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Principal Engineer XO (f/m/d)

Job Description

Make the future of industrial operations become reality.

Here at Digital Industries, one of the main pillars of Siemens, we are the market leader in industrial automation. Our products and services are used in factories across the world, from car production to pharmaceutical plants.

We know that future operation will be different than today. And we want to be the inspiring leader, building the future jointly with customers and partners. Delivering real value fast, in collaboration, solving fundamental problems, growing sustainability, optimizing systems, and living the change, this is what drives us in our daily operations.

For this, we have created Xcelerator Operations, as part of Digital Industries. Xcelerator Operations is our initiative to create the future of industrial operations. Our goal is do nothing less than transforming the industry and ourselves, Siemens.

We are crafting a portfolio for tomorrow, iterating fast over new ideas and being in close touch with our customers to integrate their feedback back to the products we built.
With this approach, we are building the bridge into a sustainable world of tomorrow. Fast, agile and purpose driven, for us and the next generations to come.


What part will you play?

In your role as “Principal Engineer” you will be at the core, to derive a Xcelerator Operations compliant architecture for the software service you are creating within your end-to-end responsible team.
  • You will be in charge to ensure a consistent and scalable architecture, applying and developing modern software guidance, governance, frameworks, and technologies 
  • You perform masterpieces for our customers and making things work frictionless as never before 
  • You drive functional decompositions to design your software service
  • You will also go hands-on into the realization always in close interaction with customers and our co-creation development teams 
  • You are contributing to best practices and generate software guidance and governance (XO Well Architected), to enable our internal and external partners to develop world class solutions based on the Xcelerator Operations portfolio


What you need to make real what matters.
  • You are having a master’s degree in computer science, Industrial Engineering, or a related field, alternatively a PhD
  • You have more than 7 years of profound technical domain expertise working as an architect
  • You have demonstrated experience in providing strategic directions for software architectures in larger industrial contexts 
  • You have a track record in building and architecting cloud solutions / software services along the IT and OT space, while cloud is being your second home where you can REST 
  • You are keen on working directly with customers and seeking for solutions that scale across a broad base of customers 
  • You are an expert in functional decompositions and able to derive the essence and provide fundamental guidance for portfolio and development decisions  
  • You are experienced in software systems architecture modeling, e.g., in UML 
  • You have multiple domain experience in data and business object modeling and common architectural and design patterns 
  • You can derive best practices and provide profound documentations to a broad internal as well as external audience  
  • You are a team player and able to contribute towards a team of architects
  • You are fluent in English and German language skills are a plus 
  • Software-architecture related certifications are a plus 
  • You like to discover and experiment

What we offer. 
  • 2 to 3 days of mobile working per week as a future global standard
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth 
  • An environment where everyone can bring their whole self to work and feel a sense of belonging
  • Find more benefits here
Individual benefits are adapted to meet local legal regulations, the requirements of different job profiles, locations, and individual preferences. 


Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

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

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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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