Senior Software Application  Engineer

Minnetonka, Minnesota
29 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 Senior Level

Req ID 159927
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location MN - Minnetonka
Required Travel 10%

Division Description
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
Senior Software Application Engineer

Siemens Digital Grid SWS division is looking for a highly dependable and highly skilled senior level Software Application Engineer

Specific duties include - design, develop and troubleshoot complex software systems related to Energy Management Systems (EMS), Market Management Systems (MMS), and Distribution Management Systems (DMS), recommend solutions, perform enhancements, provide technical support, and implement modifications associated with applications.
Specific Responsibilities
• Active in all phases of system development; planning and analysis, design, development, testing, and deployment
• Be able to understand complex business requirements that must be addressed by the software
• Be able to do a detailed design for software enhancements and provide reasonably close estimates of efforts
• Be able to develop, test, troubleshoot and deploy the software
• Provide customer support as needed
• 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

• Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software/computer engineering or related field and a combination of work experience
• Excellent programming skills with C, C++, JAVA, PERL, SQL, PL/SQL
• Excellent Analysis and debugging skills of software programs
• Experience with standard software development practices such as agile software development
• Practical knowledge of Operating Systems functionality (Windows, Linux)
• Practical knowledge of Computer Networks and Inter process Communications
• Ability to troubleshoot/resolve complex software issues
• Ability to travel up to 10% of time
• Ability to work independently

• Excellent organizational skills with ability to achieve results within tight deadlines
• Strong customer service orientation
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent team player
• Ability to lead development, delivery and customer service efforts

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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