Solutions Engineer, Western Region

Job Description

Position Title: Solutions Engineer, Western Region

Location: Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, Los Angeles, CA, Las Vegas, NV

Position Overview:

"Are you ready to design and implement the solutions that companies, universities, data centers, and industries use to monitor their energy consumption?”

Siemens is looking for a Solution Engineer to join their growing team. The candidate will be responsible for two areas of Digital & Complex Electrical and Solutions that being the integration of hardware and software for Electrical Power Monitoring and the setup and commissioning of Sm@rtGear electrical apparatus. D&CES provides customer with the ability to monitor their electrical consumption and costs as well as the use of Sm@rtGear technology that allows remote monitoring, configuration, and control of electrical apparatus.

Our Culture:

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We trust and empower our employees to act as owners, make decisions and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.


  • Implement power quality monitoring solutions for data centers, industrial facilities, tenant metering buildings, and Sm@rtGear Apparatus
  • Create communication topology and electrical one-line diagrams for power monitoring systems
  • Troubleshot TCP/RTU device communication with Modbus/BACnet protocols
  • Resolve server and network database issues utilizing Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Coordinate with electrical contractors and IT for system configuration and troubleshooting
  • Prepare documentation outlining power monitoring system configuration and site performance
  • Understand and apply all site safety procedures

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related education
  • Network, communication protocols, and troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge and experience with multiple operating systems including servers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Must possess the ability to travel 80%.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Experience with serial communications (i.e. RS-485) and TCP/IP conversion
  • Experience with the following communication protocols: Modbus, Profibus, OPC
  • Knowledge and experience using WinPM.Net, Power Monitoring Expert, PowerScada, PowerXpert, etc.
  • In depth experience with Utilities, Metering, and/or Networking (TCP/IP, Modbus, Profibus)
  • Time and task management skills (e.g., Project Manager, Project Engineer).
  • SQL Database experience (Creating Queries, Data Manipulation)
  • In Depth PLC programming experience.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Why Siemens? In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:

  • A competitive base salary
  • Excellent health/vision/dental plans, matching 401K, life insurance and 3 weeks of PTO to start.
  • Extensive training along with career development.

We aim to hire top talent and arm them with the opportunity to make top dollar. Siemens is a great place to have a career in a growing business. We are proud that when people join Siemens, they rarely leave, as shown with our low turnover.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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