System Design Engineer

Job Description

Are you looking at developing future leaders? Come join us at Siemens.

Siemens Global Business Services (GBS) is a Siemens Service Company that provides innovative digital solutions and customer-oriented business services. With more than 20 years of experience, Siemens GBS taps into its understanding of how organizations and businesses work to seamlessly integrate, digitalize and optimize business processes with a portfolio that covers end-to-end business needs.

Change the future with us

A Solutions Designer supports our Fire Life Safety Sales Group, including: Fire Alarm Supervisory Systems, Fire and Smoke Detection, Audible/Visual Notification, suppression Systems (L3), and Mass Notification.

·       The primary responsibility of the Solutions Designer is to complete sales estimates for the sales team including project take-offs, specification interpretation, scope of work creation, risk analysis, building code compliance, and value engineering ideas.  Final deliverables include the final cost estimate and proposal. The Solutions Designer allows the sales executive to increase customer prospecting, increase customer engagement and focus on bidding strategy.

·       Lead, coordinate and assume responsibility for the timely generation of a cost estimate and proposal.  Activities include:

·       Perform take off: quantify equipment & device counts from bid documents

·       Interpret sequence of operations for point count, material and required control devices

·       Interpret specifications for all required labor and all code related requirements

·       Create system network riser diagram

·       Develop Bill of Material (BOM) and Scope of Work (SOW)

·       Provide building code required alternate designs, Value Engineering Solutions and Fire Alarm Equipment selection.

·       Develop subcontractor technical bid package and coordinate activity and strategy with Procurement team and Sales Executive

·       Obtain quotes from outside vendors for ancillary products and services

·       Develop final customer Proposal

·       Communicate and collaborate with a remote sales and operations team located in another time zone

·       Learn and use company design, bid, and quote tools

·       Work with the sales team to answer technical and pricing questions

·       Maintain complete documentation for all work performed to generate estimate and assist in turnover process when estimate/proposal becomes an order

·       Participate in Cost Review and Technical Handover meetings with operations team

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·       This section should include the primary day-to-day responsibilities & activities of the position.  These should represent the “core” of the job duties.

·       Include only functions that comprise more than 5% of the incumbent’s time.

·       List the duties in order of importance, beginning with the most important.

·       The information listed is not to be interpreted to include all of the details required in the performance of a job.

·       Include only functions that the incumbent must be able to perform unsupported or with the assistance of reasonable accommodations

We don’t need superheroes, just super minds

·       Diploma or 1-3 years Fire Life Safety systems experience and knowledge

·       Prefer NICET I Certification, attain within 6 months of hire date

·       Prefer experience using an Estimating/Quoting system

·       Able to read and interpret building plans and specifications

·       Prefer experience designing a basic Fire Life Safety System

·       Prefer knowledge of Fire Alarm and Building codes and regulations

·       Knowledge of building construction process

·       Fluent in English language

·       Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Office

·       Able to interpret customer requirements, identify needs and resolve issues in a positive manner.

·       Must be flexible to work during U.S. working hours (at least for a portion of the workday)

·       Possible opportunities for overtime work

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·       What skills must the person in this job possess to do the job successfully and work within the team and the company successfully?

·       Please describe any special conditions for employment, if any. (Licenses, certificates, credentials, bond ability, altered work schedules, furloughs, travel, etc.)

We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

This role is based in Bangalore. But you’ll also get to visit other locations in India and globe, so you’ll need to go where this journey takes you. In return, you’ll get the chance to work with teams impacting entire cities, countries and the shape of things to come. We’re Siemens. A collection of over 396,000 minds building the future, one day at a time in over 200 countries. We're dedicated to equality and we welcome applications that reflect the diversity of the communities we work in. All employment decisions at Siemens are based on qualifications, merit and business need. Bring your curiosity and creativity and help us craft tomorrow. 

Organization: Global Business Services

Company: Siemens Technology and Services Private Limited

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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