Software Engineer - Retail & Commercial Systems - Building Performance & Sustainability - Austin,TX

Austin, Texas
04 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Building Technologies (BT)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Building Performance & Sustainability
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 155625
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location TX - Austin
Required Travel 5%

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 Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.

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Job Description
Position Overview

We are seeking a Software Engineer who will work on the Enterprise Portal team of Siemens' Site Controls Energy Management System for retail and commercial buildings.  This person will contribute to both the website that is the customer-facing part of the Enterprise Portal as well as its big data analytics back-end systems.


* Design and implement customer-facing elements of the Enterprise Portal website, including real-time and historical data presented in tabular, graphical and animated forms.

* Design and implement algorithms for fault detection and diagnostics, and for the aggregation of voluminous data into meaningful facts.

* Participate in complex, multi-threaded software design, development, testing and documentation.  Contribute to build and deployment systems.  Work with devops team to speed and automate deployment.

* Work independently and innovate to solve new problems in data analytics.

* Constantly strive to follow industry best practices with integrity and enthusiasm.

* Communicate successfully with a wide spectrum of colleagues, from customers to testers to support technicians to building engineers to other software professionals.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Education and Experience

* BS/BA in Computer Science or Software Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Minimum of five years' experience in Java and the J2EE platform, including the gamut of related technologies, such as Spring, Tomcat, memcached, JSP, JDBC, XML and so on.  Strong understanding of common design patterns in web applications, especially ReST-based web services.  Good grasp of best practices in security for web-based applications.
* Strong understanding of SQL databases and queries.
* Experience developing web applications using HTML, JavaScript and CSS.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Education and Experience

* Experience deploying to Unix/Linux operating systems.
* Experience with noSql databases a plus.
* Experience with Agile development methodology a plus.
* Experience with jQuery, Angular, Highcharts and JSON a plus.
* Experience with Groovy and other JVM-based languages a plus.

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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