R & D Manager - Software Development (Hybrid)

Job Description

Position Overview

Siemens Large Drives is looking for an R&D Manager of the Software/Control Development department reporting to the head of R&D. The Control Development Manager is a vital role at Siemens LDA. Strategically this person is responsible for the future of the control platform as well as supporting the implementation of the Siemens digitalization strategy. Tactically this person is the day-to-day manager of the department and is responsible in owning the planning and the development of all project results.

  • Day-to-day management of a control development team that includes software/firmware engineers and hardware engineers.
  • Monitors and proactively risk manage issues through all phases of the control development lifecycle in order to ensure quality and timely delivery of products
  • Collaborates with Product Management to define a product roadmap that enables achievement of business goals in an efficient and low risk manner.
  • Globally implements a control architecture strategy to build a new green field control platform for Siemens medium voltage VFDs throughout the portfolio.
  • Enjoys working on ambitious and sophisticated projects while meeting deadlines and budget, while maintaining scope.
  • Be able to tackle technically ambitious problems either directly or indirectly.
  • Driving constant improvement based on KPIs tied to business performance levers.
  • Interacting with staff in their professional development.
  • Interface with cross functional groups that include (but not limited to) power electronics, sophisticated development, product compliance, applications engineering, manufacturing, type testing, and drafting
  • Develop new design methods, new processes or design changes to improve process and sub-vendor manufacturing efficiency.
  • Strong technical leadership, documentation, project management, and writing skills.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Minimum BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • 10+ years of related work experience. Advanced degree may be substituted for years of experience.
  • 3+ years of people management experience.
  • Strong grasp on fundamentals of electrical engineering (or) embedded software concepts, theories and practical applications.
  • Demonstrates and applies a broad knowledge of field of specialization through successful completion of sophisticated assignments.
  • Experience in control theory for the design, analysis, and testing of power electronics based converters required.
  • Development experience on the Linux operating system.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of organization's business practices and issues.
  • Required travel 5%.

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We utilize lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ experience.

Why you’ll love working at Siemens
  • Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications
  • Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment
  • Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays
  • Career development opportunities
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Flexibility to work remote a few days a week
  • Paid parental leave




Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Large Drives LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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