(Chief) Architect (f/m/d) App & Device Test Platform

Job Description

Knowledge for the world of tomorrow.

We are a passionate and innovative-driven organization aiming to enable the leading Open Industrial Ecosystem based on Industrial Edge - a new age infrastructure system to enable modern IT technologies in manufacturing. Our team is part of Siemens Digital Industries – Factory Automation and has the mission of orchestrating an ecosystem of customers, app developers, device builders and solution partners. For these ecosystem participants we are building a platform to test the security, performance and functionality of apps and devices in our Ecosystem leveraging internal and external test infrastructure and tools. 

What part will you play?
As the “(Chief) Architect App & Device Test Platform”, you will own the architectural vision and the design principles of the newly to be developed test platform expanding the reach of our Ecosystem.  
  • Develop the architectural vision and breakdown to key developments steps from MVP to a fully functional product of the App & Device Test Platform 
  • Take active control of the integration of new technologies and methods associated with the test platform in accordance with Principles of DevOps 
  • Enable new use cases/ features of the test platform by exploring and defining options of technical solutions and decide with the product management team on the best implementation
  • Drive the necessary implementation steps closely working together with our Ecosystem Managers, Product Owner and R&D teams 
  • Coordinate the architecture of the platform components and ensure in-line implementation with the overall architectural visions and according to the users of the platform
  • Actively communicate and align the architecture of the test platform with other platforms in our ecosystems especially working with the Industrial Edge Platform and Marketplace teams 
  • Present and communicate architecture decisions within Siemens (both to management and technical stakeholders)
What you need to make real what matters.
  • You have a technical degree, such as Information Technology, Business Computing, Software Engineering, or Industrial Engineering
  • You know your way around in OT and IT especially in edge and cloud computing
  • You have many years of experience as Software Architect in an agile environment (Scrum, SAFe) focusing on software design and development 
  • You have relevant experience in testing of industrial software / firmware 
  • Customer /market understanding, knowledge in platform business or experience in innovation and digital transformation projects is a plus
  • You are characterized by a high level of communication skills and social competence
  • You are self-driven, analytical minded, pragmatic and solution oriented being able to drive topics from vision to implementation
  • You are fluent in English – German is a plus 

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

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Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Either

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