Head (f/m/d) of Digitalization & Software LDA

Job Description

Nobody is perfect, but a team can be.

Large Drives Applications (LDA) is the world market leader for electric motors, converters and Generators based on more than 150 years of experience in engine construction. We stand for sustainable and future-proof drive technology as well as services and digitalization. Drive solutions in the medium and high voltage range are our business, our profession and our passion. Become part of our global team!

Jointly we make the difference

„Digital Business“ is an innovative business for the motor, drive, system, solution and most important service portfolio of Large Drive Applications. In center is the acquisition and use of drive system data from the field as well as corresponding virtual data and data models from R&D and engineering. With the market-leading Medium Voltage SINAMICS-portfolio and the innovative brand SIDRIVE IQ the Large Drive Applications Digitalization & Software-team works on the future of drive systems today. We see ourselves as the market leader for drive systems and as pioneer in the IoT-space of our industry. 

For more information on SINAMICS Medium Voltage Drives see:

For more information on SIDRIVE IQ refer to:

Your job – challenging and forward-looking.
  • You are responsible for the entire lifecycle for planning, directing, and coordination of all activities associated with creating, acquiring, and implementing the software business solutions for the entire lifecycle of both the embedded-software (SINAMICS) and edge & cloud-software (SIDRIVE IQ) including runtime platform, runtime control software, digital platform, digital services, digital content, tool development and integration with drive system products and enablement of service processes.
  • You own and drive governance over software design, development, test, release, and operation standards. Continuous innovation and improvement are part of your DNA.
  • You drive the evolution of software components, products, and platforms as well as the appropriate development and operation system and setup to execute successfully.
  • You ensure execution of efficient and scalable operations, delivery, and customer support processes. 
  • You lead the global Digitalization & Software R&D organization incl. 4 regional hubs in Germany, China, USA, India with >100 HC globally, foster a high-performance team and strong collaborative ownership-culture across departments
  • You spear-head the digital transformation of LDA's business towards an IoT-leveraged business and leading & providing direction to the organization comprising product design, development & operations
  • You are responsible for the global budget and accountable for establishing and developing all aspects of defining the appropriate portfolio, creating the necessary organizational and technical setup.
Your qualification – experienced and driven.
  • You hold a degree in computer science, information technology or automation technology
  • Additionally, you bring longterm professional experience in software or software-driven industries
  • You acquired 10 years of experience in various related job assignments such as product development, DevOps, UX design, IT applications management
  • You bring passion to drive change and a profound background in agile development practices such as SCRUM and LEAN development incl. release train and test automation
  • You have a proven ability to lead, and guide scaled R&D organizations with diverse teams and technology / software fields
  • You have successfully demonstrated entrepreneurship, experience in business transformation and championed environments of empowerment and appreciation
  • Excellent command of German and English round your profile

What we offer. 
  • 2 to 3 days of mobile working per week as a future global standard
  • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth 
  • 30 leave days and a variety of flexible working models that allow time off for yourself and your family 
  • Share matching programs to become a shareholder of Siemens AG
  • Broad range of wellbeing offerings
  • Appealing Siemens pension benefits
Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

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Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Either

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