Automation Optimization Engineer

Job Description

Do you want to join us in helping to fight the world’s most threatening diseases and enabling access to care for more people around the world? At Siemens Healthineers, we pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare.  For everyone. Everywhere. LOCATION CAN BE GLASGOW, FLANDERS, TARRYTOWN, WALPOLE, REMOTE


We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting? Then come and join our global team as Automation Optimization Engineer to work on the leading edge of optimizing large and complex solutions for our customers. Location can be 



Our global team: We are a team of 66,000 highly dedicated employees across more than 70 countries passionately pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in healthcare to help improve people’s lives around the world. As a leader in the industry, we aspire to create better outcomes and experiences for patients no matter where they live or what health issues they are facing. Our portfolio, spanning from in-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics to image-guided therapy and innovative cancer care, is crucial for clinical decision-making and treatment pathways.


Our culture: We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, to improve people’s lives around the world.  We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success. Check our Careers Site at

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Automation Optimization Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Investing in your own development to achieve the highest level of technical expertise, and clear understanding of the inter-operability of the complete solutions’ hardware and software.
  • Providing remote and on-site support to regions and countries to optimize the newly installed large and complex automation solutions, and provide optimization support that might arise as a result of changes in configurations, customer workflow or workload or software lay-out or software changes.
  • Collecting, analyzing and summarizing data to optimize the workflow and throughput of a complex system pre and post go-live.
  • Knowledge transfer to the Headquarters, Regional and local service teams with the goal of improving each team’s ability to resolve issues independently.    
  • Utilizing your skills and experience to provide feedback to the responsible teams focused on improving tools, documentation, training and knowledge transfer activities.

This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers

  • You have excellent troubleshooting skills and possess the ability to prioritize multiple issues simultaneously.
  • You have excellent PC skills (MS Office software like Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook) and data analysis and manipulation skills.
  • Good to excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven success working independently and in a team environment using a collaborative approach.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach others on complex technical topics.
  • You will be working with our latest technology, therefore you should be driven to learn new software and hardware solutions.
  • Willingness to travel up to 30%, including short-term local, regional and international deployment in support of these complex sites.

Required skills to have for the success of this role

  • Minimum 2-year degree in engineering, computer science, technology management, electronics or biological/clinical sciences or related fields, with a Bachelor’s degree preferred and Master’s degree a plus
  • 5 years of experience in supporting Automation and/or Informatics products
  • 2 years’ experience in supporting Inpeco Automation and/or Informatics products

Siemens Healthineers has recently announced the next steps in our continued commitment to prioritize colleague health, comply with customer/business partner requirements, and help preserve our business continuity.  Going forward, please be aware that Siemens Healthineers requires full COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires by their start date, except where prohibited by state law.  Accommodations may be requested for certain medical or religious reasons.  If you choose to submit an accommodation request it should be submitted within 3 business days of receiving a verbal offer.  Details on how to submit approval will be provided by your recruiter.  An accommodation approval must be confirmed prior to your start date.  A start date cannot be confirmed until the accommodation has been reviewed.  An accommodation is based on your role.  If you are a currently a Siemens Healthineers employee with an existing approved accommodation, it will need to be re-evaluated prior to starting a new role.

At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at

If you wish to find out more about the specific before applying, please visit:

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

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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