Specialist Software Engineer

Job Description

Siemens Mobility does more than you know. You may associate us with trains or signalling systems. But, the advanced, AI powered transportation and mobility infrastructure we’re developing are actually a driving force for the future of smart cities – and an entirely digitalised world. 

We blended traditional engineering with computer science long ago, and are leading the way in solutions that transform how people move. Green energy and decarbonisation is our goal, as is convenience and connecting with the individual – putting all the information relating to their journey in the palm of their hand. 

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Software Engineer to join the experienced team to help design , develop and deliver software components, systems and solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivery of work packages to meet budget, timescale, quality and system performance targets.
  • Design, development, configuration and testing of applications by 
  • Investigating problem areas
  • Studying information needs, system flow, data usage and work processes 
  • Conferring with team and customers
  • Ensuring that all internal and industry standards are adhered to
  • Where necessary, design and implement database tables and methods adhering to current internal and industry standards.
  • Development of unit tests and testing of the work packages throughout the implementation process.
  • Ensure clean, robust and maintainable code is deployed to minimize the cost of defects over time.
  • Maintain existing code base, analyse and resolve problems that are reported by stakeholders and customers.
  • Work with stakeholders and customers to understand and continuously improve existing code base.
  • Follow the Software Development Lifecycle Process (SDLC), design documents and coding guidelines.
  • Document deliverables consistently throughout the development process.
  • Translate system requirements into software requirements.
  • Analyse systems and processes; recommend changes in policies and procedures to improve processes and methodologies.
  • Support and coach junior and mid-level software engineers.
  • Make informed decisions and take ownership of services and applications at scale.
  • Usage of tools for configuration management, source control, build, deployment and testing.
  • Attend internal and external meetings and take part in discussions of both project and technical issues.
  • Conduct all work safely and adhere to the required standards.
  • Assist testers and support personnel as needed to determine system problems.
  • Maintain and develop own professional competence.


  • Extensive experience as a software engineer.
  • Strong knowledge of C / C++ doing bugfixes and maintenance of software is essential, experience with C# would be beneficial.
  • Experience working in various engineering development lifecycles such as Waterfall and Agile.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in programming design paradigms and techniques.
  • Experience with professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and development tools.
  • Ability to effectively diagnose problems by analysing and debugging software systems.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • An understanding of networking/distributed computing environment concepts. 
  • Possess a positive and self-motivating attitude with the ability to think innovatively.
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills; with an emphasis on verbal and written communication.

About us

We’re Siemens.  A collection of over 377,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them!   We have offices across the UK, full of talented individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

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:

We are looking forward to receiving your online application.  Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role.  We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do you need to know?

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance and pension. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new! That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Full / Part time: Full-time

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