Research Scientist (f/m/d) Distributed Computing

Job Description

Knowledge for the world of tomorrow.

With around 2,400 employees, the central Technology (T) department, together with the business units, secures the future of the Siemens Group. T conducts research on future technologies with internal and external partners such as universities and research institutes. The core of the work is the transfer of research results into current and future product developments via prototypical realization and technology consulting for the software development departments of various business units of Siemens AG and its subsidiaries.

To support our international team, we are looking for people who enjoy solving exciting tasks and working on their own initiative to achieve joint project success. With us you will be able to pursue your own ideas and have the opportunity to bring tomorrow's science into today's industry. We are looking for people who can already do a lot, but want to learn a lot more and are willing to have fun with us.

What part will you play?
  • You will work with our partners in international research projects and help craft them in terms of content and strategy for future industrial applications.
  • You define technical consulting projects in the area of software development and architecture design with a focus on distributed systems (edge computing, distributed computing, middleware, etc.) for in-house customers.
  • You evaluate and use new technologies, bring in your ideas, implement them and evaluate them in an industrial context.
  • You design and develop tools and software components, possibly also as open source.
  • You will implement prototypes and proofs of concept in order to make new insights and technologies tangible for us and our customers.
  • You analyze, migrate, and optimize existing software and software components.
What you need to make real what matters.
  • You have a PhD or MSc in computer science or a related field.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in various programming languages (e.g. TypeScript, Go, Swift, Java, C++, Python, ...).
  • Profound understanding and use open source tools and libraries.
  • You have atleast 3+ years of experience in professional software development.
  • You have in-depth knowledge of distributed systems, software architecture and software development, preferably Internet of Things, Edge and/or Cloud Computing.
  • You have advanced knowledge of communication technologies and basic knowledge of AI and machine learning.
  • Ideally, you have contributed to research and development in the areas of IoT, Middleware, Edge/Cloud Computing, software architecture or in related areas.
  • You have excellent analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Very good knowledge of German and English round off your profile.
Your new working environment - flexible and international.
  • Dynamic and international highly qualified team
  • Participation in international research and development projects
  • International positioning (e.g. Germany, USA, Portugal, China), also with the possibility for delegations
  • Insights into various domains and projects: from industrial automation to railway technology to smart grids and smart cities as well as medical technology
  • Strong networking with international industrial and academic partners
  • Wide range of training courses
  • Many medium to long-term development opportunities within the group
What we offer. 
  • 2 to 3 days of mobile working per week as a global standard
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Development opportunities for both personal and professional growth 
  • An environment where everyone can bring their whole self to work and feel a sense of belonging
  • 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
  • Location-dependent childcare services to combine family and career
  • Barrier-free locations
  • Find more benefits here
Individual benefits are adapted to meet local legal regulations, the requirements of different job profiles, locations, and individual preferences. 

Make your mark in our exciting world at Siemens.

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Organization: Technology

Company: Siemens AG

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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