Power Systems Software Proposal Engineer

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Location
Foster City, California
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Oct 2016
Closes
05 Jan 2017
Ref
159210
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Division Energy Management (EM)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Digital Grid Solutions & Services
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 159210
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location CA - Foster City, CO - Denver
Required Travel 30%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Energy Management Division is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. The portfolio includes facilities and systems for the low-voltage and distribution power grid level, smart grid solutions and high-voltage transmission systems.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/energy-management.htm

Job Description
Position Overview;
We seek an experienced professional with a proven track record who will be responsible for communicating with customers, preparing proposals, and applying Siemens PTI's industry leading power system simulator (i.e. PSS®) software portfolio to solutions. This position will drive customer-need based solutions within the US market in order to grow the Siemens PTI software business, and will be responsible for Siemens PTI software proposal activities including however not limited to proposal team coordination, marketing, leading customer calls, communicating customer needs to the technical team, preparing cost/book numbers, and participating in proposal financial reviews.
Responsibilities;
• Proposal management for the Siemens PTI US Software Business
• Own the development and execution of PSS® portfolio proposals in the US.
• Drive technical discussions between the PSS® software internal team and the customer.
• Establish customer partnerships to achieve business goals.
• Promote customer satisfaction by exceeding customer needs.
• Work directly with customers to increase product satisfaction
• Manage many marketing activities for the Siemens PTI US Software Business
• Provide marketing feedback to the larger software team based on industry trends and customer knowledge
• Provide technical and commercial sales support to the Sales team
• Support the Sales team by delivering PSS® software demonstrations as necessary, both remotely and at customer sites
• Communicate PSS® software portfolio features and functionality to support the sale of new software products/services/solutions
• Participate in US market software user group meetings.
• Occasionally work with PTI Global Software team in support of demonstrations, solutions and proposals for the overall worldwide business.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience;
• Minimum of 8 years in technical, analytical software (power systems SW preferred) and/or electrical engineering within transmission and/or distribution planning.
• Bachelors or advanced Engineering degree.
• Strong people skills and engaging presentation and written communications skills.
• Extremely partner-focused, proactive and effective within a team environment.
• Understanding of power system software (Transmission load flow, Distribution load flow, Transfer Analysis, short-circuit, EMS, Market Pricing, etc)
• Understanding of optimization techniques related to transmission and distribution planning solutions.
• Understanding of transmission market systems, security-constrained unit commitment, security constrained economic dispatch, locational marginal pricing, etc.
• Understanding of transmission control system, network applications, state estimation techniques, etc.
• Experience in the US Power Industry.
• Experience working within a matrix organization.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience;
The position will be located either in Denver, CO or Foster City, CA and will require domestic and some international travel. Familiarity with power systems consulting and professional training related to electric power utilities and other energy related entities is desirable for this position.

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