practice.
  • Engineering elements of a project and liaising closely with all members of the design team.
  • Deliver assigned activities within agreed timescales and budgeted costs.
  • Develop a firm understanding and appreciation of system design, development of system design, safety concepts and associated decision making as applied to applicable industries.
  • Application of appropriate standards, processes, procedures, and tools throughout the project life cycle.
  • Deliver assigned task in accordance with Company Safety and Quality procedures and all applicable legislative, safety and customer requirements
  • Responsible for maintaining and developing their own professional competence.

What Skills, Qualifications and Experience do I need for this role?

  • Proven experience in PLC design and programming, preferably within the Rail market.
  • Sound knowledge of SCADA system architecture and functionality.
  • Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area.
  • Working towards professional status with a relevant institution.
  • Experience and knowledge of engineering processes at all stages of the engineering lifecycle.
  • Good knowledge of IT systems and software, especially Microsoft Office and Project.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent organisational, time management and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to learn new programming languages
  • Knowledge of computer program design methods and techniques
  • Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and development tools.
  • Possess a positive and self-motivating attitude with the ability to “think outside the box”.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills; with an emphasis on verbal and written communication.

Benefits Include:

  • 26 days holiday, increasing up to 29 days with length of service
  • Excellent pension, with Siemens matching contributions up to 10% of pensionable salary
  • Performance related bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits to suit your personal needs
  • Flexible working policy
  • Investment in personal development and support to membership of professional institutions

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 to help us review your suitability for the role. We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do you need to know?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance, pension and other additional benefits. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation. #LI-SM1


Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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