Solution Architect - NextGen Grid Management Applications

Job Description

We are accelerating and securing the energy transition sustainably and profitably.

Siemens Smart Infrastructure Grid Software enables grid operators as well as industry and infrastructure companies to accelerate and secure the energy transition in a sustainable and profitable way. We connect the physical and the digital world with an integrated OT and IT landscape along the entire value chain from planning through operations to maintenance – following its design principles of modularity, openness, user-centricity, interoperability and resilience. 

The net zero challenge is driving a fundamental change in energy generation and consumption, with a seven-fold increase in DER installations projected by 2030. This groundbreaking transformation of the energy sector, characterized by a bi-directional power flow from intermittent renewable energy resources and new consumption patterns, results in enormous complexity. 

Our bigger purpose? We believe that software is the key to turn these challenges into opportunities. 

Are you passionate about creating new possibilities?

In our newly formed fast-growing business, we are looking for people with the skills and vision to build an energy-efficient and decarbonized future to support a more sustainable environment. Join our team, get inspired, and help us re-imagine the world!

It's your role, here's the part you can play:

  • 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. 

Be part of our team, here's what's needed:

  • You successfully graduated in engineering in electrical/electronic discipline or similar with specialization in Power Control Area.
  • You have 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 complex technical elements in a simple, effective manner.
  • You are able to work effectively with individuals from multiple cultures and backgrounds and bring fluent English skills in written and spoken form. German knowledge is advantageous.
  • You are flexible to travel 30%-40% of the time.

We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit phenomenal minds from all walks of life. We recognize that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

Can you see yourself, learning, growing, and succeeding here? If so, we'd like to meet you!

We offer flexible vacation time, a matching 401K plan, profit sharing, full health, life, vision, and dental benefits.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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