Design Ops Smart Buildings 80%-100%

Job Description

Make a difference with us 

We spend up to 90 % of our lives in buildings. It’s where we are born, raised, educated. It’s where we eat, enjoy ourselves and work. This makes buildings the heart of our lives and communities. 

At Siemens Smart Infrastructure, our UX mission is creating smart building solutions that actively contribute to wellbeing, efficiency, resiliency and safety. 

We are creating environments that care for the people, reduce the complexity of managing infrastructures and leverage the power of data to make our buildings eco-friendly. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join our global multidisciplinary UX Studios and cross-functional teams to advocate the needs of the user, shaping our next generation products.  

As a Design Ops, you will be instrumental to put in place effective design operations and drive a user centric culture at Siemens. You will enable the UX team to generate high-quality design outputs and amplify the value of UX by building awareness, growing our team and improving our framework.

Join our team and help us to create environments that care!


Your new responsibilities 

  • Enable the healthy growth of our UX team with supporting recruitment activities and set up new team members for success
  • Support the team members’ growth by defining career pathways
  • Facilitate initiatives to ensure our team’s cohesion, fulfillment, and happiness at work
  • Develop and maintain the UX team's communication and website with strategic content to raise the team's visibility
  • Manage the design tools and technology assessments, sourcing, and implementation
  • Develop and maintain our agile/lean framework, processes, practices and collaboration
  • Lead the UX quality assurance program planning and facilitate the events, documenting and tracking outcomes
  • Be a driver of the user-centered culture change at Siemens by creating teaching resources, learning events, and raising awareness
  • Help grow our inclusive UX team culture with your unique personality

What we look for 

  • Bachelor's degree in design (e.g., product, interaction, visual communications, etc.), human-computer interaction or related field such as applied social science, media and digital marketing
  • 2 years' experience specializing in building and growing the capacity, productivity and culture of modern design teams
  • Strong portfolio of work demonstrating operational frameworks, process optimizations, structural or cultural changes or quality processes
  • Ability to manage design, research and planning tools for larger teams and curious about new tooling trends
  • Experience in creating communication strategies and content
  • Deep understanding of design disciplines, user-centered design practice and process
  • Experience of working with cross-functional product teams and leading workshops
  • A trustful and reliable nature with strong organizational and communication skills, hands-on mentality and team spirit
  • Experience of working in an agile and SAFe environment is an advantage
  • Fluent English and demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic German skills or any other European language would be an advantage 

Who and where we are 

Find out why Siemens is chosen every year as one of the most popular employers in Switzerland, and get a first impression of a new working environment and the people who could be your new work colleagues. 

Video Siemens in Zug


Your application 

Siemens takes your privacy very seriously and ensures a high standard of data protection. We are therefore only able to accept applications via our application platform (‘APPLY NOW’ button). Answers to the most frequently asked questions and a contact form can be found at We look forward to receiving your complete application. 

Siemens is establishing mobile working as a core element of the “new normal”. Wherever possible, “mobile working” is ingrained in our work culture, which promotes self-directed and location flexible work. Siemens promotes equal opportunities. Diversity enriches our company and gives us an advantage.  

Information for recruitment agencies: Siemens does not accept recruitment agency applications for this position. Thank you for your understanding. 


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Schweiz AG, Smart Infrastructure, Global Headquarters

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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