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Opcenter Quality Solution Architect – Electronics, Semiconductor, Medical Device or CP&R REMOTE

Job Description

Opcenter Quality (formerly known as "QMS Professional") is a quality management system (QMS) that enables organizations to safeguard compliance, optimize quality, reduce defect and rework costs and achieve operational excellence by increasing process stability. The integrated process capabilities (control charts, statistics, quality gates) can detect production errors to avoid further processing and shipment of nonconforming material. https://www.plm.automation.siemens.com/global/en/products/manufacturing-operations-center/qmsprofessional. html

Position Overview

The Solution Architect is responsible for the successful implementation of Opcenter Quality solution in Electronics, Semiconductor and Medical and CP&R industry. It is important that that you have industry knowledge of Quality Management and various international quality standards, including the International Organization for Standardization (ISO 9001:2015) etc., As a specialist resource, this individual is responsible for consulting, advising, recommending, designing, and where appropriate deploying, specific technical solutions based on Opcenter Quality product knowledge and industry best practices for any of the above mentioned industries.. The Solution Architect will be expected to provide leadership, overall technical direction to the team, and guidance to the customer based on Siemens best practices. Our Solution Architects are thought leaders in the respective verticals and will be expected to provide guidance to the entire vertical on Industry Best Practices. The Solution Architect position will be reporting to the Electronics, Semiconductor, Medical device and CP&R (Consumer Products and Retail) Technology Director.

Responsibilities

  • Leadership of the project team and customer to deliver project goals.
  • Ownership of the entire solution delivered to the customer including work done by other team members.
  • Oversee all aspects of the technical project. Ensure that Siemens best practices are followed and that the functional specification is implemented correctly.
  • Direct the offshore team to successfully implement documented functional specifications
  • Assist the Project Manager with estimates, detailed work breakdown structure, and enforcement of scope for the project.
  • Become a trusted advisor to the customer to steer customer towards Siemens Best Practices.
  • Authoring of functional specs to document all detailed implementation information for the project.
  • Working with QA lead to execute our Quality Assurance process.
  • Run workshops to execute the Solution Definition portion of Siemens Delivery methodology.
  • Effectively communicate design direction to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Support the Engagement Manager on preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications.
  • Manage customer expectations across project cycle.
  • Actively participate in the Zone Community of Practice for Opcenter Quality, promoting adoption within the Zone and ensuring that knowledge and lessons learned are shared across country/organization boundaries.
  • Leverage relevant best practices and templates in the leadership of project solutions in own specialist area across the Zone, and significantly contribute to the definition and maintenance of best practices and curate templates in own area of specialism, providing experiences to support continual improvement.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college, preferably with software engineering background, Advanced Degree may be substituted for industry experience.
  • Multiple years of experience with other similar products like Opcenter Quality formerly known as QMS Professional.
  • Experience in the technical leadership of large software implementation projects.
  • Proven experience in leading a prescriptive solution deployment based on best practices and OOTB capabilities as opposed to simply meeting customer requirements as stated
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, to present complex issues to multi-level audiences and effectively communicate progress, status and issues to internal and external Customers.
  • Ability to handle tough and ambiguous situations without conflict
  • Experience leading offshore team on implementation projects.
  • A commitment to drive implementation success in a highly competitive market
  • Ability to interpret and report results to senior management as well as customer
  • Travel 50%+
  • Work location can be remote or based in any City in US North East, Any City in US South, Any City in US Mid-West or Cypress, CA; San Francisco, CA; San Jose, CA; or Fremont, CA or Seattle, WA

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Preferred Medical Devices and Drugs industry background and experience
  • Preferred experience with the solution design of Quality management solution implementation projects.
  • Preferred knowledge of Iterative Development methodologies
  • Preferred knowledge of Opcenter Quality or similar products is a plus.

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: www.siemens.com/careers/digitalminds

Where permitted by applicable law, Siemens may require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 based on job requirements, and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.

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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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