Database Application Engineer

Minnetonka, Minnesota
04 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
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 Mid Level

Req ID 157997
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location MN - Minnetonka
Required Travel 10%

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.

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Job Description
Database Application Engineer

Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years.

Siemens Energy Management Division
The Energy Management (EM) Division of Siemens is the one-stop supplier of sophisticated energy management technology across the entire energy conversion chain - from power transmission right through to the customer - and makes it possible to adapt power grids to future demands, through modernization and capability enhancement. Our technology simplifies the control of power grids and ensures an economic, reliable, intelligent, highly-available and efficient grid operation.

One of the business units in the EM Division is Digital Grid, which brings to market solutions that over time, are scalable and compliant with industry standards for interoperability and security is looking for a database application engineer. We are making the Digital Grid a reality by partnering with utilities and cities to implement their Digital Grid visions.  We have major locations in Minneapolis, MN;  Foster City, CA; Schenectady, NY; Houston, TX; and Wendell, NC.  

We are looking for the best talent to shape the technology of the future. Come build your career in one of the best companies in the world!

Specific Job Requirements
Specific duties include - design, develop and troubleshoot complex ORACLE database software related to Energy Management systems, recommend solutions, perform enhancements, provide technical support, and implement modifications associated with applications.

Key responsibilities
• Active in all phases of system development; planning and analysis, design, development and testing
• Provide database architectural expertise to team concerning methods, procedures and standards to be used in the during the design and development process
• Maintain application performance and scalability; focus on performance tuning SQL queries, table design, indexing, query plan analysis
• Develop and maintain technical documentation and operational procedures for area of responsibility
• Investigate and fix defects in both the pre and post release phases
• Follow and contribute to develop team standards and utilize industry best practices

Position Requirements
• Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software/computer engineering or related field and a combination of work experience
• Hands on experience on creating all key database objects - Tables, views, Triggers, Indices, Stored Procedures and User defined functions etc.
• Ability to troubleshoot/resolve complex database issues
• Strong database performance tuning experience in ORACLE RDBMS
• Proficient in database modeling & design with a focus on performance and scalability
• Well versed with database application development tools like SQL developer
• Excellent organizational skills with ability to achieve results within tight deadlines
• Strong customer service orientation
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to lead development, delivery and customer service efforts
• A working knowledge of pl/sql, pro*C, rman, Oracle Data Guard
• Ability to travel up to 10% of time

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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