Systems Engineer - Modernization Solutions

Norcross, Georgia
04 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Digital Factory (DF)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Factory Automation
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 157722
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location GA - Norcross, MI - Detroit, TX - Houston, CO - Denver, PA - Philadelphia
Required Travel 50%

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 Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.

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Job Description
Position Overview
Siemens Industry - Factory Automation business unit has a Systems Engineer position available. The position is focused on modernization solutions from a competitor's legacy system to a Siemens-centric architecture.  The systems engineer is the technical lead for developing solutions and approaches to legacy system modernization as well as supporting strategic modernization opportunities.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a strong team providing the best end to end industrial automation solutions in the market.  Siemens is leading the charge in providing innovative solutions to bolster the manufacturing renaissance in the US.  The territory of this position is the entire United States.

This position can be worked from a home office.

• Acts as the technical lead for modernization solutions for the US market

• Generates specific modernization technical collateral such as application notes and demo's for reuse by others.

• Actively participates in account planning sessions in cooperation with the local sales and technical resources on strategic opportunities

• Provides customers and account representatives with technical product advice and demonstration support during pre-sales discussions

• Develops and presents technical proposals, including product demonstrations and product prototypes

• Guides the account teams to develop modernization plans that are feasible within cost, time, and environment constraints.

• Performs complex hardware and/or software design consultation in accordance with customer/project needs.

• Provides software development consultation to prospective users.

• Supports marketing and knowledge transfer through participation on the product/technology core teams

Required knowledge/skills, Education, and Experience:
A Systems Engineer is experienced in automation architectures involving multiple products and technologies and has comprehensive knowledge in architecting complex solutions. A Systems Engineer has comprehensive knowledge in multiple automation areas and extensive knowledge in at least one area.  Automation areas include PLC's, Networking, HMI panels, SCADA, PC-Based Automation, Safety, and Drives/Motion. The Systems Engineer is focused on competitive modernization opportunities and actively participates on product/technology core teams bringing depth of knowledge around modernization solutions to the core teams.

Technical Skills Required:
o Demonstrated technical knowledge and experience with Rockwell Automation
o PLCs
o Networking
o HMI Panels
o PC Based Automation
o Safety
o Drives/Motion

Engineering Soft Skills Required:
o Solution fitting
o Proof of concept
o Tech selling
o Mentoring

• BS in electrical/computer/mechanical engineering or computer science
• Typically 5-10 years of experience in automation/motion systems and demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge as presented above.
• Travel 50%
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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