Siemens System Engineer I - Fire/Security Solutions - Beltsville, MD in Beltsville, Maryland

System Engineer I - Fire/Security Solutions - Beltsville, MD

Locations:Beltsville, Maryland

Job Family: Research & Development


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Field Operations

Requisition Number: 200117

Primary Location: United States-Maryland-Beltsville

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Entry level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: No

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, Healthcare 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:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division (Buffalo Grove, Ill.) is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environment-friendly buildings and infrastructures. As a technology partner, service provider, system integrator and product vendor, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection, life safety and security as well as building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), and energy management.

Position Overview:

This office-based position is responsible for the design of Fire Alarm systems using company tools and operating protocols. Receives project specifications from sales team and designs Fire Alarm systems.


Chooses the appropriate mix of products and installation methods to provide the most cost effective solution.

Prepares all required submittals and schedules subsequent hand-off to operations.

Handles the ordering of all required products and equipment.

Acts as a technical resource to team and customer as needed.

Participates in sales to operations turnover meetings to evaluate accuracy of the sales estimate and job layout.

May participate in initial job site walk through with contractors and/or building management. Independently designs Fire Alarm systems for standard and/or critical environment facilities such as data centers or laboratories.

May need to create unique design solutions to meet specific customer requirements.

Designs Fire Alarm systems for large and/or complex buildings consisting of Fire Alarm system layouts, electrical drawings, bill of materials, sequence of operations and Fire Alarm panel layouts to meet the intent of the project plans, specifications and contract documents.

Analyzes plans, construction contract specifications and codes to determine project requirements and risks.

Provides start-up and checkout documentation to the Project Manager and Fire Technician for use in commissioning and validation.

Prepares engineering re-estimate and follows up with appropriate sales and management to assure understanding of and satisfaction with job scope. Prepares specifications and drawings for special components and panels purchased from outside suppliers.

Selects proper types and sizes of company products and outside suppliers to meet project requirements.

Ensures the job folder is organized and maintained including all pertinent job related information. May perform some field activities as required.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Experience:

Associates degree in Electronics or other technical field or equivalent experience.

Bachelors degree preferred.

1-3 years engineering /systems or other related experience.

Strong knowledge of industry engineering fundamentals and business operations required. Proficiency in programming, job start-up, checkout, and troubleshooting required.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office and AutoCAD required.

Good verbal and written communication skills. Able to design medium to large standard jobs with some deviation from standard tools, products or practices. 1-4 years engineering experience.


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